Helen Hairston Barrett

Published 1:33 pm Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Helen Hairston Barrett, age 97 of Phenix, died on February 22, 2019 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Walter L. Hairston and Nicie Ann Wilson Hairston.

She is survived by her daughters, Iris Barrett Holloway (Harris), Cordelia Barrett-Thomas (Earnest), Catherine Barrett Hamlett (Edward), all of Phenix, and Lynette Barrett Angula (Juan) of Brookneal ; foster children, James “Bill” Dorsey of Littleton, NC, and Thelma C. Skates of Front Royal; eleven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and a devoted friend, Ida E. Clark of Gladys.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Nazareth Baptist Church in Phenix with interment in the church cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www. JeffressFuneralHome.com. Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.