Arlene Jean Barrett, 89, Otwell

Arlene Jean Barrett, 89, of Otwell, passed away on September 5, 2021, at her home.

Arlene was born in Chrisney on November 2, 1931, the daughter of the late Armon and Lillian Young.

Arlene is preceded in death by her husband Donald of 65 years, sister Alice Miller, and brother Charles Young.

Arlene was employed at Jasper Memorial Hospital for over 40 years, working as a nurse and managing the Hospital’s Central Supply Department. She enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, flowers, traveling, sports, and most importantly her family.

Arlene is survived by her three sons, Steve (Ruthie) of Otwell, Dave (Keri) of Winslow, and Tim (Gina) of Aurora; six grandchildren: Greg, Trent, Adam, Alec, Emily, and Ellen; four great-grandchildren, Beau, Zoey, Grady, & Cooper.

Friends and Family will be received on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. at the Velpen Walnut Grove Cemetery for a graveside service. Due to Covid-19 there will not be a reception following burial.

In lieu of flowers the family would like contributions to be made to the Heart to Heart Hospice Foundation. or (855) HEART26.

O.D. Harris Funeral Home is entrusted with care. Online condolences may be made at