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Nancy & Johnson Barnett

May 23, 2020


Nancy Carol Jolly Barnett, 53, and Lyndon Johnson Barnett, 56, of Ewing, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020. 

Born in Fleming County on December 7, 1966, Nancy was the daughter of Dorothy Dickson Jolly and the late Ronald Jolly.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who loved spending time with her family. Nancy enjoyed life and she never met a stranger.  She was currently employed at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home. 

Born in Bourbon County on February 11, 1964, Johnson was the son of Ethel Townsend Barnett and the late Kelly Barnett.  Johnson spent most of his life as a husband and father.  In his life he was a farmer and mechanic.  He enjoyed all the simpler things in life.

Nancy and Johnson are survived by their 3 sons, L.J. (Jennifer) Barnett, Michael Barnett, and Dalton Barnett; their 2 grandsons, Lucas Barnett and Brian Barnett; Nancy’s mother, Dorothy Dickson Jolly; and Johnson’s mother, Ethel Townsend Barnett.

Nancy and Johnson are also survived by her sister, Darlene Harding (Jerry Mitchell); her nephews, Josh Harding, Justin (Kacy) Harding; her niece, Amber Wright; and her great nieces, Kelsey Harding, Lillie Harding, Destiny Wright, and Gracie Wright.

Johnson and Nancy are also survived by his sisters, Ethel Reed, Rosie (Donald) Riggs; his brothers, Ernest (Rhonda) Barnett, Kelly (Connie) Barnett; his nieces, Rita Davis, Stacy Davis, Anna Reed, Tonya Williams, and Jessica Posey; and his nephews Robert, Christopher, Kelly, and Josh Barnett.

Nancy and Johnson were preceded in death by their son, John Barnett; her father, Ronald Jolly; his father, Kelly Barnett; her brother, Mike Dickson; his brother, Kenny Barnett; and a dear friend of his, Henry Treadway.

A graveside service for the couple will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at Sunnyside Cemetery (Mt. Tabor).  Bro. Greg Grimes will officiate.

Pallbearers for Nancy include Justin Harding, Josh Harding, Jerry Mitchell, Stevie Howe, Rodney Earlywine, and Andy Jolly II.

Pallbearers for Johnson include Michael Dale Emmons, Robert Barnett, Christopher Barnett, Ronnie Hunt, Terri Moore, Charlie Applegate, and Kelly Barnett. 

Boone-Nickell Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements.

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Graveside Service
May 30, 2020

12:00 PM
Sunnyside Cemetery
next to Mt. Tabor UMC at 1187 Mt. Tabor Road
Ewing, KY 41039

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