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Cecil Lee Barnes

   Cecil Lee Barnes, age 81, of Spencer passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Flora Bernice Barnes; son, Johnny Cecil Barnes; grandson, Noah Dodson; sisters, Geneva Singleton and Mary Barnes; and brothers, John Thomas Barnes, Jimmy Ray Barnes, Herbert Joe Barnes and Alvin Barnes.

    He is survived by his current wife, Louise Whitmire; four children – sons, James (Rhonda) Barnes of Bon Air Mountain, Sparta and Richard (Leona) Hampton of Crossville; and daughters, Vivian (Ronnie) Dodson of Spencer and Pamela (Virgil) Singleton of Dunlap; step-daughter, Mary (Sam) Kennedy of Dunlap; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Martha Ellen Barnett, and brother, Allen Nicholes Bridgett, both of Whitwell; and sister-in-law, Willene Barnes of Dunlap.

    Funeral services were held Saturday, March 17 at Mooneyham Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Wayne Sullivan officiating. Burial was in Mooneyham Cemetery.

    Online condolences can be made at

    Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home of Pikeville.

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  1. Leen on March 22, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    I love you baby sister will miss you you will always be in my heart give Mom Dad and brother and sisters a big hug for me and I will see you again tell Jesus how much I love him and thank him for everything gone but not forgotten praise him praise him forever and ever your big sissy

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