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Funeral service, for Jimmy Douglas Barrett Sr., 69, of Baldwin, will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 30, at New Vision Worship Center with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter, the Rev. Mickey Umbehandt, and the Rev. Steve Powers officiating. Cremation will follow the service.

Mr. Barrett died May 27, 2014, at his home.

Born Feb. 26, 1945, in Commerce, he was the son of the late Grady and Mattie (Parr) Barrett. He was co-owner and operator of Side Street Deli. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of New Vision Worship Center.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Michael Menard; brother, Donnie Barrett; and sisters, Mildred Philyaw and Joyce Thompson.

He is survived by his wife, Beth Oliver Barrett; children, Bo and Karen Barrett, Shane and Amy Barrett, Angie and Mark Lowery, Amanda and Kevin Ivester, Michelle and Jonathan Smith, and Chris Barrett; grandchildren, Matthew Barrett, Nicole Barrett, Merecedes Weaver, Greg Childers, Austin Barrett, Dylan Barrett, Chris Barrett, Madison Franklin, Anna-Paige Barrett, Emma Barrett, Ethan Lowery, Katie Ivester, Holden Smith and Harper Smith; five great-grandchildren; brothers, James and Barbara Barrett, Johnny and Drucilla Barrett, Bobby and Brenda Barrett, Billy Joe and Sandra Barrett, Jerry and Joyce Barrett, Terry and Judy Barrett and Steve and Pam Barrett; sister, Betty and Jerry Williamson; father and mother-in-law, Jim and Barbara Oliver; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Strickland Funeral Home–Lavonia Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

The Northeast Georgian

May 30, 2014