Obituaries

Kevin Christopher Barnes

Oct 8 2015

Mr. Kevin Christopher Barnes age 42 of Smithville, TN, died Wednesday, October 07, 2015. He was born February 26, 1973, in Smithville, TN, was a truck driver with Weaver Transport, was of the Pentecostal faith, and was preceded in death by father Dairl Vanetta, step-father Tiny Barnes, grandparents Luther and Nelda Barnes and George Barnes.

Survivors include his mother Shirl Barnes, a brother Doug Barnes, grandmother Betty Barnes all of Smithville, TN, and former wife Christina Barnes of Morrison, TN. Nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends also survive.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M. Monday, October 12, 2015, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Clayton Neal and Bro. Chad McCord will officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens in Smithville, TN. The Barnes Family will receive friends Sunday from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. and again Monday from 12:00 P.M. Noon until 2:00 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lighthouse Full Circle Ministry, 94 Collie Drive, McMinnville, TN 37110. Phone 615-663-4781.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com

24-Hour Obituary Information Line is 931-473-5700.

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 931-473-6606.

James Albert Walden

Oct 6 2015

72 year old James Albert Walden of Alexandria died Monday at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital, Murfreesboro. Born in Dowelltown, he was a Baptist,, a security employee, and a Sergeant 1st Class in the United States Army from 1961-63. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Phil Hancock will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service. Walden was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Ela Mitchell Woodside Walden; a daughter, Karen Leslie Walden; and brothers, Kenneth Walden and Robert H. (Bob) Walden. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Schmidt Walden of Alexandria. Sisters, Helen and husband Wayne Cripps of Alexandria, Mary Susan and husband Phillip George of Smithville, and Peggy Stamps of Dowelltown. Uncle, Van and wife Billie Woodside of Dowelltown. Sisters-in-law, Marie Walden of Smithville and Jackie Walden of Michigan. Nieces and nephews. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

Phillip Wayne Webster

Oct 6 2015

Phillip Wayne Webster age 51 of Ashland, KY passed away Sunday October 4, 2015 in Ashland, KY. He was born October 26, 1963 to his parents, Paul Webster and Genevie Abney Eskew. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Loye and Bonnie Webster and maternal grandparents, Arlie and Olene Abney. Phillip was a U.S. Marine Veteran, Nazarene and construction worker. Survivors include his wife, Tina Webster of Ashland, KY; 4 children, Phillip Wayne Wright, Joseph Loye Webster, Thomas Ray Webster and Ashley Hope Webster all of Celina; 2 step-sons, Daniel Drengacs and Nicolas Paulus; 4 grandchildren; father, Paul Webster of Smithville; mother, Genevie Eskew of Brazil, IN; 3 sisters, Paula Webster Benedict, Felsha Smith both of Smithville, Lori Stevenson of Evansville, IN; 1 brother, Shawn Webster of Dowelltown, 2 step-brothers, Terry and Dewayne Pedigo both of Smithville, step-mother, Billie Joyce Webster of Smithville. Funeral services will be conducted 12 Noon Thursday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Thurman Seber officiating and interment to follow in New Hope Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday 3:PM until 8:PM and Thursday 9:AM until the time of the service at 12 Noon. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Ann Barnes

