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James Robert Barham (11-21-15) service 11-24-15

James Robert Barham of Adamsville was born Aug. 2, 1928, in Hardin County, the son of the late Warren Hubert Barham and Myrtle Scott Barham. He was united in marriage to Doris White on March 22, 1952.
Mr. Barham retired in 1994 from Parris Manufacturing Company in Savannah after 42 years of service. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army, having engaged in active combat during the Korean War from 1950 to 1952. Mr. Barham was a member of Bethlehem Methodist Church. He was dedicated to his family, enjoyed his work, and was passionate about landscaping and gardening.
Mr. Barham departed this life on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Adamsville at the age of 87 years, 3 months, 19 days.
He is survived by his wife of more than 63 years, Doris Barham of Adamsville; two sons, Barry Barham and wife Juanita of Lexington, Tennessee, Harold Barham and wife Kay of Adamsville; three grandchildren, Justin, Jenny and Craig; five great-grandchildren; two step-grandsons and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville with Bro. Marcus Morrow officiating. Burial followed in  Bethlehem Cemetery at Crump with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer in charge of arrangements.

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