BARNETT, Alberta Ethel (Geary) Donley, 82 of Weirton, WV, passed away on September 18, 2012, at Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville, OH.
Alberta was born on March 9, 1930, in Follansbee, WV, the daughter of the late William and Mae E. (Rosenberger) Geary.
In addition to her parents, Alberta was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Clarence E. "Barney" Barnett, a granddaughter, Trace Mac Gregor, three brothers, Edward, Thomas, and William Geary and a sister, Edith Hanlon.
Alberta was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Follansbee. She had worked for over 27 years at Weirton Medical Center as a nursing assistant and remarked that it was some of the best years of her life caring for others. Alberta was also a member of the AARP.
Alberta is survived by two sons, Bill (Janet) Barnett of Toronto, OH, and Clarence (Carmel) Barnett of Follansbee, WV, two daughters, Alice Levy of Columbia, MD, and Dorothy Barnett of Wellsburg, WV, 12 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two great- great-grandchildren, a brother, Joseph Geary and two sisters, Bertha Smedley and Sarah Debnar all of Follansbee, WV, and several nieces and nephews.
At Alberta's pre-arranged request she will be cremated. There will be a private burial of her urn at Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.
Pre-arranged cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St., Follansbee, WV.