88 year old May Rigsby of Smithville died Friday at NHC Healthcare Center. She was self-employed and a member of the Spring Street The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. James Wright and David Frazier will officiate. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from noon until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Wallace and Elva Lee Henry Gooch; a son, Dennis Rigsby; a brother, Pollard Henry; and a sister, June Williams. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Willie Rigsby of Smithville. Grandchildren, Tommy and Susanne Rigsby of Oregon and Shannon and Dale Garner of Morrison. Great grandchildren, Piper Rigsby of Oregon and Steven and Canaan Garner of Morrison. Daughter-in-law, Lenda Rigsby of Smithville. Two sisters, Elvera Graysneck of Oklahoma and Mary and husband Robert Birch of Kentucky. A brother, Marvin Gooch of Kentucky. Sister-in-law, Revina Henry of Michigan. A brother-in-law, Jackie and wife Frances Rigsby of Smithville. Special friend Jimmy Taylor of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family would like to express their appreciation to NHC Healthcare of Smithville for all the kindness and great care given to Mrs. May during her illness.Read the rest of this article
66 year old Malcolm Lewis "Mike" Johnson of Crossville died Wednesday at his son's residence. He was of the Protestant faith, a truck driver, and a U.S. Marine and Army Veteran. Mr. Johnson's request was to be cremated. There will be no visitation or services held. He was preceded in death by his parents, Luey and Ruby Estel Johnson and a brother, Stanley "Doc" Johnson. Johnson is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Johnson of Crossville. A son and daughter-in-law, James and Tina Boston of Dowelltown. Grandchildren, Ashley Bain of McMinnville, Anthony Bain of Dowelltown, Michael and Shelby Ripley and Ronnie Ripley all of Crossville. Great grandchildren, Natalya McCarty of McMinnville, Arissa, Dyson, and Kenan Ripley all of Crossville. A sister, Betty Jo and husband Charles Smith of McMinnville. A brother, Johnny Johnson of Tennessee. A niece, Ruby and husband Lewis McCormick and Brianna of McMinnville. Nephews, Cordell, Samuel, Adam, and Matthew Smith all of McMinnville. The family would like to express their appreciation to Kindred Nursing and Rehab in Carthage, Crossville Medical Center, and Caris Hospice for all the great care, prayers, support, and kindness shown to Mr. Johnson during his illness. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.Read the rest of this article
83 year old Rose Marie Adcock of Dowelltown died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Larry Steffee will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from noon until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Adcock was preceded in death by her husband, Haston C. Adcock; two sons, Danny L. Adcock and Ronald J. Adcock. Six brothers, Albert, Woodrow, Charles, Toby, Gordon, and Bobby Banks; and three sisters, Jessie Melton, Margaret Banks, and Omega Banks. She is survived by three sons, Gary Adcock of Smithville, Eddie and wife Kimberlee Adcock of Michigan, and Kenneth Adcock of Arizona. Six grandchildren, Matthew and Monica Adcock of Colorado, Anthony Adcock of Smithville, Kyle and Kory Adcock of Michigan, Holly and Dale Bryant of Smithville, and Johnathan Adcock of Smithville. Five great grandchildren, Eddie, Makenzie, and Madison Adcock of Colorado, Devin Thomas and Destiny Thomas of Smithville. One great great grandson, Zayne Thomas of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.Read the rest of this article
32 year old Billy Leonard Shinkle of Woodbury died Tuesday at River Park Hospital. A memorial service will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Shinkle was preceded in death by his father, Michael Poe. Survivors include his wife, Jada Shinkle of Smithville. One son, Jacob Shinkle of Woodbury. One daughter, Carol Ann Shinkle of Smithville. Mother, Carol Sue Lentner of Indiana. Step-father, Harold Lentner of Indiana. One brother, Michael Poe of Indiana. One sister, Jeanie Pack of West Virginia. Two step brothers, Joe and Harold Lentner of Indiana and a step sister, Amanda Lentner of Indiana. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.Read the rest of this article
90 year old Mildred Inez Glenn of McMinnville and a native of DeKalb County died Friday at her residence following an extended illness.
Retired from Gribble's Meat Processing and a member of the Church of Christ at Bybee Branch, she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Sertie Ray Gribble. She was married to Leonard Woodrow Glenn who preceded her in death. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene and J.B. Gribble.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Dwight Barrett of McMinnville; two granddaughters, Courtney Barrett of Gallatin, and Lyndsey Bouldin and husband Tyler of McMinnville; step-grandson, Jason Barrett of Nashville, two sisters-in-law, Christine Gribble and Delores Glenn both of McMinnville; brother-in-law, Harold Glenn of McMinnville; and several nieces, nephews and friends
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday in High's Chapel with Tony Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. View Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sunday and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service Monday at High's.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels.