Oct 6 2015

Ms. Ann Barnes age 70 of Smithville passed away Monday evening, October 5, 2015 at Sarah Cannon Center at Centennial Hospital in Nashville. She was born April 19, 1945 to her parents, the late Fate and Ruthene Redmon Cantrell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Barnes. Ann was a faithful member of the Mt. Hope The Baptist Church and retired from A.O. Smith. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, David and Suzette Barnes of Smithville; 2 grandchildren, Ashley and Kade Barnes both of Smithville; 4 sisters, Brenda (John) Clark of Rock Island, Thelma Irby of Smithville, Hellon Emberton of Smithville, Linda (Chuck) Mosely of Smithville; 1 sister-in-law, Anna Ruth Barnes of McMinnville; nieces, Carolyn (Billy Ross) Rankhorn of McMinnville, Tammy Palmer, Tina King, Tisha Emberton; a nephew, Jason Mosely; and an uncle, Leonard Redmon of Smithville. Funeral services will be conducted 4:PM Thursday, October 8, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Frank Randolph, Dwight Knowles and Garry McBride officiating and burial will follow in Jefferson Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday 5:PM until 9:PM and Thursday 10:AM until the time of the service at 4:PM. In lieu of flowers, Ms. Ann's request was that donations be given in her memory to Mt. Hope The Baptist Church. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Loretta Hall

Oct 6 2015

Mary Loretta Hall age 89 of Smithville and a former resident of Cartersville, GA, passed away Sunday night October 4, 2015 at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville. She was born November 17, 1925 to her parents, the late Henry and Viola Ziggler Bluntschly. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 sister, Treva Spencer and 5 brothers, Jerry, Merle, Conrad, Corbit and Harvey Bluntschly. Ms. Loretta was a Baptist and a homemaker. Survivors include 1 son, Don (Emma) Hall of Crossville; 1 daughter, Donna Hall of Canada; 5 grandchildren, Rena Tackett, Charliena Diego, Lisa (Scott) Gayton, Jeremy (Ashley) Boisvert, Gacquie (Jesse); 6 great-grandchildren, Samantha (Chris) Howard, Michael Gayton, Derian Tackett, Donald Diego, Clinton Diego and Courtney Diego; 1 great-great-granddaughter, Azlee Howard; 2 sisters, Opal Chambers of Midland, MI and Shirley Pleasner of Bay City, MI. Graveside services and interment will be 1:PM EST Thursday at the Sunset Memory Gardens in Cartersville, GA. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday 1:PM until 3:PM at the funeral home. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Ms. Frankie Jo Evans

Oct 5 2015

Ms. Frankie Jo Evans age 88 of Smithville passed away Sunday afternoon, October 4, 2015 at her residence. She was born June 10, 1927 to her parents, the late Herman and Mary Frances Hibdon Stewart. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Evans; 1 son, Gary Evans; grandchildren, Eddie Evans, Jr.; 2 great-grandchildren, Trinity Summers and James Goff; 3 brothers, Edward Stewart, Billy Stewart, James Stewart; 2 sisters, Ora Gay and Roberta Webb. Ms. Frankie was a member of the New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church and a homemaker. Survivors include 7 children, Larry (Janie) Evans of Smithville, Danny (Diane) Evans of Woodbury, Ronnie (Carolyn) Evans of Smithville, Eddie (Julie) Evans of Rockwood, Jim Evans of Smithville, Frank (Darlene) Evans of Smithville, Wanda (Roger) Bradford of Smithville; 15 grandchildren, Brad (Ronica) Evans, Garry Evans, Kerri (Steven) Gunter, Nathan (Ally) Evans, Johnny (Ashley) Evans, Rhonda (Jerry) Goff, Jo (T.J.) Summers, Elizabeth (Thomas) Alvis, Steven (Rachel) Evans, James Evans, Mary (Andy) Gibson, Cain Evans, Sarah Evans, John Bradford, David Bradford; 11 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Reba Stewart of Smithville. Funeral services will be conducted 1:PM Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Ricky Arnold and James Evans officiating and burial to follow at Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 12 Noon until 8:PM and Wednesday 9AM until the time of the service at 1:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Juanita Fannie Ruth Martin

Oct 2 2015

Funeral services for Mrs. Juanita Fannie Ruth Martin, age 85, of Cassville, will be Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Dyer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Nash Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Sunday from noon until time of the service.

