Marie Barnett

Published 6:25 pm Thursday, June 18, 2020

Marie Barnett, 88, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in Livingston, TX.

She was born April 3, 1932, in Port Arthur, TX to Charles & Mary Arisco.

Marie loved and was beloved by her family and friends.

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She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Robert Barnett of Groves, TX, and her granddaughter, Karen Marie Barnett of College Station, TX.

She is survived by her brother, Dr. Joseph P. Arisco of Groves and her four sons and their wives – Robert and Charlotte of Livingston, TX; David and Michelle of Colorado Springs, CO; Michael and Anne of Round Rock, TX; Ben and Nancy of Houston, TX.

She also had nine grandchildren and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Marie graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur in 1950, and she earned a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics from the University of Texas in 1954 and a Master of Education in Supervision from Lamar University of Beaumont in 1985.

She worked as a teacher in Port Neches ISD for many years.

Visitation will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home in Port Arthur, followed by recitation of the Holy Rosary at 5:30.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 22, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
in Groves.

Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves.