Ruby Couty Barnett, 95, of Gainesville, FL passed away peacefully in her sleep
on July 27, 2022, at Magnolia Ridge Rehabilitation Center.
Born on August 9, 1926, in New Orleans, LA to Joseph Couty and Eunice Ourso.
She spent 14 years with Baptist Hospital in New Orleans, LA
and moved to Gainesville, FL.
Where she was co-owner of The Cookery Catering, but went back into medical
and spent the last 10 years before retiring at Children’s Medical Services in
She is now with her husband, Chiswell Anderson Barnett and
is survived by her children, Chet Thomas Barnett, and Susan Barnett Acosta, 3 grandchildren
and 4 great grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at
11:30am at St. Patrick Catholic Church followed by internment at Forest Meadows Central
Cemetery in Gainesville, FL.