52 year old Penelope "Penny" Lynn Knowles of Cookeville passed away Monday, March at her residence. Penny was born May 22, 1961 to her parents Jack Wendell Knowles and the late Sandra Sue White Knowles. Penny had 1 Son, Keller Alexander Knowles, who is deceased. She is survived by her Father and Step-Mother, Jack and Darlene Knowles of Baxter; 2 Brothers, Carl (Karen) Knowles of Baxter and Anthony (Mitzi) Knowles of Knoxville. Joint Funeral Services with her son Keller will be held 11:AM Thursday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bobby Thomason officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday 5:PM until 8:PM and Thursday 9:AM until the time of the service at 11:AM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
76 year old Donna Jean Mann of Mount Juliet died Friday at St. Thomas West in Nashville. She was a homemaker and a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Wirton West Virginia. The family has chosen direct cremation. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Olive Marquis Lydick and a brother, Donald Charles Lydick. Survivors include her husband, Richard "Dick" Mann, Sr. of Mount Juliet. One son, Richard Mann, Jr. of Smithville. A sister, Carol Ann Amos of Hendersonville and a brother, Ronald H. Lydick of Clemson, South Carolina. Several nieces and nephews all survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. No visitation or services will be held at the funeral home.
81 year old Peggy Wilson Love of McMinnville died Saturday at her residence in McMinnville. She was born March 13, 1932, in Williamson County, TN, was the owner of Peggy’s Fashions, and a member of First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Love was preceded in death by parents Grover and Martha Turner Wilson, husband Robert Shelby Love, and brother’s John and Fletcher Wilson.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law Bobby and Tammy Dodson Love, grandchildren Wilson and Shelby Love, and sister’s Evelyn Hamblen and Mary Miller.
Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 04, 2014 in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. James Johnson and Rev. Robert H. (Bob) Case will officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. The Love Family will receive friends Monday from 4 P.M. until 9 P.M. and again Tuesday from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 W. Main St., McMinnville, TN 37110.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
68 year old Alice Faye Farish Iverlett of Smithville died Wednesday at her residence on Center Hill Lake. She was a mathematics teacher in the Metropolitan Nashville Public School System and she had a fifteen year career in youth education at the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency. Iverlett was also a member of the Smithville First United Methodist Church. The funeral will be Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Burton-Ponder Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from noon until the service at 3:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy Bane Farish and Robert O. Farish of Noxapater, Mississippi. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Spencer Iverlett of Smithville. One son, Raymond Neal Iverlett of Murfreesboro. Granddaughters, Briley and Brenna Iverlett of Murfreesboro. One brother, R. Wayne and his wife Helen Ruth Farish of Tulsa, Oklahoma and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and many very close and true friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Smithville First United Methodist Church Youth Minister Fund and/or Cushion Fund, P.O. Box 95, Smithville TN 37166 or to the Burton-Ponder Cemetery Fund c/o Richard H. Puckett, 600 Nixon Way, Dowelltown, TN 37059. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
84 year old Mattie Sue Vaughn of McMinnville died Tuesday at Raintree Manor in McMinnville. She was a homemaker. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Rick Stewart will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. Vaughn was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Vaughn; parents, Hobert and Pauline Cantrell Stewart; two brothers, Paul and George Stewart and three sisters, Florence Keaton, Betty Ruth Maxwell and Katy Tomlin. Survivors include one son, Mike and wife Pam Vaughn of McMinnville. Two grandchildren, Amanda Vaughn of California and Sarah Vaughn of McMinnville. One brother, Sid and wife Sophie Stewart of McMinnville and several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
49 year old Barbara Elaine Tramel Beach of Smithville died Wednesday. She was the daughter of the late Luther D.C. Tramel and Nadine Bartlett. Barb was a member of the Webb's Chapel United Methodist Church and was Disabled. She is survived by her Son, Chad (Cassandra) Beach of Smyrna; 2 Brothers, Wayne Luther Tramel of Lakewood, TN and Jimmy Tramel of Brush Creek; 1 Sister, Margie Owens of Smithville. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:PM Monday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Kenneth Clayton and David Tramel officiating. Interment will be in Snow Hill Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday 2:PM until 9:PM and Monday 9:AM until the time of the service at 1:PM.
