Dorothy Louise (Gillispie) Barrett, 79, of Syra-cuse was born on March 28, 1934 in Auburn to Orville and Psyche (Walters) Gillispie. She died Aug. 8, 2013 at Lindenview in Syracuse.
She was a teacher in a local country school and also taught elementary at Dunbar and Syracuse for over 30 years. She belonged to Delta Kappa Gamma and the Library Club. She married Eldon Clyde "Red" Barrett on June 21, 1954. They moved to Syracuse in 1960 where they lived and raised their four sons.
She is survived by sons Lynn and Perla of Lincoln, Dave and Teresa of Hastings, Michael and Laurie of Weeping Water, and Jeff and Melissa of Syracuse; grandchildren Jordan, Zach, Brady, Sydney, Savannah and Dawson.
She was preceded by her husband and sister Julia Volker.
Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at United Methodist Church in Syracuse.
Burial is at Park Hill Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to family's choice. Fusselman-Allen-Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences are to www.fusselmanallenharvey.com.