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Grace Dixon "Gracie" Barrett

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Grace Dixon "Gracie" Barrett Obituary
Grace Dixon Barrett


AGE: 69 • Bear

Grace Dixon Barrett, age 69, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

Born in Kennedyville, MD on April 21, 1947, Gracie was the daughter of the late Ollie H. "Bill" and G. Lorraine (Beamer) Dixon-Boyce.

A real estate professional since 1978, she finished her career with Keller-Williams Realtors. In honor of her professional achievements and length of time as a Realtor, Gracie was inducted into the New Castle County Board of Realtor's Hall of Fame on June 2nd of this year.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, George Edward "Eddie" Barrett, who died in 1993. Gracie is survived by her sons, Keith Edward and his wife, Debra and Kenneth Scott and Kim; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and brothers, Gene of Lewes, DE, Harvey of Elkton, MD, Billy (Nancy) of Bowling Green, KY and Lonnie (Pat) of Newark, DE.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Friday evening, June 10, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE. A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Saturday morning, June 11, 2016, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, 1124 E. 7th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.

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Published in The News Journal on June 7, 2016
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