Sue (Chilton) Barnett, age 94 of New Castle, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022.  Daughter of the late Jesse Dudley & Susie (Douglas) Chilton, she lived all her life in Henry County.  She left only to be educated at Georgetown Baptist College where she prepared to be an elementary school teacher.  She taught for thirty years, retiring in 1988.  She volunteered for many things. She was active in the New Castle Christian Church, beginning in 1953.  Of late, she was a part of Relay for Life, Second Wind Dreams, served as past president of Henry County Retired Teachers, taught a Bible Class at Twin Oaks and was in the Democratic Party Organization.

Sue was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Barnett; sisters, Thelma Moody & Joyce Pryor; and brothers, Robert & James Chilton.


Survived By:


Daughter:    Thelma Douglas (Steve) of Franklinton


Son:            John Dudley Barnett (Glenna) of Campbellsburg


6 Grandchildren:  Carrie Smith (Terry), Kristen Ware (Ben), Bradley Barnett (Erin), Drew Barnett (Victoria), Klyen Douglas (Beth) & Micah Gallas (Chad)


13 Great-Grandchildren:  Andrew, Jordyn, Nic, Jackson, Eli, Eleanor, Carter, Meredith, Ben, Abbey, Claire, Sloane & Colson


Funeral Service:   2 PM Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, officiated by Dr. Corky Klingenfus; assisted by Bro. Trask Murphy & Pastor Keith Miller.


Interment:   Port Royal Cemetery


Honorary Pallbearers:  Margaret Hayden, Marian Call, Mary Ellen Garrison, Barbara Long,

     Carla Gerding, Mary McManis, Jean Orem, June Hickey & Tym Ricketts


Active Pallbearers:  Bradley Barnett, Drew Barnett, Ben Baker,

                                 Kylen Douglas, Muncey Pryor and Tim Pryor


Memorial contributions may be given to Second Wind Dreams (c/o Henry County Extension Office at 2151 Campbellsburg Road; New Castle, KY 40050) or New Castle Christian Church.


Visitation:    11 AM Wednesday until service time at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.

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