VFW honors Barnett’s service

The Red River Sun/Bev Odom The family of the late Johnny Barnett, who passed Nov. 8, 2020, accepts a keepsake Bible from Glynn Moore VFW Post Quartermaster Epifnio “Jr.” Castillo on Saturday afternoon, April 3 in Wellington. Adelle Barnett, daughter Charlotte Watts of Canyon and son Hank Barnett appreciate the special remembrance.

The Red River Sun/Bev Odom
The family of the late Johnny Barnett, who passed Nov. 8, 2020, accepts a keepsake Bible from Glynn Moore VFW Post Quartermaster Epifnio “Jr.” Castillo on Saturday afternoon, April 3 in Wellington. Adelle Barnett, daughter Charlotte Watts of Canyon and son Hank Barnett appreciate the special remembrance.

WELLINGTON — Glynn Moore Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6439 carries on the tradition of presenting keepsake Bibles to families of veterans upon their death.

Quartermaster Epifanio “Jr.” Castillo presented the first Bible for 2021 to Adelle Barnett in honor of her husband Johnny Barnett’s three years of service in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany.

“In recognition of your loved one’s service to our country, I present you this holy Bible,” said Castillo. “We sincerely hope that you will find comfort, consolation and strength through God’s Word.”

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