Anna Justine Osborne Barnett, 92 of Burgin, widow of Willard, went Home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Monday, May 25, 2020, following a brief illness.
Justine was born in Prestonsburg, Floyd Co., KY on August 3, 1927, the second of six children born to coal miner Jesse Green Osborne and his wife Cora Ann Miller Osborne. On January 28, 1957 in East Point, KY she married Willard Barnett whom she had known since she was 4 and he was 5 years old.
Justine was a homemaker who felt it an honor to raise her family and took great pride in their achievements. She was loved by many and will be missed greatly, but her memory will forever live on in the lives of those she leaves behind. She was known as “Nanny” by nearly everyone who knew her.
Justine is survived by two sons: Robin L. Barnett, Burgin; Anthony (Kay) Osborne, Lancaster, KY; step-son: James (Sandra) Potter, Toledo, OH; two grandchildren she raised: Christopher R. Barnett, Lexington, KY and Christol R. Barnett, Danville, KY; granddaughter, Kassandra (Karl) Simmering, Chillicothe, OH; step-grandchildren: James (Tammy) Potter Jr. and Lisa (Kenneth) Kohn, Toledo, OH, Amanda (Josh) Thompson, Grove City, OH, Holly (Zak) Argo, Stanford, KY, Chanse Murphy, Perryville, KY, Brittany Murphy, Lancaster, KY; 3 great-grandchildren; her dear and loving sister: Agatha Hall, Columbus, OH; brother: Thomas Osborne, Lancer, KY; Sisters-in-law: Bessie (Herbert) Dingus, Carla (Jerry) Blackburn, and Juanita (Oscar) Rice, all of Floyd Co., KY. She also leaves behind her dearest nieces who brought her much joy: Terry Williams, Tammy Wagner, both of Columbus, OH, and Jessica Akers, Portsmouth, OH.
In addition to her parents, Justine was preceded in death by her grandparents: Johnathan and Mary Horn Osborn and William and Margaret Sartin Miller; three sisters: Mary Margaret Osborne, Vera Jacqueline (Millard) Ratliff, and Billie Pauline Akers. Justine also leaves behind several good and close friends who helped make her life brighter, including: William and Alice Sallee, Carlos Arellano, Angel Conley, Rosario Rodriguez, and Darlene Wooten.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with funeral following at 1 p.m. at Sims Funeral Services, Harrodsburg. Pastor Donnie Irvin of the Burgin Church of God will officiate. Burial will follow in Junction City Cemetery.
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