Obituaries

John Jacob Reneau

May 30 2010

87 year old John Jacob Reneau of Smithville died Saturday at the Lifecare Center in Crossville. He was a retired minister and a member of the Whorton Springs Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Fountain Run Funeral Home in Fountain Run, Kentucky. David Mahan will officiate and burial will be in the Pleasant Home Cemetery in Fountain Run, Kentucky. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his wives, May Reneau and Mildred Evans Reneau. Survivors include a son, Bruce Reneau of Kentucky. A daughter, Wanda Ellward of Kentucky. A step-daughter, Jean Clendenon of Smithville. A step-son, Dean Adcock of Smithville. A sister-in-law, Tootie Reneau of Kentucky. Granddaughter, Shalamar Reneau of Smithville. Fountain Run Funeral Home in Fountain Run, Kentucky is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

Georgia Lee Pack

May 30 2010

78 year old Georgia Lee Pack of Smithville died Sunday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a retired custodian at the Smithville Elementary School and a member of the Smithville Church of the Nazarene. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Trent Colwell will officiate and burial will be in the Bonham Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Julie Risner Myers and five brothers and sisters. Survivors include her husband, Woodrow Pack of Smithville. Four daughters, Janie Pack Bundy and husband Alton, Brenda and husband Jim Shields, Lee Ann and husband Jerry Waggoner all of Smithville, and Shannon and husband Mike Adamson of McMinnville. One son, Jerry W. and wife Regina Pack of McMinnville. Eleven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren. Four sisters, Clema Grace Smith of McMinnville, Julia Mae Elledge of Viola, and Minnie Frances and Oma Lee Meyers both of Altamont. Four brothers, Chester and Cebert Meyers of McMinnville and Gene and Charles Coppinger of Altamont. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements, The family requests that donations be made to the Smithville Church of the Nazarene in lieu of flowers.

Wilodean Edna Rose

May 29 2010

78 year old Wilodean Edna Rose of Smithville died Saturday at NHC of Smithville. She was a Methodist and a waitress at the Candleglow Restaurant. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Emma Rose. Survivors include her husband, Herbert Clifton Rose of Smithville. Five sons, Larry Lefew of Jamestown, Bill Rose, Randall Rose, and Alvin Rose all of Cookeville, and Thomas Rose of Alexandria. Five daughters, Gail Sherman, Lynn Hall, and Carol Poole all of Cookeville, Judy Rose and Brenda Terry both of Smyrna. Five brothers, Bob Allred of LaVergne, Bernard Allred of Cookeville, Jim Allred and Howard Allred of Jamestown, and Hoyte Allred of Crossville. Seventeen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Christopher Neal Barnes

May 27 2010

50 year old Christopher Neal Barnes of Lebanon died Monday. He was a masonry/bricklayer. A graveside service and burial will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Burton-Ponder Cemetery. Michael Hale will officiate. Visitation will be Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at which time the family will depart for the cemetery. He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Barnes and his grandmother, Alma Barnes. Survivors include children, Tiffany and husband Rodney Conatser of Sparta and Trent Barnes of Smithville. Grandchildren, Cameron, Chloie, Caleb, Charley, Paityn, and Addison; and mother, Brenda Barnes of Texas. Two brothers, Greg and Bobby Barnes of Texas. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Donations may be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers.

Minnie Davis Bratten

May 27 2010

93 year old Minnie Davis Bratten of Dowelltown died Thursday at NHC of Smithville. She was a homemaker and a member of the Dowelltown United Methodist Church. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Matthew Long, Charles Martin, Bobby Martin, and Erik Wineland will officiate. Burial will follow in the Hillview Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Bessie Oakley Davis; a sister, Pauline Davis Martin; two brothers, Tom Davis and Paul Davis; and two nephews, Thomas Larry Martin and Bob Davis. Survivors include a nephew, Bobby Charles and wife Audrey Martin of Liberty. Nieces, Kay and husband Ed Grumbach of Virginia, Paula and husband Erik Wineland of Dowelltown. Sisters-in-law, Chase Davis of Dowelltown, Brenda Davis of Dowelltown. Two great nephews, Charles Martin of Clarksville and Terry Martin of Smithville. One great niece, Erin Lovin of Virginia. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the Dowelltown United Methodist Church, in lieu of flowers.

