Derrick Andrew Barnett
Derrick Andrew Barnett, 45, of Athens died Saturday at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Mr. Barnett was born July 17, 1974, in Limestone County, employed by Nucor Steel of Decatur and a member of the church of Christ.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Spry Funeral Home, Athens, with Brother James Turner and Mike Blakely officiating. Burial to follow in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation was held 6-8 p.m. Monday at Spry Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Heath Baugher, Justin Ritter, Chad Carter, Todd Stephenson, Brandon Elmore and Jamison Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Brackeen, Jason Ridgeway, Brandon Hargrove and Derek Tennison.
Survivors include his father, David A. Barnett of Athens; daughter, Brianna (Blake) Gilliam of Athens; sisters, Vickie Williams and Leshia Bacon, both of Athens; several nieces; and one nephew.
Mr. Barnett was preceded in death by his mother, Myrtle Ruth Toone Barnett.
Published on January 13, 2020


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James & Jeanie McWilliams
Jan 15, 2020
Our condolences to the family. We both are truly blessed that he crossed our paths. He was such a humble and kind man, he sure will be missed.
Lynn hodges
Jan 14, 2020
Deepest condolences to Jenny and his daughter...hearts go out to both of you.