Bernard & Betty Barkley
Old Hickory - Betty Jean Barkley, age 86, passed away January 31, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Irene Newman; brothers, Robert Newman and Harold Newman. Betty graduated from Donelson High School. She was a homemaker dedicated to her family.
Bernard Wesley Barkley, age 94, passed away February 4, 2019. He is
preceded in death by his wife of almost 65 years, Betty Barkley; parents, George and Lera Logan; brother, Vernard Barkley; sister, Joy Johnson. Bernard graduated from East High School and Vanderbilt University. He was a co-owner of Flaming Steer Restaurant. He focused his life on leaving a legacy to his children and grandchildren through serving God and others.
Bernard and Betty are survived by their children, Gary Barkley (Carolyn), Ken Barkley (Leslie) and Gina Mosley (Darryl); 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Bernard and Betty loved serving God at First Baptist Church Old Hickory and were supporters of Belmont University.
A Celebration of Life Service will be 10:00 am Friday, February 8, 2019 at Old Hickory First Baptist Church with Bro. Jud Hays and Bro. Nathan Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm till 7:00 pm Thursday, February 7, 2018 at Hermitage Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in their name may be made to The Gideons. hermitagefh.com