Obituaries

Dana Carol Malone

Apr 30 2008

31 year old Dana Carol Malone of Smithville died Tuesday at her residence. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and an office administrator at the Family Care Chiropractic. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. B.J. Thomason and Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by a sister, LeeAnn Mangrum. Survivors include her husband, Kevin Malone of Smithville. Three children, Brittany, Katherine, and Aidan Malone of Smithville. Her parents, Garland Smith and Ruth Sanders of Nashville and Betty and Cliff Wade of Lyles, Tennessee. Two sisters, Donna Smith of Lyles and Cherly Welch of Fairview. Two brothers, Jerry Brooks of Smithville and Darrell Smith of Charlotte, Tennessee. Her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Eddie and Patty Malone of Smithville. A brother-in-law, Trent and his wife Denise Malone of Mount Juliet. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Joe Ronald Frazier II

Apr 28 2008

39 year old Joe Ronald Frazier II of Hermitage died Sunday at his residence. He was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Nashville. The funeral will be Saturday at noon at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Peter Van Eyes will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from noon until 8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at noon.He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Ronald Frazier; his grandparents, Charles and Carrie Fuson; and his grandfather, Woodrow Frazier. Survivors include his mother, Rita Fuson Frazier of Hermitage. A half-brother, Jeffery Garrett of Portland. A niece and nephew, Jessica and Jacob Garrett of Portland. His grandmother, Louise Fraizer of Dowelltown. Six aunts, Kathy Fuson Fraizer and Judy Kimbrell both of Smithville, Peggy Thomas of Nevada, Deborah Fuson of Arkansas, Kathy Hendrix of Dowelltown, and Lisa Cripps of Liberty. One uncle, Bobby Keith of McMinnville and a great uncle, Virgil Lee Jones of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations be made to Hermitage Library in Hermitage, Tennessee or to N.O.W. in Nashville in lieu of flowers. Donations may be made at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

Henry Eston Knowles

Apr 27 2008

78 year old Henry Eston Knowles of Smithvile died Saturday night at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was owner of Eston Knowles Realty and a member of the Indian Mound The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Johnny Adcock and Glynn Love 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 Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until the service at 3:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilse and Charlie Summers Knowles and an infant sister. Survivors include his wife, Audrey Redmon Knowles of Smithville. Three sons, Levoy and his wife Teresa Knowles of McMinnville, Terry Knowles and fiance Tish Watson of Smithville, and Chuck and his wife Angela Knowles of Clarksville. Seven grandchildren, Bryan Knowles and girlfriend Samantha Redmon, Andy Knowles and girlfriend Chelsea O'Kelley, Ashley and Caitlyn Knowles, Crystal, Lindsey and Ken Clayton. Two brothers, B.P. "Dick" and his wife Louise Knowles of Smithville, Jessie Lewis and his wife Linda Knowles of Lake City, Florida. A brother-in-law, Keith and his wife Sherry Redmon of McMinnville. A sister-in-law, Charlene and her husband Melvin Pickett of McMinnville and Ruth and Imelda Redmon both of McMinnville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Donations may be made to the Indian Mound The Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers.

Horace Cantrell, Jr.

Apr 27 2008

84 year old Horace Cantrell, Jr. of Smithville died Sunday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of the Mount Hope The Baptist Church. Cantrell was an ordained minister and he served as pastor of the Old Cumberland, Mount Pleasant, Long Mountain, and Spring Street The Baptist Churches. He was also retired from Powermatic. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. James Wright and Barry Whiteaker will officiate and burial will be in the New Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace, Sr. and Edna Young Cantrell; a son, Rickey Cantrell; brothers, Leslie, Doris, James, Gentry, Fate, Arlie, and Charles Cantrell; and sisters, Effie Head and Jeffie Humphrey. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Maureen Cantrell of Smithville. Two sons, Lonnie Cantrell and Ronnie and his wife Elaine Cantrell all of Smithville. Three grandchildren, Brent and Barry Cantrell and Taylor Miller. Three brothers, Elzie and Billy Cantrell both of Smithville, and Denny Cantrell of McMinnville. Sisters, Ressie Taylor of Smithville, Ethel Redman of McMinnville, and Ruthene of Orlando, Florida.DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Stella Elizabeth Smith

