Bennie Lorene Helton Barham, 70, of the Spring Creek Community of Calhoun and a former resident of Charleston, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014, at her daughter’s home.
She was a homemaker and a member of Charleston Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Ruthelle Epperson Helton; and husband, Charles Barham.
Survivors include her daughters, Julie Hodgins of Calhoun and Susan Hardy of Athens; grandchildren: Derek Barham, Tim Hodgins and Tyler Hodgins, all of Calhoun, and Kristin Barham and Andy Hardy, both of Athens; three great-grandchildren; sister, Luena Russell of Winchester; nephews: Rodney Stewart of Tullahoma and Billy, Ricky and Walter Barham, all of Calhoun; and niece, Betty Lynn Barham of Chattanooga.
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. today, July 15, 2014, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Pastors Tim Davis and Mary Parsons officiating.
Interment will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Lower Spring Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Rodney Stewart, Joseph Hayes, Dan Wilson, Tyler Rowland, Brandon Jenkins and Paul Brown Sr.
Her family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Barham family guest book at www.fikefh.com.