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Demona Joyce Detamore Barrett
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1934
Death: Nov. 21, 2008

Demona died at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Friday, November 21, 2008, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Worthington, PA. She joined her beloved husband, Verle Dwight Barrett, who died at the scene of the same accident.

She was born on November 4, 1934, in Huntington, IN, to William "Bill" Lamoine and Virginia Nell (Endsley) Detamore.

Both Demona and Verle were members of the Dayton United Methodist Church, and active in the sport of horse harness racing for a number of years, with Rosemont Student capturing the track record at Sciota Downs in Columbus, OH. As a Business and Economics graduate of Taylor University in Upland, IN, Demona demonstrated a superior business sense and bookkeeping skills, and was unparalleled as a wife and mother in the eyes of her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Julie Jonell Barrett of Tampa, FL; her son Barry Dwight Barrett of Dayton, PA; her mother Virginia Nell (Endsley) Detamore of Upland, IN; two sisters, Lamona Miller and Berta Theone "Sis" Long of Marion, IN; a brother Burtis Theron "Sonny" Detamore of Upland, IN; numerous nieces and nephews, and 4 great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Raymond Lamoine Detamore and her husband, Verle Dwight Barrett with whom she would have celebrated a 50th wedding anniversary on December 27, 2008.

Demona also has a memorial in Milton Cemetery in Pennsylvania. 
 
Burial:
Van Buren Cemetery
Van Buren
Grant County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Tombstoner & Family
Record added: Nov 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31707705
Demona Joyce <i>Detamore</i> Barrett
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Demona Joyce <i>Detamore</i> Barrett
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Demona Joyce <i>Detamore</i> Barrett
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My dear mother, Words fail to express the depth of love and gratitude I feel for the mother that you were, and precious memories you left behind. If I could choose anyone in the world to be my mother, I would choose you each and every time. I love and mis...(Read more)
- JULIE J BARRETT
 Added: Sep. 13, 2014
Miss you so very much, but do know you are in a better place. You are in my heart and the memories touch my heart each day. Love and miss you!PS: Since you couldn't call me Berta, or Theone, I will sign this as Sis...another memory!
- Your Sister, Sis
 Added: May. 28, 2012

- Twist
 Added: Nov. 25, 2008
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