Evie May Curtis age 74 of McMinnville passed away Tuesday evening, September 15, 2015 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She was born January 5, 1941 to her parents, the late Woodrow Wilson and Mary Madgline Davenport Lawrence. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Curtis, Sr., granddaughter, Kimberly Curtis, grandson, Robby R. Curtis, sister, Daphne Cross and brother, Danny Lawrence. Ms. Evie was a homemaker and member of the Providence Baptist Church. She is survived by 3 sons, Bobby Curtis, Jr., Ronnie Curtis, Ricky (Jennifer) Curtis, Sr. all of McMinnville; 8 grandchildren, Bobby J. Curtis, III, Julie N. McCormack, Laura C. Curtis, Christina M. Curtis, Rachel D. Gay, Cory Curtis, Ricky L. Curtis, Jr. and Landy Curtis; 25 great-grandchildren; 4 brothers, Jimmy Lawrence of GA, Johnny Lawrence of Murfreesboro, Butch Lawrence and Verner Lawrence both FL; brother-in-law, Roger (Polly) Curtis in FL; sister-in-law, Betty (Kenny) Laboe of Smithville. Funeral services will be conducted 11:AM Saturday, September 19, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Steven Brown officiating and burial to follow in Providence Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday 1:PM until 8:PM and Saturday 9:AM until the time of the service at 11:AM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville is in charge of the arrangements.
86 year old Ellen Taylor Hendrixson of Nashville and a native of Smithville died Tuesday at Lakeshore Heartland. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cleveland and Carrie Taylor; husband William "Bill" Hendrixson; brothers, Grady Taylor and Ralph Taylor; and sisters, Irene Judkins and Virginia Hendrixson. She was a homemaker and member of the Faith Temple Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Terry Hendrixson of Franklin, Jerry and Dewayne Hendrixson both of Nashville. Thirteen grandchildren; three great grandchildren; three sisters, Helen Stanley, Margaret and husband Earl Vanatta, and Lena and husband Edward Maynard all of Dowelltown. The funeral will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home at 2707 Gallatin Pike, Nashville. Visitation will be Thursday from noon until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of DeKalb Funeral Chapel
Janet Kay Lattimore age 63 of Smithville, passed away Monday morning, September 14, 2015 at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville. She was born April 8, 1952 to her parents, the late Audie Lee and Willie Jean Vasser Bailey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Glenda Ford and Kathy White and special nephew, Jeff Ford. Ms. Lattimore was a factory worker and attended Faith Baptist Church. She is survived by 2 daughters, Rachel (Billy) Anderson of Sparta and Ashley (Jason) Satterfield of Smithville; 3 grandchildren, Haylee Mullican, Jordan Farley and Cloey Anderson; 4 sisters, Pat Ford, Faye (Tim) Martin, Nancy Bailey and Reba Scott all of Smithville; 1 brother, Roger Dale (Kathy) Bailey of Smithville; several nieces, nephews and friends also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Satterfield and Bro. Al Mahan officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday 2:PM until 8:PM and Wednesday 9:AM until the time of the funeral at 2:PM. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Inez Harvey Lawrence age 95 of Nashville, died Friday evening September 11, 2015 at St. Thomas Hospital in Midtown Nashville. Born December 21, 1919 she was the daughter of the late J.T. Harvey and Alma Ready Harvey. She was preceded in death her husband, Claude Wesley Lawrence; sisters, Mamie Johnson, Ida Rollins, Willie Johnson, Pauline Hayes, Nina Smith and Frances Saddler and brothers, Jack Harvey and Woodrow Harvey. Inez is survived by a number of nieces, nephews and their families. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 15 2015 at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Dr. Kay Hardin officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be Monday Sept. 14, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. and prior to services on Tuesday. Interment will be at Jennings Cemetery in Statesville.
50 year old Peter Scott "Skeeter" Dale of Murfreesboro died Friday night at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. Scott was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Pauline Dale. He grew up attending the Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church and worked in Auto Detailing. He is survived by his father, Bobby Dale of Knoxville; mother, Mary Ellen Dale of Smithville; one son, Jonah Riley Dale of Murfreesboro; a sister, Patricia Collins of Texas; three brothers, Jamie Dale of Murfreesboro, David Dale of Smyrna, Josh Dale of Murfreesboro; aunt, Nell Beshearse of Smithville; cousin, Jim Beshearse of Smithville; special friends, Steven Estes and Mark Miller. Scott's remains were cremated and a memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, October 3 at the Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Isaac Gray will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at the Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. This information provided by DeKalb Funeral Chapel.
