Douglas Barrett age 69 of Sparta and a former resident of Smithville, passed away Sunday night at NHC HealthCare in Sparta.
He was born May 3, 1947 to his parents the late George Truman Barrett and Bertie crook Barrett.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Barrett and 1 daughter, Melody Guinn.
Douglas was a member of the Shiloh Church of God of Prophecy and retired from Powermatic.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Goodwin Barrett of Sparta; 5 children, Angela (Shawn) Puckett of Smithville, Tommy (Stacie) Barrett of Shelbyville, Mitzi Sheryl Lunsford of Cookeville, Lee Reynolds (Kathy Davis) of LaVergne, Chris (Gina) Goodwin of Cleveland; 12 grandchildren, Shawna (Joseph) Matherne, John Puckett, Cain and Ethan Barrett, John (Jamie) Driver, Jennifer (Daniel) Butterbaugh, Tayla (Braden) Wade, Brandon and Amber Reynolds, Tiffany, Tyler, T.J. Goodwin; 1 great-grandson, Caleb Matherne; mother, Bertie Barrett of Alexandria; 2 brothers, Hoyte (Faye) Barrett of Smithville; Donald Barrett of Alexandria; sister, Rita (Gary) Beshearse of Smithville; special friends, Alfred Vinson and Bob (Ruth) Rice.
Funeral services were held Thursday, April 6, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Bro. B. J. Thomason and Bro. Chad Bagley officiated will burial following in Prosperity Cemetery.
Pallbearers Tommy Barrett, Cain Barrett, Ethan Barrett, Hoyte Barrett, Jerry Vinson, and Alfred Vinson.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel, Smithville, TN was in charge of the arrangements.
April 12, 2017