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Wanda Jean Barnett Horton

June 15, 2011

Wanda Jean Barnett Horton was born September 24, 1936 in Walls to Oscar and Maggie (Montgomery) Derryberry. She passed from this life June 11, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 74. Jean had lived in this area for 65 years and was a member of the Assebly of God Church in LeFlore County. Jean was a true red head, but a very loving mother. She often did without so her children could have things. Her favorite saying was "What you see is what you get". Jean's grandkids were the apple of her eye and she enjoyed spending time with them as well as other family and friends. Her hobbies included fishing, sewing, reading and cooking. She especially loved helping others. Jean was preceded in death by her first husband: Robert Barnett; granddaughter: Tera Barnett; parents: Oscar and Maggie Derryberry; two brothers: Thomas and Albert Lee Derryberry; nephew: Allen Derryberry; and a niece: Beverly Weeks. She is survived by her husband: Guy Loren Horton of Bokoshe; two sons: Terry Wayne Barnett & wife Darla of Tulsa and Douglas Barnett of Hugo; one daughter: Tami Lynn Barnett Smith of Antlers; grandchildren: Justin Barnett of Tulsa, Lacy Crites of Antlers, Eric Barnett of England, Sommer Kay Barnett of Oklahoma City; a brother: John Derryberry of Panola; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2011 at the Mills & Coffey Chapel in Antlers with Reverend Andy Reed officiating. Musical selections included "Coal Miner's Daughter," "I'll Fly Away," "Home" and “Jesus Signed My Pardon.” Pallbearers included: Mike Wood, Billy Sam Smith, Gwen Derryberry and Delbert Derryberry. Interment was at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2011 at the Rock Creek Cemetery in Red Oak. Family and friends may send online condolences at

Funeral services conducted by Mills & Coffey Funeral Home of Antlers.


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