Obituaries

Mary A. Dunn

Feb 16 2008

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.

Jammey Dewayne Sullivan

Feb 13 2008

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.

Teddy Dwight Foutch

Feb 11 2008

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.

Michael Don Hall

Feb 11 2008

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.

Elsie Mai Choate

Feb 11 2008

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.

Rena Bogle Johnson

Feb 10 2008

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.

Linda Taylor

Feb 10 2008

51 year old Linda Taylor of McMinnville died Friday at Generations Health Care Center. She was a homemaker. The funeral will be Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home in Dublin, Indiana. Burial will be in South Lawn Cemetery in Dublin. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. She was preceded in death by her father, Marvin Dungan. She is survived by her husband, Thomas "Ernie" Taylor of McMinnville. Her mother, Juanita Dungan of Indiana. Four children, Jerry Taylor of Manchester, Melissa Deason of Murfreesboro, David Taylor of Manchester, and James Taylor of Manchester. Two brothers, Tim Dungan of Arkansas and Doug Dungan of Missouri. One sister, Penny Lanning of Indiana. Seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jimmy Arnold

Feb 10 2008

67 year old Jimmy Arnold of Smithville died Saturday at Centennial Medical Center. He was a retired custodian at DeKalb Middle School and a member of the New Home Baptist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Junior Hibdon and Willard Ralph will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:30 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Lee and Gracie Arnold and a brother, Clovis Arnold. Survivors include his wife Sue Arnold of Smithville. A sister, Emmogene Arnold of Smithville. A niece, Rhonda and her husband Tim Young of Smithville. Special nephew, Adam and his wife Dawn Lawson of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ruth Conger Green

Feb 10 2008

92 year old Ruth Conger Green of Smithville died Saturday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker, a member of the Pisgah Methodist Church, a former Farm Bureau director, and a member of the Home Demonstration Club. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from noon until 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nicholas and Minnie Corley Reynolds; two husbands, James Robert Conger and Howard C. Green. Survivors include one son, Danny Conger of Liberty. First cousins, Sue Willoughby, Roy Burton, Jack, Roger, and Albert Corley, Ann Windle, Floyd Corley, Martha Banks, and Mildred Bass. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Clarence Aurbon Saylors

Feb 6 2008

57 year old Clarence Aurbon Saylors of Smithville died Tuesday at Riverview Regional Medical Center. He was a nursery worker. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from noon until 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Nellie Braswell Saylors; a brother, James "Red" Saylors; and a sister, Ruby Nell Ferrell. Survivors include his children, Timothy and his wife Christen Saylors of McMinnville; Lisa and her husband Buddy Lynch of Shelbyville; Tresa and her husband Barry Estes of McMinnville;and Michael and his wife Ashley Saylors of Smithville. Sisters, Glema and her husband Eddie King of Beersheba Springs and Joyce Farless of McMinnville. Fourteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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