Velma EvaLee Barrett

Published 4:42pm Monday, January 7, 2013

Velma EvaLee Barrett, 80, of Maplesville died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster.

She was born on Monday, Sept. 5, 1932, in Chilton County, daughter of the late Rev. Jesse C. Mitchell and the late Polly Moates Mitchell.

She was a manager.

Surviving are her children, Debbie (Wayne) Freeman Sr. of Maplesville, Lisa (Mark) Smith of Centreville; honorary children, Joyce (Leslie) Hale of Prattville, Kenny (Sharee) Barrett Sr. of Maplesville, LeCretia (Jeff) Rogers of Plantersville; grandchildren, Jerry “Jay” (Amy) Freeman, Eric (Kylie) Freeman, Brian Freeman, Matt (Lacey) Freeman, Kayla (Bill) DeBoard, Amanda Smith; great-grandchildren, Katlyn Freeman, Coley Freeman, Caleb Freeman and Lilly Freeman; great-grandchild, Pace Freeman; brother, Donald Mitchell of Clanton; sister, Lillian McCall of Prattville; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, the Rev. Jesse C. and Polly Mitchell, brother, Renzie Mitchell, and sister, Evaree Minor.

Friends will be received from 6–8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel.

Services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 2 p.m. at Clanton Church of God with the Rev. Billy Boatwright and the Rev. Joey Boatwright officiating.

Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Maplesville.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

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