Sheila Barrett

January 02, 1960 - August 16, 2020 

Sheila Barrett

January 02, 1960 - August 16, 2020 

Obituary for Sheila Barrett

Sheila Ansley Barrett, age 60 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020.

Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 2, 1960, she was a daughter of Guynell Lawrence Ansley of Mt. Airy and the late William Charles Ansley. Sheila worked locally in banking for 38 years. A devoted daughter, wife, mother and grandmother, she treasured her family and cherished spending time with them. Sheila was a member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Tony Sullivan.

In addition to her mother, surviving are her loving husband and best friend of 41 years, Scott Barrett of Demorest; sons and daughters-in-law, Heath & Jessica Barrett of Mt. Airy and Josh & Tricia Barrett of Valdosta; daughter and son-in-law, Brianna & Nick Webb of Mt. Airy; grandchildren, Ansley Barrett, Eleanor Barrett, Annie Barrett and a grandson on the way, Barrett Webb; brother and sister-in-law, Dwayne & Renee Ansley of Jefferson; sister, Melanie Sullivan of Mt. Airy; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 am, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Dr. Brian James and Rev. Trent Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The funeral service will be live-streamed from the funeral home’s Facebook page for those not able to attend.

Visitation will start at 2 pm on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 for those who wish to pay their respects, however the family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Due to the current pandemic, the family respectfully requests that all attendees wear a mask and observe proper social distancing guidelines of at least six feet.

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