H.B. Barnett and Maevis Barnett
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CROSBYTON (Special) Services for Maevis Barnett, 91, of Crosbyton will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Adams Funeral Home in Crosbyton with Joseph Johnston, Church of Christ minister, officiating.

Burial will be in Crosbyton Cemetery under direction of Adams Funeral Home.

She died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1999, at Crosbyton Clinic Hospital.

She was born Oct. 10, 1907, in Mize, Miss. She married H.B. Barnett on July 15, 1928, in Dickens. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. She was a former grocery store operator and retired from Texas Tech Bookstore. She moved to Crosbyton from Kerrville.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Peggy Thornhill of Crosbyton and Gloria Lee of Eager, Ariz.; a brother, Ray Tillson of Marble Falls; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great great-grandchild.

©Lubbock Avalanche Journal, August 11, 1999

Services for H.B. Barnett, 90, of Crosbyton were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Mar. 17, 2000, at Crosbyton First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bud Kidwell officiating.

Military graveside services will be held at Crosbyton Cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Home.

He died Wednesday March 15, 2000, in Crosbyton Care Center.

He was born Oct. 19, 1909 in Crofton, TX.

He married Lillian Maevis Tillson on July 15, 1928, in Dickens. She died Aug. 10, 1999.

He moved to Crosby County in 1920. He was in the grocery business in the Wake community for 26 years, then entered into law enforcement. He retired from the City of Lubbock Police Force after 21 years of service. He was a member of the Crosbyton First United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1943 to 1945. He served on the U.S.S. Maryland in the Pacific theater.

Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Thornhill of Crosbyton, and Gloria Lee of Eager, Ariz.; three sisters, Elsie Steen of Lake Forest, Calif., Lottie Leatherwood of Crosbyton, Lucille Blankenship of McAllen; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

©The Crosby County News & Chronicle, Friday, Mar. 24, 2000

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