Julie L. Barnett (Sign Guestbook)

Julie L. Barnett of Knoxville, beloved Sister, Mother, Grandmother, and friend died on Friday, July 20, 2019. She was born September 27, 1947 in Miles City, Montana. She was the daughter of the late Rev. Howard E. and Eunice V. McComas.

She was a graduate of Cocke County High School, class of 1966. She worked at Magnavox in Greeneville, Colboch Harley Davidson Motorcycles and H M & D Truck Repair.

Julie was a woman who loved deeply and was fiercely loyal to those she loved. She had a wonderful sense of humor, spiced with a hint of mischief. She enjoyed fast cars, motorcycles and the company of friends and family.

She will be deeply missed by her daughter, Angela Buchanan; brothers, Timothy and Rev. Steven McComas; sisters, Eva, Virginia, Naomi, Edith and Rosa; grandsons, Billy, Bradley, Brandon and Brian Buchanan. She was preceded in death by her brothers LeRoy and John McComas.

Special thanks to Beverly Park Place and Amedisys Hospice for their comfort and care in Julie’s last days.

Memorials may be made to Holston Home for Children in Greeneville or the charity of your choice.

A graveside will be held 10:00am on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Hamblen Memory Gardens (5421 E Andrew Johnson Hwy, Morristown, TN 37814).

Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Barnett family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.

5 guestbook entries for “Julie L. Barnett”:

  1. Virginia McComas says:

    Very beautiful final thoughts covering the long, full life that Julie Barnett. A special Thank You to Timothy E. McComas for providing these details spanning her life for a fuller understanding and appreciation of who she was.

  2. Ellen Knipfer Beach says:

    Love and prayers of comfort from a Montana cousin that thought Julie was one of the greatest cousins a gal could have! Friends since early childhood; she will be missed. Many miles separated us but could never dim the memories made years ago. I loved her like a sister.

  3. Rev. Steven T. McComas says:

    You were my rock in a sea of dysfunctionality. “I shall miss loving you. I shall miss the comfort of your embrace. I shall miss the joy of your coming. I shall miss the pain of your going. And, after a time, I shall miss missing, loving you”(Turtle Creek chorale)

  4. Don Kinser says:

    Julie was a sweet soul who always had a smile and a kind word for everybody she talked to. She displayed her faith in her words and her actions and loved her family.Her brother Tim was her advocate and her protector who was there for her at all times. She will be missed here but her reward is life eternal. May the family have peace in their hearts at this difficult time.

  5. Douglas and Shirley Drinnon says:

    Our Hearts go out to the Family of Julie she was a true and Wonderful Friend of Ours over the past 40 something years. RIP Julie

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