Moriene Estel Barrett of Paducah, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center. She was 100 years old.
Moriene was born on November 28, 1919 in Paducah, KY. Moriene married Archie Ray Barrett on May 18, 1940.
She is survived by three loving children, Wanda Hankins and husband, Carl, of Paducah, Lena O’Nan and husband, Johnny, of Paducah, and Bill Barrett and wife, Carol, of Burna, KY. She has five grandchildren: Ricky Gore of Paducah, Teresa Gore DeWeese and husband, Alton, of Dothan, AL, Laurie O’Nan Edelen and husband, Jude of Louisville, KY, Joni O’Nan Woeltz of Menlo Park, CA, and Barry O’Nan and wife, Beth, of Lexington, KY; She has eight great-grandchildren: Christie DeWeese Weathers and husband, Jon, of Dothan, AL, Brandon DeWeese and wife, Megan, of Varnville, SC, John Woeltz of San Francisco, CA, Adam Woeltz of Menlo Park, CA, David Woeltz and wife, Lauren, of Cincinnati, OH, Connor O’Nan and Ryan O’Nan of Lexington, KY, and Ashley Edelen of Carbondale, IL. She has five great-great-grandchildren, Emily Weathers and Anna Weathers of Dothan, AL and Mason DeWeese of Mountain Home, AR, EllieKate DeWeese and Amelia Rae DeWeese of Varnsville, SC.
She was a member of Heartland Church and a member of Rev. Jim Boyd’s Prayer Warriors Class. Her favorite hobby was painting with acrylics. She painted at the Market House for a long time. She also loved crafting, crocheting, and especially cooking. Her favorite place to travel was the Great Smoky Mountains. Her greatest joy came from the time spent with her family, whom she loved dearly.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Ray Barrett; her mother, Ruby Mae Dossett and step-father, Homer Dossett; and her father, Willie Bolton.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah, 120 Memorial Dr., with Rev. Jim Boyd officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11:00 am until the 1:00 pm service time at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donation to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center, 1530 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY 42001.
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