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Helen Ruth (Barnes) Durham

June 9, 1936 ~ April 29, 2018 (age 81)

Helen Ruth Barnes Durham, 81, of South Pittsburg, TN, passed away Monday, April 29, 2018.

Helen was member of Richard City Baptist Church. She worked as a CNA at North Jackson Nursing Home and was a former employee of Hammers in South Pittsburg, TN.

She was preceded in death by her parents Montague Barnes and Mary Lee King Barnes; former husband Melton Durham; brothers, William Barnes and Buddy Barnes; granddaughter Jessica Durham.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Thomas (Trisha) Durham, Raymond (Jennifer) Durham; daughter Linda S. Claxton; sisters, Dorothy Berryhill and Jewell (R.O) Blevins.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. CST and Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 1:00 until time of Service.

Funeral Services will be held in the Tate Funeral Home Chapel Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at  2:00 p.m. CST with Bro. Owen Durham officiating.

Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery.

Arrangements by Tate Funeral Home LLC, Jasper, TN 37347.


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