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Linda Faye Matthews Barks, 65
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Smithville resident and White County native Linda Faye Matthews Barks, 65, was born Sept. 27, 1948 and died April 19 at her residence following an extended illness.
A dietary aide at NHC Healthcare McMinnville and member of Quebeck Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Ernest McClellan and Lillian Louise Odell Matthews. She was married Dec. 17, 1965 to Charlie Ray Barks, who preceded her in death March 10, 2010. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Deborah Charlene Scott.
Mrs. Barks is survived by a grandson, David Matthew Malachi Scott of McMinnville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara Jean and James Leroy Rice of the Green Hill community and Shirley Ann and Gary Pryor of Cookeville; brother and sister-in-law, Leon and Joyce Kirby of Newfane, N.Y.; several nieces, nephews, cousins and caregivers, Tracy Rice and Felicia Walker. A graveside service and interment was held Monday, April 21, at Smyrna Cemetery with David Bratcher officiating.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 23, 2014