Roy E. Barnett
(July 19, 2012)
Roy E. Barnett of Sweetwater, passed away Thursday, July 19,
at the family home. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sweetwater.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired owner and operator of
television cable companies.
He was 70.
Preceded in death by: parents, Ed and Lucile Barnett;
brothers-in-law, Clyde Farrell and Wendell Walker.
Survivors include: wife of 42 years-Madeline Barnett
Sons and daughter-in-law-David Merrell, all of Sweetwater;
and Darrell and Karen Barnett of Tellico Plains;
Grandsons-Hunter Barnett and Dave Merrell and family;
Great-granddaughters-Ivey and Gracie Merrell;
Sisters and brothers-in-law-Georgia Farrell of California;
Betty and Austin McConkey of Madisonville; and Edna and Tom Sweat of
Sisters-in-law and brother-in-law-Mary Frances and Harold
Gudger and Maxine Walker, all of Tellico Plains;
Several nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
The body is at Kyker Funeral Homes, Sweetwater, where the
family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m., Saturday, July 21. Graveside and
interment will follow in Center Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Tellico Plains.
Rev. Don Rockholt will officiate. Kyker Funeral Homes, in charge of