Rev. Billy Joe Lett, 84, of Gadsden went home to be with the Lord Monday, April 15, 2019. Funeral Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Sardis Baptist Church with Revs. Greg Corbin, David Hairston, Rodney Gilmore and David Cofield officiating. Burial will be at Beulah Cemetery, Albertville, AL.
Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.
Rev. Lett was a graduate of Mortimer Jordan High School, Kimberly, AL and Carson Newman College, Johnson City, TN. Before entering in to the ministry full time he taught history at Sardis High School.
Rev. Lett served as pastor of many churches including, South Gadsden Baptist; Mt. Pisgah Baptist, Cropwell; Steele Baptist, Pisgah Baptist, Pisgah, AL; Center Point Baptist; Kelly’s Chapel, Grove Oak, AL and had served as director of missions with the Sand Mountain Baptist Association.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Shirley Annette Campbell Lett; parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Pack Lett; sister and brother-in-law, Tommie Lou and Grady Wilson; brother-in-law, E.B. Self, Sr.; niece, Edna Ruth Self Dowling and nephews, Bobby and Donny Wilson.
Survivors include his son, Timothy J. Lett and Joanna; grandchildren, Jacob; Anna Claire; Micah and Abbi Kate; mother of his grandchildren, Daphne Lett; sister, Johnnie Ruth Self, Pinson, AL.
Pallbearers will be fellow pastors and Jerry Talley. Honorary Pallbearers will be deacons of Kelley’s Chapel Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alabama Baptist Ministers Benefit Society in Rev. Lett’s memory.
Special thanks is extended to the staff of Comfort Care Hospice, Ginger; Emily; Tonia; Monique; Hannah; Faynetta; Rev. Rodney Gilmore and all who visited or assisted our family in any way during this difficult time.
The family will receive friends from 11 am until the hour of service at 1:00 p.m. at Sardis Baptist Church Wednesday. Condolences and fond memories may be made at www.collier-butler.com.