Obituaries

Trudie Frances Hayes

May 29 2011

69 year old Trudie Frances Hayes of McMinnville died Saturday at River Park Hospital. Born in DeKalb County, she was a retired nursery sales representative with Hans-Nelson & Sons Nursery, the owner of Hayes Enterprises, and a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. David McMinn will officiate with burial at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Solon and Gertie Pedigo Parsley and a daughter Cuma Jane Hayes. Survivors include a daughter, Modena Rogers of Smithville. A son and daughter-in-law, James and Kerrie Hayes of McMinnville. Grandchildren, Craig and Tara Rogers, Daniel and Allie Marcum, Lauren Rogers, Kelsie Hayes, and Breeanna Hayes; honorary grandson, Cade Buss. Great grandchildren, Caden and Payton Rogers. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, or to Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church. On-line condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com. McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Donnie Lane Driver

May 29 2011

50 year old Donnie Lane Driver of Smithville died Saturday at his residence. He was disabled and a member of the Snow Hill Baptist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Mike Clayborn and Junior Hibdon will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. He was preceded in death by his father, Bernie Driver and a brother, Jeloy Driver. Survivors include his mother, Clara Sandlin Driver of Smithville. A brother, Rodney and his wife Rosa Driver of McMinnville. A nephew, Bo Gregory Driver of Alabama. An aunt, Bettye Sandlin of Smithville. Several first and second cousins and friends also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has requested that donations be given to the funeral home to help with burial expenses, in lieu of flowers.

Ms. Jessie Dean Martin

May 26 2011

56 year old Ms. Jessie Dean Martin of McMinnville died Wednesday at her residence of an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Jessie D. and Annie B. (Bouldin) Roberts. She was also preceded in death by a brother, James (Mack) Roberts and a sister, Betty Ruth Martin. She worked in the food industry and was a member of the Baptist Church. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Gardens of Memory Funeral Home in McMinnville. Terry Pease will officiate and burial will be in the Shiloh Cemetery in McMinnville. The family will receive friends Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. at the Gardens of Memory Funeral Home. Martin is survived by a son, Stacy Roberts of McMinnville. Five sisters, Pat A. Roberts of McMinnville, Judy and husband Paul Melton of McMinnville, Rita D. and husband Rick Johnson of Smithville, Faye and husband Shorty Bonner of McMinnville, and Pam J. Roberts of McMinnville. Two brothers, Larry K. Roberts of McMinnville, and Ralph E. Roberts of McMinnville. Gardens of Memory Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements.

Elmer Lewis Young

May 26 2011

77 year old Elmer Lewis Young of McMinnville died Thursday at his residence. He was born in DeKalb County, was the retired manager of Warren Farmers Co-Op where he was employed for 37 years, was an ordained The Baptist Minister, and a member of Newtown The Baptist Church. Mr. Young was preceded in death by parents Shelie and Effie Poss Young, granddaughter Jennifer Ayers, sisters Mary Lou Griffin and Cleo Barnes, and a brother Clarence Young.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years Janey Poss Young, their children Debbie and Buford Ayers, Mike and Shelia Young, and Trent and Shelli Young, brothers Jay and Evelyn Young, Elmus and Betty Young, and Dean and Gloria Young all of McMinnville, and Dillard and Billie Young of Arkansas, sister Clessie and Don Goodnight of Indiana, grandchildren Bryan Ayers, Christy Ayers Roller and Victor, Brad Ayers, Chad Young and Tara, Misty Forth, Sarah, Kayla, and Lucas Young, and great-grandchildren Condy and Ellie Kate Ayers, Haley and Kacie Newby, Jessica and Victor Roller, Jr., Jessica and Ali Young, and Breanna and Ashton Forth.

The funeral service will be at 1 P.M. Saturday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Virgil Hibdon, Jr. and Elder Dwight Knowles will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The Young Family will receive friends Friday from 11 A.M. until 8 P.M. and again Saturday from 10 A.M. until 1 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.

Margaret Louise Chisam

May 25 2011

75 year old Margaret Louise Chisam of McMinnville died Wednesday at River Park Hospital in McMinnville. Born in Warren County, she was a retired employee of A.O. Smith, and she attended Arlington Church of Christ. Mrs. Chisam was preceded in death by parents Johnnie Eldon and Bessie Walker Holt, first husband Thomas (Tom) Jerrel Higgins, Sr., a brother Bobby Jewell Holt, and a sister Barbara Joyce Holt.

