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1970 (Dec 1970)

Herman Barrett, 84, a former Ft. Branch resident died Monday morning in Lakeland Fla.  Mr. Barrett was born April 27, 1886 in Somerville.  He had resided in Lakeland, Fla., the past 16 years.  Mr. Barrett was a retired farmer.  He was a former member of Blythe Chapel Church, near Ft. Branch.  Mt. Barrett was a Sunday School teacher and song leader at Blythe Chapel 16 years.  He was former President of the Gibson County singing convention.


Surviving are his wife, Zelia Barrett; one daughter, Mrs. Paul Bickes of Lakeland, Fla; one granddaughter, Cindi Bickes of Lakeland, Fla.


Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Colvin Chapel with Rev. William Luttrell officiating.  Burial will be in Blythe Chapel.


Friends may call at Colvin and Son Mortuary after 5 p.m. Thursday.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers