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Virginia Ruth Aunt Ruth Barrett, 89
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Virginia Ruth “Aunt Ruth” Barrett, 89, was born Jan. 17, 1928 and died Feb. 17 at her residence following a brief illness.A retired restaurant owner and member of Bonner Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Buford and Bertha Byrd Woodlee. She was married Jan. 20, 1962 to Fred Barrett, who preceded her in death.Mrs. Barrett is survived by two sisters-in-law, Polly Woodlee of McMinnville and Carol Woodlee of Lenoir City; three nieces, Judy (Gary) Jackson and Joy (Freddie) Black, both of McMinnville and Cindy (Hugh) Miller of Knoxville; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.A graveside service and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Riverside Cemetery with Tim Long officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service Sunday at High’s.