Obituaries

Leslie Nicole Greene Lytle

Feb 6 2012

33 year old Leslie Nicole Greene Lytle of McMinnville died Monday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. She was born in Murfreesboro, formerly worked as a E-911 dispatcher for Warren and DeKalb Counties, and attended Cornerstone Baptist Church. Lytle was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather Oscar Manning and paternal grandparents Earl Greene and Ethel Greene Cantrell.

Survivors include her husband Russell Lytle, son Hayden Manning Lytle, daughter Kennedy Eden Jade Lytle, parents Perry and Rita Greene all of McMinnville; sister, Lindsey Lynese Greene, Manchester; maternal grandmother Linda Manning of Smithville; mother-in-law Annie Moffitt and husband David, McMinnville; father-in-law David Lytle of McMinnville; and special uncle and aunt Earline and Jenean Bain of Smithville. Other cousins, aunts, uncles, family members and friends also survive.

The funeral service will be at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel.. Phillip Rowland will officiate. Burial will follow at the Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 P.M. until 9 P.M. and again Wednesday from 9 A.M. until 1 P.M. at McMinnville Funeral Home.

Sally Rose McClain

Feb 6 2012

68 year old Sally Rose McClain of Cookeville died Saturday at NHC of Smithville. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Paran Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until the service. She is survived by her husband, Willard McClain; two sons, Gardner and Daniel McClain; a brother, Porter Webb; and three sisters, Mildred Turner, Jo Evans, and Milus Barrett. The Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Myrtis Puckett Winton

Feb 6 2012

91 year old Myrtis Puckett Winton of Smithville died Sunday at NHC Healthcare Center. She was a nurse and a member of the Buckner's Chapel United Methodist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Robin Phillips will officiate and burial will be in the Burton-Ponder Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Ollie Pack Moore; two husbands, Houston Puckett and Jack Winton; a son, Marvin Puckett; a brother, Jim Moore, Jr.; and a sister, Mable Hill Duke. Survivors include two children, Darwin and wife Delores Puckett of Lebanon and Brenda and husband Wayne Vanderpool of Smithville. Daughter-in-law, Beth Puckett of Smithville. A step-daughter, Beth Bagwell of California. Six grandchildren, Reed Vanderpool, Melissa Wallace, Naith Puckett, Shea Puckett, Amy Cushing, and Amanda Puckett. Four great grandchildren, Emily, Harper, Liam Wallace, and Carolina Cushing. A brother, Kenneth and wife Dorla Moore of Dowelltown. Sister-in-law, Sara Moore of Woodbury. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Bessie Lee Taylor Driver

Feb 4 2012

85 year old Bessie Lee Taylor Driver of Liberty died Saturday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker, member of the Alexandria First Baptist Church and she attended the Brush Creek United Methodist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Jerry Driver will officiate and burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Madison and Mary Alice Martin Taylor; husband, Avin Driver; son, Charles Driver; a great grandson, Jimmy Lee Gibbs; two sons-in-law, Jimmy Hullett and Bobby Jackson; two brothers, Johnny Taylor and James Taylor; and a sister, Inez Holland. Survivors include eight children, Alice Hullett of Dowelltown, Wayne and wife Donna Driver of Alexandria, James and wife Donna Driver of Dagsboro Delaware; Marie and husband Bo Tyree of Watertown; Terri Dodd of Dowelltown, Cindy and husband David Avera of Alexandria, Helen and husband David Bennett of Antioch, Tennessee and Linda Jackson of Smyrna. Seventeen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

W.H. Webb

Feb 3 2012

68 year old W.H. Webb of McMinnville died Friday at his sister's residence. He was a member of the Whorton Springs Baptist Church; he served in the National Guard; and he worked in landscaping. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Douglas Webb will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Webb was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Irene Webb. He is survived by a son, Jacob Webb of McMinnville. Three sisters, Sue Beshearse and Gail and husband Doyle Slager both of Dowelltown, and Patty and husband Eddie Malone of Smithville. One brother, Ray Donald and wife Betty Webb of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the Whorton Springs Baptist Church Building Fund, in lieu of flowers.

