Albert Thweatt

Sep 17 2017

80 year old Albert Thweatt of Smithville passed away Saturday at Centennial Medical Center. He was a Christian and a retired construction worker. The funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Bobby Thomason will officiate and burial will follow in the Jefferson Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. and Thursday until the service at 11 a.m. Thweatt was preceded in death by his parents, Beecher and Lillie Thweatt; mother, Magelene Redmon Thweatt, and a brother, Mack Thweatt. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda White Thweatt of Smithville. Two sons, Kenny Beecher Thweatt of North Carolina and Ralph Allen Thweatt of Ohio. A daughter, Debi Thweatt of Florida. Four grandchildren. Three great grandchildren. One brother, Farris and Barbara Thweatt of Smithville. Four sisters, Joel and Harold Dawes of Smithville, Jannie and Clayton Christenberry of Knoxville, Judy and Albert Warren of Smithville, and Sue and Larry Taylor of Lebanon. Sister-in-law, Elaine Thweatt of Sparta. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Jefferson Cemetery.

Robert Whitney Keyt

Sep 17 2017
Robert Whitney Keyt

Robert Whitney Keyt age 56 of Orange Grove Center in Chattanooga, TN passed away Saturday morning, September 16, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. Bob was born May 11, 1961 to his parents, the late W.C. Keyt and Antha Keyt. In addition to his Father, W.C. Keyt, he was preceded in death by his sister, Janice Marie Keyt. He was of the Baptist Faith. Survivors include his mother, Antha Keyt of Crossville; 1 brother, Tim Keyt of Cookeville; 2 nephews, Timothy Keyt of Fountain Hills, AZ and Matthew Hodges of Nashville and his family at Orange Grove Center. Funeral services will be conducted 1 PM Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel and burial will follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 10AM until the time of the service at 1 PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Mac Foutch

Sep 15 2017
Mac Foutch

Mac Foutch passed away on September 7, 2017 at age 82. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, on Saturday, September 9 from 4-8 p.m. The Funeral Service, conducted by Pastor John Hunn, is 2 p.m. Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Immanuel Baptist Church (214 Castle Heights), Lebanon TN with visitation from 1 p.m. until the service. Interment in Hillview Cemetery, Alexandria TN, will follow the service.

Mr. Foutch was a planner with AVCO Aerostructures /Textron and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He loved UT football, the Lady Vols, Braves baseball, and the Tennessee Titans. He is survived by wife of 62 years, Jackie Rush Foutch, daughters Tammy Baird (Tony) and Tina Ford (Ronnie), grandchildren Landon Baird (Jennifer) and Kaelyn Bryan (Austin), great-grandchild Braydon Lee Baird, and close cousin Lynn Turner (Jimmy). He is preceded in death by parents Carl and Ruth Hayes Foutch.

Memorial Donations: Immanuel Baptist Building Fund and/or the Gideons. Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN 615.444.9393.

Dorothy Reis

Sep 15 2017
Dorothy Reis

96 year old Dorothy Reis of Hendersonville passed away on September 14, 2017 at NHC of Smithville. She was a life long member of the Episcopal Church. There will be a celebration of life service held at St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church (103 Country Club Drive Hendersonville, TN. 37075) on Friday, September 22. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. with the church service to begin at 10 a.m.

Dorothy is survived by 1 son-Sterling Batte, III of Cookeville; 1 Daughter-Barbara Parks of Utah; Step-Daughters-Becky Davis and Barbara Thompson of Smithville; 5 Grandchildren; 11 Great Grandchildren; and Special Caregiver-Judy Chastang.

She was preceded in death by her parents-Jeptha William and Willie Quin East; Husbands-Dr. Sterling A. Batte, II and William Arthur Reis; Grandson-Issac Parks.

Dot, as she was called by her friends, had a long career as a social worker with the state of Tennessee. She was an avid UT fan and attended games into her late 80's. She loved to travel having toured all continents but one.

Memorial donations may be made to:
St. Joseph of Arimathea
103 Country Club Drive
Hendersonville, TN. 37075

Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Vickie Elizabeth Womack

Sep 13 2017

57 year old Vickie Elizabeth Womack of McMinnville passed away Tuesday at her residence. She was a homemaker. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Womack; parents, Estel and Ruby Pedigo Summers; a brother, Jerry Summers; and a sister, Kim Young. Survivors include a son. Jeremy and Chasity Womack; a daughter, Bethany and Micah Nunley; and a granddaughter, Nadia Nunley all of McMinnville. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with burial expenses.

Mr. Jackie Martin

Sep 13 2017
Mr. Jackie Martin

Mr. Jackie Martin, age 69, of Defeated Creek, died Monday evening, September 11, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. He is survived by: wife, Sandra Lamberson Martin; 2 children, Neely Martin Oldham and husband Matt of Defeated Creek, Jason Martin and wife Kelli Petty Martin of Defeated Creek; 3 siblings, Susanne Martin Tisdale and husband Ricky of Defeated Creek, Teresa Martin Clay and husband George of Defeated Creek; Johnny Martin and wife Shirley Albritton Martin of Defeated Creek; 5 grandchildren, Jackson and Cassie Oldham, Eli, Ty and Riley Martin.