Juanita passed away Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Mrs. Miller was born June 2, 1930 in Putnam County TN to the late Charlie Nash and Dollie Allison Nash. In addition to being a homemaker, she worked for years at Wilson Sporting Goods. Mrs. Miller was a member of the Plain View Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include three children; Ricky Don Martin (wife Lisa) of Murfreesboro, Linda Harville (husband Jimmy of Lebanon, and Brenda Walters (husband Elton) of Sparta. Juanita is also survived by a brother; Donnell Nash, nine grandchildren; Rhonda Young, Lora Jared, Jody Dailey, Jimbo Dailey, Gail Fish, Jennifer Penley, Jonathan Martin, Curtis Langenback, & Felicia Walters, as well as fourteen great-grandchildren, Luke, Isaac & Edward Haney, Jordan Allen, Brittany Dailey, Anthony & Isha Fish, Haley Martin, Gracey & Jacob Penley, Amber Shelley, Shawna Cooper, Nancy Doyle, & Nevaeh Dailey, as well as two great-great grandchildren, Caitlyn Fish & Michale Hyre. Juanita is also survived by several nieces and nephews and a special friend and caregiver, Barbara

In addition to her parents, Juanita was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert O. Martin, her second husband, James Miller, one daughter; Carolyn Sue Harville, and infant son; Earl Wayne Martin, a great-great-granddaughter, Breeze Dailey, one sister; Geneva Elrod, and one brother; Doyle Nash and infant siblings Anna Ruth and Kenneth Nash.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Bro. Roger Cooper and Bro. Josh Myers will be conducting the services.

Rickey Lane Herndon

Sep 28 2015

Rickey Lane Herndon age 58 of Smithville, passed away Sunday afternoon September 27, 2015 at Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital ER. He was born June 18, 1957 to his parents, the late Millow and Vade Pauline Carter Herndon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 brother, Charles Wayne Herndon and maternal grandparents, Henry and Ella May Carter. He was a Pentecostal and a construction worker. Survivors include 1 sister-in-law, Brenda Herndon of Smithville; 1 nephew, Brandon Herndon of Smithville; 5 nieces, Tarron (Robert) Carter of Smithville; Vicky Cobble of McMinnville; Penny (Luther) Murphy of Smithville, Sonya Cantrell and Pamela Curtis both of McMinnville; 14 great-nieces and nephews, Zeel Carter, Nicole Godsy, Patrick Murphy, Justin Murphy, Sr., Zack Murphy, Justin Murphy, Jr., Dustin Herndon, Clint Cantrell, Stephanie Burgess, Jennifer (Garth) Coffee, Serenity Burgess, Owen Coffee, Logan Coffee and Eowyn Coffee. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Carpenter officiating and interment to follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 12 Noon until 8:PM and Wednesday 9:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Herman P. Mangum

Sep 28 2015

85 year old Herman P. Mangum of Michigan died Monday, September 21 in Michigan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Visitation with the family will be Monday, September 28 from 3-7 p.m. at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marilyn. Daughter, Cheryl Mangum. Sons, Herman "Bill" Mangum, John and wife Linda Mangum, and Matthew Mangum. Nine grandchildren. Sister, Dora and husband Joe Hutchings. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Stewart David Thatcher

Sep 28 2015

50 year old Stewart David Thatcher of the Holmes Creek Community of Smithville died Sunday night at his residence. He was a self-employed mechanic and a Christian. The funeral will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9- 11 a.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Cleda Bailey Thatcher; a brother, Stacey Thatcher; and two sisters, Sandra "Sami" Sturges and Shelly Thatcher. Survivors include two sisters, Sharon and Danny Brewer of Woodbury and Sonya Jones of Smithville. Six nieces, Lisa Roberson of Woodbury, Lori Pittman and Leslie Howard of Murfreesboro, Krystal Patterson of Smithville, and Amy Brewer and Elizabeth Sturges of Murfreesboro. Two nephews, Joey Sturges and Justin Jones of Murfreesboro. Six great nieces and five great nephews. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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