Paul "Coach" Parker age 65 of the Dibrell Community passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at River Park Hospital in McMinnville. Paul was born May 21, 1950 to his parents, the late Ralph Gibbons Parker and Grace Ike Womack Parker. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by 1 sister, Mary Ann. He was a Presbyterian, retired Teacher and Basketball Coach. Paul was survived by his companion, Mandy Johnson of Dibrell Community; 3 sons, Brad (Kim) Parker of Ringgold, GA, Jeremy (Emily) Parker of Knoxville, Bryan Parker of Dibrell; 6 grandchildren, Alex, Braley, Grant, Luke and Grady Sue Parker and Kaelob Flood; mother, Grace Parker of Sparta. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Sunday June 28, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Larry Green and Lyon Walkup officiating and burial to follow in the Parker Farm Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Saturday 2:PM until 8:PM and Sunday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2. In addition to flowers, donations can be made to the Smithville Elementary School Library of the Dibrell Elementary School Library. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements
Roy Perry Nichols, age 70, of Woodbury passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. He was a native of Cannon County.
Survivors include Brothers, Thomas Earl Nichols & W.R. Nichols both of Woodbury; & Nieces, Ruth Ann (Dennis) Watts, Arlene (Dewey Barrett) Wilson, & Julie (David Speakman) Fitts.
Also surviving are several great nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Richman & Maggie Lucille Davenport Nichols; Sister, Nancy Ann Nichols; Sisters-in-law, Ruth Nichols & JoAnn Nichols; Nephew, Jeff Nichols; Great great-nephew, Levi Watts.
Funeral services will be 2 PM Friday, June 26, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Nichols officiating. Interment will follow at Reed Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 9 PM Thursday, June 26, 2015 at the funeral home.
Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
67 year old Cathy Fuson Frazier of Smithville died Monday at Newport Medical Center in Newport, Tennessee. She was a member of the Smithville First United Methodist Church and was a retired Special Education Supervisor with the DeKalb County School System. Frazier was a 1965 graduate of DeKalb County High School. She received a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Psychology from Tennessee Tech University and earned an Ed.S Degree in Special Education. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 1-9 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. Frazier was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Carrie Graham Fuson; darling daughter, Claudette Lasser; two sisters, Paulette "Poppy" Keith and Dianna Carter; brother-in-law, Ronnie Carter; nephew, Ronald Frazier; and father and mother-in-law, Jim Roy and Audrey Frazier. She is survived by a son, Jamie Frazier; grandson, Jacob Frazier and his mother Anita Frazier Rowland all of Newport, Tennessee. Son-in-law, Harry Lasser and grandchildren, Elizabeth, Alex and Nate Lasser all of Smithville. Sister, Rita Fuson Frazier of Hermitage. Brother-in-law, Bobby Keith of South Carolina. A very heartfelt thanks to niece and nephew, Mandy and Lane Keith and their children Ethan, Gavin, and Payton Keith all of Newport, Tennessee. Nieces and nephews, Stephanie Fuson of Nashville, Mandy and Lane Keith, Dori Leigh Keith of Smithville and Wesley Carter of Florida. Great nieces, Katie Leigh and Carrie Mooneyham both of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition to flowers, donations may be made to the Retired Teachers Organization or to the DeKalb County School Libraries.
Loretta Morris Dodd, age 80, of Woodbury passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at Trust Point Hospital. She was a native of Cannon County.
Survivors include her daughters, Rose Lee Nokes of Liberty, Connie (Gail) Dodd, Paulette (Steven) Osment, & Kendall Denise (Mark) Duggin, all of Woodbury; Brother, Leon (Audrey) Morris of Murfreesboro; Sisters, Shirley (Earl) St. John of Hermitage, Mary Wiley Gunter, Jeanette (Donald) Barrett, & Linda Lou (Dickey) Bedwell, all of Woodbury; Grandchildren, Ricky Nokes, Tracy & Terry Hill, Cory Chapman, Brent, Brian, & Katelyn Duggin; Great-Grandchildren, Kenny Fults, Keauna Nokes, Chloe Hill, Morgan Hale, & Klayton Chapman.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gribble & Esta Lee Bogle Morris; Husband, Kenneth Dodd; and Granddaughter, Candace Dodd.
Ms. Dodd was a member of the Gassaway Church of Christ and was a Homemaker.
Funeral services will be 2 PM Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Gassaway Church of Christ with Bro. Herb Alsup & Bro. John Barker officiating. Interment will follow at Sycamore Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 1 to 9 PM Sunday, June 21, 2015.
Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Dan Randolph age 63 of Smithville passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 17, 2015 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Dan was born August 29, 1951 in Springfield, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Mary Margaret Holdren Randolph and 1 granddaughter, Casaundra Maple. Dan was very active in the Boy Scouts having served as troop leader and in other capacities and he loved playing music. Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Randolph of Smithville; 3 children, Ruth (Randy) Maple of Smithville; Adam and Glenn (Donna) Randolph of Murfreesboro; 4 step-children, Jason Grisham, Jamie Grisham and Jeffrey Grisham all of Smithville and Marsha Bush of Gordonsville; 8 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted 4:30 PM Saturday, June 21, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Phillip Luna and Russell Vickers officiating and burial to follow in Mt. Holly Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 4:PM until 8:PM and Saturday 10:AM until the time of the service at 4:30PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Tim "Sweet" Cantrell age 56 of Smithville, passed away Wednesday June 17, 2015 at his residence. Tim was born June 2, 1959 to his parents, the late Talmadge and Edith Jones Cantrell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Jack Pugh. He was a Presbyterian and was the activities coordinator with NHC. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Jackie Cantrell of Smithville; daughter, Abby Cantrell of Smithville; step-daughter, Stephanie Kirby of McMinnville; brother, Wayne (Harriett) Cantrell of Smithville; mother-in-law, Ruth Pugh of Smithville; niece, Elise (Jay) Driver of Smithville; nephew, Garth Cantrell of Smithville and several cousins also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Saturday, June 20, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Carpenter officiating and burial to follow in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 12 Noon until 8:PM and Saturday 10Am until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Wanda Stanley Wallace age 63 of Smithville, passed away Monday evening at her residence. Wanda was born January 2, 1952 to her parents the late L.D. Stanley and Helen Taylor Stanley. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Randy Wallace, 1 son, Jamie Webb, 1 grandson, Dalton Knight. She was a member of the Mt. Herman Baptist Church and was a caregiver and was a longtime employee at Kingston Timers. Survivors include 1 daughter, Jennifer (Ricky) Guinn of Smithville; 3 step-daughters, Rhonda (Royce) Moore of Dowelltown, Renae (Ryan) Edmonds of Bon Air, and Yvonne (Shannon) Hale of Smithville; 10 grandchildren, Sebastian Knight, Dammien Irvine, Josh & Justin Webb, Jayrah & Leah Cooper, Bobby O'Connor, II, Michael Shuttleworth, Kathryn & Kaleb Hale; mother, Helen Stanley of Smithville; 2 brothers, Larry (Phyllis) Stanley and Dennis (Donna) Stanley both of Smithville; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted 3:PM Friday, June 19, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Jonathan Willoughby and Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Thursday 4:PM until 8:PM and Friday 10:AM until the time of the service at 3:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
58 year old David "Dave" Allen formerly of Smithville has died in Florida.
He is survived by his wife Sue, sister Nanci, brothers Chris, Tommy, Michael, and Patrick, and grandchildren Dakota and Dillon
His brother Rob predeceased him.
Memorial services will be held at Becker Funeral Home in Clermont, Florida on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Dave’s name to Horses with a Mission to honor his memory.
“Horses with a Mission” is a non-profit organization in South Lake County. The organization is a therapeutic horseback-riding program targeted toward individuals with disabilities. To make a donation, visit http://horseswithamissioninc.org/donate/ .
Kathy Lynn Corona age 50 of Smithville, passed away Thursday night, June 11, 2015 at DeKalb Community Hospital ER. She was born May 3, 1965 to her parents, the late Woodrow Delano Lawson and Janet Lou Adlington Lawson. Kathy was a Baptist and was employed at Shiroki North America. She is survived by her husband of 30 yrs., Kenneth Corona of Smithville; 1 daughter, Brittney Corona of Murfreesboro; mother, Janet Lawson of Kentucky; 1 brother, Woodrow Lawson of Kentucky; nephew, Woody Lawson; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Kathy's request was to be cremated and there will be a Memorial Service held 1:PM Friday, June 19, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial of her cremains will be at DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation with her family will be on Friday 12 Noon until the time of the service at 1:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Margaret Irene Anderson Roberts age 85 of Jacksonville, Fl and longtime resident of Donelson and native of DeKalb County. She was born July 10, 1929 to her parents, the late Edgar and Della Anderson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Ora Lee Hale Anderson; husband, Olon Roberts; son-in-law, Pete Schwab; 2 brothers, Charles Anderson and Clifton Melton. Ms. Roberts was a member of the Donelson Nazarene Church and a retired secretary with Baptist Hospital. She is survived by 2 daughters, Olona (Garry) VonStorch of Mt. Juliet and Darlene Schwab of Jacksonville; 3 grandchildren, Daniel Estey, Jr., Kristen (Donald) Thomas, Jessica (Rob) Huff; 4 great-grandchildren, Olon Rhea Key, Brittaney Robinson, Lilly Huff, Kara Huff; 2 sisters, Billie Simpson of Smithville, Fay Armstrong of Woodbury; 1 brother, E.L. (Brenda) Anderson of Liberty; sister-in-law, Corrine Melton of Liberty and a host of family and friends. Funeral services will be conducted 12 Noon Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Hermitage Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will be Friday 4:PM until 8:PM at the Hermitage Funeral Home. This information provided as a courtesy of DeKalb Funeral Chapel.
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