Rev. Joel Barrett, Jr.


Rev. Joel Barrett, Jr. passed away Aug. 20, 2015, in Reno, Nevada. Joel was cremated, and there will be two memorial services.

The first service is on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. at Rocky Springs United Methodist Church, 305 NW Rocky Springs Church Rd., Madison FL 32340. Rev. Alan Barrett, Rev. Richard A. Petry, and Rev. Michael Halley will officiate. 

The second service is on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. at Sparks United Methodist Church, 205 S Goodman Street, Sparks, GA. 31647. Rev. Alan Barrett, Rev. V.L. Daughtery, Jr., and Rev. Sally Flowers will officiate.

Rev. Barrett served churches in the South Georgia Conference from 1989-1997 (Ludowici/Middleton Memorial, Ludowici, GA; Sparks UMC, Sparks, GA; and Twin City/New Beulah, Twin City, GA). He also served churches in the New Mexico Conference from 1997-2010. After his retirement, he and his wife Pat moved to Reno, Nevada.