Gladys Barnett


Gladys Marie Dees Barnett, 94, widow of Great Plains Conference clergy. Born August 28, 1928; died November 6, 2022.

She married Harry T. Barnett Jr. on August 2, 1947. He served former Kansas West Conference churches in Winona-Monument, Cawker City-Glen Elder, Kinsley-Offerle, Hutchinson 10th Avenue and Mount Olivet. He retired in 1990 and died December 22, 2004.

She is survived by her children, Sarah Standard, Judy Benton, Mary Stegall, Pam Wealthall, Toni Riggs Butch Barnett and Bruce Barnett; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life was November 9 in Emporia. A memorial has been established with the Emporia Friends of the Zoo and can be sent in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, P.O. Box 175, Emporia, KS 66801. 

A complete obituary can be found here.