Richard Monroe Barrett
Funeral Date: 7/15/2008

Richard Monroe Barrett age 72, of Warren, Ark. died Saturday, July 12th in the Monticello Health Care Center. He was born, October 19, 1935 in Bradley County, a son of the late James Barrett and Lucy Beard Barrett. He was self-employed for many years, worked for Trotter Towing in Greenville, Miss., a Mason, a United States Airforce Veteran and member of Central Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his spouse Carolyn Clanton Barrett and a sister Claudia Brown. Survivors include a son, Jeff Barrett, Warren, Ark. 2 daughterís LouAnn Mitchell, Warren, Ark.; Leslee Mitchell and spouse Shawn, Benton, Ark. 2 step-sons, Shawn Barrett, Paragould, Ark, and Carol Wayne Lathan, Sheridan, Ark. 1 step-daughter Shannon Hughes, Little Rock, Ark. 1 brother Bernard Barrett and spouse Pat, Tucson, AZ;, 3 sisters Ruth Brown and spouse T.H., Monticello, Ark., Ruby Brown and spouse Larkin, Monticello, Ark. and Louise Bartlett, Morgan, TX. 4 grandchildren, Leah DeArmond, Carlye Mitchell, Taylor Barrett and Grant Barrett all of Warren, Ark. 3 step-grandchildren Clayton Barrett, Paragould, Ark. Tyler Lathan and Keri Lathan both of Sheridan, Ark. Funeral services were 2:00PM Tuesday, July 15th Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Jerry Carter officiating. Paige Grider was organist and the Central Baptist Church Choir sang. Burial was in Moseley Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Roy Dayton Gardner, Donnie Copeland, Charlie Doss, Ben Garner, Frank Chancellor and Densil Stewart. Honorary pallbearers were Pat Ballentine, Bob Bennett, Travis Lee Beard, Niles Triplett, Bobby Joe Clements and Charlie Dunham. Memorials: Central Missionary Baptist Church 609 Bond Street, Warren Ark. 71671 Online guestbook.



Name: Drew and Shannon Hargis
Message: Our deepest sympathies are with you all. Monroe will be greatly missed.

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: LouAnne, Leslee and all the Barrett family: You are all in my prayers. Monroe was a good friend to me over the years. He will be missed.

Name: Karen (Carter) Brown
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May God Bless You.

Name: Ricky& Tracie Johnson
Message: Monroe will be greatly greatly missed.. I have known Monroe many sister Bonnie worked for him for years.. my prayers will be with you ...

Name: Tammy Benbrook
Message: LouAnn and Leslee, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Sorry to hear about your dad.

Name: Rick & Nancy Anders
Message: Lou Ann and family, We are sorry about the loss of your dad. We will keep you in our prayers during this most difficult time.

Name: Bubba & Chrisann Gannaway

Name: Debra & Cary Marshall
Message: Carol, So sorry to learn of Monroe's death. We are praying for you. Deb & Cary

Name: Randy and Debbie Funderburg
Message: Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Debbie Corker

Name: Waylan Moseley
Message: Monroe was my friend and classmate, whs class of 53. Our prayers are with him and the family. God Bless You.

Name: Britt and Tanya Chancellor
Message: Jeff and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. He will be greatly missed.

Name: Lawrence Self
Message: A classmate of "53" has graduated and will be missed and fondly remembered.

Name: Hannah Childs