James Thomas Hall, Sr

May 24 2010

67 year old James Thomas Hall, Sr. of Alexandria died Monday at University Medical Center in Lebanon. He was a Wilson County native and a Master Carpenter and farmer. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown. Richard Buckner and Matthew Long will officiate and burial will be in the Pisgah Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Sue Williams Hall; a son, James Thomas Hall, Jr.; parents, Joe Don and Bonnie Hall; and an infant sister, Roberta Hall. Survivors include children, Joe and wife Lory Hall of Watertown, Terry G. and wife Glenda Hall of Smithville, Tammy Hall of Alexandria, and Tina and husband Carlos Hamlet of Watertown. A daughter-in-law, Kathy Hall of Watertown. Grandchildren, Katrina Orrand, Amanda Hall, A.J. Hamlet, Mindy Mofield, T.J. Hall, Jimmy Hall, Gage Estes, and Molly Hall. Great grandchildren, Lincoln and Isabella Orrand. Brothers, J.D. and wife Becky Hall of Lebanon, Jerrell and wife Sherry Hall of Alexandria, and Bobby and wife Faye Hall of Alexandria. A sister, Betty Jean and husband Billy Malone of Dowelltown. A brother-in-law, Grant Williams of Temperance Hall. Nieces and nephews also survive. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.

Jo Ann Baker

May 23 2010

78 year old Jo Ann Baker of Smithville died Sunday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. She was a member of the Allen's Chapel United Methodist Church, a shirt factory worker, and a nurses aid. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Phil Tollett and Royce Martin will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 3:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Roy and Lu Ella Caplinger Trapp; a son, Lewis Vincent Foster; three brothers, Mason, Johnny, and Donald Trapp; and a sister, Oleta Duke. Survivors include her husband, Vincent L. Baker of Smithville. Four children, Donna Swain of Memphis, Angie Baker of Bartlett, Jeffery Baker and Jason Young Baker both of Murfreesboro. Six grandchildren.Three sisters, Lou Autrey Malone of Dowelltown, Peggy Agee of Smithville, and Judy Johnson of Liberty. One brother, Boyd Trapp of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Brenda Wilkerson

May 22 2010

61 year old Brenda Wilkerson of Brush Creek died Friday at her residence. She was born in Wilson County, the daughter of the late Mattie Lean Smallwood and Fred Anderson Grisham. She was preceded in death by a sister, Lorene Elmore; two brothers, Charles Grisham and Robert Grisham and a daughter Dana Michelle Reeder. The body is at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home, where the service will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Danny Sellars and Danny Tomlinson will officiate and burial will be in the Brush Creek Cemetery. The Wilkerson family will receive friends at the Gordonsville Chapel on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until the service time at 2:00 p.m. Wilkerson is survived by her husband, Jackie Wilkerson of Brush Creek. Children, Ricky Hindsley of Brush Creek, Mike Hindsley of Alexandria, Dewayne Reeder of Alexandria, and Derrick Reeder of Brush Creek. Three sisters, Leavern and husband Tommy Garrison of Lebanon, Elizabeth and husband Tim Ferrell of Alexandria, and Sandy and husband Ricky Winfree of Alexandria. Three step-children, James and wife Sherry Wilkerson of Brush Creek, Danny and wife Janet Wilkerson of New Middleton and Christel and husband Ricky Hall of Carthage. Eight grandchildren and seven step grandchildren also survive. The Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Denise Barnes Wenger

May 22 2010

52 year old Denise Barnes Wenger of Smithville died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Lori Myrick will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from noon until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Nelda Poss Barnes; a brother, Vernon Barnes; a sister, Zelda Barnes; and a sister-in-law, Jill Burkes Barnes. Survivors include her husband, Dan Wenger of Smithville. A daughter, Peggy Armour Hullett of Smithville. A son, Matt Wenger of Smithville and his girlfriend Heather Wolfe. Brothers, Jeff and wife Mel Barnes of Texas, Tiny and wife Cheryl Barnes, Kenny and wife Barbara Barnes all of Smithville, Thomas and wife Tina Rose of Alexandria, and Randy Rose of Cookeville. Grandchildren, Conner Hullett and Ryan Wenger; special friends, Shane Hullett and Mike Redmon; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Donations may be made, in lieu of flowers, to the Conner Hullett and Ryan Wenger College Fund or to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Beatrice Rhea Green

May 21 2010

87 year old Beatrice Rhea Green of McMinnville died Thursday at River Park Hospital of an extended illness. She was a Baptist and a nursery worker at Warren County Nursery. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville. George Roberts will officiate and burial will be in the Smyrna Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from noon until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Carlee Smartt Rhea; her husband, Theopluis Green; a son, Jimmy Green; brothers, Fred and Finis Rhea; and sisters, Oma Womack and Geneva Farless. Survivors include her companion for 35 years, Arthur Page of McMinnville. Two daughters, Vivian Sinks and Phyllis Roller both of McMinnville. Nine grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, three step grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter. High Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements.

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