Obit: Evelyn Barrett

Obit: Evelyn Barrett

June 5th, 2014 in Obituaries
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Evelyn Meeks Barrett, 80, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend, died at Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands, on the morning of Friday, May 23, 2014. She will be missed by many. Born June 20, 1933, in Dumas, Ark., she lived in Texas, North Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee. She was a case manager for many years with Memorial North Park Hospital until retiring. She was a longtime supporter of St. Jude Childrens Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Homer Dale Barrett; daughters, Kathalynn Barrett Beck and Dr. Deborah Barrett Boring; a son, Homer Dale Barrett, Jr.; two sons-in-law; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters. Evelyn was preceded in death by her daughter, Rebecca Grace Barrett. Funeral services will be held at Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 3:30 p.m., with burial immediately following at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday, June 6, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at the North Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, in memory of Rebecca Barrett, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or https://shop.stjude.org/GiftCatalog/donation.do?cID=14262&pID=24671. Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com