CANTON-Naomi R. Barnett, 81, passed away on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at her residence.

CANTON-Naomi R. Barnett, 81, passed away on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at her residence.


She was born on Jan. 6, 1936, in Los Angeles, California, to Cedrick and Leona (Case) Dalzell. They preceded her in death.


She married Delbert Barnett on April 3, 1956, in Los Angeles, California. He survives.


Also surviving are her daughter, Karen (Kevin) Klinedinst of Lewistown; and one nephew, Jeff Dalzell and one niece, Kelli Dalzell, both of Florida.


She was also preceded in death by one brother, Carl Dalzell and one sister, Norma Jean.


Naomi worked as a banker for the Idaho First National Bank retiring in 1999. She was an active member of the 1st Baptist Church in Canton and volunteered for the food pantry and the Buddy Bag Program.


She was known throughout her church as a kind, caring and loving women who opened her heart to all who entered the doors.


A memorial funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at the 1st Baptist Church in Canton with a visitation one hour prior at the church.  Cremation rites have been accorded per her wishes.


Burial of the ashes will be held at the Oak-Hill Cemetery in Lewistown at a later date.


Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton has been entrusted with the arrangements.


Memorials may be made to 1st Baptist Church Food Pantry or to Buddy Bags.


The family would like to express their gratitude to the Unity Point Hospice for the kindness shown to them.


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