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Michael Edward Barks, 57
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Michael Edward Barks, 57, of McMinnville died Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Saint Thomas River Park Hospital. He was born Oct. 9, 1958, in Plant City, Fla., was retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) in Nashville after 20 plus years of service, and was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Clarence and Lillian Hogue; paternal grandparents, Matthew and Cora Belle Barks, and brother Keith Alan Barks. Survivors include his parents, Merle Sampson and Betty Hogue Barks; sister, Teresa Lynn Sanford; nephews, Dale (Holly) Stauffacher and Brent Stauffacher; great-nephew, Dylan Sampson Stauffacher; and uncle, Glenn Hogue.