Condolences to the Barnett Family

Geraldine Veal Reese, mother of Brenau Executive Vice President David Barnett’s wife Kimberly Barnett, died Saturday, March 2, at age 79 at her home in Sargent, Georgia.

She was born on April 12, 1939 to the late Avery Veal and Katie Brown Veal.

She is survived by her daughters, Kimberly Barnett and Karen McDowell, her step-daughter, Sherri Wilson and her grandchildren Nikki Springston, Tyler Garmany and Tiffany Grosskreuz and great-grandchildren Charlotte Carlisle, Lincoln Grosskreuz and Nolan Springston.

The funeral service celebrating Geraldine’s life will be 2 p.m. this Wednesday, March 6, in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, in Newnan, Georgia, with Pastor Jim Hearn and David Barnett officiating. Burial will follow the service at historic Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan. The family will receive friends tomorrow, Tuesday, March 5, from 6-8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online on McKoon Funeral Home’s website.