Edward Barnett died Feb. 16, 2023, in Tulsa at the age of 85. He was born to James and Lizzie (Starr) Barnett at home Nov. 8, 1937, in Bristow.
Ed served in the Army from 1960 to 1962 as an engineer, where he oversaw a fleet of trucks and the transportation of bridges.
He is preceded in death by daughter Thomasena Barnett, granddaughter Shaunday Little, and both his parents.
Surviving him are his wife Dicey; sister Lydia Taryole and husband Newman of Bristow; children: Debbie Barnett of Chouteau, Daniel and wife Kay Barnett of Broken Arrow, Karen Barnett of Glenpool, Bruce and wife Robin Barnett of Ponca City, Elaine and husband Richard Proctor of Broken Arrow, Thomas Barnett of Sapulpa, and Tyrone and wife Angelia Barnett of Tulsa; children, grandchildren, and a host of other loved ones.
Wake services will be held Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wilson Indian Community Center in Henryetta. The funeral service will be at the Wilson Indian Community Center Monday, Feb. 20, 2023 at 2 p.m. Immediately following, the burial will be held at the Barnett Family Cemetery.