Born June 25, 1947, in Sikeston to Violet Hanshew Barnett and the late Curtis Dean Barnett, she was a family nurse practitioner for many years and was a member of First Christian Church of Sikeston.
On June 15, 1996, she married Mark Henry in Sikeston; he survives at the home.
Other survivors include one daughter, Christa Beth Ferrell of St. Louis; and one brother and sister in-law, Dewayne and Angela Barnett of Sikeston. Other family members and several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one brother, Carl Barnett.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012.
Interment will follow at the New Morley Cemetery. Rev. Jesse Thomas will officiate.
Nunnlee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.