BARRETT, Doris Thompson, 75, of Blackstone, Va., went home to rest in peace with the Lord on Sunday, October 25, 2009. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Clarence; four children, Donna Mullins and husband, Larry, of Bruno, W.Va., Larry Barrett and wife, Shirley, of Alberta, Ramona Doty and husband, Bruce, of Lorado, W.Va., and Bradley Barrett of Blackstone; 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jean Carpenter of Bruno, W.Va., and Christine Garrett of Blackstone; three brothers, Jamie Lee Atkins, Wade Douglas Atkins and Arthur Ray Atkins, all of Blackstone. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, October 28 at the Joseph McMillian Funeral Home, 1826 Cox Rd. (Bus. Hwy 460), near Blackstone and where chapel funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, October 29, 2009. Burial to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Blackstone Church of God, Missions Fund, P.O. Box 420, Blackstone, Va. 23824. Registry and Online condolences available at www.mcmillianfuneralhome.com
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.