OBITUARY: Mark Neely Barrett


Mark Neely Barrett, aka Paw-Paw, age 62, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Williamson Medical Center.

He was a lifelong resident of Rutherford County and worked as a carpenter. He will be remembered for his generous heart, hilarious testing jokes, willingness to help wherever he could and the love he had for his family. Being Paw-Paw was his pride and joy.

Mark was preceded in death by his parents, James Barrett Sr. and Bobbie Jean Neely Barrett; and brother, Timmy Barrett.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Martin Barrett; sons, Dustin (Erica) Colby and Joseph Griggs; brothers, Jim Barrett, Bill Barrett, Mickey Barrett, Bryan Barrett; and grandchildren, Kaden Colby, Eli Leathers, Kali Colby, Karsen Colby and Danny Lee Griggs.

Visitation was 5:00-8:00 PM, Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, 820 South Church Street, Murfreesboro, TN. 37130. 615-893-2422.


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