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Obituary: Dr. James Sherer Barrett '55

Friday, June 22, 2007

Dr. James Sherer Barrett '55, of Waynesville, N.C., died on Wednesday, June 20.  He was 73.

Dr. Barrett also was a graduate of the Candler School of Theology of Emory University.  He held honorary doctorates from Wofford College, DePauw University, Claflin College, Westmar College and Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday at noon at Rose Hill Cemetery, York, S.C., followed by a 5 p.m. memorial service at Central United Methodist Church in Spartanburg.  The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the memorial service.

The family requests memorial gifts be made to Wofford College, Spartanburg Methodist College, Hospice at Haywood Regional Medical Center, or Haywood Christian Ministries.

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