Rachel (Ginn) Barrett

Mrs. Rachel Ginn Barrett, 87, of Jefferson died Wednesday, December 12, 2012.

Mrs. Barrett was born in Franklin County, a daughter of the late James Harrison and Lena Hart Ginn. She was a homemaker and a member of Apple Valley Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elwyn Barrett; sisters, Mattie Lou Atkinson, Janie Ruth Dean; and brothers, Rev. William Ginn, George Ginn, Jimmy Ginn, Milton Ginn, and James Ginn.

Survivors include: her son, Larry (Laverne) Barrett of Jefferson; daughters, Susan (Bobby) Gooch of Jefferson and Kathy (Alan) Kennedy of Commerce; grandchildren, Joey and Lynn Barrett, Matthew and Casey Barrett, Kristi and Donnie Johnston, Kelli and Joseph Carter, Justin and Melissa Gooch, Blake and Jennifer Gooch, Justin and Jessica Kennedy; great-grandchildren, Logan Johnston, Tyler Johnston, and Graysen Johnston, Brennan Carter, Chelsey and Jayden Gooch, Addison Gooch, Lauren Barrett, Cason Barrett, Ryder Barrett; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 14 at 2 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Johnny Wright and Rev. Clarence Cannon officiating. Interment will be at Apple Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Those honored to serve, as pallbearers, will be Matthew Barrett, Joey Barrett, Blake Barrett, Justin Gooch, Joseph Carter, Justin Kennedy and Taylor Kennedy. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 13 from 5 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Dec. 12, 2012 to Jan. 11, 2013