Jessie Mae Barrett: Obituary


Mrs. Jessie Mae Barrett, age 94, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Mrs. Barrett was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on March 13, 1924 to the late Rosco and Maude Sheffield Lingerfelt. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Cicero Odom Sr.; sons W. M. Odom and Billy Odom; and daughters Barbara Perry and Connie Gooch. Mrs. Barrett loved to travel. Her favorite place to visit was the mountains of North Carolina. Mrs. Barrett was a member of Siloam Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter Shirley Perry, Dahlonega; son R.T. Odom, Dahlonega; son and daughter in law Cicero Jr. and Cita Odom, Dahlonega; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Monday, July 16, 2018 in the chapel of Banister Funeral Home. The Reverend Lyman Caldwell will officiate. Interment will follow in Siloam Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home.

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Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega

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