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Mark David Barnett, 59

Mark David Barnett, 59, of Cabot, passed away December 5, 2018 peacefully at his home.

Mark is survived by his two daughters, Sarah (Kevin) Barton, Emily (Tyler) Richard; grandsons, Beau Barton and Rhett Richard; father, Lester Barnett and sister, Tonya Mahlen.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Freddie Quandt Barnett.

Mark was born May 20, 1959 in Little Rock to Lester and Freddie Quandt Barnett.  He was an incredible father to his girls and enjoyed his short time of being “Grumpy” to his two young grandchildren. Mark was a 30+ year member of Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, where he once taught Sunday School, sang in the choir and assisted with the sound equipment. He was a talented musician who loved playing the guitar and also enjoyed hunting, fishing, studying the Bible, great music and classic cars.  Mark was known for always helping others in their time of need and was a great friend.

Funeral services will be on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Cabot with Pastor Dennis Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you donate in Mark’s honor to your local animal shelter, as he had a love for animals.

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9 Comments

  • Eddie & Joyce Hightower Posted December 6, 2018 4:23 PM

    our heart’s go out to Sarah and Emily. love you

  • Bobbi Faye Tackett Posted December 6, 2018 7:25 PM

    Mark was a great guy! He will be missed!

  • Gary Tackett Posted December 6, 2018 7:39 PM

    Mark, was a great guy , met him when he purchased a motorcycle from me, we became friends shortly after. In 2007 he started working for me as asalesman & finance mgr @ my Kawasaki powersports business. He was great with our customers! We stayed friends from that point on. Mark was a good friend & very thoughtful of everybody! I will miss him! God speed Mark! Hope to see you again one day.

    • Robert (Bob) Duke Posted December 6, 2018 8:21 PM

      My deepest sympathy to the family!

  • Jan Moore Payne Posted December 7, 2018 12:39 AM

    Sounds like he was a great man.My deepest sympathies to his family.

  • Sonya Etchemendy Posted December 7, 2018 9:10 AM

    Sarah and Emily, I will always remember how Mark visited me and so many others while we were in the hospital, even if just for testing. Mark always called me and offered to give me a ride to my doctor appointments when he knew my husband had to work. Mark had a caring heart and was significant in our lives. He will be missed.❤️

  • Tim, Gina & Paige Koch Posted December 7, 2018 9:38 AM

    Sarah, Emily and family…we are so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We are sorry we are not able to make the service. We are here if there is anything you need or anything we can do for you.

  • Leon & Norah Iveson Posted December 7, 2018 11:57 AM

    Lester, we are so sorry for you loss. We are sending our thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  • lana smith Posted December 7, 2018 12:23 PM

    Stanley Shook and Lana Smith. God be with your family.

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