Ken M. Barrett, 75 of Sparks died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at South Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Purvis Funeral Home with the Rev. Dilliard Ensley officiating. Interment will follow at Sparks Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. today at Purvis Funeral Home. Survivors include his son, Ken R. Barrett of Sparks; one daughter, Vickie Lorette of Adel; five brothers, John Dwight Barrett of Tifton, James Jefferson Barrett of Echols, Co., William Roger Barrett of Sparks, C.W. Barrett of Sparks, and Wayne Barrett of Putney; two sisters, Linda Fay Barton of Adel, and Annereese Davis of Tenn. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com. Purvis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lena Belle Parrish Resta, 87, of Adel, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Cook Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Boone Funeral Home with the Rev. James R. Pilcher and the Rev. Ted Graham officiating. Interment will follow at Sylvester Cemetery in Cook County. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at Boone Funeral Home, 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave. in Adel. Mrs. Resta is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Marsha Resta of La Belle, Fla, Bobby and Jan Resta of Adel, and Barry and Ellen Resta of Adel. Boone Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.