Obituaries

Emma Lee Conaster

Mar 28 2017
Emma Lee Conaster

70 year old Emma Lee Conaster of Smithville died Monday at her residence. She was a Baptist. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Mike Satterfield will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. She was preceded in death by her mother, Floyd D. Wilson; brother, Charles Wilson; sisters, Betty Wilson, Crystal Wilson, and Lynn Wilson; and great granddaughter Gracelynn Sherrill. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara and Sam Noyola of Smithville. A son, Winton and Jodie Conaster of Greenville. Eight grandchildren, Jonathon Conaster, Carolina Noyola, Madison Noyola, Michael Vandyne, J.R. Sherrill, Jeremy Sherrill, Justin Sherrill, and Jaykob Hanson. Two great grandchildren, Kelsey Sherrill and Jacobee Sherrill. Two sisters, Fay and Ronnie Bedwell and Debbie Campbell. Three brothers, Jimmy Wilson, Wayne Wilson, and Bobby Wilson. Several nieces and nephews and best friend Jo Marie Rackley. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Greg Bogle

Mar 27 2017
Greg Bogle

Greg Bogle age 48 of Liberty passed away Sunday March 26, 2017 at St. Thomas DeKalb ER. He was born September 5, 1968 to his parents Thomas and the late Annie Lou Hale Bogle. He was a farmer. Funeral services will be held 2:PM Thursday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Wilson Williams officiating and burial to follow in the Hale cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday 12:PM until 8:PM and Thursday 9:AM until time of the service at 2:PM. Survivors include his father, Thomas Bogle of Liberty; Sister: Julie Green of Smithville; 2 Nieces: Mandy Tarpley, Macy Frey; Great Nieces & Nephews: Allie Tarpley, Ace Tarpley, Hunter Frazier, Hattie Frazier; Several aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family and friends also survived. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Dee Hill

Mar 27 2017
Dee Hill

Dee Hill age 83 of Smithville passed away Sunday morning, March 26, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. She was born November 9, 1933 to her parents the late, Willis and Ruby Hudson Fussell. Dee worked many years at First American Title in Michigan, and also work at Ferodo in Smithville. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by sister-in-law: Betty Gora; brother-in-law: Clarence Ervin. She is leaving behind her husband Billy Joe Hill of Smithville; brother Bud (Martha) Fussell of Dickson; sister June Culpepper of Sterling Hts, MI.; and many many nieces and nephews who all loved her so dearly; sister-in-law: Bobbye Pack. Funeral services will be held 11:AM Wednesday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Joel Wood officiating and interment to follow at 3:PM at the Mt. Lebanon Church Cemetery in Dickson, TN where she will be laid to rest beside her mother and father Willis and Ruby Fussell. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 2:PM until 7:PM and Wednesday 10:AM until the time of service at 11:AM. In addition to flowers the family has asked that donations be made to the heart association or charity of your choice in memory of Ms. Dee. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Judy Carol Burton

Mar 27 2017

Judy Carol Burton age 61 of Silver Point passed away Sunday morning, March 26, 2017 at her daughter's residence. She was born December 31, 1955 to her parents, the late William J. and Mildred D. Sutton Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Burton; sister, Sharon Holiday. She was a member of the Wolf Creek Baptist Church and a homemaker. Survivors include her daughter, Angela Hutchings of Silver Point; brother, Lillard"Yogi" Smith of Silver Point; sister, Altie Marie Tucker of Silver Point. Funeral services will be conducted 3 PM Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Herb Leftwich officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Monday 5 PM until 8 PM and Tuesday 12 Noon until the time of the service at 3 PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Joel David Billings

Mar 25 2017
Joel  David Billings

Joel David Billings age 67 of Copeland Ln. in Byrdstown, TN passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Livingston Regional Hospital.

He was born February 14, 1950 in Dekalb Co., TN to William Clyde Billings and Ora Mae (Mahan) Billings. He was a member of the Smyrna Church and a carpenter.

Joel is survived by his Wife: Susan (Matheson) Billings of Byrdstown ; (7) Sisters: Sue Dearman ( Bill) of Miami, Florida , Loretta Sharitts of Tequesta, Florida , Rebecca Tucker of Murfreesboro , Kaye Fedak (David) of Murfreesboro, Sharon Hargrove (Chris) of Viola , Sarah Billings of Wilmington, North Carolina; and Elizabeth Napier (Marvin) of Smithville ; (2) Brothers: Lloyd Billings of Cookeville and Berle Billings (Mamie) of Smithville ; Mother-In-Law: Noema Matheson of Byrdstown ; Sister-In-Law: Dale Ann Ford (Terry) of Byrdstown. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his Parents: William and Ora Billings ; (1) Brother: John Billings ; Sister-In-Law: Claranell Billings ; (2) Brothers-In-Law: Jimmy Lorance , Jack Tucker ; Niece: Carrie Corley ; (3) Nephews: James Ford , David Billings and Daniel Billings.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. from the Brown Funeral Chapel in Byrdstown with Bro. Randy Tompkins and Bro. Carl Cross officiating. Burial will be in the Amonett Cemetery.

