Lacretia's Story

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On October 21, 2017, Lacretia Marie Barrington passed away after a long 13 years of fighting. She was born on March 17, 1971 when her parents, Joan Plymel & Ned Walker welcomed her into the world. Lacretia was a 1989 graduate of Lafayette High School where she played basketball, softball, and volleyball, and was a cheerleader. She got married on May 8, 1993 to Scott Barrington and became a mom on June 24, 1995 and February 3, 1997. She was a strong woman, not only physically but in her faith as well and was truly loved by all in the community and always put her two girls and family before herself. Her home was always a gathering place for local kids involved in the various activities her girls were active in. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother who enjoyed spending time with her family, playing the piano and singing at church events and weddings. Lacretia always lived life with a smile, no matter how difficult the circumstances were. She was preceded in death by her sister, Jasmine Walker.
A special message from her daughters: You were the strongest and most selfless mom a girl could have and we'll carry your strength with us for the rest of our days. We are going to make you proud, we promise. We love you mom
She is survived by; her husband of 24 years, Scott Barrington; her mother, Joan Plymel, and husband Jimmy, of Mayo; her father, Ned Walker, and wife Monteze, of Lee, FL; Her two girls, Kelsey & Karley Barrington, of Mayo, as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Mayo Baptist Church with Bro. Jimmy Legg officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Mayo Baptist Church. All arrangements are under the care of Burns Funeral Home of Mayo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Haven Hospice.
Friends may sign the online guest book at www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com
Published on October 24, 2017
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