Obituaries

Lisa Michelle Hieatt

May 2 2016

Funeral services for Lisa Michelle Hieatt, 46 of Baxter will be Tuesday, May 3 at 1 PM from the Baxter Chapel of Hooper Huddleston Horner Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Smellage Memory Gardens in the Boma Community of Putnam County.

Lisa passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at her home.

She was born October 6, 1969 in Cookeville.

She was a 1987 graduate of Upperman High School in Baxter and attended Tennessee Tech University.

She enjoyed cooking and taking care of her “boys”, family and friends. She was a very giving person, putting others before herself.

Survivors include husband of twenty-one years, William Todd Hieatt of Baxter, sons and a daughter-in-law Tyler Denton and Twyla Phillips of Cookeville, William Aubrey Hieatt and fiancé Sarah Picard of Crossville and Trevor Allen Hieatt of Baxter, mother and step-father Barbara and Bob Stewart of Cookeville, father and step-mother Lloyd and Louise Dyer of Alexandria, two sisters and a brother-in-law Debra Denise Dyer of Baxter, Lisa Lucille and Chris Stanze of Cookeville, four brothers and sister-in-law Keith Cannon and Charles Stephen Hargis both of Cookeville, Tracy and Leslie Cannon, Brandon Dyer and fiancé Mandy all of Liberty, TN, granddaughter Aubrey Marie Hieatt, grandmother Emma Anderson of Silver Point, Nephews: Harris Dean Dyer, Trenton Stephen Chandley, Peyton, Devin, Noah and Hunter Cannon, Nicolas and Lee Stanze, special caregivers: Rebecca Reed, Martha Rose Key and Jennifer Randolph.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Bishop Robert Christian and Bishop Dan Huddleston will officiate.

Family will receive friends Monday from 4 to 8 and after 10 AM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Baxter Chapel of Hooper Huddleston Horner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

Helen F. Self

May 1 2016

Helen F. Self age 86 of Liberty passed away Saturday afternoon at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville. She was born September 30, 1929 to her parents, the late Lemmie Haskell and Altie Elizabeth Cantrell Turner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 children, Deborah Ogletree and Roy Allen Self; 4 brothers, Frank, Kenneth, Reed and Boyd Turner; 2 sisters, Earlene Johnson and Lena Parsley. Helen was a Baptist and a homemaker. Survivors include 5 children, Brenda Fields of Smithville, Mary Self Robertson of Primm Springs, TN, Jimmy Self of Liberty, Misty (Donny) Green of Dowelltown and Tabby (Patrick) Davis of Smithville; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Linda (Willie) Moser of Smithville; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 3:PM Monday 2, 2016 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Larry Self and Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Monday 11:AM until the time of the service at 3:PM. In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Whorton Springs Cemetery in memory of Ms. Helen. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen Lucille McQueary

Apr 30 2016

91 year old Helen Lucille McQueary of Dowelltown died Friday at NHC of Smithville. She was a Baptist and a retired Euclid Electric Assembly line worker. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Cannady Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Monday from noon until the funeral. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Nellie Bittner. Her husband, James McQueary. Brothers, Eugene and Junior Bittner. A sister, Ruth Lewis. Son, Charles McQueary. A grandson, Roy Colburn. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Carol McQueary; a daughter, Sharon Kennedy; seven grandchildren, Kevin, Jennifer, Julie, Rhonda, Stephen, Rachel, and Cindy; twenty great grandchildren, Bradley, Brady, Karli, Kaitlin, Andy, Jack, Jessie, Rowan, Colton, Ryleigh, Sebastion, Sienna, Kenzie, Levi, Emilee, Marlee, Makala, Justise, Jadyn, and Paxton. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Haven of Hope.

Brian Patrick Blaylock

Apr 29 2016

McMinnville, TN resident and Smyrna, TN native Brian Patrick Blaylock, age 46, was born December 26, 1969 and died suddenly April 13, 2016 at his residence.

An employee of Yorozu, a graduate of Motlow Community College, and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, he was the son of Jo Ann Lowery Blaylock of Smithville, TN and the late William Ferrell "Bill" Blaylock. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by grandmothers, Carmyne Lowery and Edna Blaylock; grandfather, Earl Blaylock; and uncles, Sherman Lowery and Ronnie Blaylock.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Patty Blaylock of Antioch, TN; aunts, Betty Hunter, Jimi Wayne Blanton and Era Jean Hancock; and several cousins also survive.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 in High's Chapel with Vincent Baker, Wilson Williams and Bro. Royce Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery in DeKalb County, TN. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at High's.

