Robbie Hildreth Johnson age 85 of Smithville passed away Friday morning, February 19, 2016 at her residence. She was born December 1, 1930 to her parents, the late Haskell and Lydia Mai Vanatta Braswell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James S. Hildreth and second husband, Glyn N. Johnson; infant son, Danny Hildreth and sister, Helen Higham. Ms. Robbie was of the Pentecostal faith and was a retired HealthCare worker. Survivors include 3 children, Patsy (Don) Nixon and Carolyn (Bobby) Agee both of Smithville and Jim (Wendy) Hildreth of Murfreesboro; 6 grandchildren, Tammy (Mike) Beasley of LaVergne, Joely (Mark) Winn of Murfreesboro, Samuel (Katina) Sliger of Smithville; Steven Nixon of Columbia, Betsy Colwell of Louisville, KY, Jamie Huffman of Nashville; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Peggy (John) Caldwell of Dowelltown; several nieces and nephews and her special friends at Fiddler's Manor. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Sunday, February 21, 2016 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in the Braswell Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday 2:PM until 8:PM and Sunday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
71 year old Bobby Joines of Dowelltown died Wednesday at Tri Star Centennial Medical Center. He was a member of the Dry Creek Baptist Church and he served for twelve years as a county commissioner in the 2nd district. Joines was also a retired plant manager with Valdor. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Donald Owens will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Tilman and Johnnie Louise Williams Joines. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Mary Hutson Joines; one daughter, Tammy and husband Mike Crook; two grandchildren, Alicia and Robbie Maxwell and Jordan Crook all of Dowelltown. Several special caretakers. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Dry Creek Baptist Church
Rev. Ben Fuston age 75 of Watertown, died Monday at Summit Medical Center. Born July 5, 1940, he was the son of the late Dayton and Johnnie Evelyn Judkins Fuston and was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Ray Fuston. Bro. Fuston was Pastor of the Poplar Hill Baptist Church and retired from the Wilson Co. Road Commission. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Vaden Fuston; children, Cindy Lawson of Watertown, Kenneth (Jennifer) Fuston of Lascassas, Teresa Fuston and Benita (Phil) Woodard both of Watertown; 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; sisters, Helen Neal of Lebanon and Betty (Jim) Lawson of Smithville; nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Clayborn and Bro. David Lawson officiating. Visitation 11 a.m. till 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. till service time on Wednesday. Pallbearers, James Vaden, Sr. and James Vaden, Jr., Sammy Vaden, Jr., Ken Fuston, Jr., Justin Dillard, Steven Lawson. Honorary Pallbearers, Wayne Blackburn, Floyd Christian, Odell Petty, Billy Vance. Interment at Eastern Gate Cemetery.
Alma Carnahan Napier, age 85 and a resident of Dowelltown, Tennessee, died Sunday, February 14. 2016 at NHC in Smithville. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Reverend Marvin L. Napier, who died on February 3, 2001, as well as her daughter Judy Elaine Napier Bryan, who died on July 11, 2008. She is survived by 3 children: daughter Patsy D. Napier of Hickman, Tennessee, son Marvin L. Napier and wife Elizabeth of Dowelltown, son Charles Napier of Dowelltown, and son-in-law Randall Bryan of New Middleton. 4 grandchildren are Joshua Bryan (Rachel Grimsley Bryan) of Brush Creek. Amanda Bryan Mason (Jeffery Mason) of Gordonsville. Sarah Napier Bailey (Judson Bailey) of Huntsville, Alabama
Lora Napier (Stephen Lee) of South Orange, New Jersey. 7 great grand children are Maggie Bryanne Mason, McKenzie Grace (Lou) Mason, Jax Randall Mason, John Morgan Bailey, Mary Elizabeth Bailey, Clayton Bundy, Nathaniel Isaac Bryan, and Iris Napier Lee. Graveside services to be conducted Friday February 19 at 1:00 p.m. at Bethlehem Cemetery in Wilson County, with Rev. Dickie Johnson and Rev. Lee Neal
presiding. Partlow Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Mrs. Beula Fay Rowland age 75 of the Belk Community, passed away Sunday night, February 14, 2016 at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville. She was born October 8, 1940 to her parents, the late Albert and Ethel May Watson Simpson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brother, George and Jimmy Simpson and 1 sister, Nora Underwood. Mrs. Beula was a member of the Church of Christ and a retired factory worker. Survivors include her husband of 52 years Houston Rowland of the Belk Community; 2 children, Lisa (Daniel) Helms and Jeff (Crystal) Rowland both of Smithville; 2 grandchildren, Emily Summers and Dustin (Crystal) Summers; 2 great-grandchildren, Kinsley Norris and Allissa Caldwell; 1 brother, Don (Alda) Bandy of McMinnville; special cousins, Linda (Dale) Pursell of Liberty, Diane (Donnie) Fults of McMinnville and Jewel (Max) Barney of Smithville; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Tommy Underwood officiating and burial will follow in New Union Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 10AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
49 year old Tammy Lynette Jones of Smithville passed away Sunday morning at her home. She was a homemaker.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, February 15, 2016 at 1pm at Taylor Cemetery. No visitation will be held at the funeral home.
Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents, Walter & Henrietta Vanatta Barrett. 1 Brother, Dewey Barrett. Survivors include her husband, Glen Jones of Smithville. 3 Sisters, Teresa Vastola of Wilson Co. , Virginia Jones of Smithville & Frankie Davis of FL. 3 brothers, Ricky Barrett of LaFayette, Johnny Barrett & Glen Barrett both of Lebanon. Several nieces & nephews also survive.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations please be made to the funeral home to help with burial expenses. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Margaret Ann Donnell age 86 of Watertown, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 at University Medical Center. Born March 5, 1929 in Davidson County, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Irene Peach King. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Donnell in 2008; a daughter-in-law, Regina Donnell; sisters, Josephine Daugherty and Betty Barrett and a nephew, Nick Daugherty. She was a member of the Watertown Church of Christ and retired from the offices of the Alexandria Industrial Garment Co. She is survived by her children, Janet Bane and husband, Tony of Woodbury, Karen Donnell of Watertown and Wayne Donnell of Liberty; grandchildren, Jeff (Jennifer) Bane of Woodbury, Connie (Bobby) Moore of Woodbury, Allison (Jason) Greer of Brush Creek, Jeremy (Wendy) Traughber of Sanger, TX, Amanda (Arron) Payne of Watertown, Julie (Kevin) Amos of Soddy Daisy, Amanda (Bobby) Bell of Tullahoma, Sarah Price of Clarksville and a honorary granddaughter, Renee (Brandon) Thomas; 13 great grandchildren; sisters, Jackie King of Nashville and Shirley Holt of Franklin; brothers, Hugh Roy (Mary) King and Tom King both of Nashville; nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Robinson officiating. Pallbearers, Jeff Bane, Bobby Moore, Jason Greer, Arron Payne, Kevin Amos, Brandon Thomas. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. till service time on Monday. Interment at Commerce Cemetery.
Jacqueline H. Anderson of the Cottage Home community died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at an independent living center in Roswell, GA. Mrs. Anderson was born in Paris, TN, daughter of the late C.J. and Jessie Lou Hill and was preceded in death by a sister, Gay Hill Keele. She graduated from Grove High School (1949), attended UT Martin and graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (BS'54, MS'56). She taught Home Economics in Georgia and Indiana and Household Management at the University of Illinois where she retired as Professor Emeritus in 1988. After retirement she served as President of the Wilson County FCE Council. Jacqueline and her husband, Ernest have lived on their Century Farm in Cottage Home in east Wilson County since retirement in 1988. She is survived by her husband, Ernest F. Anderson; daughter, Frances Mayfield and husband, Donnie of Marietta, GA; son, Jack Anderson and wife, Jo Ann of North Richland Hills, TX; four grandchildren, Brandon Anderson and wife, Cortny and their daughter, Darby of Bedford, TX, Dana Wood and husband, John of Atlanta, GA, Samantha Anderson of New York City and Paul Mayfield of Marietta, Ga; sister, Patsy Burdette and husband, Ed; brothers, Charles Hill and wife, Carolyn, Clarence Cordell Hill and wife, Ann; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Noon, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown with Rev. David Moody officiating. Visitation will be on Friday from 4-7 p.m. Interment will be at Prosperity Cemetery. The family request that memorials be made to the Prosperity Cemetery Fund, 2011 Oregon Rd. Lascassas, TN 37085. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.
80 year old Bobbye Harrison of Smithville died Tuesday at NHC of Smithville. She was a member of the Smithville Church of God and was a retired teacher's aid at Smithville Elementary School. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Jeff Armstrong will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Green and Maud Delong Wall and two brothers, Thwaitt and Jack Wall. She is survived by her husband of 61 years Norris Harrison; two daughters, Pat and husband Larry Briggs and Vicki Hawker; three grandchildren, Clint Hawker and Elliott Cook all of Smithville and Cole Hawker of Cookeville. Three sisters, Melba and husband Roy Lee Pedigo, Ann and husband Carl Lee Webb, and Lynn and husband Douglas Cantrell all of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition to flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Smithville Church of God Building Fund or Youth Group.
Kim Anderson Lee age 50 of Murfreesboro passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 at her sisters home in Lascassas after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 16, 1965 to her parents, the late Joe Robert and Sarah Ann Bell Anderson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chris Lee and son, Tyler Lee. Kim was a member of the Prosperity Baptist Church and was an office worker. She is survived 2 daughters, Lauren Kristin Lee and Karley Rae Estes both of Murfreesboro; 1 granddaughter, Anna Belle Joy Lee; Fiancé, Donnie Ray Estes of Murfreesboro; 3 sisters, Pam (James) Hale of Sparta, Karen (Steve) Martin of Lascassas, Angela Anderson of Murfreesboro; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bobby and Jennifer Lee of Smithville; brother-in-law, Patrick Lee and sister-in-law, Clarissa Lee; special friends, Sherri Greene and Patty Banks and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Thursday, February 11, 2016 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Steve Martin and Bro. Michael Hale officiating and interment in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday 4:PM until 8:PM and Thursday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
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