OBITUARY: Helen Marie Barrett


Helen Marie Barrett, age 93, passed away July 19, 2020 at her residence. She was born in St. Louis, IL and a resident of Rutherford County. Helen was a member of Holly Grove Baptist Church.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Boots Wade and Rena Ferrell Wade; husband, James Howard Barrett; son, James M. Barrett; daughter, Janie Barrett; brothers, Ellis, James, Billy, Jerry Wade; and sister, Rose M. Cagle. She is survived by her son, Randall Barrett; daughter, Diane (David “Bubba”) Eubank; daughter-in-law, Kay Barrett; sister, Dorothy Hill, Gloria Armstrong, Betty Ann Greenfield, Faye Allen; grandchildren, Jimmy (Shannon) Barrett, Kenneth (Sandy) Barrett, Jody Eubank, Kesha Eubank (Dale) Davenport; and great-grandchildren, Kayla (Dewey) Preston, Hailey Barrett, Kiley Barrett and Elley Barrett.

Visitation with the family will be 4:00-7:00 PM, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home.

Chapel service will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Jennings and Ayers with Frank Lipetri officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave online condolences at