Melissa Lorene Parrish

Apr 28 2016

Melissa Lorene Parrish, age 86, passed away on Monday April 25th. She was born in DeKalb County, TN. And resided in Madison, TN. She was preceded in death by parents Felix Monroe and Martha Jane Trapp of DeKalb County as well as brothers and sisters Jennings Trapp, Toy Trapp, Roy Trapp, Otis Trapp, Walter Trapp, Ann Byrd and Lucille Walden. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, George Douglas Parrish, son Douglas Glenn Parrish (Judy), daughter Sherrie Lynn Thomas (Drew), three grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted at DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville, TN with visitation from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on Friday April 29, with services at 2:00 pm. Internment will be at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Jewell Dean Vaughn

Apr 27 2016

Mr. Jewell Dean Vaughn of Smithville, TN, (Oak Grove Community) died Tuesday, April 26, 2016. at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN. He was born January 01, 1932, in DeKalb County, TN, was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Mr. Vaughn was preceded in death by his parents Floyd and Mary Della Adcock Vaughn, sisters Ruby Young and Reba Harris, brothers JD Vaughn, Amos Reed Vaughn, and Gene Vaughn.

Survivors include his wife Rebecca George Vaughn, his daughter and son-in-law Sherry & Russ Mullen, his son and daughter-in-law Terry & Charlotte Vaughn, grandchildren Chelsea, Trevor, and Marcus Vaughn, Ben and Rachel Mullen, and brothers Jimmie Vaughn and Bill Vaughn. Many nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

Funeral service will be 2:30 PM Friday, April 29, 2016, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Ted Stoffel will officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Military grave rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 173 and V.F.W. Post 5064. The Vaughn Family will receive friends Thursday 2 PM until 8 PM and again Friday from 11 A.M. until 2:30 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Trinity Baptist Church, 1701 John Oliver Rd., McMinnville, TN 37110.

On line condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com

24-Hour Obituary Information Line is 931-473-5700

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 931-473-6606.

Mason Michael James Snyder

Apr 26 2016
Mason Michael James Snyder

20 month old Mason Michael James Snyder passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016 in Smithville. He was born August 27, 2014 to his parents Samantha Coulson of Smithville and Nicholas Snyder of Kalamazoo, Michigan. In addition to his parents, he is survived by 1 brother, Bentley Coulson; 1 sister, Alexia Snyder; maternal grandparents, Deanglea Doss and Curtis Doss both of Michigan; paternal grandparents, Colleen Snyder and Billy Snyder both of Michigan. The parents have chosen a direct cremation. There will be a memorial service 4:PM Thursday, April 28, 2016 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating. Visitation with the family will be on Thursday 3:PM until the time of the memorial service at 4:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Kenneth "Bud" Medley

Apr 26 2016

Kenneth "Bud" Medley age 92 of Smithville passed away Monday night at his residence. He was born July 20, 1923 to his parents, the late Columbus and Pearl Sypert Medley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters, Howard Medley, Alfred Medley, Eula Mathis, Bula Maggart, Lucille Fuson, Billy Joe Medley, Robert Medley, Ruth Moulton, Hollis Floyd Medley and Hazel B. Medley. Bud was a U.S. Army Veteran and a farmer. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Nell Terrell Medley of Smithville; 1 brother, Gerald R. Medley of McMinnville and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Thursday, April 28, 2016 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Larry Elliott officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday 4:PM until 8:PM and Thursday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

T.J. Hendrixson

Apr 25 2016

T J Hendrixson age 87 of Smithville passed away Monday morning April 25, 2016 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN. He was born December 7, 1928 to his parents Shag and Elsie Page Hendrixson. In addition to his parents Mr. Hendrixson was preceded in death by his wife Ezzie Lee Hutchings Hendrixson and 1 brother Kenneth Hendrixson. He was a building maintenance supervisor and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held 1:PM Wednesday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Carpenter officiating and burial to follow in the Mt. Holly Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday 2:PM until 8:PM and Wednesday 11:AM until time of service at 1:PM. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Cathy (Bob) Culver of Michigan; 2 grandchildren: Rebecca (David) Culver-Meyn, Robert N. Culver III; 2 great granddaughters: Emma Grace Meyn, Elliana Cathy Meyn; Sisters: Geraldine Cook, Clarine Hendrixson, Yvonne (Doug) Bonner all of Smithville. In addition to flowers the family asked that donations be made to American Cancer Society or Indian Creek Baptist Church Building Fund. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Linda Fuston

Apr 25 2016

74 year old Linda Fuston of Smithville in the Shiny Rock Community died Sunday at her residence. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the Dry Creek Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the service at 4:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd Jennings and Mammie Bell Allen Lewis; two brothers, Robert Earl and Clyde "Bub" Lewis; and a sister, Mammie Ruth Lewis. Fuston is survived by her husband of 51 years, Bob Earl Fuston; a daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Richard Close; a son and his girlfriend, Tony Fuston and Thena Edwards all of Smithville. A brother and sister-in-law, Hartford and June Lewis of Lebanon. Three sisters and a brother-in-law, Dorothy and Earl West and Annette Elrod all of Murfreesboro and Betty Lattimore of Liberty. Two sisters-in-law, Lucille Lewis of Alexandria and Julia Mae Lewis of Wilson County. Three grandchildren, Trey Fuston and Caden and Conner Close all of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews survive including one special niece, Dana Turner of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Mt Herman Baptist Church.

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