Johnnie G. Bell Barrett Phillips, age 82 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020.
Born in Dillard, Georgia on November 21, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Robert H. (Bob) and Ruth Cantrell Bell. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading especially her Bible, writing poetry and gardening. Mrs. Phillips was a member of The Torch Worship Center.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Ricky Barrett; daughter, Amber K. Barrett; first husband, James C. Barrett; second husband, W.B. Phillips; daughter-in-law, Dianne Barrett; brothers, James Houston “Bobby” Bell and Charles Alton Bell; step-mother, Lillie Philyaw Bell.
Surviving are her son Michael W. Barrett; daughter and son-in-law, Vickie L. & Mahmoud Farivar; daughter, Janice G. Barrett and companion, Paul Wright; grandchildren, Misty & Chrystal Barrett, Christopher “Chris” D. Barrett, Amir H. Farivar, Farrah N. Farivar, Japaul C. Barrett, Christopher G. Barrett, Alesia C. Hancock, Angelica D. Barrett and Chazman A. Barrett; great- grandchildren, Tyah Christina Barrett, Miriam Farivar, Mina Farivar, Tatiana Cowen, Radin Golchin; niece and nephews, Amber Bell, Daniel Bell, Tony Bell, Keith Bell, Kevin Bell, Jeffery Bell; a number of cousins, relatives and friends.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm, Friday, March 13, 2020 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Rev. Mickey Umbehant officiating. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Thursday at the funeral home.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.