Frances Helen Barnett, 73


Frances Helen Barnett, 73, of Monticello, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. She was born September 23, 1948, in Dermott, to the late James Pell Hammock and Pauline Gregory Hammock.
Frances was retired from Burlington Industries after ten years of service and was an excellent homemaker always taking good care of her husband. She was awarded a plaque for never missing a day of work in ten years. She was a very hard worker and a wonderful wife, mother, grandma, sister and friend. She was of the Pentecostal faith. Frances also loved working in her yard and flower beds but one of her true passions was loving on her grandkids and great grandkids.

Frances was a selfless woman who always tried to help others and put everyone before herself. She had a kind soul and a heart of gold.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Bo Hammock; and two sisters, Edith Kaiser and Betty Jo Cogar.
Frances is survived by her husband, Collins Barnett of Monticello; three sons, Kenneth Barnett, Floyd Barnett and Collins Ray Barnett all of Monticello; one granddaughter, Samantha Barnett Mir of Pine Bluff (Jorge); and one grandson, Kenneth Allen Barnett of Monticello; one brother, Harold Hammock of Livingston, Texas; two sisters, Annie Jeanette Savage and Annie High both of Monticello; two great granddaughters, Payton Bailey and Jaci Mir; two great grandsons, Jordan Barnett and Carter Mir; two sisters-in-law, Rita Nelson and Linda Judkins; along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2022, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with burial following in Oakland Cemetery. There was a visitation from 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. You can sign Frances' guestbook page at