Obituaries

David Allen Hesson, Sr.

Feb 16 2007

47 year old David Allen Hesson, Sr. of Smithville died Friday of an extended illness at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. He was a nursery worker. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Robert Page will officiate and burial will be in the Cannady Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:30 p.m. He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Hesson, Sr.; a daughter, Martha Sue Caldwell; two grandchildren, Jena Coronado and Christian Hesson; and a brother, Tommy Hesson. Survivors include his wife, Jena Hesson of Smithville. Three children, April and her husband Martin Coronado, James and his wife Sherry Hesson, and David, Jr. and his wife Kathey Hesson all of Smithville. His mother, Virginia Hesson of Cleveland. A brother, Bobby Hesson, Jr. of Cleveland. Five sisters, Jo Alred of Old Hickory, Edna Hesson of Atlanta, Georgia, Ruthy Marmon of Cleveland, and Briana Hesson and Miranda Hesson both of Kentucky. Six grandchildren and six step grandchildren also survive. The family asks that donations be made in lieu of flowers to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses.

Clifford Ingram

Feb 17 2007

86 year old Reverend Clifford Ingram of Smithville died early Saturday morning at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Lockhart Ingram of Smithville. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Smithville First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. at the church. A complete list of survivors and obituary information will be announced later by DeKalb Funeral Chapel.

Lena Turner Parsley

Feb 19 2007

74 year old Lena Turner Parsley of Smithville died Monday at her residence of an extended illness. She was a Baptist and a retired factory worker. The funeral will be Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Sarah Cripps and Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in the Burton-Ponder Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 3:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Limmie and Altie Cantrell Turner; Howard Parsley; a sister, Earlene Johnson; and brothers, Frank and Kenneth Turner. Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Fields of Smithville. Two granddaughters, Amy Wheeler and Rhonda Lucci. Five great grandchildren. Two sisters, Linda Moser of Smithville and Helen Self of Liberty. Brothers, Boyd and his wife Nina Turner of Smithville and Reed and his wife Frances Turner of Lebanon. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Joe Cantrell

Feb 18 2007

70 year old Joe "Toot" Cantrell of Smithville died Sunday at NHC of Smithville. He was a nurseryman and a Baptist. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Danny Parker will officiate and burial will be in the Young Bend Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earnest and Mattie Lee Adcock Cantrell; three brothers, Gene, John, and Carl Cantrell; and a sister, Macon Haas. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Johnny Madewell of McMinnville. Two grandchildren and two great grandchildren all of McMinnville. Three sisters, Ernestine Young, Josie Shehane and Katie Cantrell all of Smithville. One brother, Hoyte Cantrell; sister-in-law, Fay Cantrell; and brother-in-law, Eddie Young all of Smithville and a special niece, Melba Vinca of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m.

Mrs. Grady Driver Hackett

Feb 20 2007

Mrs. Grady Driver Hackett of Monoville died Tuesday morning at the Lebanon Rehabilitation Center. The body is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where the service will be Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. Edward L. Anderson will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery in Liberty. She is survived by step-sons, Philip Hackett of Carthage and Tommy Hackett of Monoville. One step granddaughter, nieces, and a nephew also survive. Sanderson Funeral Home in Carthage is in charge of the arrangements. The family will receive friends Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Memorials may be made to the Salem Cemetery Care Fund.

Clara Nell Stoglin

Jan 29 2007

67 year old Clara Nell Stoglin of Sparta died Sunday at Cookeville Regional Hospital. She was a retired machine operator at Georgia Girl and a Baptist. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Garry Farris and David Wilson will officiate and burial will be in the Johnson Chapel Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her parents, Left and Elizabeth Ashburn Jones and a brother, Joe Jones. Survivors include two sisters, Rosell Robinson of Sparta and Oneida and her husband Harold Massa of Sparta. Two brothers, Frank and his wife Joann Jones and Roy and his wife Lou Jones all of Sparta. One niece, Lori Jones of Sparta. One nephew, Steve Jones of Sparta. One great niece, Marley Jones of Sparta. One special friend, Olan Ray Brock of Winchester. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m.

