Myrtle Marie Hice Barnett, 84, of Monticello, passed away July 15, 2021, at her home.
She was born February 24, 1937, in Mt. Magazine, Arkansas to the late John Henry Hice and Lavirta Howard Hopping Hice.
Mrs. Barnett was the widow of L.B. Barnett, a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith. Her hobbies included going to church and reading her Bible, fishing and loving and ministering to her friends and family.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by children, Jerry Lee and Phillip Barnett and Altha Smith; a grandson, Jared Barnett; and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include her children, Rose Richardson and husband John of Wilmar, Jo Ann Marter of Monticello, Darren Ray Barnett and Roger Barnett both of Monticello and Michelle Wood and husband Todd of Hermitage; ten grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 17, at 3 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello with burial at Rash Cemetery. Family visitation will be one hour preceding the funeral service at the funeral home.