James Allen Barner
James Allen Barner, 81, of Martin, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008, at Martin Health Care.
Services were held 3 p.m. Saturday at Murphy Funeral Home, with Bro. Tom Doty officiating. Burial was in East Side Cemetery.
Grandsons served as pallbearers.
Barner was born Aug. 18, 1926, in the Alamo community in Obion County, son of the late Bertrand and Clydie Mae Moore Barner. Before retirement he owned and operated Barner Dairy Farm with his sons, was an elected member of the Weakley County Commission and a member of Broadway Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Garner Barner of Martin; three sons, Doug (Debbie) Barner, Ray (Nancy) Barner and Donnie (Teresa) Barner, all of Martin; two brothers, Walter Taylor Barner of Jasper, Ala., and Earl Dean Barner of Sharon; two sisters, Martha Katherine Lefevers of New Concord, Ky., and Jean Speed of Florida; seven grandchildren, Tiffany Winston, Angelia Walters, Josh Barner, Cody Barner, Dusty Barner, Derek Barner and Justin Bell; and seven great-grandchildren.
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