by Kim Swindell Wood | April 5, 2017 12:04 pm
Douglas Barrett, 69, of Sparta, and a former resident of Smithville, passed away April 2, 2017, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.
Mr. Barrett was born May 3, 1947, to George Truman Barrett and Bertie Crook Barrett.
He was a member of Shiloh Church of God of Prophecy and retired from Powermatic.
Mr. Barrett was preceded in death by his father; his first wife, Sue Barrett; and one daughter, Melody Guinn.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Goodwin Barrett, of Sparta; five 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; one great-grandson, Caleb Matherne; mother, Bertie Barrett, of Alexandria; two brothers, Hoyte (Faye) Barrett, of Smithville, Donald Barrett, of Alexandria; sister, Rita (Gary) Beshearse, of Smithville; and special friends, Alf Vinson, Bob (Ruth) Rice.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m., April 6, 2017, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel, in Smithville, with burial in Prosperity Cemetery. Bro. B. J. Thomason and Bro. Chad Bagley will officiate. Visitation with the family will be 2-8 p.m., April 5, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m., April 6, at the funeral chapel.
Memorial donations may be made to Shiloh Church of God of Prophecy.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel, in Smithville, is in charge of the arrangements.