She was born in Bradley County. She was a resident, most of her life, of McMinn County.
She was preceded in death by her father, Donald R. “Don” Barnett; maternal grandparents: Fred and Eula Walker; paternal grandparents: Tom and Elizabeth Barnett; aunts and uncles: Helen Walker Trotter, Maxine Walker Holland, Hoyle Lee Walker, Gail and Gaynelle Walker, Dianne “Dodie” Walker Pierce, Ralph Barnett, James J.B. Barnett, Fred Barnett, Ruby Barnett Goforth, and Bill Barnett.
She was a graduate of McMinn County High School Class of 1978 and Tennessee Wesleyan College Class of 1984. She was formerly employeed in the Accounting Dept. of Mayfields Dairy, Athens Stove Works and Coronet Carpets in Dalton, Ga., Coca-Cola in Cleveland. She was also a former office manager of NHC of Athens, Co-owner of Hav A Tan in Athens and taught Math in Athens City Schools and Bradley County Schools.
She was former treasurer of The Family Readiness Group of the 278th National Guard. She was an avid sports fan of the Tennessee Vols and had played basketball, tennis, and softball.
She was a member of Woodward Ave. Church of God.
Survivors include her husband: Steve Langley of Riceville; son, Luke Langley of Riceville; mother, Dolores Walker Barnett of Athens; brothers and sister-in-law: Jeffrey Don Barnett of Athens, Joe and Anda Barnett of Dalton, Ga.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Kenneth and Charlsie Langley of Athens; sister-in-law and husband, Annette Langley and Mike Johnson, of Athens; nieces and nephews: Junstin and Anita Barnett and Lauren Johnson Monroe, all of Athens, Lindsey Barnett of Cookeville, Lian Barnett of Knoxville, Torrey, Ashlyn, Brady, and Seth Barnett, all of Dalton, Ga.; great- nephews and nieces: Ty, Brooklyn, and Bo Barnett, all of Athens, and Leigha Monroe of Athens.
The funeral will be held at 8 this evening Nov. 14, 2011, at Woodward Avenue Church of God with the Rev. Wayne Fritts, the Rev. Clifford Waters and the Rev. Pete Mullins officiating.
Interment will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in McMinn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Fred Schultz, Justin Barnett, Ronnie Davis, Rusty Barnett, Mark Walker, and Phil Pippenger. Honorary pallbearer will be Preston Mosier.
The family will recieve friends from 5 to 8 this evening at the church.
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of arrangements.
Those unable to attend may send condolences at www.laycock-hobbs.com.