57 year old Vickie Elizabeth Womack of McMinnville passed away Tuesday at her residence. She was a homemaker. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Womack; parents, Estel and Ruby Pedigo Summers; a brother, Jerry Summers; and a sister, Kim Young. Survivors include a son. Jeremy and Chasity Womack; a daughter, Bethany and Micah Nunley; and a granddaughter, Nadia Nunley all of McMinnville. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with burial expenses.
Mr. Jackie Martin, age 69, of Defeated Creek, died Monday evening, September 11, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. He is survived by: wife, Sandra Lamberson Martin; 2 children, Neely Martin Oldham and husband Matt of Defeated Creek, Jason Martin and wife Kelli Petty Martin of Defeated Creek; 3 siblings, Susanne Martin Tisdale and husband Ricky of Defeated Creek, Teresa Martin Clay and husband George of Defeated Creek; Johnny Martin and wife Shirley Albritton Martin of Defeated Creek; 5 grandchildren, Jackson and Cassie Oldham, Eli, Ty and Riley Martin.
Mr. Martin is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Friday morning, September 15, at 11:00 AM. Bro. Jimmy Gregory will officiate. Interment in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers are: Ricky Givens, Ricky Anderson, Rue Alan Dillehay, Charles Givens, David West, Billy Thompson, Leslie Bush and Scott Edens; Honorary pallbearers are: Chip Hailey, Garry Nesbitt, Jacky Carver Sr, Randy Martin, Jeff Hudson, Kaleb Bush, Austin Clay, Jackie Oldham and George Clay.
Visitation at the Carthage Chapel will begin on Thursday morning at 11:00 AM until 8:00 PM and on Friday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.
The family has requested memorials to Peyton Creek Baptist Church or Defeated Creek Fire Department.
Rock Island, TN resident and Warren County, TN resident Sharon Ann Bouldin, age 65, was born June 11, 1952 and died September 12, 2017 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN following a brief illness.
A technician with Bridgestone, a former loan officer with Warren County Bank for 20 years, and a member of New Union The Baptist Church, she was the daughter of Nell Rankhorn of McMinnville and the late John Lenard Rankhorn.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Jeff Walls of McMinnville; three grandchildren, Lily Ann Walls, Emily Rose Walls, and Johnathan Troy Walls all of McMinnville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Garry McBride of Smithville, TN and Tamara and Marty Hensley of Rock Island, TN; brother, Michael Rankhorn of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017 in High's Chapel with Garry McBride and Marty Hensley officiating. Burial will follow in New Union Cemetery, Belk in DeKalb County, TN. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service Thursday at High's.
In lieu of flowers, donations of books to the family to be placed in Dibrell Elementary School Library or Magness Library.
Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Doyle Reed Taylor age 92 of Smithville, passed away Thursday morning, September 7, 2017 at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville. He was born March 6, 1926 to his parents, the late Martin and Novie Yates Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Taylor; son-in-law, James Keeley; 3 brothers, Solon, Albert and James Taylor; 5 sisters, Carnell Keith, Elizabeth Young, Patty Trusty, Barbara Fuson and Jo Parton. Doyle was a Methodist and Vice-President of Furniture Wholesalers and U.S. Army Veteran having served in WWII. He is survived by 3 children, Jeanette (Cliff) Stephens of Smyrna, Patricia Keeley of Mt. Juliet and Tony (Donna) Taylor of Ashland City; 5 grandchildren, Richie Stephens, Christi McDonald, Stoney Keeley, Brandi Scott, and Chelsea Lee; 9 great-grandchildren, Cody Allen, Maddux McDonald, Makenna McDonald, Aiden Scott, Trixie Scott, Corin Scott, Maddie Barnes, Gemma Lee and Easton Lee; 2 brothers-in-law, Frank Parton of Smithville and James Fuson of Nashville; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 2 PM Saturday, September 9, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow in Snow Hill Baptist Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 2 PM until 8 PM and Saturday 10 AM until the time of the service at 2 PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
68 year old Leo Andrew Barber of Smithville passed awayTuesday, September 5 at St. Thomas West Nashville. He was a member of Southern Cruisers, Rolling Thunder, and Patriot Guard. He was also a coach driver. A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 14 at 7 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Barber was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Enevia Sweeney Barber and a sister, Carolyn Casterlin. Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Suzanne Barber; two sons, Sean and Michael Barber of New York. Five step children, Jahn Urtz of Texas, Robert Urtz of California, Kristen Kilmartin of New York, Pamela Urtz of California, and Erin Kosidlo of New York. Nine grandchildren also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. until the memorial service at 7 p.m.
