Coleman Doc Barnett, 1931-2020


Coleman Doc Barnett, 88, of Pflugerville passed away on Nov. 1, 2020. Coleman was born on Dec. 31, 1931 and raised in the New Hope area of East Texas, graduating as valedictorian from Mineola High School. After serving in the U.S. Navy and earning a master’s degree from the University of North Texas, Coleman settled in Hurst where he taught computer science at Tarrant County Junior College. After retiring from teaching in 1994, Coleman moved to Pflugerville and enjoyed his remaining years living near his daughter. He is survived by his daughter, Kim Quarles of Pflugerville; son, Robert Barnett of Denver, Colo.; sister, Ann Nichols of Quitman; and four grandsons.