Michael E. Barnett, age 86, past away on January 24, 2021 from complications of COVID-19.

He was born February 3, 1934 to Albert E. “Shim” Barnett and Doris Evelyn Robbins in Heber Springs, Arkansas.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Betty Jean Williams Barnett of 59 years, his son Kel Barnett and his daughter Lindy Barnett, and his son-in-law Donnie O. Altom.

He is survived by his brother Jay Robbin Barnett and his wife Sandra, his daughters Sandra L. Barnett, and Jill Barnett Manary and her husband Douglas Ket Manary.

Mickey and Betty married on June 24, 1956 in Marianna, Arkansas. He graduated medical school in 1963 in Little Rock, Arkansas and moved his family back to Heber Springs and went into practice with his uncle Claude Barnett where he practiced until 2001.

Dr. Mickey had many many friends and will be missed greatly by all.

Visitation will be held from 9:00am until 5:00pm on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 and Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Olmstead Funeral Home where friends are welcome to come and go throughout the day. A graveside service will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, January 28, 2021 in the Heber Springs Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc

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