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Laura Barrett

October 27, 1947 — August 21, 2019

Laura Jean "Jeannie" Barrett, age 71, of Emory, passed away Wednesday afternoon, August 21, 2019 at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab.

Funeral service will be held at Elm Baptist Church at 11:00 AM, on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at 10 AM. Interment will follow the service in the Elm Cemetery. Bro. Robert Burns will officiate the service. The family has entrusted the arrangements of their loved one to Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home. They will conduct Jeannie's service.

Jeannie was born on October 27, 1947, in Sulphur Springs, to the parentage of Woodrow Carson and Wanda Maureen Yarborough Asbill.

Jeannie has been a life long member of Elm Baptist Church, where she loved to sing and fellowship with her friends. She was always a hard worker. She graduated from Rains High School Class of 1968. Upon achieving her certification as Nurse Aide, she worked in several nursing facilities. Jeannie also worked as a private sitter with people in their homes. She was a wonderful caregiver because she put her heart into her work. "Granny" loved her granddaughter, Lilly, and looked forward to her visits. Jeannie loved everyone, and everyone loved her in return. She will truly be missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Elm Cemetery Association c/o Linda Terry, 1350 RCR 3425, Brashear, TX 75420.

Survivors include:

Son: Kelly Barrett, and wife Joyce, of Emory

Sister: Donna Kirkpatrick of Emory

Brother: Roger Asbill of Emory

Grandchildren: Lilly Barrett, Nate Carista, and Molly Carista

Numerous other loving family and friends

Preceded by:

Parents; 2 Brothers: W.C. Asbill and Bobby Asbill and 2 Sisters: Patricia Asbill and Iva Nell Ratliff

Please sign the guest book for the family at the link above.


Saturday, August 24, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Elm Baptist Church
FM 514
Emory, TX 75440

Funeral Service

Saturday, August 24, 2019
11:00 AM

Elm Baptist Church
FM 514
Emory, TX 75440


Saturday, August 24, 2019

Elm Cemetery
FM 514
Emory, Tx 75440

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