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Elizabeth Hunter Barnett was born in January 13, 1950, in Calvert County, Maryland, to the late Elijah Hunter Sr. and Mary Estelle Hunter. Elizabeth was affectionately known by family as "Bibby" and to friends "Lizzy" or "Liz". Elizabeth transitioned from life to her eternal resting place on September 11, 2013 at Prince George's Hospital Center, with family and friends surrounding her bedside.
Elizabeth attended Calvert County Public Schools and graduated from Calvert Senior High School in 1968. After graduation she attended Barr Business School. She was employed with Ramada Inn in New Carrollton, MD for many years and 7-11 for seventeen years. She landed her dream job at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. After completing her term with the Library of Congress, she worked for Macy's part time until her passing.
Elizabeth was united in holy matrimony on February 19, 2005 to Melvin Barnett.
Elizabeth leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Melvin Barnett Jr.; daughter, Levina Colemon and grandson, Adrian Proctor; six sisters and one brother: Gladys Holland of Huntingtown, MD, Elijah Hunter II of Prince Frederick, MD, Darlene Polk (William Sr.) of Laurel, MD, Helen Smith (Garry) of Prince Frederick, MD, Dorrine Rhode of Clinton, MD, Sandra Hunter (Gerald Sr.) of Prince Frederick, MD and Mary Hunter of Dumfries, VA; sisters and brothers-in-law: Diane Pratt (Weldon) of Arnold, MD, Bonita Smith (Robert) of Glen Burnie, MD, Joyce Barnett (Ike) of Glen Burnie, MD, Sharon Chappell (Glenn) of New Jersey, Reginald Barnett of Glen Burnie, MD, Tyrone Barnett (Brenda) of Clinton, MD, Wayne Barnett (Leslie) of Fort Washington, MD, Patricia Wallace (Donald) of Seat Pleasant, MD; and a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including several devoted friends Mary Bannerman, Velma Knight, Florence Ward, Wanda and Eastern Stewart, and Larry Sarratt.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, grand¬parents, four sisters, a brother, mother-in-law, father-in -law, and two brothers-in-law.