Obituaries

William Robert Daniel

May 10 2008

84 year old William Robert Daniel of Woodbury died Saturday at NHC of Murfreesboro of an extended illness. He was a Cannon County native, a carpenter, a World War II U.S. Air Force Veteran and a member of the Caney Branch Baptist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 4:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Leonard Herman and Doyle Sherrell will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. He is survived by his wife, Dean Cook Daniel of Woodbury. Four siblings, Alta Mae Maxwell of Jackson, Michigan. B.F. and his wife Mary Helen Daniel of McMinnville. Patricia Medley of Lewisburg, and Shirley and her husband Harold Whitaker of Franklin. A sister-in-law, Brenda and her husband Rayburn Hibdon of Centertown. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and his buddy toy poodle, Peyton. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Julian C. "Skip" Henderson

May 10 2008

94 year old Julian C. "Skip" Henderson of Bowling Green, Kentucky died Thursday in Smithville. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Bowling Green with burial in Fairview Cemetery # 1. Visitation is scheduled from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday at Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home and from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Monday at the Presbyterian Church. The Arlington, Kentucky native was a graduate of Murray State Normal School, now Murray State University, where he was the captain of the 1937 Football Team. Henderson retired as plant manager with South Central Bell, where he worked for 38 years. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, past president of the Noon Kiwanis Club, and a member of the Blue Bell Campers. He was a member the Presbyterian Church where he served as Deacon and Elder. He was a son of the late Clinton H. Henderson and Julia C. Henderson and husband of the late Sarah H. Henderson. A brother, David "Cotton" Henderson preceded him in death. Survivors include a son, William C. Henderson and his wife, Gayle of Mount Vernon, Indiana; one daughter, Julia H. Wall and her husband Jim Wall of Smithville; three grandchildren, Caroline Henderson of Beaumont, Texas, Johanna Wallisa and her husband Shaun of Indianapolis, Indiana, and John Wall and his wife Heather of Louisville, Kentucky; two great grandsons, Chase Wall and Cole Wall; and several nieces and nephews.

Mary Evelyn Miller Snipes

May 10 2008

88 year old Mary Evelyn Miller Snipes of the Mount Zion Community died Thursday at River Park Hospital. She was born in DeKalb County and was a homemaker and member of the White Hall Bible Church. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Ronnie Powell and Stacy Cowan will officiate and burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery. The Snipes Family will receive friends Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Taylor Snipes; her parents, Reverend W.E. Miller and Nettie Loring Miller; sons, Bobby Gene Snipes and Bill Snipes; sisters, Mable Bain and Willie Dean Curtis; and brothers, Eston Miller and Ralph E. Miller. She is survived by her children, Marian and her husband Doug Jacobs of the Vervilla community and Nancy and her husband Mike Chilcutt of McMinnville. Seven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren. Brothers-in-law, Reverend Horace Snipes and James and Mary Snipes and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Miller. McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

John Dost

May 6 2008

79 year old John Dost of Cookeville died Saturday at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper- Huddleston, & Horner Funeral Home. Visitation will be Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Survivors include his wife Barbara Dost. Two daughters, Diane Loy and Gail Gentry. One brother, Andy Dost and a sister, Betty Matzkvich. The Cookeville Chapel of Hooper- Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Kate Judkins Young

May 1 2008

98 year old Kate Judkins Young of Warren County died Wednesday night at NHC Healthcare Center in McMinnville. She was a member of the Whorton Springs Baptist Church, a homemaker, and a retired employee of the Dibrell School System. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. David Mahan and Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Brown Judkins and Bob Young, Sr.; a son, Jerry Judkins; and her parents, Claud C. and Nora Magness Davis. Survivors include a son, Jack Judkins of McMinnville. Grandchildren, Carol and her husband Morris Hobbs of McMinnville; Connie and her husband Tooter Bell of McMinnville; Bonnie and her husband Michael Henderson of Dallas, Texas; and Jackie Judkins Ray of Smithville. Great grandchildren, Ben Hobbs, Brad and Amy Hobbs, and Alexandria Bell all of McMinnville and C.J. Henderson of Texas. Nieces, Oleda Magness, June Carter, Rubye Webb, June Nixon, and Gail Judkins all of Smithville. Good friends and neighbors, Grace Parker and Billie Jones of McMinnville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Lola Delphine France

