Charles Barrett

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 6, 2010

NATCHEZ — Services for Charles William Barrett, 79, who died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, will be at 11 a.m. today at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Doug Akins officiating. Burial will follow at New Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Gloster under the direction of the funeral home.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. today until service time at the funeral home.

Barrett was born July 22, 1931, in Holly Bluff, the son of Harrison Dewitt and Ellen McCluskey Barrett. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Francis “Doc” Barrett. He loved working, spending time with his family and his animals. His favorite television shows were Wheel of Fortune and old westerns. Mr. Barrett loved to read the newspaper. His happiest times were driving his big truck. He loved going to his new found church, Tower Hill Full Gospel Church.

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Survivors include three daughters, Charisse Rogers, Delvia Barrett and Rita Brabham and her husband Steven Dale; seven grand children, Chelse Griffin, Sara Delong, Raini Whittington and her husband Jeff, Jade Kalil and her husband, Buddy, Taylor Knapp, Jessie Rymer and Shelby Brabham; three great-grandchildren, Ty Whittington, Ashley Kalil and Aiden Delong; four brothers; five sisters; and three very special loved ones, Allen Rymer, Patricia Grant and Deidra Bond.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Buckles, Ron Donaldson, Jason Carter, David Southerland, Kevin Clark and Curtis Martin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Wesley Warren, Carl Norris, Jerry Hale, Lewis Buckles and John Owens.

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