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Obituaries 8-28-14

Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:57 am

BARKS, PHILLIP, HAROLD,age 54, of Altamont, died tragically, Thursday, July 31, 2014 in a house fire at his home.  He was employed by Blevins Enterprises in Altamont.  He was born in Coalmont, Tennessee on October 30, 1959 to James Ed and Euphemia King Barks who preceded him in death.   He is survived by his wife, Roxanne Campbell Barks; daughter, Miranda l. “Mandy” Barks; sons, Phillip Eugene (Jessica), Dustin Edward Lee (Kaci), Casey Harold (Kayle) and Justin Allen “Pooter” Barks; 5 grandchildren; sisters, Michelle and Carolyn; brothers, Melvin, Darrell (Melissa), Donnie, Frankie, Gerald, Danny, Johnny (Shannon) and Matt (Patricia) Barks; a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held August 26, 2014 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Don Hill officiating and burial followed in the Whitman-King-Bess Cemetery.

Arrangements made by Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, TN.


MRS. BRADEN, GENEVA, EDNA,age 89, passed away Sunday August 24, 2014.  She was of the Congregational Methodist Faith.  She was born in Tracy City on September 4, 1924 to Elbert Patrick and Ethel Swearengen Patrick who preceded her in death along with her husband, Harley Braden; brother, Frank Patrick; sisters, Johnny Meeks, Ruby Patrick, Ruth Haggard and Hilda Burns; daugthers, Betty L. Nunley, Bonnie D. Coffelt and Connie Braden Poss. She is survived by her son, Billy Joe (Ruth) Braden; daughters, Kathy (Larry) Nunley and Brandy (David) Horton; grandchildren, Russell (Cindy), Steven (Judy), Joey (Eva) Nunley, Lisa (Dave) Sutherland, Melanie Braden Hornbuckle, Billy (Gretchen) Braden, Jim Braden, Anthony (Jennifer) Sweeton, Michelle, Tessa, David (Alicia) Scissom; 34 great grandchildren; 16 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Yancy Layne and Freddie Savage officiating and burial followed in the Swiss Colony Cemetery.

Arrangements made by Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, TN.