Graveside services for Mrs. Bessie Barrier, 84, are will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2010 at Christ Church Cemetery with the Rev. A.J. Fulton officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Friday at Golden Funeral Home.
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Mrs. Barrier passed away Sunday, April 25, 2010 at The Specialty Hospital in Meridian, Miss. She was a native of Pioneer, lived in Bastrop for many years and had been a resident of Philadelphia, Miss. for the past 18 years. She was a retired secretary/bookkeeper and formerly worked for Jones Furniture Company and First United Pentecostal Church in Bastrop. Mrs. Barrier was a member of New Zion United Pentecostal Church in Philadelphia.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Wanda Walker; granddaughter, Pamela Andrews; great grandsons, Shane Cox, Dewayne Cox, and Matthew Cain; great granddaughter, Misty Waller; sister, Gladys Freeland; and brother, Thurman Wright.
She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Brown Barrier of Philadelphia, Miss.; step-daughter, Linda Rockco of Foxworth, Miss.; step-son, Leonard Barrier of Philadelphia, Miss.; granddaughters, Janet Robinson, Susan Wit, Beth Courson, and Carla Walker, all of Bastrop; grandson, Steven Walker of Bastrop; step-grandchildren, Marilyn Powell of Foxworth, Miss., James Rockco of Jayess, Miss.; 18 great grandchildren and their families; and brother, Herman Wright of Pineville, Mo.
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Apr. 28 to May 3, 2010