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Michael Paul Barrett, Sr., 1955 – 2021



Michael Paul Barrett, Sr., also known as Happi by his grandchildren, passed away on March 8, 2021 at his home.  He was 65.

Mike was born in Vicksburg on August 8, 1955, the son of Paul Lamar Barrett and Juanita Boutwell Barrett.  He graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelors Degree in forestry.  He loved hunting, fishing, golf, shooting guns, woodworking and building things.  He was also a computer blogger and made instructional videos.

He is preceded in death by his father Paul Lamar Barrett.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years Jane Worley Barrett; son, Michael Paul Barrett, Jr. (Crystal); daughters Tiffany Newman (Eric) and Jennifer Pope (Eric); grandchildren Shelby and Barrett Newman, Tyler, Emily and Colby Pope and Jackson and Jameson Barrett.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Bro. Marvin Curtis officiating.  Pallbearers will be Barrett Newman, Tyler Pope, Colby Pope, Eric Newman, Eric Pope and Michael Barrett.  Honorary pallbearers will be Rusty Barnes, Jackson Barrett and Jameson Barrett.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.

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