Mr. Barrett died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness.
Born on Dec. 16, 1934, in Cornelia, he was the son of the late Lee Dillard Barrett Sr. and Mattie Ivie Barrett. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Martha Jane Barrett; son, James Dillard Barrett; sisters, Christine Powers, Hazel Bailey and Selma King; brothers, Preston Barrett and Clifford Barrett.
Mr. Barrett was a member of Bethesda Fellowship Church. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and was a retired self-employed carpet installer.
Survivors include his wife, Dorene Barrett of Cornelia; daughters, Carolyn Reece, Marilyn Faulkner and Stormy Bramlett, all of Cornelia; daughter and son-in-law, Roxana and Gerald Black of Cornelia; son, Jerry Barrett of Alto; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Carole Barrett of Baldwin, and Wayne and Carol Barrett of Cornelia; sister, Lucille Chapman of Atlanta; 14 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. today, Oct. 16.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Barrett family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, October 16, 2013