Wife of NFL player killed by mistress laid to rest - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Wife of NFL player killed by mistress laid to rest

Sandra Barnett (Source: WLBT) Sandra Barnett (Source: WLBT)
Buster Barnett (Source: WLBT) Buster Barnett (Source: WLBT)
Lisa Brown (Source: WLBT) Lisa Brown (Source: WLBT)
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Sandra Barnett, the wife of a former NFL player who was killed by his mistress last week, was laid to rest Saturday.

Funeral services for the 58-year-old were held at 11:00 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson.

The Jackson State University graduate was the wife of former Buffalo Bills tight end Buster Barnett.

She was a special needs teacher at a Georgia middle school.

According to Georgia authorities, Sandra Barnett was kidnapped and shot by 49-year-old Lisa Brown on an Alabama interstate on July 16th.

Investigators said Buster Barnett had been carrying on a longtime affair with Brown.

Barnett, formerly Sandra Elaine Brooks, was buried in Lexington.


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