Apr 30 2008

90 year old Lola Delphine France of McMinnville died Wednesday at Vanderbilt Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Town The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Gary McBride will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:30 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tilman and Della Cope West; brothers, Shelton, Titus, and Albert West; half brothers, Charlie, Rex, and Toy West and Andy Roberts; and a sister, Gracie Arnold. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Amon France of McMinnville. A brother Clarence and Aliene West of McMinnville. A brother-in-law, Erby France of Smithville. Four sisters-in-law, Ophylnn and Leffel Redmon of Smithville, Ruby West, Ruby West Jenkins, and Carolyn West all of McMinnville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dana Carol Malone

Apr 30 2008

31 year old Dana Carol Malone of Smithville died Tuesday at her residence. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and an office administrator at the Family Care Chiropractic. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. B.J. Thomason and Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by a sister, LeeAnn Mangrum. Survivors include her husband, Kevin Malone of Smithville. Three children, Brittany, Katherine, and Aidan Malone of Smithville. Her parents, Garland Smith and Ruth Sanders of Nashville and Betty and Cliff Wade of Lyles, Tennessee. Two sisters, Donna Smith of Lyles and Cherly Welch of Fairview. Two brothers, Jerry Brooks of Smithville and Darrell Smith of Charlotte, Tennessee. Her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Eddie and Patty Malone of Smithville. A brother-in-law, Trent and his wife Denise Malone of Mount Juliet. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Joe Ronald Frazier II

Apr 28 2008

39 year old Joe Ronald Frazier II of Hermitage died Sunday at his residence. He was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Nashville. The funeral will be Saturday at noon at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Peter Van Eyes will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from noon until 8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at noon.He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Ronald Frazier; his grandparents, Charles and Carrie Fuson; and his grandfather, Woodrow Frazier. Survivors include his mother, Rita Fuson Frazier of Hermitage. A half-brother, Jeffery Garrett of Portland. A niece and nephew, Jessica and Jacob Garrett of Portland. His grandmother, Louise Fraizer of Dowelltown. Six aunts, Kathy Fuson Fraizer and Judy Kimbrell both of Smithville, Peggy Thomas of Nevada, Deborah Fuson of Arkansas, Kathy Hendrix of Dowelltown, and Lisa Cripps of Liberty. One uncle, Bobby Keith of McMinnville and a great uncle, Virgil Lee Jones of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations be made to Hermitage Library in Hermitage, Tennessee or to N.O.W. in Nashville in lieu of flowers. Donations may be made at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

Henry Eston Knowles

Apr 27 2008

78 year old Henry Eston Knowles of Smithvile died Saturday night at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was owner of Eston Knowles Realty and a member of the Indian Mound The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Johnny Adcock and Glynn Love will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until the service at 3:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilse and Charlie Summers Knowles and an infant sister. Survivors include his wife, Audrey Redmon Knowles of Smithville. Three sons, Levoy and his wife Teresa Knowles of McMinnville, Terry Knowles and fiance Tish Watson of Smithville, and Chuck and his wife Angela Knowles of Clarksville. Seven grandchildren, Bryan Knowles and girlfriend Samantha Redmon, Andy Knowles and girlfriend Chelsea O'Kelley, Ashley and Caitlyn Knowles, Crystal, Lindsey and Ken Clayton. Two brothers, B.P. "Dick" and his wife Louise Knowles of Smithville, Jessie Lewis and his wife Linda Knowles of Lake City, Florida. A brother-in-law, Keith and his wife Sherry Redmon of McMinnville. A sister-in-law, Charlene and her husband Melvin Pickett of McMinnville and Ruth and Imelda Redmon both of McMinnville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Donations may be made to the Indian Mound The Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers.

Horace Cantrell, Jr.

Apr 27 2008

84 year old Horace Cantrell, Jr. of Smithville died Sunday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of the Mount Hope The Baptist Church. Cantrell was an ordained minister and he served as pastor of the Old Cumberland, Mount Pleasant, Long Mountain, and Spring Street The Baptist Churches. He was also retired from Powermatic. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. James Wright and Barry Whiteaker will officiate and burial will be in the New Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace, Sr. and Edna Young Cantrell; a son, Rickey Cantrell; brothers, Leslie, Doris, James, Gentry, Fate, Arlie, and Charles Cantrell; and sisters, Effie Head and Jeffie Humphrey. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Maureen Cantrell of Smithville. Two sons, Lonnie Cantrell and Ronnie and his wife Elaine Cantrell all of Smithville. Three grandchildren, Brent and Barry Cantrell and Taylor Miller. Three brothers, Elzie and Billy Cantrell both of Smithville, and Denny Cantrell of McMinnville. Sisters, Ressie Taylor of Smithville, Ethel Redman of McMinnville, and Ruthene of Orlando, Florida.DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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