Obituaries

Oma Ruth Chapman

Apr 21 2007

86 year old Oma Ruth Chapman of Pulaski died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was born in Prospect, Tennessee and was a member of the Fairview Church of Christ. The funeral will be Monday at 10:00 a.m. at the chapel of Carr & Erwin Funeral Home. Wayne Pagel will officiate and burial will be in the Giles Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kelly Chapman; two sisters, Goldie Garner and Marjorie Hutton; and four brothers, Woodrow Rogers, Hugh Rogers, Joe Mack Rogers, and Buddy Rogers. Survivors include her son, Kelly Rogers Chapman of Cloudcroft, New Mexico; her daughter, Donna Gulley and husband Dan Gulley of Smithville; two sisters, Sue Gaines of Fayetteville and Peggy Ellison of Powder Springs, Georgia; and four grandchildren, Isaac and Jennifer Chapman and Caleb and Joshua Gulley. Carr & Erwin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

Alice Faye Bandy Selby

Apr 23 2007

53 year old Alice Faye Bandy Selby of Sparta died Saturday at Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home Chapel and burial will be in the Oaklawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 4:00 p.m. Monday. Survivors include her husband, Lonnie D. Selby, Sr. of Sparta. Children, Ryan Stewart and his wife Megan of Sparta, Dewayne Selby and his wife Missy of Sparta, and Nichole Plunkett and her husband Tommy of Sparta. Her mother, Dora Bandy Selby of Sparta. Two brothers, Floyd Bandy of Lineville, Alabama and Mark Bandy and his wife Joy of Sparta. Seven grandchildren, Dane Selby, T.J. Plunkett, Kennedy Selby, Nicholas Plunkett, Lillian Stewart Logan Stewart, and Marlo Selby. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Hunter Funeral Home in Sparta is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

Sandra Kaye Knowles Ramsey

Apr 23 2007

43 year old Sandra Kaye Knowles Ramsey of Smithville died Sunday at her residence. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Dennis Wood and Virgil Hibdon, Jr. will officiate and burial will be in the Young Bend Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her father, James Clifton Knowles. Survivors include her husband, Darrell Ramsey of Smithville. Her mother, Reba Poss Knowles of Smithville. Her father in law, Bro. Ray Ramsey of Smithville; One brother and sister-in-law, Dwight and Donna Knowles of Smithville. One sister, Vickie Knowles of Smithville. Several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. Two sisters-in-law, Rhonda Ramsey of Smithville and Kimberly Dishman of Smithville. Mother-in-law, Norma Sue Ramsey of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Andrew Bryant Ferris

Apr 24 2007

18 year old Andrew Bryant Ferris died Monday night at the emergency room of DeKalb Community Hospital from injuries he received in an automobile accident. The funeral will be Thursday at 2pm at Dekalb Funeral Chapel. Frances Foster will officiate and burial will follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 2pm til 9pm and Thursday from 10 am until time of service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Howard Ferris and an uncle, Ronnie McBride. He is survived by his mother, Angela Ferris of Smithville. His father, Steve Ferris of Mount Juliet. His maternal grandparents, Carl and Frances McBride of Smithville. Paternal grandmother, Kate Ferris of Mt. Juliet. An aunt, Cindy Powell of Hermitage. An uncle, Grover Moss of Hermitage. Aunts, Sarah Ferris, Jenny Ferris, and Lori Ferris of Mount Juliet and a cousin: Jonathan Powell of Hermitage. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Estel

Apr 25 2007

81 year old Estel \"Shorty\" Fleming of Brush Creek died Tuesday at Riverview Regional Medical Center North, Carthage. He was a Baptist, a U.S. Army World War II veteran, a Shriner since 1946, and a 32nd degree mason. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home. Rob Amason will officiate and burial will be in the Brush Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral. He was preceded in death by his parents, L.C. and Dora Harris Fleming along with six brothers and two sisters. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Rachel Hawkins Fleming; a son, Wayne Fleming; and a daughter, Barbara Askew all of Brush Creek. Two grandchildren, Brad and his wife Judy Askew of Brush Creek and Brian Askew of Gordonsville. A sister, Anna Lee Smith of Lebanon and several nieces and nephews. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

Willie Othel Taylor

Apr 24 2007

95 year old Willie Othel Taylor of McMinnville died Tuesday at the Raintree Manor Nursing Home in McMinnville. He was a Baptist and a U.S. Army World War II veteran. The funeral will be Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. James Gibbs will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 4:30 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Fannie Bell Hendrixson Taylor, and a nephew Willie Lee Fuson. Survivors include a son, Kenny Taylor of Silver Point. A sister Allie Mai Fuson of Smithville. Six nieces, Bobbie and her husband Robert Page of Mount Juliet; Barbara and her husband John Malone of Alexandria; Gladys and her husband Elmus Cantrell of Smithville; Athelene and her husband Hobert Page of Smithville; Violet Starnes of Silver Point; and Doris Fuson of Smithville. Two nephews, Junior and his wife Geraldine Fuson and Eddie and his wife Judy Fuson all of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Tony Devault

Apr 27 2007

46 year old Tony Devault of Smithville died Wednesday. He was a Baptist, a truck driver for Pirtle's Nursery and a long time nursery worker. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Rodney Campbell will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from noon until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. He is survived by his wife, Vicky Devault of Smithville. One son and his wife, Joey and Mandy Murphy of Smithville. A daughter and her husband Sheri and Brad Spivey of Smithville. Three grandchildren, Kelsey Murphy, Kaylee Martin, and Kaden Martin. His mother, Opal Atnip of Smithville. Five brothers, Rickey Devault, Jeff Ferrell, Scott Ferrell, Terry Ferrell, and Chris Ferrell all of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Milburn Rogers

Apr 28 2007

Funeral services are incomplete at this time for Mr. Milburn Rogers of Cookeville who passed away on Saturday evening at NHC in Sparta. He was 64 years old.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

Milburn

Apr 30 2007

64 year old Milburn \"Smitty\" Rodgers of Cookeville died Saturday at NHC Healthcare in Sparta. He was retired from the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency and a member of the Smithville First United Methodist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Terry Little and Terry Redman will officiate and burial will be in the Keltonburg Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 3:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milburn, Sr. and Claudine Rodgers. and a daughter, Tiffany Rodgers. Survivors include two sons, Milburn Rodgers III and his wife Patty of Carthage and John and his wife Terri Rodgers of North Carolina. One daughter, Camilla and her husband Hans Koeller of Colorado. Six grandchildren, Matthew and Nicklos Rodgers of Cookeville, Sean, Jasmaine, Justin and Malley Rodgers of North Carolina. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations be made to the Keltonburg Cemetery in lieu of flowers.

Roger White Cook

Apr 30 2007

56 year old Roger White Cook of Watertown died Sunday at his residence. He was a lineman for Middle Tennessee Electric. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Liberty United Methodist Church where he was a member. Mike Hale and Alan Lyons will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl White and Mary Martin Cook. Survivors include his wife, Sue Hunt Cook of Watertown. Three children. Two sisters, Carol Gibbs of Dowelltown and Joann Cook. One brother, David Cook of Smithville. Two sisters-in-law, Mary Jane and her husband Billy Hooper of Smithville and Johnnie Ruth Hunt of Liberty. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations be made to the Gideon Bible Memorial Fund, in lieu of flowers.

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