Obituaries

Ronald D. Cooper

Mar 3 2009

60 year old Ronald D. Cooper of Nashville died Sunday. He was a veteran of the Armed Forces and was awarded the Bronze Service Star during the Vietnam War. The funeral will be Thursday at 12:00 p.m. noon at the Marshall Donnelly Combs Funeral Home in Nashville. Burial will be in the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. He was preceded in death by his parents, James P. and Margaret Sadler Cooper. He is survived by daughters, Amanda and husband Anthony Fuller and Kelly and husband Michael Agee. Grandchildren, Presley and Stetson Agee and Allyson Fuller. He is also survived by the mother of his children, Linda Cooper; twin sister Donna and husband Pee Wee Anderson; brothers, James P Cooper II and his wife Barbara and Timmy and his wife Vickie Cooper. Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews also survive. Marshall Donnelly Combs Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of DeKalb Funeral Chapel.

Virginia Earlene Rich

Mar 1 2009

73 year old Virginia Earlene Rich of Cookeville died Saturday at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pomeroy Chapel Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. John Wilson will officiate and burial will be in the Petty Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:30 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer and Zelma Colwell Petty; a daughter, Judy Ann Rich; a sister, Odell Waggoner; and a brother, Buddy Petty. She is survived by two daughters, Janie Rich of Sparta and Anita Mayfield of Cookeville. Six grandchildren, Angelia Brown of Rickman, Timmy Scott of Sparta, Kristy Bradshaw, Matthew Heady, and Vallena and Candice Mayfield all of Cookeville. Four great grandchildren, Cassondra and Chynna Bradshaw of Cookeville, and Talon and Dillon Brown of Rickman. One sister and brother-in-law, Lera and Billy Tisdale of Lebanon. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James Foutch Young

Feb 28 2009

89 year old James Foutch Young of Smithville died Saturday at the Webb House Retirement Center. He was a retired Postal Carrier and a member of the Smithville Church of Christ. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Marjorie Foutch Young; his wife, Ruby Jean Young; two sisters, Betty Davies and Henri Cantrell. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Jeff Truelove of Franklin. One son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Sherry Young of Springfield. A brother, Dan Young of Virginia. One sister, Mary Ann Hall of Cookeville. Four grandchildren, Kelly White of South Carolina, Matt Young of Sevierville, Chris Young of Lebanon, and Casey Truelove of California. Three great grandsons, Cameron, Caleb, and Caden Young of Lebanon. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations be made to the Smithville Day School or the Smithville Church of Christ, in lieu of flowers.

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.

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