OBITUARY

Ethel Faye Barnhart

April 30, 1928March 6, 2018
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Ethel Faye Barnhart, 89, passed away in Lake Charles at her residence on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

Faye was a descendant of Jean Villeor Theriot, a pioneer family in Cameron Parish. She was born in Creole, LA and lived in Lake Charles most of her life. She graduated from Lake Charles High School and Business School in Boston. She was a member of Temple Sinai, Temple Sinai sisterhood, past president of Temple Sinai and a board member of the Temple. Faye retired as an Administrative Assistant in the Welfare Department of the State of LA. She volunteered for the Women’s Shelter, Southwest LA Aids Council and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. She was a past member of LA Cajun Campers, a member of the American Legion auxiliary, American Cancer Society and Bosom Buddy Cancer Support group. Faye received Woman of the Year award from the Women’s commission.

She is survived by her nieces, Janet S. Calzada, Barbara Peck, Paula Metts and husband Richard, nephew, Rick Toerner and wife Sally and numerous other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Barnhart, son, David Barnhart, her parents, Earl and Eucharist Katherine Toerner, sisters, Bertha Stoner and Doris Wiegmann, brothers, Paul, John Eugene and David Toerner.

Special thanks to Dr. Ron Lewis, Jr and caregivers, Jackie Brown and Jackie Vital and also thanks to Heart of Hospice.

Services will be held at Temple Sinai, Friday, March 9, 2018 at 2pm. Family requests in lieu of flowers to make memorial donations to Temple Sinai, Muscular Dystrophy Association and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.

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  • She is survived by her nieces, Janet S. Calzada, Barbara Peck, Paula Metts and husband Richard, nephew, Rick Toerner and wife Sally and numerous other nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Barnhart, son, David Barnhart, her parents, Earl and Eucharist Katherine Toerner, sisters, Bertha Stoner and Doris Wiegmann, brothers, Paul, John Eugene and David Toerner.

Services

  • Funeral Service Friday, March 9, 2018
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Nina McKnight

March 28, 2018

May the God of comfort and peace give you the strength that you need to endure the loss of your loved one and for encouragement please read Revelation 21:4. I am so sorry for your loss.

Mary Ann Monk

March 9, 2018

Sending deepest sympathy to Faye's family and many friends. Ethel Faye, as she was known in our LCHS graduating class of '46, was such a good friend. whose cheery personality endeared her to all. Through the years it has been amazing to see how her generous spirit, strong faith, and perseverance in the face of many life challenges have contributed so much to our community. She will be deeply missed, but will continue to be an inspiration to the many who cherish her memory and a benefactor to countless others through the community services she offered her time and talents to uphold.

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Biography

Ethel Faye Barnhart, 89, passed away in Lake Charles at her residence on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

Faye was a descendant of Jean Villeor Theriot, a pioneer family in Cameron Parish. She was born in Creole, LA and lived in Lake Charles most of her life. She graduated from Lake Charles High School and Business School in Boston. She was a member of Temple Sinai, Temple Sinai sisterhood, past president of Temple Sinai and a board member of the Temple. Faye retired as an Administrative Assistant in the Welfare Department of the State of LA. She volunteered for the Women’s Shelter, Southwest LA Aids Council and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. She was a past member of LA Cajun Campers, a member of the American Legion auxiliary, American Cancer Society and Bosom Buddy Cancer Support group. Faye received Woman of the Year award from the Women’s commission.

She is survived by her nieces, Janet S. Calzada, Barbara Peck, Paula Metts and husband Richard, nephew, Rick Toerner and wife Sally and numerous other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Barnhart, son, David Barnhart, her parents, Earl and Eucharist Katherine Toerner, sisters, Bertha Stoner and Doris Wiegmann, brothers, Paul, John Eugene and David Toerner.

Special thanks to Dr. Ron Lewis, Jr and caregivers, Jackie Brown and Jackie Vital and also thanks to Heart of Hospice.

Services will be held at Temple Sinai, Friday, March 9, 2018 at 2pm.
Family requests in lieu of flowers to make memorial donations to Temple Sinai, Muscular Dystrophy
Association and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.