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Barbara Jean Kearns

Funeral service for Mrs. Barbara Jean Kearns, age 69, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Jeremy Hudgins and Bro. Billy Langford officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Cemetery. Mrs. Kearns passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016 at her home.

Mrs. Kearns was a native of Fayetteville, TN, the daughter of the late Mack and Bessie Mae Johnson Speck. She was a homemaker and a member of the Kirkland Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband Vincent Kearns of Fayetteville, TN, sons Ronald Bailey of Hazel Green, AL, Kerry Bailey of Kileen, TX, Jeff Bailey of Vinemont, AL, Lee Kearns of Huntsville, AL, sisters Ruby Hamby of Antioch, TN, Rachel Mann of Harriman, TN, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kirkland Baptist Church, 655 Ardmore Hwy, Taft, TN 38488.

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#1 Comment By Renee Speck McPherson On December 11, 2016 @ 9:43 pm

I am so very sorry for your loss, I am praying for you all and love you. I so wish I could be there.. she will always hold a very special place in my heart forever.. I feel like I lost a piece of daddy in her death..

#2 Comment By Katherine Speck On December 12, 2016 @ 1:50 pm

So sorry for your lose. God needed another flower in His garden so He picked the most beautiful one He could fine. Sis, you will defiantly leave a void in our lives. With Love & Prayers for family

#3 Comment By David and Beth Presley On December 12, 2016 @ 3:40 pm

Vince, we are so sorry to hear this sad news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow.

#4 Comment By Jim Steelman On December 12, 2016 @ 4:01 pm

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I never met Barbara but knowing you, I am sure she was a wonderful person. May God comfort and give you strength at this time.

#5 Comment By Peter and Christine Di Muzio On December 12, 2016 @ 4:25 pm

Vince, words can not start to express our sorrow for your loss. Bobbie was such a good friend to both Christine and I making us feel so welcome and at home every time we visited.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and you all your family at this time and we are sure she will be in peace looking down on us with her usual smile.

#6 Comment By Kathy bailey On December 13, 2016 @ 5:43 am

Barabara was a wonderful Mother in law. Still remember the first time I met her and Vince. They welcome me in there family
And have always treated me like a daughter. I have a lot of respect for them both and I’m gonna miss you dearly. I know your dancing around in heaven looking down on all of us. I love you dearly and I’m gonna miss your wonderful smile and laugh.
Kathy bailey. ❤️

#7 Comment By connie arnold On December 13, 2016 @ 6:07 am


#8 Comment By Lawanna at Askew Insurance On December 16, 2016 @ 11:03 pm

Mr. Vince,
So sorry for the loss of your lovely wife. Prayers for you and your family.