Survivors include her husband John Thomas (J. T.) Chisam, daughters Vicki Higgins Cantrell and husband John of McMinnville and Gina Diane Higgins Bain and husband Cleveland of Smithville, a son Thomas Jerrel Higgins, Jr. and fiancé Tammy Foutch, of McMinnville, sisters Sara Jean Cantrell and husband Doug of Smithville, and Nancy Faye Womack and husband Terry of McMinnville, and a brother John Thomas Holt and wife Betty of McMinnville. Four step children, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive.

The funeral service will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel.. Richard Bowman and Bobby Moore will officiate. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends from 4 PM until 8 PM on Thursday and again Friday from 10 AM until 2 PM at McMinnville Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House.

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wayne Price Crouch

May 22 2011

63 year old Wayne Price Crouch of Rock Island died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a member of the Church of Christ and retired from the Carrier Corporation. The funeral will be Monday at 4:30 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Phillip Adcock will officiate with burial in Corinth Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 4:30 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Winford and Ruby Blankenship Crouch; ex-wife, Kathy Crouch, and grandson, Trace Underhill. He is survived by a daughter, Julie and husband Ken Underhill of Smithville; a son, Alan and wife Sasha Crouch of Smithville. Grandchildren, Zack and Tyler Underhill, and Samarie and Dennis Crouch, all of Smithville; a brother, Jimmy Crouch of McMinnville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville is in charge of the arrangements.

Buster B. Chapman

May 20 2011

80 year old Buster B. Chapman of Smithville died Friday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Wade West, Robert Presley, and B.J. Thomason will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. He was a logger and a member of the People's Pentecostal Church where he served as a Deacon. Chapman was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Susie Vanatta Chapman; a sister, Maudie Thomason; and two brothers, William and Jessie Chapman. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Mary D. Chapman of Smithville. Daughters, Sandra Ponder, Tammy Dyer, Eva and husband Tim Dover all of Smithville. Sons, Joshua Chapman of Smithville, Danny and wife Cindy Tatrow of Grutreli Logger, and Rodney and wife Lana Tatrow of Sevierville. Nine grandchildren, Bradley Tatrow, Kyle Tatrow, Alexis Tatrow, Cassandra Dyer, Miranda Dyer, Wesley Tatrow, Danielle Tatrow, Luke Tatrow, and T.J. Pascal. One great grandchild, Emmaline Grace Tatrow. Two brothers, Cordell Chapman of Smithville and Toy B, Chapman of Gassaway. Several nieces and nephews. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Paula Gail Smith

May 20 2011

62 year old Paula Gail Smith of Smithville died Thursday morning at Sumner Regional Medical Center. She was a member of the Church of Christ and worked as a clerk at a grocery store. A graveside service will be Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morgantown, Kentucky. Gary Embry will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until noon at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Family and friends will meet at Smith Funeral Home in Morgantown, Kentucky at 3:45 p.m. to leave for the graveside service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Robbie Bennet Fuson; her husband, Terrence Smith, and nephew, Kevin Cantrell. She is survived by two children, Tracy and husband Tim Frierson of LaGrange, Ky. and Terrence and wife Brittany Smith of Lexington, Ky. Two grandchildren, Jordan Smith and Jalen Frierson. A brother, Gary Fuson of Smithville; sister, Debra Tisdale of Smithville. Special friend, Ron Wilson of Woodburn, Ky. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville is in charge of the arrangements.

Shelvie Jean Underhill

May 20 2011

72 year old Shelvie Jean Underhill of Alexandria died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was an interior decorator. Born in DeKalb County, she was a member of the Coopers Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Gary Caplinger and Thurman Seber will officiate and burial will be in Hillview Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin Willoughby and Vaughtie Roberts Willoughby; a brother, Louie Willoughby, and a great grandson, Noah Roth. Survivors include her husband, John Underhill of Alexandria. A son, James Underhill of Alexandria. A daughter, Yvonne Campbell of Alexandria. Grandchildren, Brian and wife Shelley Campbell, Ashley and husband Caleb Roth, and Nicholas Underhill all of Alexandria. Great grandchildren, Timothy Campbell and Elizabeth Roth both of Alexandria. Brother and sisters-in-law, Daphene Willoughby of Watertown, Jack and wife Faye Underhill of Alexandria, Joyce and husband J.T. Crook of Smithville, and Patsy Adamson of Liberty. Nieces and nephews also survive. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

John A. Glover

May 19 2011

70 year old John A. Glover of Smithville died Wednesday at River Park Hospital in McMinnville. He was a retired State Trooper with over 22 years of service. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. He is survived by a son, Glynn Glover of McMinnville. Two grandchildren, Misty Lynn Glover and Buddy Glover. The family has asked that donations be made to Justin Potter Library. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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