Obituaries

Ola Ann Reynolds

Aug 18 2009

47 year old Ola Ann Reynolds of Smithville died Monday at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church. A memorial service will be Friday August 28th at 6:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Mike Carpenter and Sue Puckett Jernigan will officiate. Visitation will be Friday August 28th from 5:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 6:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Hobert Robinson and a brother, Michael Wayne Robinson. Survivors include a son, Jacob Reynolds of California. Her mother, Jean Robinson Bailey of Smithville. A sister, Tommye Bell of Nashville. A nephew, Joshua Bell of Smithville. An uncle, Arvid and his wife Dorothy Turner of Smithville. Aunts, Ruby Easterly of Kentucky and Brenda Ray of Smithville. A host of friends also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Alan Esteban Palomo Silva

Aug 17 2009

Alan Esteban Palomo Silva, infant son of Maria Carrillo of Smithville and Esteban Palomo died Sunday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. The funeral will be Thursday at 5:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 5:00 p.m. In addition to the parents, the child is survived by his maternal grandparents, Julia Carrillo Torres, Kivino Silva, and Juliana Carrillo and his paternal grandparents, Julia Morales and Zenon Palomo. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Elizabeth Jane Walker

Aug 17 2009

86 year old Elizabeth Jane Walker of Smithville died Sunday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Shannon Cantrell will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and until the service at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chuck Walker; a daughter, Melissa Walker; and parents, William Francis and Lillian Mable Green Arnott. Survivors include two sons, Raymond and wife Shirley Joslyn of Smithville and Larry and wife Sharon Joslyn of New Mexico. Four grandchildren, Ann Joslyn, Alice and Paul Hutchens, Audra Stanley, and Missey Riley. Six great grandchildren, Andrew, Tiffany, and Bridget Hutchens, and Ashley Mooneyham, and Taylor and Branden Stanley. One sister, Lois Dobbs of Kansas. Several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, and special caretaker, Bridgette Sink. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jacob Lee Caldwell

Aug 16 2009

30 year old Jacob Lee Caldwell of Rock Island died Saturday at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. He was employed by Walker Manufacturing/Tenneco. A graveside service will be Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at Banks Cemetery. Bill Robertson will officiate. There will be no visitation. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Austin Scurlock and his paternal grandparents, Wade and Pearline Johnson Caldwell. Survivors include a son, Andrew Caldwell of Smithville. Parents, Terry and Donna Scurlock Caldwell of Rock Island. One brother, Daniel Caldwell of Smithville. His maternal grandmother, Ruth Scurlock of Smithville. Several aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that donations be made to the funeral home to help with burial expenses, in lieu of flowers.

Jessie Mae Davis

Aug 15 2009

83 year old Jessie Mae Davis of Hixson and formerly of Smithville died Friday at the Life Care Center of Red Bank, Chattanooga. She was a homemaker, member of the First Baptist Church, and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. A graveside service will be Monday at 10:00 a.m. at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Michael Hurst will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and at the graveside service Monday at 10:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Era Self Hendrixson; husband, Joe W. Davis; brothers and their wives, Hobert and Lucille, Louis and Lucille, and J.D. and Lucille Hendrixson; a nephew, James Allen Hendrixson. Survivors include a daughter, Katherine and her husband William Faulk of Hixson. One granddaughter, Fran White of Hixson. One grandson, Todd and his wife Robin Faulk of Signal Mountain. A step-son, David and his wife Shelia Davis of Alabama. A step grandson, Lee Davis of Alabama. Four great grandchildren, Alex and Andy Faulk of Signal Mountain, and Meghan and Morghan White of Hixson. Three nieces, Frankie Hagan of Smithville, Delores Puckett of Lebanon, Gilda Hurst of Monteagle. Two nephews, Taft and Dewain Hendrixson of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sam Morgan Love

Aug 15 2009

53 year old Sam Morgan Love of Smithville died Saturday at NHC. He was disabled. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Tommy Webb and Lucy Foutch will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 3:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his mother, Allie Ray Foster Love. He is survived by his father, Sam A. Love and special friend Debra Robinson. The family requests that donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to Justin Potter Library, school libraries, or to the charity of your choice. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Louye Nixon Self

