Dorothy A. Barnette, age 96, formerly of Troy, OH; more recently of Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney, OH passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019. She was born on November 6, 1922 in Southside, WV to the late Reuben and Sarah (Litchfield) Hayes. She was married to the late Andrew J. Barnette and he preceded her in death in 1992.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Jack (Lib) Barnette of Birmingham, AL; Robert (Mary Jane) Barnette of Troy, OH; daughter and son-in-law: Ann (Frank) Beach of Troy, OH; sister: Ruth (June) Castle of WV; grandchildren: Andrew (Katie) Beach of Dublin, OH; Eric (Ray) Beach of Portland, OR and Allison Beach of Fairfield, OH and greatgrandchildren: Owen Beach and Maggie Beach. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers and five sisters.
She formerly owned the Barnette Meat Market and Fossway Ice Cream Store along with her husband. She was a former assistant with Miami County Bureau of Support and a receptionist with the Troy Hayner Cultural Center.
A member of the First Baptist Church in Troy, where she was active in the choir. She was a former member of Grace Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school. She was formerly involved with the Troy Christian Women Club and the Afternoon Garden Club.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the First Baptist Church, Troy, OH with the Rev. Dale Christian officiating. Interment will follow in Miami Memorial Park, Covington, OH. The family will receive friends at the church from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM on Thursday, prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P. O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373 or Hayner Cultural Center, 301 West Main Street, Troy, OH 45373. Condolences may be expressed to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
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Hospice of Miami County
P.O. Box 502, Troy OH 45373
Troy Hayner Cultural Center
301 West Main Street, Troy OH 45373