Obituaries

Robert Dale Bain

Feb 2 2017
Robert Dale Bain

53 year old Robert Dale Bain of Smithville died Wednesday at St. Thomas River Park Hospital. He was self employed and a member of the House of Prayer in Rickman. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Hale Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Buddy, Jr. and Willie Irene Johnson Bain; grandmothers, Dollie Turner; brother, Christopher Bain; and father and mother-in-law, L.C. and Pat Murphy. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lisa Murphy Bain; a son, Josh Bain; step-mother, Mary Edna Bain; and sisters, Jo Ann & Aubrey Meece, all of Smithville, Peggy Dyer and Linda Steinmark both of Sparta, Margaret and Michael Flanagan of Mississippi, Mildred Bain, and Misty and John Haugh all of Woodbury. Uncle Randall and aunt Donna Massa of Smyrna. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

Ethel Lee Tittle Cassitty

Feb 1 2017

Ethel Lee Tittle Cassitty age 88 of Alexandria, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 31, 2017 at Tennova Health Care in Lebanon, She was born Apr. 4, 1928, daughter of the late John Adam Tittle and Lizzie Jennings Tittle and was preceded in death by a grandson, Tracey Cassitty; brothers, Jack, Henry, Mack and John Tittle, Jr. and sisters, Betty Linear and Rosie Murphy. Ethel is survived by her sons, Larry Ricky Cassitty and Bobby Cassitty both of Alexandria; grandson, Jonathon Rockford Cassitty; great grandchildren, Christopher and Kristen Cassitty; a great great granddaughter; sisters, Ada Ruth Tittle of Portland and Charlene Rogers of Lebanon; nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown with Bro. Charlie Lawson officiating. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. till service time on Thursday. Interment at Hillview Cemetery in Alexandria.

Hoyte J. Hooper

Jan 31 2017
Hoyte J. Hooper

Hoyte J. Hooper age 78 of Smithville passed away Tuesday morning January 31, 2017 at NHC Healthcare in Smithville. He was born August 6, 1938 to his parents, the late Albert Lee and Flora Ruth Trusty Hooper. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Faye Hooper; sisters: Maureen Florida, Doris Cripps, Faye Trotter Rawls; Infant brother: Eugene Hooper. Hoyte was a member of the Smithville Church of God and a retired heavy equipment operator with Carrier. Survivors include daughter: Lisa (Ronnie) Garrison of Smithville; Grandchildren: Rachel Garrison of Smithville, Jessica Garrison (Ethan) Hale of Alexandria; Great-Grandson: River Garrison of Smithville; wife: Edna Locke Hooper of Smithville; Step-son: Darrell (Tina) Locke of Green Hill, Mark (Mitzi) Locke of McMinnville; Step-Grandchildren: Brandon Locke of Green Hill, Bradley (Caitlin) Locke of Sparta, Hillary Locke of Cookeville, Eli Locke of Christinia; Sisters: Milas Hibdon of McMinnville, Peggy (Clayton) Parsley of Smithville, Bill (W.J.) Poss of Smithville, Dean Johnson of Smithville, Sue Banker of Sparta. Funeral Service will be held 1PM Thursday February 2, 2017 at the Smithville Church of God with Bro. Chris Moore officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday 11 AM until 8 PM and Thursday 9 AM until time of the service at 1PM all visitation will be held at Smithville Church of God. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Smithville Church of God.

Ethan Baker Alvis

Jan 30 2017

20 year old Ethan Baker Alvis of Gordonsville died Saturday. He was a construction worker. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Thomas Hale will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Danny Alvis and Freeland Gibbs. Survivors include his parents, Anita and Robert Higgans of Alexandria and Mike and Karen Alvis of Brush Creek, Brothers, Braiden and Brandy Alvis and Jordan and Amy Alvis. Sister, Luci Alvis. Step brothers, Ryan Higgans and Matthew Angel. Nephews, Jase Alvis, Coen Pipes, and Spencer Pipes. Grandmothers, Ruby Gibbs and Faye and Doyle Hendrix. Uncles, Mark Alvis and Tommy Gibbs. Aunts, Sandra Fowler, Lisa and Clark Oakley, and Vicky Alvis. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

Raymond Richard Carr, II

Jan 30 2017

58 year old Raymond Richard Carr, II of Smithville died Thursday at Summit Hospital. He worked for Amazon Fulfillment Center. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the funeral at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. The family has chosen cremation. Survivors include his mother and dad, Iness and Jose Deleon of Smithville. One sister, Phyllis Howe of Michigan. A niece, Tonya Matthews of Michigan. A nephew, Todd Court of Michigan. Uncles, Pat Foglesong and Bill Fogelsong of Smithville. Aunts, W.T. Taylor of Smithvile and Lorene Burgess of Michigan. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

Christine L. Henry

Jan 30 2017

Mrs. Christine L. Henry, age 93, of Smithville, TN. passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017.

Mrs. Henry was born in Nashville, TN, on October 11, 1923, the daughter of the late Lemuel Harding Coleman and Daisy Frances Stephens Coleman. She was retired as Executive Secretary to the Chief of Staff from the Nashville Veterans Administration Hospital. Mrs. Henry was the Recording Secretary in the Republican Women's Association. She enjoyed cooking and was well known for her bread making and her famous desserts. Also, her passion was going to the lake and having her family together. Mrs. Henry's greatest love was being a mother, grandmother, and a great grandmother. In addition to her parents, Hrs. Henry was preceded in death by her husband, John Burl Henry; a sister, Frances Cocke; a brother, Robert H. Coleman; and a nephew, David Coke.

