Clyde O. Barnette 87 of Rockcastle went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.

Clyde was born August 20, 1926 at Rockcastle a son of the late Okey and Julia Eliza Slade Barnette. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and attended Moss Chapel Church.  He was a retired School Bus Driver with the Jackson County Board of Education and had 37 years of service. Clyde was a member of the Jackson County Republican Executive Committee, former member of the Jackson County Junior Fair Board, member of the Kenna Grange and was a farmer.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years Cintilla Carney Barnette; daughters Linda Quillen and Nancy Darlene (Gary) Elkins; sons Daniel C. (Sandra) Barnette and Jearl O. (Sharon) Barnette; sisters Shirley (Arnold) Bailey and Hilda; brother Edward Barnette; grandchildren Kimberly Quillen, Cindy Quillen, Adena Barnette, Ashley (Justin) Heindl, Landon (Ashley) Barnette, Christopher Matthew (Amanda) Elkins, Andrea (Chris) Reneau and Drew Barnette and step granddaughter Kasondra (Kraig) Margoroff; great grandchildren Morgan E. Quillen, Joah Heindl, Huck and Harlow Reneau, Jase Heindl and Ryan Elkins.

Funeral Service will be 2 pm Sunday, September 1, 2013 at the Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley with Pastor Rick Perrine officiating. Burial will be in the Moss Chapel Cemetery, Given. Friends may call from 4 pm until 8 pm Saturday at the funeral home.

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