Chester Barrett (1920 - 2018)

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Midway- Mr. Chester Barrett, 97 of Midway, departed this life on Friday, August 3, 2018 at his home.
Mr. Barrett was born August 13, 1920 to the late Everlina and Joe Barrett. He was a faithful member of Wilderness Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon until his death. After attending grade school, he joined the military and was a WWII veteran. While in service he earned a vocational trade as an electrician. Once he was honorably discharged from the service, he was self-employed as an electrician for 30 years until retirement.
Preceding him in death was his loving son the late Leander Barrett.
Fond memories will be cherished by his loving and devoted wife of 62 years, Minerva Barrett of Midway, GA; three caring granddaughters, Kiona Barrett of Hinesville, GA Chiquita Roberson of Miami, FL and Dwaynea (Roland) Griffin of Midway, GA; four adoring great-grandchildren, Aalias Boss, Reshard Eleby, Jr, Sakiya Robinson, and Zaiden Barret; devoted family friend, Sophia Golden; a special sister-in-law, Mrs. Elouise Barrett; and a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.
Mr. Barrett was a pillar in this community and will surely be missed by all who knew him.
Visitation is 1-5 p.m., Aug. 10 at Dorchester Funeral Home. A brief visitation prior to the funeral service will be held from 10-11 a.m. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 11 at Wilderness Baptist Church, 6157 E. Oglethorpe Hwy, Midway, with Rev Frank Jones officiating. Mr. Barrett's pastor, Rev. Earl Williams will render the words of comfort.
Interment: Wilderness Baptist Church Cemetery
Dorchester Funeral Home of Midway in charge of arrangements.
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Dorchester Funeral Home
7842 E Oglethorpe Highway
Midway, GA 31320
(912) 884-2431
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Published in Coastal Courier from Aug. 7 to Aug. 14, 2018
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