Johnnie Merle (Conder) Barrett
December 22, 1928
October 26, 2015
Johnnie Merle (Conder) Barrett, 86, died in her home in Salado October 26, 2015.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Salado United Methodist Church with burial to follow at North Belton Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Danny Agee, Tempe Cabaniss, Cecil Cosper, Claude Hodge, David Wiley and Johnny Lynn Wood. Honorary Pallbearers are Morris Wilson and Randy Wilson.
She was born Dec. 22, 1928 to Roy and Lyndal Conder. Following her parents’ death, she was raised in Bell County by John and Maybelle Newsom and was a graduate of Salado High School. She was married to Leroy Barrett on Nov. 8, 1946 and together they farmed and ranched until Leroy’s death in 1985. She enjoyed painting, reading, working crossword puzzles and spending time with family and friends. She was active in the Salado United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, the Monday Club, the Bell County Historical Society, and the Bell County Genealogical Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brother, Roy Conder; two sisters, Nell Wilson and Mary Lynn Wood; and her granddaughter, Anna Meissner.
She is survived by two sons, Mike Barrett and wife Kim of Bellville, David Barrett and wife Brenda of Navasota; two daughters, Lyndal Cabaniss and husband Dennis of Salado, Brenda Meissner and husband James of Bellville; 10 grandchildren, Michael Barrett, Jennifer Barrett, Ginger Barrett, Heather Duron, Jeremy Barrett, Kimberly Tijerina, Angie Cabaniss, Brent Cabaniss, Jerrad Meissner and Jamie Harrell; 20 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Broecker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be 6:-8 p.m. Oct. 29 in the chapel at Salado United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the charity of your choice.