Caidyn Michael Brawner, the two month old infant of Jason Randall Melin and Amy Elizabeth Brawner of Hermitage, died Thursday at his residence. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at the Walter Hill Baptist Church. Michael Hale will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 7:00 p.m. In addition to his parents, the child is survived by a brother, Matthew Daniel Stripling of Hermitage. A sister, Cierra Skye Witty of Cannon County. Grandparents, Terri and Dale Witty of Cannon County, Claude Brawner, Jr. of Lebanon, and Troy and Cindy Melin of Mount Juliet. Great grandparents, Lloyd and Judy Melin of Mount Juliet, Elsie Ethridge of Madison, Claude Brawner, Sr. of Lebanon, Charles and Sue Parham of Murfreesboro, and Judy and Robin Pitts of Murfreesboro. An aunt, Melinda Melin of Hermitage and an uncle, Matt Parham of Murfreesboro. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
66 year old John B. Colwell of Sparta died Saturday, February 16th at NHC of Sparta. A Graveside service will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Adcock Cemetery in DeKalb County. He is survived by a sister, Martha Moore of Sparta. Five brothers, Eugene Colwell of Smithville, Lillard Colwell of McMinnville, Willard Colwell of Smithville, Daniel Colwell of Morrison, and Johnny Colwell of Sparta. Hunter Funeral Home in Sparta is in charge of the arrangements.
84 year old Sidney Thomas Linder of Smithville died Thursday at his residence. He was affiliated with the South Side Baptist Church of Lebanon and Pomeroy Chapel of Smithville. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Gregory Moser will officiate and burial will be in Adcock Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Malissia Linder; three brothers, Classie, George, and Seber Linder; three sisters, Mary Lou Linder, Mrs. Paul Martin, and Ada Boyd; a half-sister, Gracie Evans and seven nieces and nephews. Survivors include a sister, Martha Jane Kelley of Lebanon. Thirty seven nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews survive along with caregiver Kristen Blair. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
68 year old Tommie Jean Campbell of Baxter died Wedneday at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Sycamore Church of Christ at Cookeville. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Baxter Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home and Saturday from noon until 2:00 p.m. at the church. She is survived by her husband, Herb Campbell of Baxter. A daughter, Rosemary Johnson of Cookeville. A son, Chad Campbell of Cookeville. A sister, Janice Bowman of Cookeville. A brother, Eddie Ray Sutton of Smithville. The Baxter Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Russian Orphan Fund at the Sycamore Church of Christ or to the Vanderbilt Cancer Center.
41 year old Mary A. Dunn of Smithville died Saturday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. She was a homemaker. The funeral will be Monday at 7:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Robert Presley will officiate followed by a private burial. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 7:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Pauline Jenkins Dunn and a brother, Danny Dunn. Survivors include three daughters, Nikki Seale, Priscilla and Tabitha Roberts all of Smithville. One grandson, Isiah Seale of Smithville. Four brothers, Michael, Larry, Buckey, and Earl Dunn all of Knoxville. Two sisters, Kathy Monday and Judy Dyer of Knoxville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
35 year old Jammey Dewayne Sullivan of Smithville died Tuesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a Baptist. The funeral will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Steve Puckett will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, John Sullivan and Bill Collins. Survivors include his wife, Charity Sullivan of Smithville. Children, Meghan, Kayla, and Hunter Sullivan of North Carolina, and Chase Sullivan of Smithville. His mother, Kathy Sullivan of Smithville. His father, Edward Thomas Sullivan of North Carolina. A brother, Jason Shawn Sullivan of Smithville. His grandmothers, Helen Sullivan and Shelby Short both of North Carolina. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
54 year old Teddy Dwight Foutch of Smithville died Sunday evening at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. He was a retired employee of Whirlpool. The funeral will be Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at the New Life United Pentecostal Church, where he was a member. Dwayne Cornelius and Terry Arnold will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 3:00 p.m. All visitation will be at the church. He is survived by his wife, Libby Foutch of Smithville. A son, Michael and his wife Niki Foutch of Liberty. Step-sons, Brent and his wife Lacy Arnold and Brandon Arnold of Smithville. Grandchildren, Matthey and Taylor Foutch and Calen and Jackson Arnold. His mother, Bobbie Chapman of Alexandria. His father and step-mother, Jimmy and Shirley Foutch of Alexandria. A sister, Faye and her husband William Frazier of Liberty. A half sister, Monica and her husband Wendell Fowler of Gordonsville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
47 year old Michael Don Hall of Watertown died Sunday at his residence. He was an employee of Wilson Post. He was born in Butler, Alabama, graduated from Watertown High School, and he attended MTSU. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown. William York will officiate and burial will be in the Jones Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and prior to the service on Tuesday. He is survived by his wife, Pamela York Hall. His parents are J.D. and Becky Hall of Lebanon. A sister, Becky Jo and her husband Lynn Vantrease of Lebanon. Brothers, Steve and his wife Marilyn Hall and Pat and his wife Miranda Hall all of Tennessee Ridge. Nieces and nephews, A.J., Holly, and Joey Hall, Chris and Stephanie Vantrease, and Danielle Hall. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.
85 year old Elsie Mai Choate of Mount Juliet and formerly of Smithville died Sunday at the Mount Juliet Healthcare Center. She was a retired nurse at Wlliam's Nursing Home and a member of the Emmanuel Church of Christ. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Aubrey Cridner and Nancy Florance Chapman Martin; three husbands, Charlie Hendrix, Benjamin Clark, and Nick Choate; two daughters, Nancy Inman and Myrtle Turnage; two grandchildren, Steven Ellis and Allen Brown Inman, Jr.; three sisters, Nonnie Hawkins, Cornelia Braswell, and Geneva Wooden; and two brothers, George and Aubrey D. Martin. Survivors include a daughter, Magdalene and her husband Freddy Ellis of Mount Juliet. One son, Billy Joe and his wife Sylvia Hendrix of Milan. Fifteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. One sister, Francis and her husband Lewis Foster of Smithville and several nieces and nephews. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
38 year old Rena Bogle Johnson of Smithville died Friday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. B.J. Thomason and Larry Briggs will officiate and burial will be in the Snow Hill Methodist Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Howard Bogle and Ofallon Bryant Byford. Survivors include a son, Josh Tate of Smithville. A daughter, Tori Tate of Smithville. Sisters, Linda Nokes of Smithville and Alice Beech of Atlanta, Georgia. Brothers, Keith Bogle of Murfreesboro and Billy Bogle of Smithville. A close friend, Trish Durham. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that donations be made to the Rena Johnson Memorial Fund in memory of Rena, in lieu of flowers.
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