Ruth Leona Barnett
October 23, 1927- November 10, 2013
Ruth Leona Barnett, 86, passed away on November 10, 2013 at her daughters home in Lusby, MD. She was born on October 23, 1927 in Capitol Heights, MD to the late Lester Abbott and Florence Ziegler Abbott.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Emory Wayland Barnett who died in 1996, her daughter Florence D. Smith, her sister Florence C. Miller and her brothers Jackie Messineo and William E. (Butch) Morgan. Ruth is survived by her children, Ruth E. McDonald of Davidsonville, MD, Robert E. (Bobby) Barnett of Prince Frederick, MD, Vicky A. Richardson and Marsha E. Henrich both of Lusby, MD and our brother from another mother and father Eric Miller of WV; grandchildren, Kim L. Curtis, Eric S. McDonald, Ronald W. (Ron Ron) Richardson, Ginger K. Manifold and Jeanette N. (Nikki) Smith; great grandchildren, Kenneth (Little Kenny) Bryant, Diane (Dee)Bryant, Meaghan R. McDonald, Scot Tarut, Laura C. Richardson, Sean A. Manifold, Jessica R. Richardson, Danielle R (Danni) McDonald, Christian T. Manifold, Cameron J. Richardson, Jamie C. Proper and Katie M. Proper; great-great grandchildren, Kam Ron S. Bryant, Karizmah F. Smith, Samahya Thomas, Kobe S. Bryant, Traemari N. W. Brooks and Dennis Jr. Thomas; siblings, Georgia L. Miles of N. C., Kenneth V. Messineo of Suitland, MD and Shirley A. Patrick of N. C. There was always one thing about our mother Ruth, she always found good in everyone, no matter who you were. She would always say never judge a book by its cover. She will always be missed by her loving family and many dear friends.
Monday, November 18, 2013