* The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Brown Funeral Chapel *

* Memorial contributions in memory of Joel can be made to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital, American Cancer Society, homeless or children food charity of your choice. *

Linda Adcock

Mar 25 2017
Linda Adcock

Linda Adcock age 68 of Smithville passed away Saturday morning, March 25, 2017 at her residence. She was born May 8, 1948 to her parents, the late Frank Mathis and Geneva Vickers Mathis Judkins. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her step-father, Dean Judkins. Linda was a faithful member of the Keltonburg Church of Christ for 45 years and was Head Teller at First Bank where she had served customers for over 36 years. She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband of 46 years, Billy Adcock of Smithville; daughter, Leah (Douglas) Jones of Franklin; grandson, Spencer Jones of Franklin; step-son, Darrell Adcock of Arkansas; 2 step-grandchildren, Ali Adcock of Arkansas and B.J. Adcock of Texas; mother, Geneva Judkins of Smithville; 2 sisters, Judy Craig of Gallatin and Debbie (Dickie) Lewis of Lebanon; brother, Teddy (Becky) Mathis of Alexandria; sister-in-law, Joann Wall of Smithville; special nephew, Dr. Danny Ford of South Carolina; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 1:PM Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Phillip Adcock and Bobby Cloyd officiating and interment will follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Monday 2:PM until 8:PM and Tuesday 9:AM until the time of the services at 1:PM. In addition to flowers, the family ask that donations be made to the Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Hazel Cook

Mar 24 2017

92 year old Hazel Cook of Smithville died Friday at NHC Healthcare Center. She was a homemaker and a member of the Whorton Springs Baptist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Michael Carpenter and Thurman Seber will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from noon until 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until the service at 2 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Clemmie Barrett; husband, Roy Cook; two great grandchildren, Jay Cook and Issac Williams; two great great grandchildren, Michael Hicks and Dillon Harwell; two sisters, Unice Barrett and Mary Jo Barrett; half brother, John B. Bailey and a half sister, Pearl Mathis. Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy George of Alexandria and Pam Young and Lisa Rhody both of Smithville. Three sons, Carl "Puggy" and Linda Cook of Alexandria, Joe and Brenda Cook of Watertown, Ronnie and Sue Cook of Smithville. Fifteen grandchildren, twenty eight great grandchildren, twenty three great great grandchildren. Four sisters, Inez Farler of Dowelltown, Annette and Jerry Cripps of Alexandria, Polly and Bobby Bass of Mt. Juliet, and Nonnie Hunter of Ashland City. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition to flowers, make donations to the Lighthouse Christian Camp.

Timothy Michael Corey

Mar 24 2017

66 year old Timothy Michael Corey of Smithville died Thursday at St Thomas DeKalb Hospital. He was a Methodist and an employee of Tom's Vending Machine Company. There will be no funeral or visitation. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Evelyn Williams Corey and sister, Sandy Mayo. Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Pamela Presley Corey of Smithville. One daughter, Pamela and Matthew Paul Cunningham of McMinnville. One granddaughter, Allison Cunningham of McMinnville. One sister, Sheryl and Bill Kelly of Washington. One brother, Kevin and Regina Corey of Smithville. Father and mother-in-law, Brother Robert and Eula Presley of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that donations please be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with cremation expenses.

Jolanda Margaret Windisch Turner

Mar 21 2017

Jolanda Margaret Windisch Turner, age 86, a McMinnville, TN resident and Erbendorf, Germany native was born March 27, 1930 and died March 19, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness.

She was a retired employee of Georgia Girl Apparel in Smithville, TN, member of North Warren Church of Christ and daughter of the late Martin Packer and Teresa Margaret Herrachmann Windisch. Mrs. Turner was married January 19, 1954 to James Clinton Turner who preceded her in death on February 2, 2005. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, Joseph Windisch and Anton Windisch; and sisters, Emmy Windisch and Analiese Elsner.

Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Carol Bandy and Ruby and Bobby Thomason all of Smithville, TN, Diane Ferrell of Doweltown, TN and Connie and Dewayne Rackley of McMinnville; five grandsons, B.J. and Beth Thomason, Chris and Melinda Bandy, Anthony and Trena Ferrell, Craig Bandy and Clinton and Vickie Thomason all of Smithville; eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several very special nieces, nephews and beloved dear friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in High’s Chapel with Mark Parkhurst, B.J. Thomason, Nathan Thomason and Bobby Thomason to officiate. Interment will follow in Woods Cemetery. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until the time of service at High’s.

Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of DeKalb Funeral Chapel.

Bettie Lee Sandlin

Mar 20 2017
Bettie Lee Sandlin

94 year old Bettie Lee Sandlin of Smithville died Monday at the Webb House. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, a homemaker, and a member of the Mount Herman Baptist Church for more than 70 years. The funeral will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the service at 3 p.m.. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Esther Childress Walls; her husband, Ewin Quentin Sandlin; and four brothers and four sisters. Survivors include three children, Eva and Mac Willoughby of Alexandria, Wanda and Jerry Scott of Smithville, and Freddy and Marica Sandlin of Smithville. Three grandchildren, Melanie Willoughby and Dana Richardson of Murfreesboro, Anthony and Dana Scott of Smithville, and Shandi Sandlin of Smithville. Two great grandchildren, Lauralee Richardson and Amber Simon of Murfreesboro. One expectant great grandchild of Shandi. Two great great grandchildren, Lily Grace Simon and London Simon of Murfreesboro. A sister, Reverend Charles and Earlene Walls Olson of Smithville. Sister-in-law, Marie Walls of Smithville and several nieces and nephews survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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