Virginia Josephine Barrett, 85, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at her residence.
She was born in Rockwood, Tn., to the late Jerry and Carrie Walker Ingle. Virginia was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and of the Baptist faith. She was an Avon representative in Chattanooga for over 20 years as well as a nurse at Erlanger Medical Center. Virginia was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Jackson Barrett, and daughters, Deborah Lynn Perry, Susan "Becky" Barrett and Elizabeth Barrett.
Survivors include her sons, Arthur Barrett, Jr., Chattanooga, Terry and James Barrett, both of Ooltewah; daughters, Michelle Barrett, Chattanooga, Tina Johnson, Ooltewah, Kimberly Haddock, Chattanooga and Jerri Weaver, N.C.; grandson, Anthony Isaiah Barrett and 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Billy Dean officiating. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
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The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.