Ottie Eugene Barrett

Ottie Eugene Barrett

Birth
Madisonville, Madison County, Texas, USA
Death 22 Feb 1956 (aged 47)
Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, USA
Burial Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 46844896 · View Source
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Ottie Barrett was a 1928 graduate of Sam Houston State Teachers College (now State University). As a student Barrett managed the school supply store (the "Y") and became its full-time manager after graduation. Barrett also was the Assistant Business Manager under Clifton Parkhill, becoming Business Manager following Parkhill's death.

Barrett was an active citizen of Huntsville, serving as President of the Chamber of Commerce, Scoutmaster, and as an active member of First Methodist Church. He and his wife also owned and operated the Ball and Barrett Department store in downtown Huntsville and, later, Barrett's Hardware Store in downtown Huntsville.

Barrett married Annavieve Fraser.

A student residence (built 1960) was later named in his honor.


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  • Created by: buildingshsu
  • Added: 18 Jan 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46844896
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ottie Eugene Barrett (25 Feb 1908–22 Feb 1956), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46844896, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by buildingshsu (contributor 47228155) .