Debra Ann Dunn

Feb 3 2012

52 year old Debra Ann Dunn of McMinnville died Friday at River Park Hospital. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Jackie Matheny will officiate and burial will be in the Bluff Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. She was preceded in death by one grandchild, Layla Pinegar; one nephew, Percy Pinegar III, and one niece, Shanna Tatrow Pinegar. Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Dunn; two sons, Billy and wife Lashonda Dunn and Johnny and wife Amanda Pinegar; one daughter, Jimmy Lynn Dunn; two grandchildren, Lake Dunn and Isaac Pinegar;parents, Percy and Nancy Jane Smith Pinegar; one sister, Cynthia and husband Jimmy Beacham; three brothers, Charles and wife Melissa Pinegar and David Pinegar all of McMinnville and Percy and wife Rhodessa Pinegar of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that all donations please be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with funeral arrangements, in lieu of flowers.

Hilda May Bogle

Feb 2 2012

71 year old Hilda May Bogle of Smithville died Wednesday night at NHC Healthcare Center of McMinnville. She was a Baptist and a machine operator at the Smithville Shirt Factory. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Bobby Thomason will officiate and burial will be in Center Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, J.B. and Octa Lee Murphy Mathis; infant son, Johnny Gayle Farless; two grandchildren, Mitchel and Sharon Farless; two brothers, Robert Mathis, Jr. and Edward Murphy; and three sisters, Scaple Simpson, Violet Simmons, and Dorothy Lawson. Survivors include a son, Ronnie Farless and companion Cynthia Murphy of Smithville. Two daughters, Renee and husband Brad Marsh of McMinnville and Patricia and husband Landon Mathis of Smithville. Four grandchildren, Waylon Farless, Amanda Lattimore, and Crystal Farless all of Smithville and Adereana Marsh of McMinnville. Two great granchildren, Johnny and Montana Farless both of Smithville and special friends, Terry and Evelyn Lawson of Watertown. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has requested that donations please be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with burial expenses, in lieu of flowers.

Kenneth Houk

Jan 31 2012

72 year old Kenneth Houk of Smithville died Tuesday at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was retired from Toshiba and a Free Will Baptist. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Bernard Houk and Avery Brown will officiate and burial will be in the Banks Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Elsie Viola Bratcher Houk; four brothers, Oliver, Charles, Carl, and Earl Houk; and a sister, Catherine Ervin. Houk is survived by his wife of 52 years, Judy Houk; a son, Timothy and his wife Cindy Houk; two grandchildren, April Warren and Josh and wife Robin Warren; five great grandchildren; a sister, Ruth and husband James Pirtle; two brothers-in-law, Reed Miller and Jackie Ervin; and sister-in-law, Reggie Houk all of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

M. Vernelle McClanahan

Jan 30 2012

91 year old M. Vernelle McClanahan of the Mahome Community of Watertown died Saturday at the UMC Hospital in Lebanon. A Baptist and a homemaker, she was born in Watertown. Her parents were the late S.T. King and Etta Malone King. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Jason Groe will officiate and burial will be in Hillview Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. In addition to her parents, McClanahan was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Ford "Pete" McClanahan; sisters, Johnnie Humphrey and Mable Ballew; and her brother, Clyde King. Survivors include a sister, Anna Mai Crowder of Alexandria. A brother, J.W. King of Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Sister-in-law, Jewell King of Brush Creek. Nieces and nephews, Elain and husband Joel Collins of Easley, South Carolina; Michael and wife Dee Humphrey of Russellville, Arkansas; Rochelle and husband Mark Gray of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; and Tim and wife Julie King and Kerry and wife Sarah King all of Belton, Missouri. Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the Alexandria Library in her name, in lieu of flowers.

Nina Jo Zink

Jan 28 2012

74 year old Nina Jo Zink of Smithville died Saturday at her residence. She was a Baptist and retired from the Humble Oil Company. The funeral will be Thursday at noon at Seaside Memorial Chapel in Corpus Christi, Texas with burial in Seaside Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Seaside Memorial Chapel. She was preceded in death by her husband James Zink; parents, Fred and Edith Shipp; and son, Ches Addkison. She is survived by three children, Jamie and husband John Anderson of Smithville, Wes Addkison of Corpus Christi, TX., and Lisa and husband Alvin Baker of Smithville. Seven grandchildren, Brionna Malnofski, Amber Addkison, Ashley Baker, Alexa Anderson, Jimmy Addkison, Sydney Johansen, and Alex Wade Johansen. Nine great-grandchildren. One brother, Albert Rotramble of Corpus Christi, TX and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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