Obituary: Barrett Wayne Lovell

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BENTON – Services to honor the life of Barrett Wayne Lovell, 33, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at Cypress Baptist Church. Chaplain Jay Valentine, along with Mr. Josh Cagle, will officiate. Interment will follow in Hill Crest Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, November 17, 2015, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the church.

Barrett was born on December 8, 1981, to parents, Odus Wayne Lovell and Patricia K. Kelly, and passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015. He had been serving Bossier Parish as a Deputy Sheriff since 2007. Barrett’s favorite thing in the world was to root for his team, the Chicago Cub’s. In addition to being an avid fan, he was also an outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. Barrett gave back to the community, not only in his career as a deputy, but also volunteering as a soft ball coach for the local girls teams.

Barrett is survived by his wife, Sherry Brantham Lovell; mother, Patricia Kelly and husband Tony of Swansboro, NC; father, Odus Wayne Lovell and wife Kye of Shreveport; sister, Sabrina Michelle Lovell and Chuck Sojka of Bossier City; nephew, Peyton Matthew Bass of Bossier City; grandfather, I.D. Davidson of Montgomery, LA; step-children, Alex and Lexi Savage of Benton; mother-in-law, Sharon Miller and husband Ray of Waskom, TX; and numerous extended family members including aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Honoring Barrett as pallbearers are Jason Porter, Billy Jones, Jody Jones, Trey Wilson, Johnny Cunningham, Jeremy Keener, Mark Johnson, and Mikey Whitlow. Honorary pallbearers are Peyton Bass, Cody Jones, Alex Savage, Brian Allison, Chuck Sojka, and the Bossier Parish Sheriff Dept.

The family would like to thank M.D. Anderson and staff, Willis Knighton North ICU staff; especially nurses Karen, Megan and Brittany, Lifeshare Blood Center, Be the Match, Brian Allison as well as Sheriff Julian Whittington and the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Dept. for the care and support they have shown.

You may offer condolences to the family by signing the on-line guest book at www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com.