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90-year-old Marjorie Henegar Smith died Saturday morning at Webb House in Smithville. She was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 2 at 1:00 at First Baptist Church in Smithville. Rev. Rick Roberts will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be Monday from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home, and Tuesday from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at First Baptist Church in Smithville.
Smith, a Warren County native was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Sally Henegar of McMinnville; her husband, Jack Coleman Smith, Sr. of Smithville; two sisters, Dora Hayden Norris and Betty Jo Phillips of McMinnville.
Survivors include four sons, Jack and Linda Smith, and Jim and Joye Smith of Lexington, Kentucky, Tyree and Joyce Smith of McMinnville and Karl and Pam Smith of Nicholasville, Kentucky, one daughter, Keely and Tim Hogan of Nolensville, Tennessee; and one sister, Sarah Moore of McMinnville. 12 grandchildren, Leah Jones, Jennifer Smith, Marta Scroggin, Jason Smith, Nathan Smith, Alan Smith, Ryan Smith, Mandy Rawls, Jonathan Smith, Kathryn Maupin, Cole Hogan and Solomon Smith along with 21 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in memory of Marjorie to either All God’s Children, Inc., P.O. Box 932, Nicholasville, Kentucky 40340 or Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.
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92 year old Hazel Adcock of Smithville died Friday at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of the Keltonburg Methodist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Mike Neal will officiate and burial will be in the Keltonburg Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Adcock was preceded in death by her parents, H.C. "Doc" and Mary Callie Young Felts, Sr.; her husband, Zeb Lee Adcock; infant son, Johnnie Levine Adcock; five sisters, Clara Billings, Ina Graham, Elizabeth Adcock, Augusta Carmen, and Alice Pedigo; and three brothers,Charlie Felts, Erbie Felts, and H.C, Felts, Jr. Survivors include four sons, Jim and Koy Adcock of Readyville, Bill and wife Marilyn Adcock of Sparta, Jack Adcock, and Joe and wife Chandra Adcock all of Smithville. One daughter, Donna and husband Bob Power of Brentwood. Six grandsons, Ty Adcock, Jesse Adcock, Rob Power, Andy Power, Jim Bowie Adcock, and Clark Adcock. One granddaughter, Shara Cate Adcock; a great grandson, Conrad Lee Power; and a sister-in-law, Hazel Lee Felts. Donations may be made to Keltonburg Methodist Church in lieu of flowers.Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.Read the rest of this article
80 year old Bonnie Lucille Emberton of Smithville died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital . She was a retired inspector for Formfit-Rogers in McMinnville and a member of the New Union The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Darrell Cantrell will officiate with burial in New Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. , Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Bobby Judkins and second husband, Charlie D. Emberton. Infant son Steve Gordon Judkins and parents, Willie D. and Rubye L. Johnson Wright. Step-sister, Alma Adcock. She is survived by a son, Wendell and wife Margaret Judkins of Smithville. Two daughters, Lydia Denise Monks of Raleigh, N.C. and Kimberly Basham of Largo, FL.Read the rest of this article
73 year old Geraldine Dover Sherrell of Bradyville died Thursday at Centennial Hospital. She was born in Cullman, Alabama. She was a member of the Hollow Springs Community Church and a retired waitress. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Joe Sissom will officiate and burial will be in the Cherry Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, General Thomas and Leona Ward Dover; her husband, Donald Sherrell; two brothers, J.C. and General Thomas "Red" Dover and a sister, Maxine Smith. Survivors include five children, Robert and Don Easterwood both of Bradyville, Thomas and wife Melissa Easterwood of Smithville, David and wife Barbara Merriman, and Theresa Merriman all of Sparta. Step daughter and friend, Estill Ferrell and Wallace Cooper of Smithville. A sister Jan and husband Glenn Jones of Centertown. A brother, Mike and wife Sherry Dover of Dickson. A sister-in-law, Linda Dover of Centertown. Fifteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.Read the rest of this article
31 year old Joshua Lee Howard of Smithville died Thursday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a devoted caregiver. His wishes were that he be cremated. Public viewing will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Saturday at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. He was preceded in death by his mother Judith Ann Caldwell. He is survived by his wife, Elissa Howard of Smithville. Two children, Hope Lynn and Isaiah Nicolas, both of Smithville. Father, Sterling Howard of Missouri; Mother-in-law, Robin Mullins of Smithville, and Father-in-law Ellis Mullins, also of Smithville. Brother and sister, Sterling Matthew Howard of Michigan and Jessica Ann Howard of South Carolina. Four brothers and sisters-in-law, Victoria, Ellis, Jim, and Ronnijo. The family asks that donations be made to the funeral home to help with expenses, in lieu of flowers. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.