Charlotte Young Barnett, 92…… the sun rose October 26, 1926 and set May 5, 2019. She was a resident of the Lincoln Park community of Burnsville. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Juanita Young. Charlotte was preceded in death by a son: Coy Barnett; grandson: Brandon; brothers: Hubert, Donald, L. D. and Harold Young; and, sisters: Mary Parker and Gaynell Griffith. Charlotte was a member of the Eastern Star. She had worked as a nurse practitioner in New York, later at Baxter Healthcare, and assisted numerous families in Burnsville.
Surviving are her children: Shirley Whiteside and Derwin Barnett and wife, Janice, of Burnsville; 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; a sister: Gwendolyn Young Shade Griffith of Burnsville; and, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2PM Thursday in Griffith Chapel Church, of which she was a lifetime member. Her grandson, Rev. Bill Whiteside, will officiate, Rev. William Ray and her granddaughter, Ashley Barnett. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the church.