Funeral service for James Barnett, age 79, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Larry Ball officiating and Darrell Kirkley assisting. Interment will follow at Sherley Cemetery with Justin Kendall, Kyle Kendall, Tanner Clifton, Cash Conley, Dylan El Chami, Zach Lewis and Matthew Fewell serving as pallbearers and Kenny, Jim Hood and Don Gregson serving as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Mr. Barnett passed away on September 6, 2021, at his residence.
James was born on August 27, 1942, in Rocky Branch, Texas, to James Earl and Hazel (Terrell) Barnett. He married Sherry Lynn Brown on November 30, 1993, in Las Vegas, Nevada. James worked as a dispatcher for trucking companies for over forty years. He was an avid hunter.
He is survived by his daughters, Cheryl Kendall and husband Tom, Brena Barnett and fiancé Billy Fitch, and Jamie Klein; son, Scott Fewell; grandchildren, Justin Kendall, Kyle Kendall, Maloree Brooks, Tanner Clifton, Cash Conley, Jordan Hanna, Dylan El Cahmi, Olivia Klein, Mai Klein, Zach Lewis, Maurie Roos, Matthew Fewell and Bailey Fewell; great-grandchildren, Poppy El Chami, Rogan Roos, Hudsen Brooks, Channing Lewis, Rhylea Lewis, Hunter Lewis, Hannah Yoder and Haleigh Yoder; sister, Candy Turner; nieces, Angie and Tina; and nephew, Josh.
James was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sherry; son, Lonnie Lewis; and brother, Danny Barnett.
Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com