Obituaries

Nancy Carol Mier

Feb 28 2009

55 year old Nancy Carol Mier of Smithville died Friday at Centennial Medical Center. She was a CNA at Raintree Manor and a member of the First Baptist Church. 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 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday until the service time at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Grover West, Jr. and Dorcas Cantrell West. Survivors include two sons, George E. Webb III and Sean W. Webb both of Alabama. Two daughters, Angela Mier-Burtsfield and Catherine Mier both of Indiana. Eleven grandchildren. One sister, Kathy Brown of Georgia. Two brothers, Grover West III of Georgia and Randy West of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Marion E. Daw

Feb 27 2009

66 year old Marion E. Daw of Liberty died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Whorton Springs Baptist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. David Mahan and Frank Abbanonte will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Phyllis Hall Brown. Survivors include her husband, Larry Daw of Liberty. One son, Lee and his wife Lori Sorenson of New York. One step-son Artie and his wife Regina Taylor Daw of Smithville. One step-daughter, Noel and her husband Willie Dowling of New York. Grandchildren, Haley, Kyle, Bryan, and Jake Sorensen of New York, Nicholas Lawrence Daw of Smithville and William Dowling III of New York. Two sisters, Phyllis and her husband Frank Abbanonte and Joanie Frangipani of New York. Three brothers, Butch and his wife Louise Brown of Florida, Buddy Brown of New York, and Buster and Roseann of Florida. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Douglas "Doug" Reed

Feb 27 2009

76 year old Douglas "Doug" Reed of Smithville died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Crestlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Chaffin Reed. Three daughters, Donna Stephenson, Doris Cantrell, and Denise Gribble. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Gideons International. Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Marjorie Elizabeth Richardson

Feb 23 2009

86 year old Marjorie Elizabeth Richardson of Smithville died Sunday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was an assistant developer of the Holiday Haven Community along with her husband Ray. She was also a member of the New Life Pentecostal Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at noon at the chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at noon. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Pearl Hutchins Edwards; and husband, Ray Richardson. She is survived by a daughter, Diane and her husband Buddy Emberton of Smithville. Two granddaughters, Deana and her husband Kevin Jones of Dowelltown and Darla Emberton of Murfreesboro. One great grandson, James Tramel of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Maureen Adcock

Feb 18 2009

83 year old Maureen Adcock of Smithville died Wednesday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. She was a member of the New Union The Baptist Church and a retired factory worker. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Bryan Jones will officiate and burial will be in the New Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Bertie Walker Adcock; brothers, Thanuel, Clemon, and Truman Adcock; and a sister, Ruby Adcock. She is survived by nieces, Geneva Knowles and Thelma Adcock both of Smithville. Several other nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Vera Hendrixson

Feb 18 2009

82 year old Vera Hendrixson of Dowelltown died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was retired from the Smithville Shirt Factory and a packer for Meals on Wheels for UCHRA. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Royce Martin and Kenneth Clayton will officiate and burial will be in the Snow Hill Methodist Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Hendrixson; parents, Charlie and Lola Hawker Ellis; and two brothers, Homer and James Ellis. She is survived by a daughter, Phyllis and her husband Wilson Cowan of Carthage. Three sons, Clifton and his wife Juanita Hendrixson of Dibrell, Terry and his wife Diane Hendrixson of Cookeville, and Barry and his wife Mary Ann Hendrixson of Bellbuckle. Six grandchildren, Scott and Tina Hendrixson of California, Tracy and Kurt Reddick of Carthage, April and Casin Swann of Carthage, Josh Hendrixson and girlfriend Janda Emmons of Cookeville, Daniel Hendrixson of Cookeville, Sissy and Ronnie Stacy of Bellbuckle. Seven great grandchildren, Bella Hendrixson of California, Chelsea, Katie, and Will Reddick of Carthage, Will and Travis Stacy of Bellbuckle, and Auburn Swan of Carthage. Two brothers, Freddie and Magdalene Ellis of Gladeville and Paul and Macon Ellis of Sweetwater. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Martha Ann Kuhn

Feb 16 2009

71 year old Martha Ann Kuhn of Rock Island died Monday at River Park Hospital in McMinnville. She was a member of the Friendship The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville. Steve Breedlove will officiate and burial will be in Skurlock Cemetery in White County. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Oddis and Martina Haley. Survivors include her husband, Joe Kuhn of Rock Island. A son and daughter-in-law, Kenny and Vera Kuhn of Rock Island. A daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Mike Gunning of Rock Island. Four grandchildren, Tegy and husband Donnie Jaco, Michelle Gunning, Josh Kuhn, and Haley Kuhn all of Rock Island. Three great grandchildren, Keysha Jaco, Brittany Breedlove, and Tyshawn Hefflin. One great great grandchild, Aleha Jaco. One sister, Jackie Padilla of McMinnville. High Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements.

Maggie Birdell Lentz

Feb 16 2009

84 year old Maggie Birdell Lentz of Munford, Tennessee died Saturday at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. She was a Baptist and was retired from Union Planter's Bank. The funeral will be Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Anthony Pelham will officiate and burial will be in the New Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 3:30 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Lentz; parents, Reed and Mary Rankhorn Blankenship; two brothers, Paul and Elzie Blankenship; and three sisters, Delma and Nannie Wright and Lola Griffin. She is survived by a son, Bradley Reed Lentz of Munford. A step-son, Joe Lentz of Utah. A sister-in-law, Geraldine Blankenship of Smithville. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Crystal Angel Allen

Feb 16 2009

32 year old Crystal Angel Allen of Crossville died Saturday at her residence. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Curtis Jones will officiate and burial will be in the Burton-Ponder Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Robert Ballard. Survivors include her husband, Carl Allen of Crossville. Children, Tyler Lee Bennett, Kayla Ashley, Trinity Cole Wheeler, Jacob Kane and Ezra Cage Allen all of Crossville; her mother, Carolyn England of Smithville; grandmother, Ruby Ballard of Smithville; half-brother, Robert England of Smithville; half-sister, Cassie England of Smithville; and an aunt, Sonia Presley of Smithville. The family has asked that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Carmine Alsup

Feb 15 2009

89 year old Mary Carmine Alsup of Murfreesboro died Saturday at StoneCrest Medical Center. She was born in Rutherford County and was the daughter of the late Homer & Annie Mae McRae Alsup. She is survived by her sons, Jerry Alsup and his wife, Carol of Murfreesboro, John Alsup and his wife, Judy of Smithville; daughters, Pam Alsup and Mary Alsup of Murfreesboro; grandsons, John Miller Alsup and Jacob Alsup of Smithville. Visitation with the family will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro. A graveside services will be at 2 p.m Monday at Alsup Cemetery in Wilson County. Mrs. Alsup was preceded in death by her husband Lillard Jacob Alsup, a step son, Sonny Alsup and her brothers, James, John, Hubert and Bill Alsup. Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

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