Mr. Martin is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Friday morning, September 15, at 11:00 AM. Bro. Jimmy Gregory will officiate. Interment in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers are: Ricky Givens, Ricky Anderson, Rue Alan Dillehay, Charles Givens, David West, Billy Thompson, Leslie Bush and Scott Edens; Honorary pallbearers are: Chip Hailey, Garry Nesbitt, Jacky Carver Sr, Randy Martin, Jeff Hudson, Kaleb Bush, Austin Clay, Jackie Oldham and George Clay.

Visitation at the Carthage Chapel will begin on Thursday morning at 11:00 AM until 8:00 PM and on Friday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.

The family has requested memorials to Peyton Creek Baptist Church or Defeated Creek Fire Department.

Sharon Ann Bouldin

Sep 12 2017

Rock Island, TN resident and Warren County, TN resident Sharon Ann Bouldin, age 65, was born June 11, 1952 and died September 12, 2017 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN following a brief illness.

A technician with Bridgestone, a former loan officer with Warren County Bank for 20 years, and a member of New Union The Baptist Church, she was the daughter of Nell Rankhorn of McMinnville and the late John Lenard Rankhorn.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Jeff Walls of McMinnville; three grandchildren, Lily Ann Walls, Emily Rose Walls, and Johnathan Troy Walls all of McMinnville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Garry McBride of Smithville, TN and Tamara and Marty Hensley of Rock Island, TN; brother, Michael Rankhorn of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017 in High's Chapel with Garry McBride and Marty Hensley officiating. Burial will follow in New Union Cemetery, Belk in DeKalb County, TN. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service Thursday at High's.

In lieu of flowers, donations of books to the family to be placed in Dibrell Elementary School Library or Magness Library.

Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Doyle Reed Taylor

Sep 8 2017
Doyle Reed Taylor

Doyle Reed Taylor age 92 of Smithville, passed away Thursday morning, September 7, 2017 at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville. He was born March 6, 1926 to his parents, the late Martin and Novie Yates Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Taylor; son-in-law, James Keeley; 3 brothers, Solon, Albert and James Taylor; 5 sisters, Carnell Keith, Elizabeth Young, Patty Trusty, Barbara Fuson and Jo Parton. Doyle was a Methodist and Vice-President of Furniture Wholesalers and U.S. Army Veteran having served in WWII. He is survived by 3 children, Jeanette (Cliff) Stephens of Smyrna, Patricia Keeley of Mt. Juliet and Tony (Donna) Taylor of Ashland City; 5 grandchildren, Richie Stephens, Christi McDonald, Stoney Keeley, Brandi Scott, and Chelsea Lee; 9 great-grandchildren, Cody Allen, Maddux McDonald, Makenna McDonald, Aiden Scott, Trixie Scott, Corin Scott, Maddie Barnes, Gemma Lee and Easton Lee; 2 brothers-in-law, Frank Parton of Smithville and James Fuson of Nashville; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 2 PM Saturday, September 9, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow in Snow Hill Baptist Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 2 PM until 8 PM and Saturday 10 AM until the time of the service at 2 PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Leo Andrew Barber

Sep 6 2017

68 year old Leo Andrew Barber of Smithville passed awayTuesday, September 5 at St. Thomas West Nashville. He was a member of Southern Cruisers, Rolling Thunder, and Patriot Guard. He was also a coach driver. A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 14 at 7 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Barber was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Enevia Sweeney Barber and a sister, Carolyn Casterlin. Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Suzanne Barber; two sons, Sean and Michael Barber of New York. Five step children, Jahn Urtz of Texas, Robert Urtz of California, Kristen Kilmartin of New York, Pamela Urtz of California, and Erin Kosidlo of New York. Nine grandchildren also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. until the memorial service at 7 p.m.

Larry Odell Bennett, Jr.

Sep 6 2017

Larry Odell Bennett, Jr. age 49 of Brookville, IN died Saturday morning, Sept. 2, 2017 in Richmond, IN. He was born Aug. 14, 1968 in Greenfield, IN, son of Barbara Joyce Sandlin Bennett and the late Larry Odell Bennett, Sr. Larry is survived by his sons, David Bennett of Brookville, IN, Zachary Bennett of Liberty and Braiden Bennett of Brookville, IN; his mother, Barbara Joyce Day of Brookville, IN; sisters, Jennifer Wolfrum of Brookville, IN and Tina Reddick of Florida; brothers, Timothy Bennett of Florida, Michael Bennett of Lebanon and Eugene Bennett of Dowelltown; many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown with Kimberly Grundy officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. till service time on Saturday. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.


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