Survivors include her son, Jerry (Joan Marie) Draper; a daughter, Elaine (Samuel) McKenna; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Glenn Cocke; a nephew, Stephen Coke; a niece, Robbie Quinton; and a great-niece, Lizzy Coke.

A Gathering of Family & Friends wil be held Saturday, February 4, 2017, from one o'clock until three o'clock at Brentwood Roesch-Patton Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to Avalon Hospice 904 North Chancery Street, Suite 4, McMinnville, TN 37110.

Visit the online obituary: www.brentwood-roesch-pattonfh.com

Edward Swartz Landis, Jr.

Jan 29 2017

Edward Swartz Landis, Jr. was born Aug. 24, 1942 in Passaic, NJ and departed this life on Friday evening, Jan. 27, 2017 at the age of 74 yrs. He was the son of the late Edward S. Landis, Sr. and Ann Onyskewiz Landis and was preceded in death by a son, Walter Charles Landis. Edward was a graduate of the National Radio Institute and had a career in radio installation and repair. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Edward is survived by his wife, Viola Workman Landis of Sparta; sons, Jeff Landis, Sr. of Watertown and Timothy Edward Landis of Sparta; grandchildren, Jeff Landis, Jr., Charles Landis, Amber Stice, Carlee Rose Landis; 6 great grandchildren; brother, Robert Landis of California and sister, Annette Gurrage of Clarksville. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown with Bro. Elmore Judd officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 11 a.m. till service time. Interment will be at Hunter Memorial Park.

Dell Kirby Reynolds

Jan 29 2017
Dell Kirby Reynolds

Dell Kirby Reynolds, age 80 of Hermitage, TN went to be with her Heavenly Father on January 26, 2017 in Hermitage, TN.

Dell "Nana" Reynolds was known by many and loved by all. She was a charter member of Hermitage Hills Baptist Church in Hermitage, TN. Dell had a passion for her Lord and a passion for people. She loved her family and her church family unconditionally. Dell loved without limits. She loved being outside "praising the Lord."

Dell is survived her loving spouse Grady E. Reynolds, Sr; her children, Eddie Reynolds (Joy), Nancy J. Glaskox (Clay) and Wayne K. Reynolds (Kathy); her grandchildren, Burt J. Johnson (Ashleigh), Kacey J. Nieves (Nick), Chelsea A. Reynolds, Taylor N. Reynolds, Tanner K. Reynolds, Laura L. Johnson, Erika T. Glaskox, Coleman Little, Hampton Francis, Olivia Francis and Daniel Francis; her great-grandchildren, Alora Rose, Scarlett, Audrie, Kenslie and Daniel and one sister, Jo Kirby Puckett of Smithville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Savage and Nancy Kirby; grandson, Daniel H. Johnson; and three siblings, Virgil “Bud” Kirby, Ruetta Close, and Edward Kirby

The family invites you to come celebrate her homecoming with them. A Celebration of Life will be 2:00 pm Monday, January 30, 2017 at Hermitage Funeral Home with Rev. Dwight Moody officiating. Interment will follow in Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

A Gathering of Family & Friends will be from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Sunday, January 29, 2017 and from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Monday, January 30, 2017 at the funeral home.

Hermitage Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

Carol Leigh Huff Lewis

Jan 29 2017
Carol Leigh Huff Lewis

Carol Leigh Huff Lewis age 35 of Dowelltown, passed away Friday evening at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital ER. She was born February 11, 1981 to her parents, the late Johnny Carroll Huff and Ruth Ella McCoy Huff. She was disabled and attended the Snow Hill Baptist Church. Carol is survived by her husband, Christopher Lee Lewis of McMinnville; 2 children, Braxton Scott Linder and Christopher Lee Lewis, Jr. both of Dowelltown; mother, Ruth Huff of Nashville; 2 brothers, Joseph Huff Ray and Johnny Huff Ray both of Smithville; mother-in-law, Shelia Lewis of McMinnville; father-in-law, Herman Lewis of McMinnville; mother-in-law, Sandy Dunn of Dowelltown; sister-in-law, Jennifer Linder of Smithville; brother-in-law, Anthony Lewis of McMinnville. Funeral services will be conducted 2 PM Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Steve Puckett officiating. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 10 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

Harvey Peter Fisher

Jan 27 2017

Harvey Peter Fisher age 71 of Alexandria passed away Wednesday night January 25, 2017 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital ER in Smithville. He was born December 2, 1945 to his parents the late Howard Edward and Virginia Maria Fatz Fisher. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his step-mother: Brenda Fisher; 1 sister: Norene Fisher. Harvey was retired from Air Conditioning & Refrigeration work, farmer, member of St. Gregory's Catholic Church and a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran. Survivors include his wife of 52 years Billie E. Fisher of Alexandria; 2 children: Richard Anthony "Tony" Fisher of Alexandria, Jennifer Dawn Wright of South Carolina; 5 Grandchildren: Kaitlin, Marshia, Kasey, Virginia, William; 6 Great Grandchildren; Twin brother: Howard E. Fisher of Pennsylvania; Sister: Karen Beshearse of Kentucky; Half-brother: Todd Fisher of Kentucky. The family has honored Mr. Fisher's request to be cremated. There are no services planned. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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