Jessie McCoy Barnett, 85, of Dermott, passed away on May 18, 2018 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.

She was the secretary for the Dermott Chamber of Commerce and previously worked for the Dermott City Water Department and the Dermott Hospital for many years. She served on the Dermott Cemetery Board and was a member of Dermott Baptist Church and the Red Hat Society.

Mrs. Barnett was born on January 7, 1933 in Booneville to the late Vollie E. and Vera Stewart McCoy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd C. Barnett, and a grandson, Ethan Peacock.

Survivors include her son, Larry Barnett and his wife Melody of Dermott; a brother, Jimmy Paul McCoy of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Wayne Peacock, Heather Gibson and Wendy Davis; five great- grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 20 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 21 at 2 p.m. at Dermott Baptist Church with Rev. John Compton officiating. Burial will follow at Dermott Cemetery.


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