Obituaries

Widney Claude

Oct 20 2006

77 year old Widney Claude \"W.C.\" Keyt of Fairfield Glade and a native of DeKalb County died Wednesday night in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is survived by his wife, Antha E. Keyt of Fairfield Glade; two sons, Tim Keyt of Cookeville and Robert Keyt of Chattanooga; a daughter, Jan Burris of Nashville and a sister, Louise Frazier of the Dry Creek Community. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel and Monday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. at Whorton Springs Baptist Church.

Michael Anthony Shaw

Oct 23 2006

34 year old Michael Anthony Shaw of Watertown died Sunday morning at his residence. He was a DeKalb County native, a plumbing and electric worker, and a member of the Temple Missionary Baptist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown. Gerald England will officiate and burial will be in New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Survivors include his wife, Tina Hill Shaw of Watertown, a daughter, Macy Shaw of Gordonsville. His parents, Bill and Linda Shaw of Smithville. A sister, Tammy Hooper of Defeated Creek. Three brothers, Tommy Payne of Strawberry Plains, Jeff Payne of Lebanon, and Billy Shaw of Smithville. His father-in-law and mother-in-law, Silas V. and Melba Sue Hill of Watertown. Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

William Henry

Oct 25 2006

59 year old William Henry \"Bill\" Webb of Smithville died Tuesday at the emergency room of DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a painter. He was preceded in death by his wife Roberta Sue Webb and his parents, Darrell and Berdia Wilson Webb. Survivors include his children, Sarah Williams, Juanita Stout, Billy Webb, Kara Hucklebee all of Missouri and Ricky Webb of Indiana. Several grandchildren; a brother, Donald Webb of Indiana, and a sister, Sharon Hutcheson of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family has requested that donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses. Mr. Webb's remains have been cremated. No services will be held.

Kasey Layne Holiday

Oct 26 2006

45 year old Kasey Layne Holiday of Liberty died Tuesday at Centennial Medical Center. He was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his mother, Grace Phillips Vaughn and a brother, Byron Vaughn. Survivors include his father, Eugene Vaughn of Smithville; a brother, David Vaughn of Smithville; and a sister, Deborah Vaughn Smith of Nashville. Mr. Holiday's remains have been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Rose Hines

Oct 28 2006

79 year old Rose Hines of Smithville died Friday night at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. The funeral arrangements are incomplete. A complete list of survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by DeKalb Funeral Chapel

Rose Hines

Oct 28 2006

81 year old Rose Hines of Smithville died Friday night at NHC Health Care Center in Smithville. She was a Seventh Day Adventist and a retired registered nurse. A graveside service will be held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Elder Dennis Clark will officiate. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jerry and Pauline Foutch Hines and a brother, Edward Hines. She is survived by three brothers, Robert Hines of Wilmington, North Carolina and John and Harold Hines of California and a special friend, Raye Knight of Smithville. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Patrica Ann Rowe

Oct 29 2006

51 year old Patricia Ann Rowe of Smithville died Saturday at her residence. She was a member of the Buckner's Chapel United Methodist Church. She and her husband owned and operated Robert's Grocery for many years. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Trent Colwell will officiate and burial will be in the Puckett Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. 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 father, Wilburn Puckett; a brother, Steve Puckett; grandparents, E.K. and Bonnie Puckett and Charlie and Lucille Certain. Survivors include her husband, Robert Rowe of Smithville. A daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and her husband Johnny Ball of Smithville. A son, Dwain and his wife Teri Rowe of Smithville. Grandchildren, Lance and Lane Ball, Matthew Rowe, Jessica and Cassidy Cook; her mother, Lois Ann Certain Puckett of Smithville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Tim and Mary Elizabeth Puckett and Eddie and Lisa Puckett all of Smithville. A niece, Krista Puckett. Nephews, Jake and Cody Puckett and a host of other family and friends. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Opal A. Bell

Oct 31 2006

74 year old Opal A. Bell of Nashville died Monday. She is survived by her husband, Frank K. Bell of Nashville. One son, Bruce D. and his wife Anita Bell. Granddaughters, Laura and Jenny; a sister, Dorothy McMahan of Nashville; and a brother, Edward Allen of Huntsville, Alabama. Family and friends will gather for a graveside service on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel, on Nolensville Road, in Nashville.

Delmar Dee

Oct 31 2006

89 year old Delmar Dee \"Dale\" Atnip of McMinnville died at his residence Tuesday of an extended illness. He was born in DeKalb County, a retired owner of Atnip Motors, and a member of the Westside Baptist Church. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville. Tyree Smith will officiate and burial will be in the Faulkner Cemetery at Pike Hill. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until the time of the service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burley and Novella Atnip; a daughter, Gail King; two brothers; and three sisters. He is survived by his wife, Karen Hennessee Atnip of McMinnville. Two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Betty Jo Atnip of Smithville and John and Betty Jean Atnip of Christiana. Three daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Ronnie Tramel of Smithville, Linda Dale and Toby Lewis of McMinnville and Tonjia and Jerry Potts of Santa Fe. Eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Three sisters, Alene Ladd of Pineville, Louisiana, Ruth Johnson of Louisiana, and Dean Kite of Knoxville. One brother, Jim Solon Atnip of Georgetown, Louisiana. Several nieces and nephews. Special friends, Kristy Self and Bonnie K. Special adopted granddaughter, Madalyn Stubblefield. High Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert Morris Craft

Nov 1 2006

67 year old Robert Morris Craft of Smithville and a long time resident of Indiana died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a Pentecostal and a retired employee of a Foundry in Indiana where he was a Supervisor for 34 years. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2:00 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. He was preceded in death by his wife, Fredia F. Craft of Smithville. Two daughters, Jennifer Howard of Smithville and Lisa Paine of McMinnville. Two sisters, Juanita Hensley of Knox, Indiana and Doris Martin of Plymoth, Indiana. Two brothers, Virgil Craft of Pulaski, Indiana and Bryan Craft of Plymoth, Indiana. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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