Graveside service for Mrs. Brenda Kay Steelman Barnes, age 78, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 11am on Thursday, February 23, 2023, at Unity Cemetery with Jerry Mansfield officiating. There will be no visitation prior to the service.
Brenda was born on July 28, 1944, in Lincoln County, TN to the late Naith Alexander and Josie Pearl Goosby Steelman. She was employed by South Central Human Resource Agency and later South Central Tennessee Development District and was of the Baptist faith. Brenda enjoyed watching westerns with her husband Teddy, and they loved watching nature and the community of Lincoln Lake.
Brenda is survived by her children Cindy (JB) Battle and James (Jamie) White of Fayetteville; granddaughters, Kenesha Howard and Brittany White; great-granddaughter, Makinley White; brother, Jimmy Steelman; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Brenda was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore “Teddy” Barnes; sisters, Rachel Steelman, Betty Johnson, Martha Roland; and brothers, Billy Bert Steelman, Marvin Marshall Steelman.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Brenda Kay Steelman Barnes.