Larry Odell Bennett, Jr. age 49 of Brookville, IN died Saturday morning, Sept. 2, 2017 in Richmond, IN. He was born Aug. 14, 1968 in Greenfield, IN, son of Barbara Joyce Sandlin Bennett and the late Larry Odell Bennett, Sr. Larry is survived by his sons, David Bennett of Brookville, IN, Zachary Bennett of Liberty and Braiden Bennett of Brookville, IN; his mother, Barbara Joyce Day of Brookville, IN; sisters, Jennifer Wolfrum of Brookville, IN and Tina Reddick of Florida; brothers, Timothy Bennett of Florida, Michael Bennett of Lebanon and Eugene Bennett of Dowelltown; many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown with Kimberly Grundy officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. till service time on Saturday. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.
Marie Daws Barrett age 58 of Smithville, passed away Monday evening, September 4, 2017 at her residence. She was born September 13, 1958 to her parents, the late Beecher Junior Ballew and Mable Simmons Ballew Davis. She was a member of the Allen's Chapel United Methodist Church and worked as a secretary in the nursery business for many years. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Barrett of Smithville; children, Brad (Holly) Williams of Smithville, Keisha (Tony) Smith of Sparta, and Nikki Barrett of Smithville; 2 step-sons, Stephen (Vickey) Barrett and Bradley Barrett both of Smithville; 3 grandchildren, Tyler Williams, Gavin Williams and Zackery Smith; mother, Mable Davis of Smithville; 1 brother, Hank (Charlotte) Ballew of Clarksville. Funeral services will be conducted 1:PM Thursday, September 7, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday 1:PM until 8:PM and Thursday 10:AM until the time of the service at 1:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
60 year old Michael Andrew Ward of Smithville passed away Sunday at his residence. He was a press operator at Federal Mogul and a member of the McMinnville Missionary Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Jonathon Willoughby will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 6-8 p.m., Monday from 1-8 p.m., and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. He was preceded in death by his mother, Wilma Jean Martin Ward; a sister, Alice Marie Christian; brother, Murrell Lee Ward; niece, Mary Christian; nephew, Paul Ward; and mother-in-law Lorene Barnes Tramel. Survivors include his wife of 31 years Janice Tramel Ward of Smithville. Two daughters, Resha and Chris Allen and Rena and Jonathon Willoughby of Smithville. Grandchildren, Quentin and Ashley Cook, Zackary Snyder, and Jathan and Lydia Willoughby of Smithville. Step grandson, Christopher Allen of Smithville. Great grandson, Aiden West of Smithville. Father Thurman Ward of Smartt Station at Morrison. Six brothers, Paul and Janice Ward of Smithville, Kenneth and Audrey Ward of Rock Island, Tim Ward of Rock Island, David and Reda Ward of McMinnville, Lynn and Laure Ward of Pikeville, and Jim Ward of North Carolina. Three sisters, Brenda and Ricky Henderson of Rock Island, Linda and Tommy Thompson of McMinnville, and Martha and Kenneth Braswell of Elm Hill; and father-in-law, L.C.Tramel of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Donations may be made to the Mount Herman Youth.
Doris Beshearse age 76 of Smithville passed away Saturday evening, September 2, 2017 at her residence. She was born February 17, 1941 to her parents, the late Schuyler Bedford and Elizabeth Frances Redmon Hendrixson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Joe Brown Hendrixson. Doris was a homemaker and member of the Short Mountain Church of God. She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband of 55 years, Jerry Beshearse of Smithville; 3 children, Gary (Rita) Beshearse, Teresa (Darrell) Spencer and Terry (Wanda) Beshearse all of Smithville; 6 grandchildren, Lacey (Daniel) Foutch, Kandy (James) Culbertson, Caleb Spencer, Amber (Ryan) Presley, Josh (April) Hunt and Allie Beshearse; 7 great-grandchildren, Hunter Winne, Lele Gurley, River Hunt, Rylan Presley, Braylyn Hunt, Bentley Hunt and Brian Hunt; 1 sister, Mertie Ann Lawrence of Smithville and several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Charles Stanton and Bro. Bernard Houk officiating and burial will follow in Banks Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 10 AM until 8 PM and Wednesday 9 AM until the time of the service at 1 PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Abraham Ruiz the 2 month old son of Alfredo "Freddy" and Abigail Rosario Ruiz of Liberty, passed away Thursday morning, August 24, 2017 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital ER. He was born May 26, 2017 in Lebanon, TN. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a host of family and friends. He was of the Christian faith. We have taken Abraham to Edinburg, Texas where a graveside service and interment was held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Hillcrest Memorial Park. DeKalb Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
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