73 year old Josie Pauline Hobbs of Liberty died Saturday September 5 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. The family has chosen direct cremation but a memorial service will be held at graveside at Mt. Ararat Cemetery Saturday September 19 at 11:00am. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vander Anderson and Linnie Ferrell McMahan; a daughter, Judy Womack; and three brothers, Paul, J.W.. and Frankie Anderson. Survivors include her husband, John Hobbs of Liberty. Two sons, Jerry and Marinna Herman and Steven and Melissa Hobbs all of Liberty. One daughter, Vicky McMurdock of Manchester. Five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
63 year old Robert Wayne Bell of Alexandria died Sunday morning at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital. He was self employed in lawn care. A graveside service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Salem Cemetery. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Bell was preceded in death by his parents, William, Sr. and Betty Frances Waters Bell and a sister, Doris Mason. Survivors include a brother, William Bell, Jr. of Dowelltown. Three sisters, Joyce Smith of Goodlettsville, Sarah Frances Woods of Nashville and Susie Dean Bell of Nashville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that all donations be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with burial expenses.
Miss Ova Opal Griffin age 89 previously of McMinnville, TN, died Wednesday, September 02, 2015. She was born November 18, 1925, in DeKalb County, TN, worked in the computer department of Arnold Engineering Development Center and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Ms. Griffin was preceded in death by her parents Ira and Lola Blankenship Griffin, brother-in-law Sidney Fender, niece Pam Peters, and nephew Bill Peters.
Survivors include her sister Velma Griffin Fender of Americus, GA, cousins and special family members Joe (Trish) Wright, and Seth (Ashley) Wright.
Funeral service is 3 PM Sunday, September 06, 2015, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Wendell Judkins will officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. The Family will receive friends Sunday from 1 PM until 3 PM at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
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93 year old Carlos Lee Warden of Fort Wayne, Indiana and formerly of Alexandria died Thursday at Coventry Meadows Nursing Home, Fort Wayne Indiana. Born in Overton County, he was a farmer, a U.S. Army veteran, and a member and deacon at the New Hope Baptist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church. Ronnie Smith will officiate and burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from noon until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at the church. Warden was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Bob Warden and Zora Moore; a son, Phillip Warden; sisters, Gertrude, Sue, and Lela; and one brother, Joe. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Helen Warden of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Children, Randall and wife Marge Warden of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Byron and wife Melva Warden of Dickson. Grandchildren, Andrea and Russ Gindelberger, Erika Warden, and Logan Warden all of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Tracy and Tad Webb of Smithville, Adam and Lairen Warden of Carthage, Daniel and Felicia Warden of Smithville, and Kayla Warden of Dickson. Eight great grandchildren. Brothers and sisters, Bill and Oleda Warden, Lois and Bill Whited, and Joyce and Joe Marks. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements. The family has requested that donations be made to the New Hope Cemetery in lieu of flowers.
Edith Raymond Wolfe age 86 of Smithville, and a longtime resident of Maryland, passed away Sunday night, August 30, 2015 at her daughters residence in Smithville, TN. Born in St. George, Bermuda on December 10, 1929, she was the daughter of the late William and Mable Hudson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Leroy Raymond, Sr. and Jessie Wolfe; 1 son, Edward Raymond; granddaughter, Angel Raymond; and daughter-in-law, Anna Raymond. Edith was a Homemaker and a Presbyterian. Survivors include 5 children, Leroy (Linda) Raymond of Virginia, Clifton Raymond, Joanne (Randy) Hutchens, Gary (Cathy) Raymond all of West Virginia and Brenda (Bruce) Savage of Tennessee; 28 Grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted 1:PM Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the Prospect Methodist Church (5923 Woodville Rd, Mt. Airy, MD) with Sam Mainord and Jim Dyche officiating and burial will follow in the Prospect Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Thursday 11:AM until the time of the service at 1:PM at the church. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville, TN is in charge of the arrangements.
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