94 year old Teemus Johnson of Smithville died Friday morning at his residence. He was a Baptist, a farmer, and a World War II Army Veteran. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Regina Lynne Bolden will officiate and burial will be in the Leeville Cemetery in Wilson County. Visitation will be Saturday from 1-8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until the service at 2 p.m. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Johnson and Nettie Mai Miller Johnson Kelley; two daughters, Joyce Ann Smith and Sharon Louise Petty; five brothers, Elmerray, Derwood, Jimmy, Albert, and Robert Johnson and one sister, Mary Ann Cluck. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Joanne Johnson; six daughters, Eloise Power, Peggy and Donald Minnear, Linda and Clarence Standridge all of Smithville, Gwen Hayes of Lebanon, Marsha and Mike Franks of Saltillo and Gail Jones of Dickson. Several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Three brothers, Roy and Pat Johnson of West Virginia, Jessie and Deloris Johnson of Wyoming, Barrett and Claudine Johnson of Readyville. One sister, Ruby Vaught of Murfreesboro. Devoted son-in-law, George Petty of Nunelly. Several nieces, nephews, and family also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Mrs. Jean Goodman Atnip age 62 of Smithville, passed away Thursday afternoon, August 27, 2015 at Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital ER. Jean was preceded in death by her father, Riley Goodman. She was a member of the Keltonburg United Methodist Church and a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Austin Atnip of Smithville; 2 children, Barry Atnip and Angela Atnip both of Smithville; 3 grandchildren, Zackery Walker, Meranda Atnip and Hunter Murphy; mother, Clara Mae Goodman of Smithville; 2 brothers, Lloyd (Pat) Goodman and Donnie Goodman both of Smithville. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Sunday, August 30, 2015 at the Keltonburg United Methodist Church with Bros. Mike Neal and Michael Hale officiating. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday 10AM until 8:PM and Sunday 10Am until 1:15 at which time Mrs. Jean will be taken to the church for the service at 2PM, all visitation will be held at the funeral home. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Kenneth Lee Cabral age 68 of Smithville, passed away Wednesday night August 26, 2015 at Sarah Cannon Cancer Center in Nashville. Ken was born December 9, 1946 to his parents, the late Joseph and Rosa Belle Cabral. Mr. Cabral was a self-employed Janitorial Contractor. A lifelong Jehovah's Witness, he was baptized in 1959 and was an Elder in the Smithville Congregation. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marilyn Cabral of Smithville; 4 children, Kim Cabral of Smithville, Kristen (Eric) Kulkarni of Smithville, Allen (Trisha) Cabral of Duffield, VA, Kathleen Cabral of Murfreesboro; 3 grandchildren, Allisha, Kara and Evan Cabral; 2 brothers, Ronald (June) Cabral of Sparta and Steven (Lynda) Cabral of Smithville. Visitation with the Cabral family will be on Saturday, August 29, 2015 2:PM until 5:PM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. A Memorial Service will be held 6:00PM Monday, August 31, 2015 at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Smithville with Greg Pearson officiating. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Charlene Hale Coffee age 92 of Dowelltown, passed away Wednesday night, August 26, 2015 at NHC HealthCare in Smithville. She was born March 1, 1923 to her parents, the late Clarence and Minnie Hill Hale. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Glen A. Coffee; 2 daughters, Betty Sue Davis and Cindy Lou Coffee; 2 grandsons; 1 great-granddaughter; 2 sisters, Frances Taylor and Altie Bain; 4 brothers, Cordell, Ed, Brown, and James Hale. She was of the Apostolic Faith and was a retired shirt factory worker. Survivors include 5 children, Paul (Linda) Byford of Smithville, J.C. (Christine) Byford of Dowelltown, Linda (Ron) Hoffman of Cookeville, Eva Sevier of Dowelltown, Elaine Sherrell of Sparta; 11 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Jodie (Bud) Forbes of Mt. Juliet. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Saturday, August 27, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Billy Hale and Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 2:PM until 8:PM and Saturday 9:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
66 year old John Payton Turner of Smithville died Tuesday at Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital. He was a foreman at Pirtle Nursery. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Leonard Herman will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. Turner was preceded in death by his parents, David Oscar and Ella Mai Herman Turner; three sisters, Halena Driver, Evalena Redmon, and Rose Cobble; and two brothers, Jerry Turner and Elton Turner. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Glenda Dyer Turner; two sons, John Michael and Tina Turner and Chase Turner; two daughters, Crystal and Cayalyn Turner all of Smithville. One grandchild; two sisters, Helen and Malcolm Turner of McMinnville and Ruby Parsley of Smithville. Sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Altie and Gerald Knowles of Smithville. Two sisters-in-law, Gladys and Ella Chaffin both of Cookeville. Brother-in-law, Raymond Dyer of Smithville. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, and family. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition to flowers, donations may be made to the Cayalyn Turner Scholarship Fund.
Elaine Pack Davis, age 60, of Liberty passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at her home. She was a native of Cannon County.
