70 year old Frances Haggard of Smithville died Thursday at her residence. She was a retired cook at Smithville Elementary School. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Smithville First Freewill Baptist Church, where she was a member. Bernard Houk will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until noon at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home and from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lennell Haggard; parents, Dallas and Marthann Ford Montgomery; a brother, Roger Montgomery; and a sister, Edith Maxwell. Survivors include a son, David and his wife Vicki Haggard. Two daughters, Tina and husband Melvin Crips and Virginia Haggard. Four grandchildren, Ryan and Katie Haggard and Caelin and Landon Crips. Four brothers, James, Roy, Harlan, and Jeff Montgomery; five sisters, Modena Bray, Olean Mahan, Kathleen Podgorski, Nancy Goff, and Connie Montgomery. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations please be made to the Alzheimer's Association, in lieu of flowers.
72 year old Joe Wallace Oakley of Sparta died Monday at his residence. He was a farmer. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Peeled Chestnut United Methodist Church, where he was a member. Tommy Davis will officiate and burial will be in the Peeled Chesnut Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. at the church. Oakley was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Oakley; a son, Darrell Oakley; a sister, Ann Oakley; and parents, Wallace and Grace Allen Oakley. Survivors include two sons, Joe Derek and wife Felisha Oakley of Smithville and Daren and wife Tabitha Oakley of McMinnville. Four grandchildren, Kristen, Mara Jade, Tavia, and Anaka Oakley. Two step-grandchildren, Austin and Dustin Cook. Two brothers, Jimmy and wife Hilda Oakley and Louie and wife Vivian Oakley all of Alexandria. Many nieces and nephews also survive. The family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers.
49 year old Diane George Mooneyham of Smithville died Saturday at her residence. The family has chosen direct cremation. A graveside service will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Adcock Cemetery. Joseph Hamid will officiate. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry George and her grandparents; an uncle, Jimmy Martin, and aunt and uncle, Carl and Betty Cantrell. Survivors include her children, Erika Mooneyham of Murfreesboro and Paula and her husband Steve Ross of Smithville. Parents, Tommy and Dorothy Martin George. Sisters, Tonya Lee of Cookeville and Charlotte Trapp of Smithville. Nieces and nephews, Ginger Trapp, Heather Trapp, and Brian Trapp. Aunts and uncles, Jerry and Carlene Martin, Tavis and Shirley Martin, and Paulette Winchester. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that donations be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with expenses.
73 year old Helen Faye Foutch Russell of Columbia, Tn. died Friday at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. A native of Smithville, she was baptized on her twelth birthday and joined Mt. View Primitive Baptist Church. She spent her years doing what she loved most, taking care of her family, working in her garden, and standing side by side with her husband as his loving helpmate in the ministry. She also served her church for many years as church clerk. In addition, she was the president of the Mynders Homemakers Club. The funeral will be Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home. Coy Brothers, R. Wayne Peters, and Ronald Lawrence will officiate with burial in DeKalb Memorial Gardens at 2:30 p.m. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home, and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until the service at 10:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe Ben Foutch and Dollie (Knowles) Foutch; a brother, Waylon Foutch. She is survived by her husband, Elder Lynn H. Russell; two sons, Timothy "Tim" L. and wife Patti Russell of Chattanooga, and Daniel "Dan" C. and wife Lisa Russell of Columbia, Tn.; a brother, Jim and wife Evelyn Foutch of Cane Ridge, Tn.; a sister, Barbara and husband Truman Stubblefield of Goodlettsville; two grandchildren, Josiah and Esther Russell, both of Columbia; two aunts, Gladys Knowles and Macon Judkins, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in her honor to West 5th Street Primitive Baptist Church in Dickson, Tn. c/o Steve McKlurkan at 1350 McKlurkan Rd., Dickson, Tn. 37055. You may send public or private condolences to the Russell family at the Heritage Funeral Home website, www.heritage-fhcs.com and click on to "sign guest book" or 'send private condolences". Heritage Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements.
94 year old Barbee C. Spencer of Smithville died Thursday at NHC in Smithville. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Indian Creek Baptist Church in Smithville with James Fesler and Micheal Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. at Indian Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Felix Elmer and Altie Page Close; her husband, Willie Jewell Spencer; brothers, Ed Close and Hoyte Close, and sisters, Brownie DE-Malia and Opal Cantrell. She is survived by a daughter, Bobbie S. and husband Jimmy Ervin of Smithville. Two brothers, Otis and wife Margerette Close of McMinnville, and Paul Close of Smithville; four sisters, Drusie Meyers of Mt. Juliet, Doris and husband Jack Estes of Smithville, Jo Kania of Virginia, and Margie and husband A.W. Patterson of Mt. Juliet. Two grandchildren, Jane Parsley of Smithville and Alice and husband Aubrey Moseley of Murfreesboro. Five great-grandchildren, John Parsley, Rebecca Moore, Sarah Beth Parsley, Julie Wolfe, and Rachel Peters. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Indian Creek Baptist Church. On-line condolences may be submitted at familyheritagefh.com. Family Heritage Funeral Home in Gallatin is in charge of the arrangements.
