Medical 05

Knichole Barrett

October 13, 1972 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 47)


“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son, that who so ever believeth in Him shall not perish but shall have ETERNAL LIFE” (John 3:16).


Knichole was born October 13, 1972, in Urbana, IL to LeeRoy McCall and Gloria P.A. LeNoir. She attended Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Urbana, IL, where she was involved in junior church and sang in the FBI youth choir. She was baptized on August 19, 1983 at the Little Galilee Christian Assembly, Clinton, IL while attending camp there.


Knichole attended Southside Elementary School, and graduated from Central High School, Champaign, IL, where she was a cheerleader and played the clarinet in the marching band. She attended Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, with a focus in Psychology. While attending Jackson State, she was a member of the marching band. Knichole received her Registered Medical Assistance (RMA) Certificate in Urbana, IL.


Knichole married Banshon V. Brown in 1995, to this union was born a daughter, Kiana Alexis Brown. She would later marry Joseph O. Barrett, and unto this union was born a daughter, Jaidyn C. Barrett.


Knichole loved the Lord. She touched many lives while performing her calling as a Registered Medical Assistant, along with her sense of humor, infectious smile, and cooking skills. Her greatest times were spent with family and friends. As a teenager she worked in food service at the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL. She was employed by Christie Clinic, Urbana, IL, Frances Nelson Medical Center, Champaign, IL and WellStar Medical Center, Smyrna, GA.


Knichole will be sorely missed by her parents; children, Kiana Alexis Brown, Cape Girardeau, Mo, Jaidyn Cheyenne Barrett, Smyrna, Ga, step-daughter Jasmine Joy Barrett and her son, Riley Barrett, Jacksonville, FL, a host of cousins, friends, co-workers and her beloved dog, Kash to cherish her memory.


Knichole was preceded in death by her son, Khalil Alexander, both maternal and paternal grand-parents, two aunts, two uncles, three nieces and a nephew.

A Homegoing Celebration will commence at 11:00 am Saturday February 8, 2020 at Canaan Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am until the time of the service. Officiating Pastor BJ Tatum. Following Interment at Lincoln Cemetery.

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February 8, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Canaan Baptist Church (St. Urbana)

Funeral Service
February 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Canaan Baptist Church (St. Urbana)

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