Survivors include her husband, Mike Davis, of the Pea Ridge Community of Liberty; Daughters, Amy Michelle Davis & Amanda Lane Davis, both of Murfreesboro; Mother, Barbara Pack of Woodbury; Siblings, Ronny (Alice) Pack, Kathleen (Bobby) Davenport, & Allan (Sharon) Pack, all of Woodbury. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her father, Amon Pack; Maternal Grandparents, Resen & Jewel Page; and Paternal Grandparents, Anderson & Ruby Pack.
Mrs. Davis was a member of the Burt Baptist Church. She was a school bus driver for the Dekalb County School System for 30 years and a tax preparer. She was a master gardener and loved her flowers. She especially loved her family and her three little dogs, Dave, Dan, & Buddy. She enjoyed traveling, road trips, and searching antique malls with her husband, Mike.
Funeral services will be 2 PM Thursday, August 27, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. David Moody officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Holly Cemetery (Dekalb Co.). Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 9 PM Wednesday, August 26, 2015 & 8 AM until time of service, Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Burt Baptist Church or to the Mt. Holly Cemetery.
Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
88 year old Henry Wade Reynolds of Alexandria died Monday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. He was a DeKalb County native and a member of the Mount Zion Baptist Church. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home. Ronnie Smith will officiate and burial will be in Hillview Cemetery in Alexandria. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1-8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service time. Reynolds was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Dewey Reynolds and Thelma Willoughby and his wife of 68 years, Dolores Reynolds. He is survived by sons, Bobby Sherrell and wife Carolyn Reynolds and Jeff and wife Barbara Reynolds all of Alexandria. Grandchildren, Dana and Matt McKinney and David and Monica Reynolds all of Alexandria and Jeffrey David and Danielle Reynolds and Tim and Jenna Reynolds all of Smithville. Great grandchildren, Cadence Reynolds, Tatum Reynolds, Dallas Reynolds, Kelby Milton, Kinsey Cooper, Levi Reynolds, and Molly Reynolds. Great great grandchild, Maverick Knight. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Mount Zion Cemetery Fund in his memory.
91 year old Freda Rose Haynes Cantrell of Smithville passed away Friday night, Aug. 21st at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital. She was a member of the Smithville 1st United Methodist Church & was former owner/operator of Bridgeway Motel. She was also a member of the Eastern Star. A graveside service will be held on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 at 11am at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Bro. Terry Litte will officiate. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4-8pm & Monday from 9am-10:45am. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Sie Cantrell, parents-Charlie & Bonnie Hendrixson Haynes & Son- Ronnie Cantrell. Survivors include 1 Daughter- Linda & Freddy Colvert of Smithville. 1 Son- Rick & Martha Ann Cantrell of Murfreesboro. 7 Grandchildren- Norris Colvert, Gayla & Farron Hendrix, & Leah & Jeff Ingram of Smithville. Lindsay & Josh Decker, & Vince Cantrell of Murfreesboro. Clay Cantrell of Ohio. Hayley Cantrell of Mount Juliet. 8 Great Grandchildren-Ali, Abi, and Lee Hendrix, Kevin Colvert, Ethan & Eli Cantrell, Logan & Brynn Decker. 1 Sister-Ione Keith of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Bobby Lowe "Blue" Hayes age 68 of Dowelltown passed away Friday night at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. He was born June 26, 1947 to his parents, the late J.T. and Irene Davis Hayes. He was a member of the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church and the National Spotted Saddle Horse Association, a U.S. Army Veteran. Bobby retired form the Corp of Engineers and currently was employed at Advance Auto. He is survived by his wife of 40 yrs. Shirley Hayes of Dowelltown; 1 son, Joel Hayes of Dowelltown; 1 daughter, Lora (Tony) Hortert of Murfreesboro; 3 grandchildren, Christian, Garrett and Rachel Hortert; 1 sister, Barbara (Richard) Harris of Macon, GA; 1 sister-in-law, Marcia (Bobby) Mayo of Woodbury. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Monday, August 24, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bryan Jones officiating. Visitation will be Sunday 2:PM until 8:PM and Monday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
94 year old Virginia Young Gill of Silver Point died Thursday night at McArthur Manor in Manchester. She was a member of the Home Demonstration Club of Silver Point and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. She was also a member of the Wolf Creek Baptist Church and was a former ladies fashion buyer for Sears and Roebuck. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Herb Leftwich will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until the service time at 2:00 p.m. Gill was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Waymon (Cotton) Gill; parents, Charles and Bertie Turner Young; three brothers and a sister. Survivors include four children, Glenda and husband Buster Bush of Manchester, Gary and wife Carolyne Gill of Gainesboro, Gordon and wife Brenda Gill of Lebanon, and Gray and wife Hatty Gill of Cookeville. Seven grandchildren, Dr. Brian and Belinda Bush of Brentwood, Lisa and David Young of Manchester, Gregory and Tracey Gill of Lebanon, Ginger and Rodney Griffin of Knoxville, Byron and Katrina Gill of Lebanon, Heather and Dr. Jeff Livingston of College Grove, and Amy and Shea Callahan of Cookeville. Seventeen great grandchildren. One sister, Marie Colvert of Smithville. Sister-in-law, Evelyn Young of Hendersonville. 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 Wolf Creek Baptist Church at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home or 3378 Wolf Creek Road, Silver Point, TN 38582 or to a charity of your choice in memory of Ms. Virginia.
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