The Rev. Mark Edward Barnett Jr.

Published 6:57 pm Monday, January 17, 2011

The Rev. Mark Edward Barnett Jr., age 77, of Calera, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011.

The Rev. Barnett was a Baptist minister preaching the Gospel for more than 45 years and was a Korean War Army Veteran.   He is survived by his sons, Jimmy Barnett (Peggy) and Wayne Barnett (Cathy); a brother, Lawrence Barnett; seven grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services were scheduled to be held Tuesday, Jan. 11 at Rock Springs Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne Horton and the Rev. Don Vanderslice officiating.  He lay in state at the church one hour prior to the service.  Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery.

Rockco Funeral Home directing.