Sheila Ansley Barrett

Sheila Ansley Barrett, age 60 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020.

Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 2, 1960, she was a daughter of Guynell Lawrence Ansley of Mt. Airy and the late William Charles Ansley. Sheila worked locally in banking for 38 years. A devoted daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother, she treasured her family and cherished spending time with them.

In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Tony Sullivan.

In addition to her mother, surviving are her loving husband and best friend of 41 years, Scott Barrett of Demorest; sons and daughters-in-law, Heath & Jessica Barrett of Mt. Airy and Josh & Tricia Barrett of Valdosta; daughter and son-in-law, Brianna & Nick Webb of Mt. Airy; grandchildren, Ansley Barrett, Eleanor Barrett, Annie Barrett, and a grandson on the way, Barrett Webb; brother and sister-in-law, Dwayne & Renee Ansley of Jefferson; sister, Melanie Sullivan of Mt. Airy; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 am, Wednesday, August 19, 2020, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Dr. Brian James and Rev. Trent Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The funeral service will be live-streamed from the funeral home’s Facebook page for those not able to attend.

Visitation will start at 2 pm on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, for those who wish to pay their respects; however, the family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Due to the current pandemic, the family respectfully requests that all attendees wear a mask and observe proper social distancing guidelines of at least six feet.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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