Garry Prince Barrett, 61, Cookeville, formerly of Mt. Juliet, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 7 at Standing Stone Care & Rehab Center in Monterey.
Barrett was born in Nashville June 3, 1951, a son of the late Betty Jo (Rowlette) and Prince Barrett. He served in the US Army Reserves for seven years during the Vietnam War, receiving the Good Conduct Medal. He worked as a Taxidermist and Author. He was a devout Christian and relied on his faith throughout his many adversities. He was a loving, devoted father, grandfather “Poppee”, brother and friend.
Garry is survived by: daughter, Brandi R. Ashburn and husband Doug of Cookeville; sons, Shane Barrett of Monterey; Trevor R. Barrett and wife Michelle of Cookeville; granddaughters, Ashlee R. Baker of Cookeville; Kristin F. Barrett of Lebanon; Haleigh A. Barrett of Monterey; Kylie J. Hansen and Katelyn D. Hansen both of Cookeville; grandson, Ethan A Barrett of Monterey; sister, Nanelle Cook and husband Buddy of Hendersonville; brother, Ernie Eddings and wife Ginger of Modesto, Calif.; special friend, Landis Sanders of Lebanon. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Barrett had chosen cremation. Any condolences may be sent c/o Brandi Ashburn, 3828 Spurgeon Rd, Cookeville, TN 38501
Go to www.crestlawnmemorial.com to sign the online guest book and send a message to his family.
Crest Lawn Funeral Home-Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements.