Obituaries

Peggy Faye Wright

Feb 11 2012

72 year old Peggy Faye Wright of Cottontown died Friday at Centennial Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of the Smithville Church of Christ. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Dan Gulley and Tim Woodward will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Homer Wright and Richard Lempicki; and parents, Neal and Helen Wherry Hutson. Survivors include four children, Leigh Ann Stamps and husband Mark of Hendersonville, Linda Jones and husband Bradley of Cottontown, Kevin Wright of Hendersonville, and Bart Lempicki and wife Beverly of Cottontown. Ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Two sisters, Pat Barrett and husband Gordon of Lascassas and Brenda Wills and husband Phil of Cross Plains. Two brothers, Gary Hutson and wife Nancy of Ridgetop and Clif Hutson and wife Fran of White House. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Cynthia Rebecca Womack

Feb 11 2012

31 year old Cynthia Rebecca Womack of McMinnville died Friday at River Park Hospital. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. Survivors include her husband, Jeffery Womack of McMinnville. A daughter, Rebecca Lance of McMinnville. One son, Alton Womack of McMinnville. Parents, Kelly and Judy Neal Pollard of McMinnville. One sister, Jessica and husband Robby Black of McMinnville. One brother, Eric and wife Stacey Pollard of Smithville.Maternal grandmother, Goldie Pollard. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to help with funeral expenses.

Billy Joe Madden

Feb 9 2012

34 year old Billy Joe Madden of Smithville and formerly of Nashville died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was self employed and a Baptist. The family has chosen direct cremation. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Spring Street The Baptist Church. Jack Patterson will officiate. He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard L. Madden, Jr. Survivors include his fiance, Marina Cornett and special daughters, Meagan Madden and Makayla Cornett all of Smithville; mother, Carol Walker Benton of Murfreesboro; two brothers, Edward Ball, Jr. of Antioch and James Ball of Ohio. A sister, Debra Fitzwater of Washington. Several aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Benjamin Eugene Cole

Feb 9 2012

44 year old Benjamin Eugene Cole of Indian Mound Road died Wednesday at his residence. Cole was born in White County to Faye Knowles Cole and the late Benjamin "Ben" Cole. He was an electrician and plumber. In addition to his father, he is also preceded in death by a son Jacob Lucian Cole. Survivors include his wife Cindy Howell Cole of Sparta A son: Benjamin Cole of Rickman. A granddaughter: Sierra Walker. A grandson: Jacob Lucian Stewart. His mother: Faye Cole of Sparta. A brother: Bryan Cole of Sparta. Father & mother-in-law: Dewey and Dorothy Cole. Brothers-in-law: Greg and Junior Howell. Several good friends and extended family. The funeral service will be 1:00pm Friday at the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home in Sparta with burial in Corinth Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6:00 pm Thursday at Hunter Funeral Home. Ronnie Taylor and Joe Neal will officiate.

Sammie “Bunt” Adams

Feb 9 2012

79 year old Sammie “Bunt” Adams of Powell, Tennessee and formerly of Macon County died at his residence. Memorial Services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 p.m. from the Enon Missionary Baptist Church in Lafayette with Elder J. E. Shoulders officiating. Visitation with the family will begin Saturday at 12:30 p.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at the church. Survivors include: daughter & son-in-law, Mylinda “Punkin”& Elder Joey Hackett of Lafayette; son & daughter-in-law, Danny “Pee-Wee” & Marlene Adams of Smithville; granddaughter, Coty Hackett and grandson, Dustin Hackett, both of Lafayette. Grandsons Jordan Adams and Blaine and wife Kayla Adams all of Smithville; step-granddaughter, Danielle and husband Anthony Carr of Smithville and great-grandchildren, Hannah, Elijah and Katelyn. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Inc of Red Boiling Springs is in charge of the arrangements.

John B. Henry

Feb 7 2012

93 year old John B. Henry of Brentwood, TN passed away on Monday, February 6 from complications of diabetes. John loved and enjoyed a secondary home on Pucketts Point Road, Smithville, TN. Family visitation will be Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 3:00pm t0 5:00pm at Brentwood Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, 9010 Church Street East, Brentwood, TN 37202.

Leslie Nicole Greene Lytle

Feb 6 2012

33 year old Leslie Nicole Greene Lytle of McMinnville died Monday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. She was born in Murfreesboro, formerly worked as a E-911 dispatcher for Warren and DeKalb Counties, and attended Cornerstone Baptist Church. Lytle was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather Oscar Manning and paternal grandparents Earl Greene and Ethel Greene Cantrell.

Survivors include her husband Russell Lytle, son Hayden Manning Lytle, daughter Kennedy Eden Jade Lytle, parents Perry and Rita Greene all of McMinnville; sister, Lindsey Lynese Greene, Manchester; maternal grandmother Linda Manning of Smithville; mother-in-law Annie Moffitt and husband David, McMinnville; father-in-law David Lytle of McMinnville; and special uncle and aunt Earline and Jenean Bain of Smithville. Other cousins, aunts, uncles, family members and friends also survive.

The funeral service will be at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel.. Phillip Rowland will officiate. Burial will follow at the Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 P.M. until 9 P.M. and again Wednesday from 9 A.M. until 1 P.M. at McMinnville Funeral Home.

Sally Rose McClain

Feb 6 2012

68 year old Sally Rose McClain of Cookeville died Saturday at NHC of Smithville. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Paran Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until the service. She is survived by her husband, Willard McClain; two sons, Gardner and Daniel McClain; a brother, Porter Webb; and three sisters, Mildred Turner, Jo Evans, and Milus Barrett. The Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Myrtis Puckett Winton

Feb 6 2012

91 year old Myrtis Puckett Winton of Smithville died Sunday at NHC Healthcare Center. She was a nurse and a member of the Buckner's Chapel United Methodist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Robin Phillips will officiate and burial will be in the Burton-Ponder Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Ollie Pack Moore; two husbands, Houston Puckett and Jack Winton; a son, Marvin Puckett; a brother, Jim Moore, Jr.; and a sister, Mable Hill Duke. Survivors include two children, Darwin and wife Delores Puckett of Lebanon and Brenda and husband Wayne Vanderpool of Smithville. Daughter-in-law, Beth Puckett of Smithville. A step-daughter, Beth Bagwell of California. Six grandchildren, Reed Vanderpool, Melissa Wallace, Naith Puckett, Shea Puckett, Amy Cushing, and Amanda Puckett. Four great grandchildren, Emily, Harper, Liam Wallace, and Carolina Cushing. A brother, Kenneth and wife Dorla Moore of Dowelltown. Sister-in-law, Sara Moore of Woodbury. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Bessie Lee Taylor Driver

Feb 4 2012

85 year old Bessie Lee Taylor Driver of Liberty died Saturday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker, member of the Alexandria First Baptist Church and she attended the Brush Creek United Methodist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Jerry Driver will officiate and burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Madison and Mary Alice Martin Taylor; husband, Avin Driver; son, Charles Driver; a great grandson, Jimmy Lee Gibbs; two sons-in-law, Jimmy Hullett and Bobby Jackson; two brothers, Johnny Taylor and James Taylor; and a sister, Inez Holland. Survivors include eight children, Alice Hullett of Dowelltown, Wayne and wife Donna Driver of Alexandria, James and wife Donna Driver of Dagsboro Delaware; Marie and husband Bo Tyree of Watertown; Terri Dodd of Dowelltown, Cindy and husband David Avera of Alexandria, Helen and husband David Bennett of Antioch, Tennessee and Linda Jackson of Smyrna. Seventeen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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