Farming Rural 13

Willie Andrew Barnett

March 9, 1943 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 77)


Mr. Willie Barnett, age 77 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021.

Born on March 9, 1943 in Commerce, GA he was the son of the late Voyd and Lela Jones Barnett. He was the husband of Phyllis Barnett his loving wife for 56 years. He was a retired Diesel Mechanic for Oliver Rubber Company, a member of Blacks Creek Baptist Church in Commerce, GA, where he served as the chairman of deacons for more than a decade. He also served as a Chaplin for the Christian Motorcyclist Association and the Goldwing Road Riders, he was an active Gideon for many years.

Survivors include his son, Andy Barnett of Commerce Georgia, daughter, Sandy Akin and (Robert) of Nicholson; grandchildren, Andrew Barnett (Megan), Carley Ford (Paul), Tyler Akin (Sierra), Justin Akin (Taylor), and Bradley Akin; great-grandchildren, Hadley Ford and Bash Barnett.

Mr. Barnett was proceeded in death by his brother, Amory Barnett and sister, Judy Wood.

Graveside services will be held 11am Monday January 4, 2021 at Blacks Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Chad Rising officiating. The family will receive friends 4-7 pm Sunday January 3rd at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Blacks Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund or The Gideons International.

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Arrangements are in the care of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, GA.

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January 3, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ivie Funeral Home
1053 S. Elm Street
Commerce, GA

Graveside Service
January 4, 2021

11:00 AM
Blacks Creek Baptist Church

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