A wake will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Travelers Home Baptist Church, Travelers Home Road, Ideal, Georgia. Burial will follow in the Taylor’s Cemetery, Paynebottom Community, Ideal, Georgia.
Barbara Jean was born May 19, 1948 in Ideal, Macon County, Georgia to the late Homer Lester Respert and Ruth Williams Respert. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County. She was a 1966 graduate of the historic D. F. Douglass High School of Montezuma, Georgia.
Barbara Jean was preceded in death by four siblings, Julia Neal, Bennie Respert, Velma Ann Respert and Willie George Respert.
Survivors are three children, Alexia Johnson, Mankato, Minnesota, Lakiesha Bartley, Conyers, Georgia and Michael Bartley, Jacksonville, Florida; six grandchildren, Lauren Mikayla Merten, Alexander James Johnson, Christopher Bartley, Jacqueline Bartley, Joshua Jaden Noel Gallemore and Ariel; seven siblings, Voncella Respert, Lithonia, Georgia, Estelle Respert, Houston, Texas, Herman Respert (Patricia), Cleveland, Ohio, Henry Respert, Jacksonville, Florida, John Alton Respert (Iris), Shreveport, Louisiana, Rev. Earl Respert (Eilene), Conley, Georgia and James Respert, College Park, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
- SARA CLEMONS(Thursday, June 28 12 01:07 am EDT)
WORDS CANNOT EXPRESS HOW DEEPLY SORRY I AM FOR YOUR LOSS,YOU ARE CARED ABOUT SO MUCH AT THIS TIME OF SORROW.NO MATTER HOW MUCH TIME WE HAVE TO TRY TO PREPARE OUR HEARTS AND MINDS,IT STILL HURTS SO MUCH WHEN WE HAVE TO LET GO.[DEEPEST SYMPATHY,SARA CLEMONS]
- Jean Olivarez, Hastings, MN(Thursday, June 21 12 09:55 am EDT)
My deepest sympathies to the family. You are in my thoughts an prayers during the time of your loss. May God be with you all during this trying time.
- Lorine Sutton(Wednesday, June 20 12 03:29 pm EDT)
May the LORD bless you and protect you. May the LORD smile on you and be gracious to you. May the LORD show you His favor and give you His peace. Numbers 6:24-27:
- Anne Wilder(Wednesday, June 20 12 02:42 pm EDT)
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
- Doris Hinton-Powell(Wednesday, June 20 12 11:12 am EDT)
May God give you peace and comfort in this most difficult time.
- Eva Hart-Arnold(Tuesday, June 19 12 10:49 pm EDT)
To the family, please know that you are very much in my thoughts and prayers at this time of sorrow. God Bless, Your cousin Eva Hart-Arnold, Cleveland, Ohio
- Johnnie Lafleur(Monday, June 18 12 05:36 pm EDT)
condolences to the family may god give you peace in this diffcult time may god bless you all
- GLORIA GREENE(Sunday, June 17 12 01:52 pm EDT)
SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO THE
FAMILY. MAY GOD GIVE YOU ALL THE STRENTGH AND PEACE
IN THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
BLESS YOU ALL YOUR COUSIN.
GLORIA (WILLIAMS) GREENE
IRVINGTON, NEW JERSEY