Mrs Mourning Barnett Dies
Mrs Mourning Hall Barnett, 64, a member of a prominent Hopkins County family, died suddenly in her apartment at 148 East Bradway shortly after 9 o'clock this morning from a heart attack.
Mrs Barnett, the widow of Thomas H Barnett, well-known funeral director here during his lifetime, had suffered from a heart condition for a number of years and had had several severe attacks. Today's seizure was sudden and death came almost instantly.
Born in Hopkins County in 1897, she was the daughter of the late William Jabus Hall, and of Mrs Cordelia Ann Trathen Hall, whose home is in Harrig street here.
Mrs Barnett, who was a member of Madisonville First Christian church, had been associated with W Fred Strother in the operation of Barnett-Strother Funeral Home in South Main street for a number of years, until ill health recently forced her retirement from active participation in the business.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs Chester Crumbaker, Danville, Ky., and Mrs Roy Schmetzer, Lake street, Madisonville; six grandchildren; the mother, Mrs Hall; a sister, Mrs Gail Hall Brown of Ormond Beach, Fla., a stepson, William L Barnett, Madisonville; an aunt, Mrs Fannie Wilkins, Grapevine Road; an uncle, Fred Trathen, Arch street Madisonville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Friends may call at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home after noon Wednesday.
Oddfellows Cemetery, Madisonville, Ky.
Mourning Hall Barnett, 1897-1961
Thomas H Barnett, 1883-1931
Wm S Barnett, 1860-1909
Eva G Barnett, 1859-1930