Anna Mae Barnett
Anna Mae Barnett, 70, of Holmes Beach, died Aug. 6.
She was born in Catlettsburg, Ky., and in 1956 graduated from Catlettsburg High School. She then worked as a telephone switchboard operator in Catlettsburg. She met her husband, Paul Barnett, on his return from serving as a U.S. Marine in the Korean War. They were married July 18, 1959, and moved to Columbus, Ohio.
They moved to Manatee County in 1979 and became residents of Holmes Beach. Anna continued to be a full-time homemaker. She enjoyed painting, gardening and cherished her grandchildren, and spent many hours doing artwork with them. With Paul, she attended the First Church of the Nazarene of Bradenton.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd St.W., Bradenton. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, also at the Brown & Sons Funeral 43rd Street Chapel.
Mrs. Barnett is survived by husband Paul; son Randy Barnett and wife Dolores; daughter Melissa Morrison and husband Scott of Bradenton, Fla., brother Houston Burke; sisters Donna Stewart and Christine Stewart; and five grandchildren, Austin and John Barnett, and Jamie, Justin and Jarryd Morrison.
Sandra K. ‘Sandy’ Sizemore
Sandra K. “Sandy” Sizemore, 56, passed away at her home in Kingston, Tenn., July 2. She is formerly of Bradenton and Pardeeville, Wis.
There will be a memorial service at 5 p.m. Aug. 23 in Bradenton Beach followed by a celebration of life at 2603 24th St. W., Bradenton. To post a memorial, log on to SharpFH.com-obituaries.
Sandra is survived by her husband, Adam; son Trent Dimond; daughters Tricia Dimond, and Nichole Dimond Makynen; and six grandchildren.
Patricia Porter Warren
Patricia Porter Warren, 86, of Bradenton, died July 26.
Mrs. Warren attended the Art Institute of Chicago and was a successful fashion model in the 1940s and 50s. She moved to Sarasota with her husband, Art, in 1973 and retired from the social sciences department at New College.
She enjoyed poetry, art, history, traveling and spending time with her family. She was lovingly called “Lady” by her grandchildren. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and Daughters of the American Revolution, and she volunteered for many charitable organizations.
Services were private at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla., alongside husband Lt. Col. Earl Arthur Warren.
Survivors include her daughter, Wendy Gagne and husband Albert of Cortez; granddaughter Emilie Warren; grandsons Michael Huck and Logan Huck; sister Ann Kavanaugh; nephew Ken Kavanaugh and wife Betty; great-nieces Virginia Kavanaugh, Caroline Kavanaugh and Katie Miller; nephew Hank Nehilla; and great-nephews Ken Nehilla and Kevin Nehilla.