Obituaries

Gabriel Dale Craig

Dec 14 2010

32 year old Gabriel Dale Craig of Smithville died Monday in McMinnville. He was a member of the New Town The Baptist Church. Craig was also disabled. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. David Frazier will officiate and burial will be in the Jefferson Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Craig was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert J. Turner and his father-in-law, Stanley Nunley. Craig is survived by his wife, Amy Craig of McMinnville. A daughter, Ayala Craig of McMinnville. Two step-daughters, Analee and Easton McCormick both of McMinnville. His mother, Janice Strange of Smithville. His father, Benny Dale Craig of Sparta. Maternal grandparents, Clarence and Martha Webb of Smithville. Brother, Joshua Craig of Nashville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses in lieu of flowers.

Bobby Underhill

Dec 14 2010

70 year old Bobby Underhill of Cookeville died Sunday at Vanderbilt Hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Sycamore Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the service time. Survivors include his wife Judy Underhill; a daughter, Kyla Aimone, and two brothers, Bratton and Eugene Underhill. Hooper- Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Amos Winters Phann, Sr.

Dec 11 2010

73 year old Amos Winters Phann, Sr. died Friday of an extended illness at NHC of Smithville. He was born in Gainesboro; a member of the Harmony Church of Christ in Jackson County; and a small engine mechanic. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Danny Parker will officiate and burial will be in the Mount Holly Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harlin and Julia Hamlet Phann and a son, Winters Phann, Jr. Survivors include his wife, Sue Watts Phann of Smithville. Daughters, Kay and her husband Ronald Crook of Liberty and Melissa and husband Earley Rains of Woodbury. Seven grandchildren, Julie Phann, Matt Phann, Jessica Phann, Emily Fare, and Lindsay Miller, and Maranda Tenpenny and Jesse Rains. Two great grandchildren, Cassie Fair and Jayden Crook. Two sisters, Glenda Dawes of Smithville and Verbal Harris of Gainesboro. A brother, Charlie Phann of Smithville. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ravanell Judkins Driver

Dec 9 2010

80 year old Ravanell Judkins Driver of Smithville died Wednesday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. She was a member of the Whorton Springs Baptist Church and the Senior Citizens Silver Sneakers. 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 DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl W. Driver; children, Steve and Eddy Driver; brothers, Troy and Glenn Judkins; and her parents, Ruth and Poper Lynam Judkins. Survivors include three daughters, Judy and husband Bratten "Butch" Cook of Smithville, Katrena and husband Mark Moore and Lesa Driver and Mike Givens all of Murfreesboro. Grandchildren, Eddy Glenn and wife Stephanie Driver, Megan, Bratten and Andrew Cook, and Corey and MacKenzie Moore. Great grandchildren, Ari Cook, Devin Cook, Bratten Cook IV, and Shelby Driver. A sister, Maudell Womack of McMinnville. Brothers, Bill and wife Billie Jean Judkins of Nashville and Tommy Judkins of Smithville. Sisters-in-law, Wilma Judkins and Doris Judkins both of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations be made to the Whorton Springs Baptist Church Building Fund, in lieu of flowers.

Cheryl Ann Stralow

Dec 8 2010

65 year old Cheryl Ann Stralow of McMinnville died Tuesday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. She was a member of the Dayspring Community Church and an office manager and controller. A memorial service will be Thursday, December 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the Dayspring Community Church. Rex Boles will officiate. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Ruth Paul Stull. She is survived by her husband of 26 3/4 years, Merle Stralow of McMinnville. Children, Christine Parr of McMinnville, Kelly and husband Ken Straws of Redding, California; Cynthia Berghofer of California, and Joel Stralow of Minnesota. Grandchildren, Nicole, Ashlin, Megan, Brian, and Cory. Great grandchildren, Calleigh and Melanie. Brothers, Larry and wife Norma Stull of California and Dan and wife Karen Stull of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the Kidney Foundation, in lieu of flowers.

Dylan Cleveland Petty

Dec 6 2010

16 year old Dylan Cleveland Petty of Lebanon and a longtime resident of Smithville died Sunday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He attended the Pomeroy Chapel Brethren in Christ. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Ray Jenkins will officiate and burial will be in the Petty Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Petty was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Grover C. Petty and Joel B. Atnip; and great grandfathers, Hobert Tisdale and Kenneth Tatrow. Survivors include his father, Tony Lee Petty of Lebanon. His mother, Helen Elaine Petty of Indiana. Girlfriend, Brittany Brakeall of Smithville. Two brothers, Tony Lee Petty, Jr. and wife Alexis of Smithville and Eric Lane Petty of Lebanon. Grandparents, Ann Tisdale of Lebanon and Laurel Jenkins of Sandersville, Georgia. Great grandmothers, Martha Jane Kelly of Lebanon and Eva Lois Tatrow of Garden, Michigan. Aunts and uncles, Clevie Petty of Lebanon, Sylvia Petty of Sparta, Denise Garcia of Lebanon, Homer Petty of Smithville, Mark Petty of Wartburg, and Benny Cantrell of Smithville, Tammy and husband Ray Jenkins of Kentucky, and Anthony Atnip of Georgia. Niece, Laurel Petty. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers.

