Murtis Glenn Barnett

January 12, 1936 ~ February 25, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old


Murtis Sloan Barnett, a native of the Whatley community and resident of Jackson, made her earthly transition on Saturday morning, Feb. 25, 2023, surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 12, 1936 to Ida Megs Glenn and Ned Glenn. Murtis enjoyed cooking delicious meals for her family, shopping, gardening and beautiful flowers.  

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, John Barnett; son, Richard Calhoun; granddaughter, Ashley Thompson and eight siblings.

Left to cherish her memories are six daughters, Rosie Tarvin of Whatley, Linda (Eugene) Thompson of Mobile, Carolyn Black of Jackson, Laura Sloan of Tuscaloosa, Wanda (Marlon) Pritchett of Walker Springs and Mavis Barnett (Bobby Pendleton) of Grove Hill; three sons, Eddie Sloan of Lakeland, Fla., John Barnett and Kelvin Barnett, both of Grove Hill; one sister, Dorothy Hicks of Mobile; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Graveside Service
March 4, 2023

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church
26820 US 84
Whatley, Alabama 36482


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