71 year old Robert William Tramel of Smithville died Wednesday. He was the son of the late Charlie Luther and Lillie Mae Davis Tramel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kendal Hawkins; 2 Brothers, D.C. Tramel and Jim Roy Tramel; 1 Sister, Judy Tramel. Robert was a retired construction worker and a member of the Webb's Chapel United Methodist Church. He is survived by his Wife of 35 years, Margaret Tramel of Smithville; 9 Children, Loretta Lynn Bales, Delores Johnson, and Teresa Ann Tramel all of Chattanooga, Darlene Yvonne Beach of Murfreesboro, Robert Jeffrey Tramel of the Philippines, Sandy Pauline Tramel of Kentucky, Sherry Williams of Smithville, April Lynn Davis Hawkins of Readyville and Travis Clint Tramel of Smithville; 21 Grandchildren and Several Great-Grandchildren; 2 Brothers, Paul Tramel and David Leon Tramel both of Smithville; 2 Sisters, Lou Bell Bain of Smyrna and Dorothy Ferrell of Jacksonville, FL. Funeral services will be conducted 1:PM Monday, February 24, 2014 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Kenneth Clayton and David Tramel officiating. Interment will be in the Snow Hill Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday 2:PM until 9:PM and Monday 9:AM until the time of the service at 1:PM.
81 year old James Harold (Tuffy) George of McMinnville (Lucky Community) died Thursday at his residence. He was born January 10, 1933, in DeKalb County, TN, was a retired letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service, a farmer, and a longtime member of Northside Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, teacher, and served on various church committees. Mr. George was preceded in death by parents James Andrew and Mary Cripps George, a sister Vernie Mae George, and brothers Ollie and John Robert George.
Survivors include his wife Peggy Jo Sanders George, daughters Karon (David) Wood, and Beth (Mike) Hamby, sister Rebecca Vaughn, and brother Hank George all of McMinnville, TN, grandchildren Derrick (Holly) Wood, Jason (Suzie) Wood, Steven (Stephanie) Hamby, and Laurel Beth Hamby, and great-grandchildren Dillan, and Alexus Wood, Kailey, Kody, and Kolton Wood, Austin and Tiffany Cantrell, and Abigail Hamby. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Saturday, February 22, 2014, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Donald Owens and Bro. Michael Carr officiating. Interment will follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. The George Family will receive friends Friday from 4 PM until 8 PM and again Saturday from 10 AM until 1 PM at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Muscular Sclerosis Foundation.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
81 year old Jo Ann Moss of Silver Point died Tuesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a retired Designer from General Motors. A graveside service will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Mount Holly Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Helen Elizabeth Dyer Moss; her husband, Matthew Owens; and two brothers, Lee Moss and William Moss. Survivors include one daughter, George Ann and Lee Roy Ranney of New York. Two sons, Larry Skipp of Silver Point and Doug and Shawn Mary Skipp of Michigan. Five grandchildren and four great grandchildren survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
68 year old James "Buddy" Taylor of Smithville died Sunday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was an avid fisherman, a former sheet metal mechanic and he attended the New Home Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Taylor was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Winnie Summers Taylor; a sister, Faye Lohorn; and several nieces and nephews. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Brenda Taylor; two children, Jeff and wife Kim Taylor and Jennifer Neal all of Smithville. Eight grandchildren, Elicia Taylor and husband Jonathon Puckett and Travis and wife Olivia Neal all of Smithville, Megan Neal of Rock Island, Casey Taylor, Olivia Taylor, Dalton Williams, Kati Williams, and Mason Taylor all of Smithville. Three great grandchildren. Twelve brothers and sisters, Ricky and Diane Taylor and Tony and Vickie Taylor all of Murfreesboro, Ronnie Taylor, Jerry Taylor, and Jimmy and Rita Taylor all of Smithville, Christine and Melvin Reeder, Linda and Alvin Armour, Peggy and Ralph Tramel, Judy and Ronnie Redmon,Darlene Jones, and Sandra and Cameron Dunn all of Smithville, and Mary and Jack Ludy of Smyrna. Two sisters-in-law, Linda and Jim Mabe and Joyce and Terry Young all of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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