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Beverly J. Barnett

November 20, 1939 — June 16, 2014

De Soto - Beverly J. Barnett, 74, passed away at 4:12 a.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Beverly was born November 20, 1939 in Cobden, to Roy Eugene and Wretha Leona (Clutts) Brasel. She married Martin Barnett on April 22, 1961 in Carbondale. He preceded her in death on January 19, 2005. Beverly is survived by her two sons and daughter-in-law, Dennis (Brenda) Barnett and John Barnett all of De Soto; a grandchild, Grace Barnett of De Soto; a brother, Jim (Peggy) Brasel of Murphysboro; a sister, Shirley Clark of Makanda; three step-grandchildren, Krista (Dane) Elliott of Carbondale, Kari (Justin) Graff of Murphysboro, Kasey (Mike) Schwarz of Herrin; five step great grandchildren, Brandon Best, Merryn Elliott, Jackson Graff, Dawson Graff and Ty Schwarz; seven nephews, Randy, William and Ronnie Murray, Robbie, Jay and Rusty Brasel and Gene Stone; two nieces, Kelli Jo Coats and Ann Lockwood; and multiple cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Martin, and two brother-in-laws, Bill Murray Sr. and Dean Clark. Beverly was an LPN for Southern Illinois Healthcare for 30 years until her retirement in 2000. She was of Baptist faith and was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Cobden. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Meredith Funeral Home of Carbondale with Reverend Clifton Lingle officiating. Interment will be at De Soto Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the funeral home. Memorial donations are the preferred form of remembrance and may be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude Children's Hospital, and will be accepted at the funeral home.



Service:



11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014



Meredith Funeral Home Carbondale, Illinois







Visitation:



5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014



Meredith Funeral Home Carbondale, Illinois



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