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Darrell Lee Barrett

June 8, 1954 — September 13, 2023

Shepherd, Texas

Darrell Lee Barrett

Darrell Lee Barrett was born in Houston, Texas on June 8, 1954 to parents, Donald Barrett and Billie Jo Jolley Emery. He passed away September 13, 2023 in Houston, Texas at the age of 69. Darrell has been a carpenter since he was old enough to work. He could hang sheetrock, build fireplaces, and anything that had to do with construction. Darrell also loved to gamble and ride around listening to the Golden Oldies. He lived in Shepherd, Texas for 50 years and was married to his wife Dian Barrett for 45 years before her passing. Dian was his everything and he said when he passed he was going to be with her again was looking forward to that day. Above all else Darrell loved the Lord and he talked with him daily.

Darrell was preceded in death by his dad, Donald Barrett; mother, Billie Jo Emery; dad who raised him, Merrill William Emery Jr; wife, Dian Barrett; sisters, JoAnn DuBose and Diana DuBose; brother, Terry Emery; brother-in-law, Billy Byers. He is survived by his children, Kimberly Willett, Tammie Hopkins-Ruddick and husband Johnny, Angela McAdams, Trey Barrett and wife Breanna; brothers, Ronnie Barrett and wife Fay, Michael Emery and wife Ginger; sisters, Dawn Byers and Tracy, Cheryl Emery-Thompson and husband Paul; sister-in-law, Kay Emery; grandchildren, Daniel Willett and wife Ashley, Douglas Willett and wife Jessica, Leslie Hopkins and wife Stacey, Dustin Hopkins and wife Stephanie, Clifford McAdams and wife Tanya, Marci McAdams, Lonnie McAdams and wife Morgan, baby Barrett on the way; great-grandchildren, Jaxsyn Hatten, Presleigh McAdams, Peacyn McAdams, Colby Willett, Kashyn McAdams, Garisyn Durbin, Lonnie Cole McAdams, Heager McAdams, Harpyr McAdams, Beau Willett, Wyatt Hopkins, Ean Willett, Linkin Willett; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home on Friday, September 22, 2023 from 6-8pm. Funeral Service is scheduled for Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 1pm in the Pace-Stancil Chapel with Pastor Ricky Jolley and Pastor Ronald Ellisor officiating. Burial will follow in the Farley Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers for the service will be, Jaxsyn Hatten, Clifford McAdams, Daniel Willett, Ronnie Barrett, Michael Emery, Ronald Barrett, and Jesse Barrett.

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Visitation

Friday, September 22, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Cleveland - Pace-Stancil Funeral Home

303 E Crockett St, Cleveland, TX 77327

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm

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Burial

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Starts at 2:30 pm

Farley Chapel Cemetery

FM2666, Shepherd, TX 77371

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