Age: 80

Funeral Home: Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home

Betty Jo Barnett Mrs. Betty Jo Barnett, 80, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 11, 2011. Mrs. Barnett retired from the Clayton County Board of Education after 30 years of dedicated service. She was a former council member for the City of Jonesboro, and long-time member of Jonesboro First Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Barnett, and her brother, Ralph Stephens. She is survived by her son, Doug Barnett and his wife, Peggy, of Sharpsburg; grandchildren Zachary and Carson; brother, Hubert Stephens, of Marietta; several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 14, at 10 a.m., at the Jonesboro First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Irvin Pearre and the Rev. Larry Lawrence officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday, from 5 p.m., to 7 p.m., at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville is in charge of arrangements, www.mowellfuneralhome.com.