Boyce ‘Jack’ Barnette

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Boyce “Jack” Barnette, 79, of 3331 O’Neal Church Road, died October 22, 2015 at his home.

A native of Greenville County, he was a son of the late Elijah Curtis and Callie Williams Barnette, a retired employee of Monaghan Mill, and member of Calvary Christian Fellowship.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Frances Fitts Barnette of the home; two sons, Steve Barnette (Sarah) of Inman and Eddie Barnette of Greer; two daughters, Sheila Scruggs (Danny) and Teresa Howard (Joe) all of Greer; a sister, Margie Campbell of Greer; eleven grandchildren, Crystal Blankenship (Jack), Tiffany Rogers, Stephen Barnette, Lindsay Bastian (Tony), Danielle Sarratt (Josh), Brittany Stage (Adam), Dustin Scruggs, Justin Barnette, Lauren Barnette, Colby Howard, and Lindsey Duncan; and five great-grandchildren, Jack Blankenship IV, Camden Rogers, Easton Blankenship, Luke Bastian, and on the way, Addison Sarratt.

He was also predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Toni Barnette; four brothers, Homer, Clyde, Herman and Jay; and four sisters, Catherine, May, Grace, and Ruth Ann.

Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Christian Fellowship, conducted by Rev. Phil Lord and Rev. Wayne Davis.  Burial followed in Faith Temple Cemetery.

Visitation were held 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to the Food Pantry at Calvary Christian Fellowship,
2455 Locust Hill Road, Taylors, S.C. 29687.

Online condolences may be made at

The Greer Citizen

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Phone: 1-864-877-2076

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