Henry R. ("Barney") Burnell, age 87, former resident of Bellingham, WA, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2004, in Marysville, WA.
He was born February 26, 1917 to Genevieve (Van Gyzel) and Henry Burnell in Escanaba, MI. Barney had been the owner and operator of Barney's Fuel and H.R. Burnell Trucking Co. in Bellingham.
He is survived by his wife Alice, whom he married August 17, 1935; three children, Jim Burnell, Joanne Schrump, and Jerry (Delores) Burnell; 13 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; brother Herman Burnell of Texas; and brother-in-law Clayton (Velma) McDonald.
The Funeral Services will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, March 25th at Greenacres /Moles Funeral Home Chapel in Ferndale.