May 22, 1936 - December 14, 2020
Martha Ann Barnett went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 14, 2020 in Merrillville, Indiana. Martha Ann was born on May 22, 1936 in Greenville, Mississippi to the late Clara Henderson Oliphant and William Aubrey Oliphant, and is also preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Robert Curtis Barnett. She is survived by one daughter, Carol Palmer and husband Jerry of Schererville, Indiana; one son, Robert David Barnett and wife Amy of Conway, Arkansas; one sister, Clara Oliphant Barclay of Bossier City, Louisiana; four grandchildren, Callie Bryant and husband Haden of Springdale, Arkansas, Benjamin Barnett of Rogers, Arkansas, Adam Barnett of Conway, Arkansas, Katie Palmer of Schererville, Indiana; and one great-grandson, Beckett Bryant of Springdale, Arkansas. Martha Ann was a graduate of Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana where she attained a music degree in piano and organ. She was a long-time resident of Little Rock, Arkansas where she was a private piano teacher for many years and served several local churches as pianist/organist, including Geyer Springs Baptist Church and St. Luke Methodist Church for several years. Martha Ann was a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock where she enjoyed serving and participating in many activities. Martha Ann was a loving mother, sister and grandmother, and her family rests in the assurance of her salvation in Jesus Christ, knowing they will see her again. Carrying out the wishes of their mother and grandmother, the family will plan a private memorial service under strict COVID guidelines, at a date later to be determined. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, www.alzfdn.org.
Martha Ann Barnett went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 14, 2020 in Merrillville, Indiana. Martha Ann was born on May 22, 1936 in Greenville, Mississippi to the late Clara Henderson Oliphant and William Aubrey Oliphant, and is also... View Obituary & Service Information
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