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Darlene R. Brimer

August 6, 1929 — July 24, 2023

Talbott, Tennessee

Darlene R. Brimer


DARLENE RAE BRIMER,  age 93, of Talbott, TN passed away quietly on July 24, 2023. Her husband, “Buster” moved to Cleveland, OH from Dandridge, TN where he served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. They married and had their first two children. Then they moved to Talbott, TN, started their dairy farm, and had five more children. She is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Walter Brimer; her parents, Harry and Katherine Guse; and her two sons, John and William; son-in-law, Gordon. She and her husband were members of Lebanon Baptist Church since 1954. She is survived by her children, Linda, Robert (Beverly), Richard (Beverly), Donna and George; twenty-two grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren. Darlene went back to school after working at Magnavox and Carson-Newman College and became an emergency room nurse. She worked as a shift nurse at Doctor’s and Morristown-Hamblen Hospitals, and an infirmary nurse at Carson-Newman. She became active in the Red Cross and responded to over 50 emergencies as a disaster nurse. She retired from the Red Cross after Hurricane Katrina. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on August 5, 2023  at Lebanon Baptist Church, 7925 Greenbriar Road, Talbott, Tn 37877. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lebanon Baptist Church Building Fund.



Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City, TN  865-475-3892

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