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Danny M. Brett, of Wadley and formerly of Conyers, died Jan. 29 of pneumonia at University Hospital in Augusta. He was 65.

Brett, a Jefferson County native, retired from his role as associate minister of pastoral care at First Baptist Church of Atlanta after 27 years of service. Prior to service at First Atlanta, Brett served as pastor of Weatherford Baptist Church in Richmond, Va., associate pastor at First Baptist Church in Culpeper, Va., and at First Baptist Church of Baxley. He also served in the Navy for several years.

Brett is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Jane Brett of Wadley; daughters Shannon E. Wilson of Greenville, S.C., Saundra J. Cranfill of Marietta, and Christine K. Douglas of Fort Belvoir, Va.; sisters Mary L. Gaston of Wadley and Rose L. Grawbowskii of North Augusta, S.C.; and seven grandchildren.