Frances L. Barnett

January 23, 1927 ‒ October 25, 2018

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Frances L. Barnett, age 91, of Mount Gilead, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, October 25, 2018, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on January 23, 1927, in Uniontown, OH, to the late Van Marsh and Carrie Louella (Van Horn) Randolph. During the war efforts Frances studied to be a nurse at the local hospital to assist with the trying times.

On August 27, 1945, Frances married the love of her life, Herman L. “Jack” Barnett in Greenup, Kentucky. They shared almost 69 wonderful years together as husband and wife.

For many years, Frances worked in assembly for North Electric. Later she became a homemaker tending to the needs of her family.

Having a gift to create Frances loved to crochet. She made anything and everything of which she was known for her slippers. She also enjoyed working in the yard and fixing up old houses. She was the “original” flipper.

Frances loved her family and friends. She enjoyed her neighbors and often lent an ear to those who needed it. She will be dearly missed by her family for her caring and loving touches only a mom and grandma could provide.

She will be dearly missed by her children: Maxine Bunker of Mount Gilead, Richard (Tammy Martin) Barnett of Wildwood, FL, Francine (Ron Daniels) Tindall of Lakeland, FL, and Maydell (Robert) Delaney of Mount Gilead; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Lela Johnson of Kansas.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Roger Barnett; and brothers: Herman, Harold, and Glen Randolph.

Her family will greet friends from NOON to 1 PM, on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel. (67 N. Main St., Mt. Gilead, OH, 43338) Services honoring her life will be held there at 1 PM with Pastor Scott MaGlott officiating. Burial will follow in Iberia Cemetery.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Morrow County.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Frances’ family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

  • So sorry for your loss and our condolences to the family. May fond, loving memories of your mother help you through this difficult time and may God wrap his arms around you all. Hugs and much love to you all. Glenda and Rich Taylor

  • Your family is in our thoughts, hearts, and prayers. May God bless you with peace and comfort in your memories.
    David & Barbara Tuscan

  • I am so sorry to hear of your loss and my condolences to your family. Frances was one in a million and she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. H. Cecilia Tabor and family.

  • Maxine and Craig Monty and I are thinking of you and your family at this time are prayers are with you

  • I’m so sorry to hear about Frances. I always thought she was such a beautiful lady with a heart of gold. Much love to the family.

  • Maxine and family, thinking of you at this time and asking the Lord give you comfort and peace. My heartfelt Sympathy to you and the family.

  • Maxine, I’m so sorry to hear about Frances’s passing.I know you will miss her greatly. May God bless you with peace and comfort during this time of sorrow and fill you with many happy memories of your dear mother.

  • O Miss Frances, she will be missed but not forgotten. That sweet face, her wonderful children, amazing button collection and story after story will be in my heart and mind forever. God bless y’all as you say, see ya later to your Mama. Love Suzie Colegrove, the “gal that gave a fast bath”❤