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Barbara Monroe

January 2, 1944 — February 8, 2024

Barbara Jane Hyde Monroe, 80, a lifelong resident of Athens, TN passed away on Thursday evening, February 8, 2024, at her home. She was born on January 2, 1944, a daughter of the Johhny & Mildred Wood. Barbara was of the Baptist faith and a member of Eastanallee Baptist Church. She loved going to church, shopping at thrift stores and just loved being around people.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children Fred Hyde and second husband Bruce Monroe.

Barbara leaves behind to cherish her memory her three sons and their wives Jeff Hyde (Charlotte), Steve Hyde (Stacie) and Freddie Hyde (Patricia), seven grandchildren Josh Hyde (Heather), Jake Hyde (Ashley), Allison Hyde, Caleb Hyde, Clint Hyde, Jace Hyde and Kade Hyde, five great grandchildren, one sister Wilma Jean Munson (John), numerous other extended family members and a host of special friends.

The family will receive friends on Monday, February 12, 2024, from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM in the Athens chapel of Companion Funeral Home located at 400 S White Street in Athens, TN. A service celebrating her life will follow the visitation time on Monday at 2:00 PM with the Reverend Steve Gamble officiating.

The interment will follow in the Clearwater Baptist Church Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Barbara and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist her family with these arrangements.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, February 12, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation - Athens

400 S White St, Athens, TN 37303

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 12, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation - Athens

400 S White St, Athens, TN 37303

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Graveside Service

Monday, February 12, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Clearwater Baptist Church Cemetery

964 County Road 180, Athens, TN 37303

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