She was born on July 2, 1975, at Salina to Phillip Allen “Barney” and Ann (Mikesell) Barnett. She grew up in the Abilene, Chapman and Detroit, Kan., areas. She attended country and Chapman schools, graduating from Chapman High School in 1993.
She worked in Abilene at convenience stores and moved to Parsons in 2001. After earning her pharmacy tech license, she worked at Parsons Family Pharmacy from 2001 to 2006. She was a stay-at-home mom for a couple of years before going to work at Walgreens in 2008.
She was an active and faithful member of Parsons Foursquare Church. She loved working in children’s ministry and was active in the Epic Kids youth group.
She was an avid Parsons Viking fan and a Parsons High School Booster Club supporter. She also supported Weir Southern Baptist Church Camp. She loved her children with all of her heart and was very active in their sport activities. She was a very sociable person and loved being around people.
She married Don Thompson on Aug. 11, 2005, at Hamilton Chapel United Methodist Church in Parsons. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include her son, Kaden Spall of the home; two daughters, Darian and Kaylee Spall, both of the home; her parents, Phillip “Barney” Barnett of Salina and Ann Hottman of Abilene; her sister, Stacey Beyer and her husband, Chris, of Robinson, Texas, and their children Brayden and Brynlea; her brother, William Robert “Billy” Cooper Jr. of Wichita; her paternal grandmother, Bernice “Bunny” Hamele of Salina; her father and mother-in-law, Don and Pat Thompson Sr. of Parsons; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Karla Schaffner of Wichita and her children, Kelly and Keandre, Rhonda Biggs and her husband, Jeff, of Dennis and their children, Shandi and Lee, Todd Thompson and his wife, Sandy, of Oregon and their children, Cody, Dillon and Fayth, and Tony Thompson and his wife, Jodi, of Parsons and their children, Matthew and Grace.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Mary and Elvin Mikesell; and her uncle, Gary Mikesell.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Parsons Foursquare Church Liberty’s Children Education Fund and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home 112 N. 26th St., P.O. Box 942, Parsons, 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.