Weatherford Democrat

Obituaries

September 7, 2012

Dewey Clyde Barnwell

— Dewey Clyde Barnwell, 92, of Weatherford, went to see the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

Clyde was born on May 23, 1920, in Aledo, Texas, to Judson Ernest and Pauline Barnwell. Clyde served his country proudly during World War II, from 1942 through 1945 on the USS Achilles. He served as a 1st Class Electrician’s mate. After the war, Clyde started Barnwell Electric Company in Aledo. Clyde was saved at the age of 14 in the Old Aledo Baptist Church. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and a lifetime member of the Masons.

Clyde is survived by his wife of 66 years, Faye Barnwell; son, Dewey Barnwell and wife, Jenny of Weatherford; daughter, Cindy Shumaker and husband, Robbie of Benbrook, Texas; grandson, Gentry Barnwell and wife, Jennifer of Cedar Park, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Shawn and Hannah Barnwell of Cedar Park, Texas; sisters, Gracie Kurtz of Nebraska and Jeannette Ferguson of Hico, Texas. Clyde has many nieces and nephews and other extended family members.

We would like to thank the staff at Weatherford Healthcare for their wonderful care and attention to Clyde over the past few months. We truly appreciate the love and tenderness you showed Clyde during this difficult time.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.

Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel on Saturday, Sept. 8, with Rev. Sam Cotter officiating and burial to follow in Brown Cemetery in Aledo, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, send donations to Emmanuel Baptist Church or Wounded Warriors.

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

913 N. Elm, Weatherford, TX 76086

817-594-2747

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