Karina Rose Barnett of Ahwahnee, California, was born on March 9, 2002, to Jim and Bridget Barnett.
She was the youngest of five children.
Karina graduated with honors from Minarets High School in just 3 years.
Karina was an excellent athlete and played soccer, softball, volleyball, and was an avid basketball player for the Yosemite High School Badgers’ JV team.
She was a dedicated, self-motivated worker. Karina’s work experience included landscaping contracts and cutting firewood. She had worked in True Value’s Garden Department and was currently employed in Raley’s produce department.
Karina Rose had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to have fun. She enjoyed fishing, motorcycle riding, and camping. She played the piano and had a love for horses.
Karina leaves behind to cherish her loving memory her parents Jim and Bridget Barnett, her siblings Roxanna, Justin, Rachel and Josiah; her grandmother, Jean Barnett and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A public viewing will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Palm Memorial Sierra Chapel, located at 49269 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on Sept. 28, 2019, at Wasuma Elementary Gymnasium.