Mo Barnett (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Maurice Edward "Mo" Barnett, husband of Gabriele Barnett, entered into rest on March 22, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 26, 2011, in the chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez, with Father Willis Everett officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be the American Legion family. A reception at American Legion Post 192 will follow the service. Mr. Barnett was a Vietnam veteran, retired from the US Army, and was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 192 and VFW Post 649. He was named Legionnaire of the Year for Post 192 and District 11. He was a true patriot and loved his fellow veterans. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Survivors in addition to his wife are three sons, Jeremy (Lesa) Barnett, Jerome (Carey) Barnett, and Jason Barnett; brother, Jesse Barnett; two sisters, Betsy Enoch and Pat Johnson; and grandchildren, Chase, Alyssa, Madison, and Noah Barnett. The family wishes to give special thanks to Dr. Dainer and nurses Vickie, Catherine and Tez at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center for their compassionate care. The family will receive friends from 5-8 pm on Friday, March 25, 2011, at the family residence at 258 Calloway Court, Evans. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1725, Augusta GA 30903, or the American Legion Post 192, Feed the Veterans Program, P.O. Box 458, Evans GA 30809. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-March 24, 2011


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