In Memory of




Obituary for Opal K Barnett

Opal Kathryn Daniel Barnett, of Jewett, Texas entered her Heavenly Home on June 23, 2023. She was born October 21, 1927 in Buffalo, Texas to Esther and Frank Martin. Opal dedicated her life to the care of her family and others making her long-time career in the health care industry as a nurse’s aide at Fairfield Hospital.
She found great joy in her role as grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother. Opal was creative, and quite skilled at sewing. She enjoyed spending time in nature, especially in her garden.
Opal is preceded in death by husbands Lewis Daniel, Cliff Barnett; all of her siblings; and her infant son Lewis Glenn Daniel.
She is survived by her two beloved daughters Kathy Gilliam and husband Willie, and Linda Rawls; grandchildren Debbie Read and husband Mark, Trisha Gilliam, David Gilliam and wife Jennifer, Chris Rawls and wife Hannah, Brent Rawls and wife Megan; great grandchildren Ryan and fiancee Kaci, Rhett, Dylan, Madison, Matt, Makayla, Cayden and wife Jordan, Clayton, Presley, Lleyton, Clay, Pryce, Faith, and Joy; great great grandchildren Kaydence, Josie, and another great great grandchild on the way; Husband's family; sisters-in-law Peggy Martin and Nila Smitherman and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside Service to honor Opal will be held Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 10:00am at Dew Cemetery in Dew, Texas.
Pastor Lloyd Lane will be doing the service.