Hoyte F. Hale

Dec 5 2010

76 year old Hoyte F. Hale of Smithville died Sunday at Stones River Hospital. He was a member of the Blue Springs Old Fashion Free Will Baptist Church. He was also retired from Federal Mogul. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. David Lawson and Paul Taylor will officiate and burial will be in the Bonham Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 11:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. Hale was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac and Dexie Hale; brothers, James L. and Lloyd L. Hale; and a sister-in-law, Hazel Hale. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Helen Whitworth Hale of Smithville. A daughter, Angela and her husband Billy Osment of Smithville. One son, Dathan and his wife Sarah Beth Hale of Gray, Tennessee. Three grandchildren, Jackub and Josef Osment of Smithville and Hallie Grace Hale of Gray, Tennessee. Sisters-in-law, Josephine Hale of Smithville and Linda and her husband Ronnie Huff of McMinnville. Brothers-in-law, Kenneth Whitworth of Decatur, Alabama and Jamie Whitworth and Waymon A. Mayfield of McMinnville. Several nieces and nephews and longtime friend of 51 years, Dorothy Cantrell of Smithville as well as other friends. The family requests that donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to the Blue Springs Free Will Baptist Church, to the First Nazarene Church Children's Fund (in Smithville), or to the family. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Ruby S. Quintero

Dec 3 2010

90 year old Ruby S. Quintero of Smithville died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a TSR with the IRS and a Baptist. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Mark Bass will officiate and burial will be in the National Cemetery in Nashville. Visitation will be Saturday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until the service time at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Visitation will be Monday from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Inglewood Baptist Church in Nashville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Quintero; parents, C.W. and Georgia Bass Small; three brothers, Wesley, Neal, and Tom Small; and two sisters, Era Archer and Georgia Ellis. Survivors include a son, John and his wife, Kay Quintero of Smithville. A grandaughter, Tammy Stevens of Smithville. One sister, Marie Parrish of Port St. Lucie, Florida. Three sisters-in-law, Sally Small of Texas, Amy Small of South Haven, Mississippi, and Ruth Quintero of Long Island, New York and numerous nieces and nephews. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the First Baptist Church Life Enrichment Center, Haven of Hope, or Inglewood Baptist Church building fund, in lieu of flowers.

Helen Evins Adcock

Dec 2 2010

88 year old Helen Evins Adcock died Thursday of an extended illness. She lived most of her life in Smithville. Adcock was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Ramond Adcock and son Ward Adcock. She is survived by her son, Ken Adcock and his wife, Kim Adcock of Jackson, Mississippi. A sister, Jo Doris Boles of Orlando, Florida. Five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the American Alzheimer's Association at P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC 20090-6011, or donor's choice. Visitation will be held at the Love-Cantrell Funeral Home in Smithville on Saturday, December 4th from 10:00 a.m. until noon with a graveside service to follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dr. Harvey Haywood Barham

Dec 1 2010

Dr. Harvey Haywood Barham, age 85, of Bolivar, Tennessee, passed away November 29, 2010. He is credited with delivering over five decades of family medical care in Hardeman County.

A former chief of staff and board member of Bolivar General Hospital, Dr. Barham also served on the Hardeman County Health Department Board of Directors and as county coroner. He was a past-president of the Bolivar Medical Dental Arts Corporation and the Consolidated Medical Assembly of West Tennessee. He was a lifetime member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He served as a medical corpsman with the U.S. Marines in the Pacific Theater during the height of World War II. Dr. Barham served as deacon emeritus, Bolivar First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Opha Siler Barham of Madison County, his first wife, June Adams Barham, a son, Harvey Barham, Jr., and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Barham; one daughter, Donna (Lloyd) Emmons of Smithville, and four sons, Mike (Laurie) Barham of Lebanon, Ohio, Steven ( Lori) Marberry of Dyersburg, son Scott (Laura) Barham of Naples, Fla., and Phillip Barham of Jackson; twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Thursday, December 2 at Shackelford Funeral Home from 5-8 pm and on Friday, December 3 at Bolivar First Baptist Church from noon until the time of the service at 1 pm. Following the service, burial will be at Bolivar Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Shackelford Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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