Obituaries

Michael Murphy

Nov 3 2006

50 year old Michael Murphy of Smithville died Thursday. He was a non-denominational pastor and an employee of Federal Mogul and the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert James and Letha Mears Murphy and a brother, Ellis Ray Murphy. Survivors include his wife, Cleta Redmon Murphy and a daughter, Camillia Murphy both of Smithville. Four brothers, Albert Murphy, Jr. and Lee Murphy both of Pikeville, Luther and his wife Penny Murphy of Smithville, and James Terry and his wife Connie Murphy of McMinnville. Five sisters, Glenda Murphy and Alberta and her husband Robert Angel all of Pikeville, Flo Ann Evan of Dayton, Mary and her husband Denton Davenport of Crossville and Tina and her husband Joe Burgess of Arkansas. Her father and mother-in-law, Eddie and Ernestine Young of Smithville and several nieces and nephews. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Annie Ruth Bain

Nov 7 2006

78 year old Annie Ruth Bain of Smithville died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Buckner's Chapel Methodist Church. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Phil Tollett and David Young will officiate and burial will be in the Hale Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. A list of survivors will be announced later.

Marzell Ray

Nov 3 2006

68 year old Marzell Ray of Smithville died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a member of the New Union The Baptist Church, member of Woodmen of the World, and a retired employee of Magnetek. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her father, Hobert Brown Barnes; two brothers, Johnny Davis Barnes and Paul Eugene Barnes. Survivors include her husband, Donald Ray of Smithville. Two sons, Eddie and his wife Tabitha Ray of Smithville and Cary Ray of Smithville. Her mother, Cyrena Barnes of Smithville. Three brothers, Marvin \"Brownie\" and his wife Peggy Barnes, Gentry Lee and his wife Pat Barnes all of Smithville, and Youman and his wife Cindy Barnes of Rock Island. Three grandchildren, Dustin O'Conner, Julie Ray, and Ethan Ray. Two great grandchildren, Madison Ray and Logan O'Conner. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Paul Ferrell

Nov 4 2006

57 year old Paul Ferrell of Rock Island died Friday night at River Park Hospital in McMinnville. The body is at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete.

Paul Ferrell

Nov 4 2006

57 year old Paul Ferrell of McMinnville died Friday night at River Park Hospital in McMinnville. He was a Baptist and owner of Ferrell's Nursery. The funeral will be Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Nester Stewart will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy and Vella Young Ferrell; a son, Timmy Ferrell; two brothers, Tom and Troy Ferrell; and a sister, Gladys Earl. Survivors include his wife, Rita Cagle Ferrell; a daughter and son-in-law, Crystal and Tom Redmon; a granddaughter, Shanna Redmon; six brothers, Joe, Ben, Raymond, Jimmy, Roy, and Johnny Ferrell all of McMinnville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Sunday until the time of the service at 3:30 p.m.

Annie Ruth Bain

Nov 7 2006

78 year old Annie Ruth Bain of Smithville died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Buckner's Chapel Methodist Church. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Phil Tollett and David Young will officiate and burial will be in the Hale Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Laura Mai Fleming Redmon; her husband, Clay Bain; and a son, Jimmy Bain. Survivors include three sons, Cleveland Bain and his wife Diane, and Harold and his wife Debbie Bain all of Smithville, and Earlie and his wife Jenean Bain of Dowelltown. Three daughters, Annie and her husband Jimmy Walker, Helen and her husband Robert Moore, and Pauline Braswell all of Smithville. Two sisters, Oleda and her husband Ralph Thomas of Smithville and Christine Gish of Indiana. Two brothers, Jewel and Monroe Redmon both of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jennie Hubbard

Nov 7 2006

99 year old Jennie Hubbard of Smithville and formerly of the Dry Creek Community died Tuesday at NHC Healthcare Center of Smithville. She was a homemaker and a member of the Dowelltown Baptist Church. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Wayne Malone and Donald Owens will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton Hubbard; a son and daughter-in-law, Willie and Freda Hubbard; her parent, Joe and Rebecca Adkins Arnold; sisters, Julie Tramel, Mary Smith, and Liza Bailiff; and brothers, Enoch, Delmar, Jody, Ralph Sr, and Willie J. Arnold. Survivors include nephews, Ralph, Jr. and his wife Ethel Arnold; James and his wife Inez Tramel; and Calvin and his wife Amy Tramel all of Smithville. Nieces, Ethel Ashford of Smithville, Ruby Deal of Nashville, Marie and her husband Mac McCormick of Georgia, Ruthene Self of Chattanooga, Dorothy and her husband Winfrey Hennessee of McMinnville, Georgie Hale of McMinnville, Lena Vann; and several great nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Carlos Munoz

Nov 7 2006

Carlos Munoz died Monday at the North Valley Emergency Room in Dunlap. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by DeKalb Funeral Chapel.

Herman Medley

Nov 8 2006

85 year old Herman Medley of McMinnville died Tuesday at his residence of a brief illness. He was a DeKalb County native. He was retired and a former owner of Warren County Furniture, a store he owned for 40 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in McMinnville, member of the American Legion Post #173, VFW Post #5064; and the McMinnville evening Exchange Club. Medley was also a U.S. Navy World War II Veteran. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville. Dr. Robert Case and Dr. Steve Angus will officiate and burial will be in the Gardens of Memory. Military grave rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post #173 and the VFW Post #5064. He was preceded in death by a son, Carter West Medley and brothers-in-law, Jim McPherson, Hugh Stewart, and Joe Stewart. Survivors include his wife, Jane Stewart Medley of McMinnville. A son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Jackie Medley of McMinnville. Granddaughter, Kate Medley of McMinnville. A step-grandson, Terrence Clabo of Charlottesville, Virginia. Two step great grandchildren, Cullen and Kalab Clabo. A sister, Maggie McPherson of McMinnville. A brother and sister-in-law, Clyde and Jewell Medley of Smithville. Brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Robert E Stewart of Huntsville, Alabama. High Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be made to the Good Neighbor Fund at the First United Methodist Church of McMinnville.

Whorton Springs Baptist Church

Nov 8 2006

Whorton Springs Baptist Church will be having revival services starting Sunday,November 12 at 11:00 and each evening at 6:00 p.m. thru to Wednesday 15th. Dr. Ken Clayton of Tulip Grove Baptist Church in Nashville will be preaching. Everyone is invited to be apart of the services. Speical music will be shared at each service.

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