Funeral services for Lakeland philanthropist Carol Jenkins Barnett were held at 11 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church. Keep scrolling for a video replay of the service. The video starts with a slideshow of family photos; the service starts at around the 45-minute mark.

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  1. Barney, I am so sorry for your loss. I met Carol at my son’s wedding that the two of you attended with your son, Wesley. I have kept up with you and your family through your cousin, Bob.
    My thoughts are with you.
    Pat (Brown) McGriff

  2. What a beautiful service for Carol. She was the light of the world and brought so much light to so many. Her love for others was extremely remarkable. Carol was an amazing lady & what a remarkable life. There are no words for the legacy Carol has left. Our community will not be the same without Carol in it. We were sad to hear of Carol’s passing & we share in your sorrow as so many do in our community. Holding Barney & family in our thoughts and praying for God’s comfort, peace & understanding as each you navigate through this difficult time. Please except our deepest condolences What a beautiful life. Love & prayers, Royce McDonald & Debbie Miller.

  3. Thank you for Carol Barnett Jenkins that has given to Lakeland Community ,she had a heart of Gold!! She will be Sadly Missed by so many People. My Heart will Always Remember you in my ❤️❤️ May The Lord Comfort the Family for this great loss to a woman that Made a Huge difference on so many Life’s she has Touch ..

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