Mary Carter

Feb 1 2007

95 year old Mary Carter died Wednesday night at DeKalb Community Hospital. The body is at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete.

Mary Emma Carter

Feb 1 2007

95 year old Mary Emma Carter of Smithville died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mount Herman Baptist Church. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Tommy Taylor will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edmon and Martha Thompson Sandlin; her husband Bernice Carter; a daughter, Margie Carter; a grandchild, Denise Whitefield; two sisters, Sarah Bain and Lillie Mae Dutton; and three brothers, Ewin, Clarence, and Junior Sandlin. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Travis Whitefield of Smithville. One son and daughter-in-law, Eugene and Joy Faye Carter of Smithville. Four grandchildren, Jeffrey Carter and Steven Carter both of Smithville, Sharon Yocum of Sparta, and Serita Bratcher of Morrison. Eight great grandchildren, Jennifer Dunn, Jeff Carter, Jr. and Chance Carter all of Smithville, Jason Bratcher, Daniel Bratcher, and Benjamin Bratcher all of Morrison, and Amy Yocum and Becky Yocum both of Sparta. One great great grandchild, Patryn Carter of Smithville. Two sisters, Ione Miller and Clara Driver both of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert Stanton Robinson

Feb 1 2007

86 year old Robert Stanton Robinson of Alexandria died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Jason Lohorn and James Daniel will officiate. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Burial will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Sango Cemetery in Clarksville. Robinson was a member and deacon of the Upper Helton Baptist Church of Alexandria. He was also a 1940 graduate of Liberty High School; worked for North American Aviation in Los Angeles, California from 1940 until 1942; and he joined the U.S. Army Air Force in 1942 and was discharged from active duty in 1946 as a Master Sergeant. Robinson was also a retired jewelry and a farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Baxter Overall and Martha Virginia Roberts Robinson; brothers, Kline, Thurman, Burnard, and Dib Robinson; sisters, Clara Dale Gaither, Willie Mai Williams, and Ruby Robinson; and a son, Larry Neal Robinson. In addition to his wife of 60 years Bernice Neal Robinson, he is survived by a daughter, Peggy Robnson Moore and daughter-in-law, Rhonda Morrison Robinson of Clarksville; grandchildren, Michael and his wife Cheri Moore of Chesapeake, Virginia, James Moore, Wade Robinson, Jerry and his wife Cynthia Robinson, and Wendy Robinson of Clarksville. Great grandchildren, Rachel Moore, Robert Stanton Moore, and Juliana Moore of Chesapeake, Virginia and Diego and Rocky Robinson of Clarksville. Step great granddaughters, Melanie and Mechelle Scott of Clarksville. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert Stanton Robinson

Feb 1 2007

86 year old Robert Stanton Robinson of Alexandria died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Jason Lohorn and James Daniel will officiate. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Burial will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Sango Cemetery in Clarksville. Robinson was a member and deacon of the Upper Helton Baptist Church of Alexandria. He was also a 1940 graduate of Liberty High School; worked for North American Aviation in Los Angeles, California from 1940 until 1942; and he joined the U.S. Army Air Force in 1942 and was discharged from active duty in 1946 as a Master Sergeant. Robinson was also a retired jeweler and a farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Baxter Overall and Martha Virginia Roberts Robinson; brothers, Kline, Thurman, Burnard, and Dib Robinson; sisters, Clara Dale Gaither, Willie Mai Williams, and Ruby Robinson; and a son, Larry Neal Robinson. In addition to his wife of 60 years Bernice Neal Robinson, he is survived by a daughter, Peggy Robinson Moore and daughter-in-law, Rhonda Morrison Robinson of Clarksville; grandchildren, Michael and his wife Cheri Moore of Chesapeake, Virginia, James Moore, Wade Robinson, Jerry and his wife Cynthia Robinson, and Wendy Robinson of Clarksville. Great grandchildren, Rachel Moore, Robert Stanton Moore, and Juliana Moore of Chesapeake, Virginia and Diego and Rocky Robinson of Clarksville. Step great granddaughters, Melanie and Mechelle Scott of Clarksville. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

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