Micheal Ted Barnes

  • BORN: June 30, 1958
  • DIED: November 27, 2017
  • LOCATION: Columbia, Tennessee

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Micheal Ted Barnes, 59, well known self-employed electrician, plumber, and HVAC technician, died Monday, November 27, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with his brother-in-law, Tim McGehee officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery with Ricky Clay officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com.

Born June 30, 1958, he was the son of the late Billie Gail and Sammy L. Gaskill and the late Bobby Barnes. Ted enjoyed attending mule pulling's and hunting. A family man, he loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Mr. Barnes was a member of Theta Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, whom he married September 28, 1984, Martha Smith Barnes of Columbia; children, Michelle (Mike) Rochester; Michelle (Scott) Vance; Layne (Lindsey) Barnes; Jessica (Justin) Wallace; Jamie Olmstead; and Jack Boles; grandchildren, Shawn (Emily) Rochester; Wesley (Lily) Rochester; Raymond (Brittney) Rochester; Bryson Barnes; and Thatcher Barnes; great grandchildren, Wyatt Rochester; and Whitley Rochester on the way; sister, Kim (Tim) McGehee; sister-in-law, Mildred Culberson; nieces, Hannah (Mark) Brown; and Katie Beth McGehee; nephew, James Culberson; great nieces, Davina Culberson; and Shea Culberson; honorary mother and father, O.N. & Kat King; and step mother, Faye Barnes.

Active pallbearers will be Layne Barnes, Jamie Olmstead, Freddie Lancaster, Jay Green, Roscoe Williams, Jerry Petty, Bill Brown, C.J. Brown, and Edward Jones. Honorary pallbearers include Shawn Rochester, Wesley Rochester, Raymond Rochester, Bryson Barnes, Thatcher Barnes, Justin Wallace, Scott Vance, and Kenny Black.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wallace and Helen Woody.

The family would like to express a special thanks to the nurses and staff at Maury Regional Medical Center Critical Care Unit.

  • November 30, 2017
    4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Oakes & Nichols
  • 320 West 7th Street
  • Columbia, TN 38401
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Funeral Service
  • December 01, 2017
    11:00 AM
  • Oakes & Nichols
  • 320 West 7th Street
  • Columbia, TN 38401
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“ Ted was a good man. I remember him fondly when he would come over to my mother in law's house and would pick up my daughter and him her. She would...Read More »

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