April 27, 1966 – February 27, 2022
Mari Leigh passed away Sunday, February 27, 2022 at her home in Watson, at the age of 55. She was a former resident of Austin, Texas for 20 years. A memorial visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Friday, March 4, 2022 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. She is survived by her mother and step-father, Barbara and Henry Childres; father and step-mother, Lynn and Mae McDowell; daughter, Lindsey Noto (Chase Noto); sister, Blake Robards; brother, Dean McDowell; granddaughter, Preslee Noto; niece, Megan McDowell; nephew, Hunter Robards; great-niece and great-nephew, Raeleigh Broussard and Waylon Broussard; former husband and best friend, Reed Barnett and numerous cousins. Preceded in death by her granddaughter, Lyric Noto; maternal grandparents, B.L. and Mary White; paternal grandparents, Floyd and Marguerite McDowell ; cousin, Ramsey White. Special thanks to Audubon Hospice, especially Tania, Stacy and Shelly and to Brenda Fagan and Lori Lockhart for helping care for her in her final days. A special thank you to Texas Oncology at St. David’s Hospital in Austin, Texas. Please sign our online registry book.