Lodena Harness, age 65, of the Pioneer community, departed this life on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Big South Fork Medical Center in Oneida Tennessee. Lodena was born March 25, 1953 to the late Hattie and Ambers Gibson. She was a member of the Bull Creek United Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Ernest Gibson, James Gibson and wife Shelby Gibson; sister, Evelyne Auty.
She has survived by her husband, Willis Harness; daughters, Regina Harness of Pioneer, Tracy Matlock of Florida, Jacqueline Byrd of Oneida, Crystal Byrd of Pioneer; son, Stacy Harness of Pioneer; step-children, Brenda Palmer, Randy Harness, Holly Manis, all of Georgia; grandchildren, Katlan, Makayla, Abby, Talesha, Tiffiany, Andrea, Cieara, Hayley, Mahayla, Gracey, Maria, Nancy, Laura; (4) step-grandchildren; great grandchildren, Ava, Colten, Brighton, Kylie, Aiden, Kambryn, and Gannon; brother, Paul Gibson of LaFollette, Tennessee; several nieces, nephews, family and friends.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 6:00 P.M., until 9:00 P.M., Friday evening, May 18, 2018, in the Chapel of Four Oaks in Huntsville. Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday morning, May 19, 2018 at 11:00 A.M., at the Bull Creek United Baptist Church with Bro. Don Hughett and Bro. Dudley Harness officiating. Music will be provided by the Botts Family. Burial will follow in the Bull Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers include, Rod Gibson, Tommy Mason, Lonas Lowe, Jr., Hollis Gibson and Owen Gibson.
Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville is in charge of final arrangements for the family of Lodena Harness.