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Brenes Laverne DeBord

Brenes Laverne DeBord, 80 of Pikeville, Tennessee, passed away, Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

He was a 1957 graduate from Bledsoe County High School and enjoyed getting together once a month with his classmates.  Brenes worked for 35 years  as a manager at  American Decal which was a machinery manufacturing company, was an avid reader, especially the Bible and attended Sampson Freewill Baptist Church. He also enjoyed deer hunting, and riding 4-wheelers.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Samuel F. and Mattie Jane Martin DeBord; wife, Edith Carolyn White DeBord.

Brenes will be dearly missed by his daughter, Victoria Selene DeBord; brothers, M. Bruce (Norma) DeBord, John (Rose) DeBord; sister, Elizabeth (Richard) Steinmetz; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 10, in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Bill Montandan officiating. A service will be held in Florida at a date to be announced later.

Condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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