Apr 26 2008

97 year old Stella Elizabeth Smith of DeKalb County died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. 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. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 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, Harvey Neal and Jodie Hastings Neal; her husband, Clarence Harvey Smith; a son, Robert Lee Smith; and a sister, Mable Hanson. Survivors include three grandchildren, Renee and Ben Ferguson of Smithville, Robin and Jim Smith of Texas, and Tracy Lee Smith of Texas. Three great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James Herbert Webb

Apr 25 2008

64 year old James Herbert Webb of Smithville died Thursday at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a Baptist, a construction worker, and a farmer. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. David Mahan will officiate and burial will be in the Cantrell Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m.until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his father, S.C. Webb, Jr. Survivors include his mother, Delene Webb of Smithville. A brother, Ken and his wife Robin Webb of McMinnville. A sister, Judy and her husband Phillip English of Dayton, Maryland. Two nieces, Jennifer Knight and Janie English. Three great nephews, Joshua and Justin Webb, and Sebasatian Knight. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Claude Jewell Anderson

Apr 22 2008

82 year old Claude Jewell Anderson of Oak Grove Road, Sparta died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a White County native and worked at General Motors in Michigan. The funeral will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Hunter Funeral Home in Sparta. James McGill and Tommy Lee Davis will officiate and burial will be in the Peeled Chestnut Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Anderson and Dora Hudson Anderson. Survivors include his wife, Norene Anderson of Sparta. A daughter, Faye Taormins of Sparta. A step-son, Dennis Reeder of Smithville. Three sisters, Berta LaPointe of Michigan, Marie Panos of Sparta, and Billie Larsen of Sparta. Four grandchildren and ten great grandchildren survive. Hunter Funeral Home in Sparta is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to the Cantrell Cemetery in care of DeKalb Community Bank.

Mary Jo Looney

Apr 21 2008

51 year old Mary Jo Looney of Smithville died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a member of the Rock Island Church of Christ and the secretary for the Rutherford and Warren County Farm Bureau for 19 years. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Eddie Wilhite will officiate and burial wil be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Looney and her father, George Madison Campbell. Survivors include two sons, Justin and his wife Amanda Looney of Rock Island and Michael Looney of Smithville. His mother, Eunice Campbell of Smithville. A grandson, Joseph Radar. Two brothers, William Campbell of Atlanta, Georgia and George Campbell of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements,

Judy Oakley

Apr 19 2008

64 year old Judy Oakley of Sparta died Friday at her residence. She was a homemaker. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Peeled Chestnut United Methodist Church, where she was a member. Tommy Davis and Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in the Peeled Chestnut Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. at the church. She was preceded in death by her parents, O.M. and Covita Burrus Jackson and one son, Darrell Oakley. Survivors include her husband, Joe Oakley of Sparta. Two sons, Joe Derek Oakley of Smithville and Daren and his wife Tabitha Oakley of Sparta. Three grandchildren, Kristen, Mara Jade, and Tavia Oakley. An aunt, Polly Park of St. Claire, Shores, Michigan and an uncle, Luther Burrus of Memphis. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert Charles Cassinera

Apr 19 2008

83 year old Robert Charles Cassinera of Smithville died Wednesday at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He was a native of Brooklyn, New York, a World War II Navy veteran, and a retired school psychologist. Survivors include his son, Stephen Cassinera and his wife, Jennifer of Smithville; five grandchildren; Bryan, Wendy, Timothy, Emily, and David Cassinera; three great grandchildren; Bryan, Joshua, and Joseph Cassinera. No services are planned. The body will be cremated and interment will be at the V.A. cemetery in Nashville.

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