Braedon Matthew Barnett (6-15-14) service 6-21-14
Braedon Matthew Barnett, 16, of Union City, Tenn., went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Sunday afternoon,
June 15, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. His grandmother, Judy (Durbin) Stephens is a former resident of Hardin County.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at Second Baptist Church in Union City. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery in Union City. The family will receive friends at Second Baptist Church from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the hour of services Saturday. Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home in Union City is in charge of arrangements.
Braedon was born June 28, 1997 in Union City. He was a member of Second Baptist Church where he was active in the youth group and youth praise band. Active in missions, he traveled to Puerto Rico, twice to Honduras, participated in disaster cleanup in Moore, Okla., Metropolis, Ill., Phil Campbell, Ala., and in the Gulf coast after Hurricane Katrina. He had completed his junior year at Union City High School, where he was in the marching band, concert band, symphonic band and jazz band and served on the leadership committee for the band. He had recently made a 32 on the ACT and was planning to attend the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where he wanted to major in mechanical engineering and then attend seminary. Braedon’s life was Christ-centered, having a servant’s heart. His passion was to be a witness to people about his faith and share the gospel of Jesus Christ.
He is survived by his parents, Karyn (Stephens) and Chaco Hill of Union City and Matt and Tina Barnett of Martin; two sisters, Olivia Hill of Union City and Brittany Barnett of Martin; two brothers, Brennan Barnett of Union City and Chaeton Hill of Martin; his grandparents, Sam and Judy Stephens of Union City and Bill and Brenda Barnett of Obion; his great-grandmother, Lucille Gray of Obion; his aunts and uncles, Allison and Chris Butner of Union City, John and Cindy Evans of Arlington and Kip and Jennifer Barnett of Nashville; and his girlfriend, Jordan Jurgiel of Union City.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions take the form of donations to Second Baptist Church Youth
Group or Second Baptist Church Mission Fund, 831 Everett Boulevard, Union City, TN 38261.