Obituaries

Jackie Lee Snider

Jan 31 2010

34 year old Jackie Lee Snider of Smithville died Saturday at the emergency room of DeKalb Community Hospital. He was self-employed in the tree service business and a member of the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church. The funeral will be Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Shane Smith and Apryl Valentino will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 3:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Snider; his maternal grandparents, Ewin and Ada Hicks; and his paternal grandparents, Linel Snider. He is survived by three children, Steven Jayce Snider and Emily Snider both Smithville and Carlie Snider of Liberty. His mother, Doris Hullett of McMinnville. His father, Milton and wife Jeanne Snider of McMinnville. A sister, Apryl and husband Chris Valentino of North Carolina. A brother, Shane and wife Mandy Snider of McMinnville. Four step-brothers, Brad and wife Rachel Morris of Arkansas, Austin and Nicholas Morris of Hillsboro, and Lakota Luna of Smithville. Step-sister, Miranda and husband Ben Parson of Pelham; paternal grandmother, Willie Snider of McMinnville. Special friend, Aaron Hester of Manchester. Survived locally by two aunts, Virginia Atnip and Ruby Johnson both of Smithville, several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Jeloy Driver

Jan 30 2010

62 year old Jeloy Driver of McMinnville died Saturday at River Park Hospital. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Whorton Springs Baptist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Steve Puckett and David Mahan will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his father, Bernie Driver; and his wife, Helena Turner Driver. Survivors include his mother, Clara Sandlin Driver of Smithville. Two brothers, Donnie Driver of Smithville and Rodney and his wife Rose Driver of McMinnville. A nephew, Beau Driver of Alabama. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home for funeral expenses.

Connie Annette Kirby Henry

Jan 28 2010

53 year old Connie Annette Kirby Henry of Smithville died Wednesday at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She was a teacher. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Smithville Church of Christ, where she was a member. Dan Gulley, Tim Woodward, and Elwin Mahan will officiate and burial will be in the Lower Cherry Creek Cemetery in Sparta. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel and Sunday from 1:15 p.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. at the church. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ida Ruth Hyder Kirby. Survivors include her husband, Larry Henry of Smithville. A daughter, Jennifer Annette Henry of Smithville. Her father, William Clinton Kirby of Sparta. A brother, Warren Kirby of Sparta. Sixteen nephews and ten nieces also survive. The family has asked that donations be made, in lieu of flowers to the Connie Henry Memorial Christian Education Fund. Donations can be made at the funeral home. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Berta Leola Bess Roberts

Jan 27 2010

74 year old Berta Leola Bess Roberts of McMinnville died Tuesday at DeKalb Community Hospital of an extended illness. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville. George Roberts, Sr. and George Roberts, Jr. will officiate and burial will be in Shellsford Cemetery in Warren County. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 3:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo, Sr. and Burton Smartt Bess; a brother, Leo Bess, Jr; and a daughter, Geraldean Roberts. Survivors include her husband, Reverend George W. Roberts of McMinnville. Four sons and daughters-in-law, George Washington,Jr. and Beverly Dianne Roberts of Morrison, Terry Lee Roberts of McMinnville, Barry Lynn "Fuzz" and Carolyn Roberts of Irving College, and Paul David Roberts of Gainesboro. Four grandchildren and spouses, Laurie Ann Roberts and Billy Wayne Delong of McMinnville, Julie Leann Roberts and Ryan John Jagoda of Casco, Michigan, Aaron Michael and Hollie Roberts of Morrison, and Jessica Danielle Roberts and Tyler Smith of Morrison. Three great grandchildren, McKenzie Roberts and Benjamin Smith both of Morrison and Ashley Danielle Rarick of McMinnville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. High Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements.

Doyle Caplinger

Jan 27 2010

72 year old Doyle Caplinger of Smithville died Tuesday. He was a truck driver, retired from Kraft Foods, and he attended the Faith Congregational Methodist Church. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Leonard Herman and Chris Long will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his father, Delton Caplinger and a grandson, Brian D. Pack. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Carter Caplinger of Smithville. His mother,Elmer Caplinger of Smithville. One daughter, Doylene Caplinger of Murfreesboro. One son, Charlie and his wife Rhonda Caplinger of Smithville. Grandchildren, Michael and Jennifer Caplinger of Smithville and a sister, Frankie and husband Jack Watkins of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Delbert Earnest "Butch" Allen