88 year old Hillard Odene Lawrence of Watertown died Tuesday at Summit Medical Center. Born in DeKalb County, he was retired from Kraft Foods and TRW Ross Gear. Lawrence was a member of the Shop Springs Baptist Church, a graduate of Liberty High School, a U.S. Army World War II veteran, and a 50 year member of the Comer Lodge #417 F&AM. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown. Carl Price and David Briscoe will officiate and burial will be in the Wilson County Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and prior to the service on Thursday. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Leslie and Mary Yates Lawrence. Survivors include his wife, Geneva Granstaff Lawrence of Watertown. Sons, Hugh Mathis and wife Linda Lawrence of Smithville and Steven Hill and wife Carol Lawrence of Chicago, Illinois. A stepson, James Robert and wife Peggy Gabriel Trammel. Four grandchildren also survive. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.
79 year old Jack Sadler Odom of Sierra Vista, Arizona died Saturday March 26th at the Sierra Vista Regional Hospital. Odom was born March 3, 1932 in Liberty to his parents, Oval L. and Monice Sadler Odom. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Aileen Odom Jennings. Jack retired from Ford Glass in Nashville working as a glass inspector. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Rebecca Ramsey Odom of Sierra Vista, Arizona; two sons, Jason Ramsey Odom and David Hugh Odom both of Nashville. A graveside service and interment will be held Friday, April 1st at
1:00 p.m. at Salem Cemetery in Liberty. There will no visitation held at the funeral home. Family and friends will gather at the cemetery at 1:00 p.m. for the service. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the
88 year old Helen Elizabeth Maxwell Carter of Lumberton, North Carolina died Saturday at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in North Carolina. She was retired from the Smithville shirt factory and a Baptist. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Tommy Taylor and B.J. Thompson will officiate and burial will be in the Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nick and Willie Reasonover Brown; two husbands, Toy L. Maxwell and Robert Carter; a brother, Walton Brown; and a step-daughter, Helen Putty. Survivors include two sons, David and wife Vivian Maxwell of North Carolina and Ron and wife Judy Maxwell of Alabama. Seven grandchildren, Todd Maxwell of Goodlettsville, Scott Maxwell of Alabama, Ginger Wenger of Smithville, A.J. Fedak of Alabama, James Scruggs of North Carolina, Suzanne Parker of North Carolina, and Robin Peronne of North Carolina, Nine great grandchildren, one great great granchild, and one brother, Raymond Brown of Nashville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
80 year old Jack L. Turner of Dowelltown died Saturday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a member of the Smithville First Baptist Church and attended Dowelltown United Methodist Church. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. He was also a member of the DeKalb County Retired Teachers Association and the V.F.W. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force and he also taught DeKalb County schools for twenty years. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with burial in Salem Cemetery. Matt Long, Micheal Hale, and Mark Bass will officiate. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mike L. and Weltha Era Garner Turner; a sister, Mary Jane Turner; two brothers, Mike and Jimmy Turner, and a nephew, Neal Reeves. He is survived by two sisters, Joann Reeves of Louisville, Ky., and Sue Braswell of Cookeville; brothers, Mike Turner and Thomas Eddie Turner, both of Smithville; nieces and nephews, Andra, Micheal Braswell, Debra Ritter, Rick Braswell, Teresa Hutchings, Janet McDonald, and Tommy Turner, Jr. Donations may be made to either Smithville First Baptist Church or Dowelltown United Methodist Church. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
85 year old Willis Edward Page of Alexandria died Saturday at DeKalb Community Hospital. Born in DeKalb County, Page was a farmer, a Methodist, and a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Javin Lawson and David Lawson will officiate and burial will be in Hillview Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Larkin and Julie Page; a daughter Margie Page; brothers Stant Page and Walter B. Page; and an infant sister. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Katie Ruth Page of Alexandria. Sons, David and wife Gail Page of Watertown and Danny Page of Alexandria. Grandchildren, Magan and husband Andy Paris of Watertown and Karissa and husband Mike Granstaff of Watertown. Great grandchildren, Lucas Paris, Cody Paris, Amber Granstaff, and Aiden Granstaff. A brother, Cecil Page of Washington. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.
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