The daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Flora Etta Ruark Bunten, she was a native of rural Fillmore in Marion Township.
She was employed as a switchboard operator with Indiana Girls School for 15 years, retiring in the 1970s.
Her husband, John F. Barnett, preceded her in death.
Survivors include niece Margaret Nelson and great-nieces and nephews, Nancy Baumgart, Carole Wright, Linda Mann, Marcia Moore, Sandy Cosner, Ron Bunten, Steve Bunten, Carey Bunten, Sandy Turner, Mary Ann Coleman and Steve Wildman.
Services took place Saturday at Conke Funeral Home, Speedway. Burial was in Floral Park Cemetery.