Claude ìChrisî Barnwell, 47, of Hendersonville has gone to be with his loved ones and rest in peace with Jesus Christ, on Thursday evening, September 24, 2009 after an accident.
A lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a wonderful and loving son of Barbara Sargent Barnwell of Hendersonville and the late Horace Barnwell who died in 2007. He was also preceded in death by his grandmother, Estelle Virginia Redden Sargent and his uncle, Bob Sargent.
After he graduated from East Henderson High School in 1979, he served in the US Army. He attended Kingís Grove Baptist Church.
He is survived in addition to his mother, by a very special niece, Caitlyn Ann Barnwell; his two sisters, Lee Ann Barnwell Zimmerman and Deborah Buckner; and a brother, David Barnwell.
A memorial service will be held at 3PM on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at Kingís Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Philip Cappell will officiate. Following the service, the family will receive friends at the home of his uncle, Tom Sargent.
Memorials may be made to the Blue Ridge Humane Society, 88 Centipede Lane, Hendersonville, NC 28792.