Delores Mae Barrett, 88, Batesville


Delores Mae Barrett, 88, of Batesville, passed away Saturday morning, August 22, 2020 at Ripley Crossing in Milan, Indiana. She had been a resident there since August 7 and had been in failing health for several months.

She was born February 5, 1932 in Franklin County, one of five children of Lloyd and Bessie (Raridan) Hammond.

On January 25, 1947, she was married to Henry Clay Barrett. Mr. Barrett passed away on February 3, 1992.

For over 30 years, she had worked as a seamstress at Batesville Casket Company.

She was a member of the Berean Baptist church in Batesville.

Survivors include a son, Ronald Wayne Barrett of Peebles, Ohio; two daughters, Connie Sue (Terry) Zimmer of Dover, Indiana and Judith Kay (Bill) Russell of Batesville, Indiana; a sister, Janet Hammond of Laurel, Indiana; six grandchildren, Michele Hendy, Wendy Voss, Sarah Obermeyer, Ben Roell, Deanna Biddle, and Jesse Zimmer; twelve great-grandchildren, Corey Biddle, Cecilia Hendy, Clara Hendy, Caitlin Zimmer-Biddle, Joseph Voss, Jr., Andrew Hendy, Johnny Voss, Trey Voss, Ava Obermeyer, Zeke Obermeyer, Dillon Zimmer, Hannah Zimmer,  Arie Obermeyer, and Agnes Anne Roell; one great-great grandchild, Noah Jossart; and her precious kitty, Fancy.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband, Henry C. Barrett, a brother, Paul Hammond, and sisters Mary Hammond and Rhilda Gabbard.

Funeral services will be conducted at the convenience of the family at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville, Indiana. Toby Huff and Reverend Ron Russell will officiate. Burial will follow at Laurel North Cemetery.

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Memorial contributions may be made to Margaret Mary Health Hospice.

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