Marjorie M. Barnett

April 9, 1928 Aug. 21, 2014

Marjorie M. Barnett, 86, a resident at Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Roaring Spring, went home to be with the Lord Thursday evening at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.

She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Charles E. and E. Mae (Dick) Pollard. She married Darl G. Barnett on May 8, 1950, in Roaring Spring.

Surviving are her husband of 64 years, a resident at Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Roaring Spring; four children: Marcia K. Andersen and husband, Walter, of Taneytown, Md., Dennis G. and wife, Kimberly, of Ozark, Ala., Patricia M. Krider and husband, Drew, of Hollidaysburg and Sheila D. Heuston and husband, Kent, of Martinsburg; and eight grandchildren: Michael R. Andersen and wife, Sarah, of Cordova, Md., and their children, Matthew, Abigail and Philip, Misty D. (Heuston) Keller and husband, Curtis, of Leesburg, Va., and their children, Aubrey and Jocelyn, Bridgett L. Krider of Washington, D.C., C. Kyle Barnett and wife, Rebecca, of Dothan, Ala., and their son, Logan Jack, Elizabeth K. Andersen of Thurmont, Md., and her son, David, Eric M. Krider and wife, Emily, of Duncansville, Adam L. Heuston, currently stationed in Sasebo, Japan, with the U.S. Navy, and Lindsay E. (Barnett) McDuffie and husband, Andrew, of Dothan, Ala.

She is also survived by three siblings: Shirley Moyer, a resident at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Daryl E. Pollard of Martinsburg and Bonnie Eshelman of Duncansville.

Marjorie was a graduate of Morrison Cove High School. She was a devoted military wife and had also worked as a civilian employee at the National Security Agency in her younger years. She was a member of Harvest Abundant Life Center, Claysburg, and a prior 50-year member of Albright Church of the Brethren, Roaring Spring. She was a member of the Jobel Court, the Order of the Eastern Star and the Grange.

Marjorie was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, camping, playing games, cooking, baking and sewing. She was a very supportive mother who volunteered in both her children’s activities and her community.

Friends will be received from 2 to 5 p.m. today at Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Harvest Abundant Life Center, Claysburg, by Pastor Ron Page. Interment will follow in Albright Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

Contributions in Marjorie’s memory may be given to Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child, American Heart Association or Mending Hearts Animal Rescue.