Kena Dawn Branham Darby

Apr. 26, 2014 @ 11:28 PM

Kena Dawn Branham Darby, age 44 of Sevierville, TN, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. She was born in Sapporo, Japan, and was given the name Kena, meaning “to bring joy.” Kena was a graduate of Overton High School in Nashville, TN, and moved to East Tennessee with her family 3 years ago. She attended New Hope Church and spent her last few years with Chuck, those being some of the happiest of her life.

Survivors: Husband: Chuck Harper; Mother and Step-Father: Linda McCartney Coldwater and husband Donald Coldwater; Father: Donald Branham; Children: Shane Darby, Jessica McDaniel, and Erica Darby; Grandchild: Allie Rose McDaniel; Brother: Kendall Shane Branham; Aunts and Uncles: Nancy and William Oakes, Michael and Barbara McCartney; Several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral service 3PM Monday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Rogers officiating. Interment to follow at Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 2-3PM Monday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.