C. C. BARNETTE
Chester Chandler “C.C.” Barnette, age 88 of Texarkana, Texas died Tuesday, April 20, 2010 in a local retirement center.
Mr. Barnette was born March 18, 1922 in Texarkana, Arkansas. He had been a salesman for Abernathy Company of Texarkana, Ar.. He was a member of Beech Street First Baptist Church since 1941; a member of Tex-Ark Antique Auto Club; a member of Tex-Ark Antique Auto Museum; was a thirty-second degree Mason and was a Shriner and was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Louise (Townsend) Barnette on March 6, 2009 and by an infant son, Don Louis Barnette.
Survivors include five sons and three daughters in-law, Charles Decker Barnette of Texarkana, Tx., Doug and Mollie Barnette of Texarkana, Ar., Dr. Daniel W. and Shelly Barnette of Veguitta, New Mexico, David and Caren Barnette of Hallsville, Tx. and Darrel R. Barnette of Austin, Tx.; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A. M. Monday, April 26, 2010 at Beech Street First Baptist Church with Pastor Craig Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Texarkana, Texas under the direction of Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas.
The family will receive friends at the Texarkana Funeral Home, 3515 Texas Blvd. on Sunday from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
The family requests that all memorials be made to the “New Day” fundraiser campaign of Beech St. First Baptist Church, 601 Beech St., Texarkana, Ar. 71854.