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Nancy Naomi Smith Barrett, 89
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Nancy Naomi Smith Barrett, 89, of McMinnville (Centertown community) died Monday, Oct. 22 at her residence.
She was born Oct. 22, 1923 in Warren County and was a retired employee of Genesco Shoe, a homemaker, and a member of Center Hill Baptist Church.
Mrs. Barrett was preceded in death by parents, Floyd and Ethel Bell Smith; husband Walter Malcolm Barrett; sisters Velma Fugiett, Annie Lee Todd, Alice Steed, and Hilmer Ward Hale; brother Forrest Raymon Smith; and sons-in-law Billy E. Prater, Bobby M. Hutchins, and Lane Elkins.
Survivors include her daughters, June Prater, Bonnie Elkins Prater and Allen, Faye Hutchins Cunningham and Billy, and Louree Walker and Sammy; her son Leo Barrett and Teresa, all of McMinnville; sisters Audrey Gaunt and Nonnie Matheny; and brothers, Charlie Ray Smith and Willie T. Smith and Dorothy; 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service is 2 p.m. today at Center Hill Baptist Church. Greg Mitchell and John Padgett will officiate. Interment will follow at Center Hill Cemetery in Cannon County. The Barrett family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until noon Wednesday at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Also, the family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Center Hill Baptist Church, 2513 Short Mountain Road, Woodbury. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 24, 2012