2012-01-05 / Obituaries

Elizabeth Munson Barnard Netten


“Betty” Munson

Barnard Netten, 95, formerly of 66 Reservoir Circle, Jamestown, died peacefully Jan. 1, 2012, at John Clarke Nursing Center in Middletown.

Born in Hartford, Conn., on June 12, 1916, she was the daughter of Howard G. and Eva M. (Hartz) Barnard. She was the wife of the late Alexander W.W. Netten, and the mother of Bruce C. Netten of Stoneham, Mass., Andrea N. Sechrist of Sacramento, Calif., and Bonnie N. Reilly of Middletown.

She is survived by six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She is the sister of Paul Barnard of Colonie, N.Y., and the late June Barrows of Warwick. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was accomplished as an artist, musician, seamstress and gardener. She was a member of the Central Baptist Church, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, the Jamestown Senior Center, the Conanicut Island Art Association, and a docent at the Jamestown Historical Society Museum.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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