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Angie Mae Barnett

November 4, 1944 ~ July 14, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old


Angie Mae Barnett

Birth:  Angie was born to the late Angelo Sparks and Eirsa Mae Ayers on November 4, 1944, in Shelbyville, Texas.

Childhood:  Angie accepted Christ and  joined the St. Mark CME “Evergreen” Church at a very young age and she began using her gift of singing there.  She graduated from East Liberty High School in 1963 and remained close to her classmates throughout the years.

Marriage:  She married George Barnett on July 31, 1966, and this union four children were born; Vickie, Shermetra, Rashad, and Reginald.

Character and Life:  Angie Mae Sparks Barnett was a sweet, caring, giving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.  She loved her family. Always lended a hand to others when needed.  She was consistently generous and giving and left a legacy of goodness in this world.

Throughout her life she not only worshiped the Lord at church but at home and everywhere she went day and night. She always read and studied the bible for herself.  She remained dedicated to her Christian faith by studying the Bible, trying to learn Hebrew, sharing the Gospel with others, supporting ministries, and instilling her values into her children and grandchildren.  Angie loved art  (painting and drawing) and gardening.  She loved planting flowers and fruit trees.. She played piano and enjoyed painting, drawing, quilting, and sewing. She also enjoyed canning, making jellies, and cooking. She was dedicated to raising her children and being involved in their education and life.  Throughout the years, she served as a room mother and on the PTA.  She supported various causes - homelessness, stopping hunger and poverty in the community and in the world. Our Lord called her home on July 14, 2023, at age 78, in Longview, Texas.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, George, and their four children: Vickie (Tommy) Cooper of Houston, TX, Shermetra (Dennis) Christopher of Henderson, TX, Rashad Barnett of Dallas, TX, and Reginald Barnett of Houston, TX. She was a proud and joyous grandmother to her seven grandchildren; Brandon, Keith, Talisha, Dennis Jr., Bernard, Savannah, and Brock, and five great-grandchildren: Lyric, Harmonii, Kayden, Delilah, and Nicole. She is also survived by her siblings: sisters Cleola Ray in Henderson, TX, Alma V. Jones and Lillie Spears of Mansfield, LA, and Marcia Dunlap in Detroit, MI, and brothers MZ (Mary) Cartwright of Hutchins, TX, Joseph (Mary) Sparks of Modesto, CA, and Leroy (Avis) Ayers in Longview, TX. She is also survived by her aunt, Merline Hutchinson, of Shelbyville, TX, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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July 28, 2023

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Friendship Baptist Church
CR. 2183
Tatum, TX 75691

A Homegoing Celebration for
July 29, 2023

11:00 AM
Friendship Baptist Church
CR. 2183
Tatum, TX 75691

Interment following funeral service
July 29, 2023

Rather Cemetery
County Rd. 2541
Shelbyville, TX 75973


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