Joe Alice "Jody" Barrett

Joe Alice "Jody" Barrett

WILMINGTON, NC: Mrs. Joe Alice "Jody" Barrett, 81, died Wednesday evening at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC.

Mrs. Barrett was born in Bardwell, TX, the daughter of the late Whitman and Lorene Matheny. She was preceded in death by her husband, Barrie P. Barrett; and a brother, Tom Matheny.

Mrs. Barrett is survived by a son, John Barrett (Toni) of Durham; daughters, Catie Barrett Long (Rick) of Corona, CA and Susan Barrett Smith (Mike) of New Orleans, LA; step-son, Tim Daniel; brother, John Matheny (Dianne) of Hammond, LA; and three grandchildren, Kristin Long, Molly Barrett and Rachel Barrett.

A memorial service will be held 4:00 p.m. Monday at Clements Funeral Home. Family will receive friends an hour prior to the service

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Clements Funeral Service
1105 Broad Street Durham, NC 27705-3509
(919) 286-1224

Published in the Times Recorder on July 9, 2013