Barker, Dan (Dunlap)

Monday, January 15, 2018

James Daniel "Dan" Barker, 78, peacefully passed away on January 13, 2018. Dan was born and raised in Dunlap. He always loved the Sequatchie Valley and retired to Dunlap after a long career with TVA. Dan enjoyed a full career as an engineer, property manager and then retired to pursue his dream of being a contractor. Dan built many beautiful homes and businesses in the Sequatchie Valley. He was a graduate of Tennessee Technological University and served in the United States Army. He was a member of Dunlap United Methodist Church. His passions were race cars, beautiful women, Daytona Beach, Black Jack and the Republican National Party. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred K. Barker and Susan Isabell Heard Barker and half sister, Judith Hickman.

He is survived by his daughters, Danya Barker Cornett and her husband, Jeff Cornett, Lenoir City, Tn. and Desta Suzanne Barker, Knoxville. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Spencer Blake Cornett and Isabell Grace Cornett, both of Lenoir City, Tn.

Memorial services will be held Friday Jan. 19 at 1:30 p.m. CST at Ewton Funeral Home. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery.


Condra, Thomas "Tom" (Jasper)

Swafford, Willie Lee (Cleveland)

Maples-Gatlin, Linda "Kaye" (Cleveland)


Thomas “Tom” Condra, 73, of Jasper, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 12, 2018. A member of First Baptist Church in Jasper, he retired from U.S. Pipe after 40 years ... (click for more)

Willie Lee Swafford, 97, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on November 9, 2018. She was born on March 12, 1921 to the late W.O. and Flora Glenn Swafford. Willie was a lifelong resident ... (click for more)

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Swafford, Willie Lee (Cleveland)

Willie Lee Swafford, 97, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on November 9, 2018. She was born on March 12, 1921 to the late W.O. and Flora Glenn Swafford. Willie was a lifelong resident of Cleveland and a lifetime member of Hopewell Baptist Church, where she became a Christian in 1947. Willie was very active in her church and served as a Sunday school teacher for over 50 years. ... (click for more)

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Wilma Kaye Ratliff Fowler

Wilma Kaye Ratliff Fowler, 72, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Union City, Tn. Wilma was a dedicated member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church for over 40 years, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, G.A. leader and caregiver in the nursery. She retired from Kelly X-Ray Company ... (click for more)

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