Barnett -- 87th
NEOGA -- George R. Barnett, Jr. of Neoga will celebrate his 87th birthday today. A card shower will be held in his honor.
He was born March 12, 1931, the son of Rex and Mildred Barnett.
He is the father of Rex E. Barnett of Dallas, Texas. He also has 15 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Barnett was employed at Howell Asphalt for 26 years. He has been a 30-year member of the Masons; a 34-year member of the Moose; a 56-year member of the Legion; and a 56-year member of the VFW.
Cards may be sent to him at 772 E. Sixth St., Box 246, Neoga, IL 62447.