Aug 13 2009

The funeral for 75 year old Louye Nixon Self of Goodlettsville will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home,Hadley Chapel. Burial will be in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be at Phillips-Robinson Hadley Chapel Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. She was a longtime member of Temple Baptist Church in Old Hickory. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Aileen Nixon and a brother, Auburn Nixon. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, J.C. Self. A sister, Bobbie Fish and her husband Eldred Fish. A sister-in-law, Helen Nixon. Nephews, Ricky Nixon, Timmy Nixon, and Greg Fish. Nieces, Brenda Inglish and Linda Keith. The family requests that memorials be made, in lieu of flowers to Alive Hospice, 500 Hospital Drive, 2nd Floor, Madison, 37115. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

Willie Atwood Cantrell

Aug 12 2009

92 year old Willie Atwood Cantrell of Smithville died Tuesday at Mount Juliet Health Care Center. He was a member of the New Union The Baptist Church and a former member of the First Baptist Church in Old Hickory. Cantrell was a World War II U.S. Navy Veteran on the Destroyer USS Mahan, a member of the McWhirtersville Lodge #375 in Hermitage, and he was retired from Dupont in Old Hickory. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Anthony Pelham and Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in New Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from noon until 7:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Elua Chisam Cantrell; parents, Roy Potter and Sarah Annie Lappin Cantrell; a sister, Tressa and her husband Ray Young; brothers, Lee H. Cantrell and his wife Ruby, Cleaburn Cantrell, and Hugh and his wife Ethel Cantrell. Survivors include daughters, Nancy Cantrell and husband Jack Redden of Hermitage, Jeane Carver and husband Rick Norvell of Nashville and Joanie Cantrell and husband Gary Breshears of Mount Juliet. Grandchildren, Ronald Todd Jackson, Cale Paxton Carver, Ellen Kate and husband Brad Dobner, and Leanna and Bailey Jackson. Sister, Helen and husband Herman Roller of Rock Island. Sister-in-law, Gladys Ray Cope of Smithville and Rubye Arnold Cantrell of Jacksonville, Florida. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Gene Allen Morgan

Aug 12 2009

82 year old Gene Allen Morgan of Cookeville died Tuesday at Cookeville Regional Hospital. He was a retired tool and die manager and a member of the First Methodist Church of Cookeville. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Max Mayo will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from noon until 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wendell and Opal Harrish Morgan and a brother, Richard Morgan. Survivors include his wife, Mary Snow Morgan of Cookeville. One son, Jeffery and wife Tracy Morgan of North Carolina. Two daughters, Monica and husband Steve Elam of Ohio and Marille Morgan of Florida. Three sisters, Nancy Compton, Caroline Melvin, and Jannie Huff all of Ohio. One brother, James Morgan of Ohio and nine grandchildren. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Willie Gray Roller

Aug 11 2009

81 year old Willie Gray Roller of Smithville died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a housewife and a Baptist. The funeral will be Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Robert Burns will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, George F. Roller; her parents, Allan and Molly Hill Mosley; a grandchild, Amber Adcock; great grandchildren, Josh Reece, Jeremy Richardson, Jr. and Brandy Martin; brothers, Bennie, Woodrow, Hill and Billy Ray Mosley; and a sister, Gertrude Collier. Survivors include seven sons, Johnny F. Roller of Smithville, George and wife Mary Roller of McMinnville, William Roller of Smithville, Richard and wife Rose Roller of Smithville, Michael and wife Peggy Roller of McMinnville, and Timothy and wife Kim Roller of Smithville, and Randy Roller of Nashville. Seven daughters, Dianne Malone of Smithville, Sylvia and husband Andy Black of Smithville, Virgie and husband Jimmy Hendrixson of Smithville, Barbara and husband Greg Jones of Smithville, Brenda Roller of Smithville, Kathy and husband Jake Adcock of Joelton, Melinda and husband Derrell Walker of Morrison. One brother, Joe Mosley of Alabama. Three sisters, Bobbie White of Alabama, Pauline Mosley of Alabama, and Virgil Ricketts of Indiana. Thirty two grandchildren, forty two great grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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