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“Helen was a very special friend and a wonderful neighbor. I picture Helen reunited with Walter. May God Bless her family. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Cindy and Larry Testerman - PA

“Sending my sincere condolences to the Barnett Family. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Mary Kilgore - Delta, PA - Friend

“Going miss you but still got all my childhood memory fun at your house or grandmom's.But I will never for get you or stop loving you. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Teresa A. [Wright] Fry - MD


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Helen M. (Wright) Barnett, of Delta, entered into God's eternal care on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 10:20 am after a brief illness at SpiriTrust Village at Shrewsbury at the age of 85. She was the loving wife of the late Walter J. Barnett, Sr. who entered into rest on November 12, 1989.

Helen was born in York Township on February 2, 1932 and was the daughter of the late Harry O. and Mabel A. (Rhoades) Wright. She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of Pine Grove Presbyterian Church in Sunnyburn.

She leaves to cherish her memory a son, Walter J. Barnett, Jr. of Delta and a daughter, Betty L. Turner and her husband Mike of Delta. Three grandchildren, Michael Turner, Jr and Missy Hostler and Sandra L. Burns. Seven great grandchildren, Amberlynne, Catie, Clayton, Mikayla, Johnny, Harley and David Dingman. She has two sisters, Reba Boothe of Fawn Grove and Dorothy Ware of Virginia, numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Luther Wright, Marvin Wright, William Wright, Florence Heiner and Betty Reynolds and her daughter in law, Pearl A. Barnett who entered in God's care in 2009.

Viewing will be on Wednesday, June 14th from 6-8 pm and Thursday, June 15th from 9-10 am at Burg Funeral Home, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion. A Service of Honor and Praise for Helen will begin at 10 am on Thursday at the funeral home with her pastor, Rev. James B. Shuler officiating. Burial will be at Pine Grove Presbyterian Cemetery in Sunnyburn.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to Pine Grove Presbyterian Church, 4263 Delta Road, Airville, PA 17302.

Helen was a wonderful Mom and grandmother. She enjoyed traveling and going for rides in the automobile (as she referred to a car), to visit loved ones and just to enjoy the scenery. Though she was not active in many things outside of the home, she was always available and willing to help others in need. She was a very special person and will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew and loved her. A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands now rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the BEST!