Saturday, December 3, 2022

Obituary - Lenola Jean Addelman

Lenola Jean Jacobs Barnett Addelman departed this world the morning of November 29, 2022, she was 97 years old. Memorial services will be held at a later date. 

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She was born November 4, 1925 in Beaver County Oklahoma to Jess Edward and Pearl Evelyn (Clarke) Jacobs. Jean grew up in the Oklahoma panhandle during the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. She loved sharing stories of those times.

Jean was united in marriage to Archie Dean Barnett on May 14, 1944 while he was serving in the Army Air Corps. They had three children, Linda, Larry and Merrie. Dean passed away on December 14, 1964. She then married Harvey Addleman on May 28, 1966 and moved to Merwin, Missouri.

Jean was a very talented seamstress, quilter and artisan. She made everything from doll clothes to wedding dresses, along with toys, quilts and afghans. She and Harvey loved woodworking and refinishing and reupholstering furniture together. Many of her family and friends were blessed to receive some of their handiwork.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband Dean, her parents, her brother Walter Jacobs, her son Larry Barnett, Harvey, her husband of almost 50 years, her sisters Wilma Clay and Pauline Messner, stepson Jay Addleman, her Barnett in-laws, her Addleman in-laws, and many other family and friends. Jean had the distinction of being the longest living member of the Clarke and Jacobs families.

Jean is survived by her sister Ilene Sanger, brother Les (Susie) Jacobs and Sister-in-law Della Ruth Barnett. Her daughter Linda Jean Barnett Campbell, and her children; Tami (Victor) Polanco, daughters Victoria Polanco and Asher, Courtney Polanco, Syinna and JJ; Stacy (Stacie) Campbell, sons Branden (Taylor), Ethen (Hannah) and Garret; Tracy (Jennifer) children Lucas and Marissa. Daughter Merrie Lynne Barnett (Ted) Ferguson and their daughters, Erin (Aaron) Schulz and Brody; Nikki (Daniel) Chabot and Rowen. Step-daughter Delores Addleman (Denny) Shannon and their children; Delora (Kelly) Fritts and family; Doug (Debbie) Shannon and family; Matthew (Lori) Shannon and family. Mary Addleman (wife of deceased step-son Jay), and their children Brad (Kim) Addleman and family and Tonya (Kyle) Ours and family.

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