Funeral services celebrating the life of Ira H. “Sonny” Barrett, Jr. will be held Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Muren Church of God 901 Highway 64 Winslow, Indiana at 1:00 pm. Officiating will be Bro. Clint Woolsey. Interment will follow in the Spurgeon Cemetery. Under the direction of Parson Mortuary and Cremation Center, Muncie, Indiana.
Family will receive friends for visitation Thursday, January 7, 2021 from 10:00 am until service time at the church. Mask are required for visitation and service please for the safety of others.
Sonny went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at his residence in Spurgeon, Indiana with his family along his side. He was a member of the Muren Church of God in Winslow, he worked in the coal mines in the coal lab at Old Ben Coal for 20 years and loved his job, he graduated from Winslow High School in 1973 and was a graduate of Oakland City College. Sonny loved his family dearly, he loved to help people, going camping in the camper with his family, fishing with the children, and cooking delicious meals over the campfire was his specialty, he was a dedicated Christian in his church and loved to watch Jimmie Swaggart, he believed in doing things right and he always was dedicated at everything he did in life, he also loved his country.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Ira Harrell Barrett, Sr., Bessie Alma Dyson Barrett, and one sister, Becky Deen, uncle Jessie Dyson, father-in-law, Darvin Krohn and brother-in-law Doyle Wayne Krohn.
Those left to cherish his memories include the love of life of 44 years Sandra Kay Krohn Barrett, three sons, Travis Nathan Barrett wife Linda, Trevin O’Neal Barrett girlfriend, Jessica, Brandon Ray Dickson wife Renee, six grandchildren, Hunter Barrett, Hannah Barrett, Kaylee Mann, Doyle Barrett, Stormie Barrett, and Maverick Barrett, one great granddaughter Wynn Barrett, two sisters, Daisy Barrett Garrison, husband, Bill, Linda Barrett Atkins, husband Larry, brother-in-law Myeron Krohn, wife Nancy, brother-in-law, Mack Krohn, mother-in-law Imogene Krohn along with numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Travis Barrett, Trevin Barrett, Brandon Dickson, Darrell Sermersheim Terry Woolsey, and Eddie Russell.
There will be live streaming of the funeral on the Muren Church of God Facebook page for those who cannot attend the funeral.
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