Jan 26 2010

62 year old Delbert Earnest "Butch" Allen of Liberty died Monday at his residence. He was a U.S. Army veteran, car wash tech, and a member of the Mount Zion Baptist Church. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home. Dan Mallette will officiate and burial will be in the Hillview Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the service. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Timothy John Allen, Ronnie David Allen, and Benjamin Daniel Allen. Brothers, Terry and Rodger Allen. Brother-in-law, Ronnie Anderson. Sister-in-law, Tammy Spencer; and a grandson, Brian Allen. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Linda Allen. Daughters, Sabrina and husband Brad Hayes and Tabitha and husband Kirby Daniels. Grandchildren, Joshua Tyree, Kristina Tyree, Keigen Daniels, and Brianna Daniels. Brothers, Rex Allen and Denny Allen. Mother-in-law, Reba Neal Anderson. Several nieces and nephews survive. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

Gregory Bruce West

Jan 25 2010

47 year old Gregory Bruce West of Rock Island died Sunday at Saint Thomas Hospital. He was a plant manager, Wesley Chapel High School in Florida. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at noon at the New Life Pentecostal Church. Dwain Cornelius, Darrell Cantrell, and Janice Cain Lovel will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at noon at the New Life Pentecostal Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Elsa Cain West; a daughter, Natasha West; two sisters, Shirley Barker Simpson and Peggy Swan; a niece, Bobbie Pedigo; mother-in-law, Ruth Williams; and a brother-in-law, George Williams. He is survived by his wife, Sandra West of Rock Island. Three children, Greg and his wife Dana West of Smithville, Angela Eutermark of Rock Island, and Joe and his wife Hope Eutermark of Wesley Chapel, Florida. Six grandchildren, Sadie and Shelby West of Smithville, Jacob Helms, Brandon Sykes, Emily Northcutt, Deanna Jackson, and twin sister Melody and husband Glenn Pedigo of Smithville. Two brothers, Gary West of Smithville and Tom and his wife Juanita Barker of Foley, Alabama. A sister, Patty and husband Logan Hullett of Smithville. A brother-in-law, Charles and wife Denise Williams of Woodstock, Georgia. Sisters-in-law, Cheryl and husband Glen Chadwick of North Carolina and Mary Rush of Ohio. Special friends, Bryan Clark and Joey Barnes. Several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Danny Oneal Staley

Jan 23 2010

58 year old Danny Oneal Staley of Smithville died Friday of an extended illness at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. He attended the Dry Creek Baptist Church. Staley was also a construction worker. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Donald Owens will officiate and burial will be in the Bonham Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. Staley was preceded in death by his parents, Dannie Wilson and Alma Ruth Ellis Staley. Survivors include his wife, Glenda Staley of Smithville. Step-children, Tina Michelle Rowland and Lee Ann and husband Mike Williams all of Smithville. Step-grandchildren, Zachery Rowland, Hunter, and Caleb Williams. Sisters, Beverly and husband Ryan Studd of Bethpage, and Regina and husband Wally Polino of Chicago. A brother, Ronnie Staley of Smithville. A brother-in-law, Eddie Mabe of Smithville. Nephews, A.J. Harvey, Tyler Harvey, and Derrick Driver. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to help with funeral expenses in memory of Danny, in lieu of flowers.

Ruby Lee Pinegar

Jan 22 2010

80 year old Ruby Lee Pinegar of Smithville died Friday at her residence. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, T.J. Pinegar; a daughter, Gail Cripps; a granddaughter, Emily Cook; and her parents, Herbert and Della Page. Survivors include two brothers, W.J. and his wife Ruthie Page and Bill and his wife Joann Page of Smithville. Three sisters, Aline Snyder, Barbara Vanatta, and Helen and her husband Charles Cantrell all of Dowelltown. A brother-in-law, Charles and wife Zada Pinegar and a sister-in-law, Dean and husband Gene Cook all of Smithville. Special friends, Steve and Barbara Green and children and several nieces and nephews survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ruth Hayes Foutch

Jan 21 2010

94 year old Ruth Hayes Foutch of Alexandria and widow of Carl M. Foutch died Thursday at NHC Healthcare in Smithville. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Alexandria First Baptist Church. Scott Bennett will officiate and burial will be in the Hillview Memorial Cemetery in Alexandria. The family will receive friends at Avant Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the service time at 1:00 p.m. at the church. Mrs. Foutch is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Mac and Jackie Foutch of Alexandria. Two granddaughters, Tammy and husband Tony Baird of Lebanon and Tina and husband Ronnie Ford of Lebanon. Two great grandchildren, Landon Baird and Kaelyn Baird. Avant Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

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