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Glenna Katherine (Golden) Barnes

May 20, 1929 ~ May 14, 2019 (age 89)

Glenna K. Barnes, age 89, of Greeneville passed away Tuesday morning at her home.

She was a faithful member of Brown Springs Baptist Church and she retired from Magnavox. She enjoyed traveling and flowers and since retirement she loved to play Bingo.

Survivors include four children: Lois and Tony Campbell, Terrie and Allen Grubbs, Mitzi Bowman, and Tim Barnes and Amanda Wright; grandchildren: Kelly and Craig Sommers, Stephanie Shelton, Keema and Mark Greenlee, Matthew Barnes, Robbie Grubbs, Zachary Grubbs, and Jaqueline Minton; great-grandchildren: Kara Nunley, Julian and Mckee Greenlee, Addison Barnes, Kira Grubbs, KJ Grubbs, Brynlee Grubbs, and Jace Minton; sisters-in-law: Mary Ruth Golden and Pearl Golden; niece: Paige Golden; nephews: Allen Golden, Steve Golden, and Michael Golden.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years: Rex Barnes, who died Tuesday, May 15, 2018; parents: Ralph and Edith Golden; brothers: A.D. Golden, Charles Golden, and Johnny “Red” Golden; sister: Ruby Golden; and grandson-in-law: Steve Shelton.

The family will receive friends at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home from 1 – 3 and 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday.  The funeral service will follow visitation at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Richard Long and the Rev. Jesse Bible officiating. 

Family and friends are asked to meet at Doughty-Stevens at 11:15 a.m. Friday to travel in procession to GreeneLawn Memory Gardens for the 12 p.m. committal service.

Active pallbearers will be Allen Grubbs, Craig Sommers, Mark Greenlee, Daniel Wedding, Terry Kirkpatrick, Joel Bowman, and Monte Kirkpatrick.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Campbell, Clyde Frye, Charles “Sheriff” Barnes, Melvin Harrison, and Leonard Kirkpatrick.

The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of Smoky Mountain Hospice and Laughlin Healthcare Center.


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