70 year old Paul Edward Crook of Watertown died Thursday. He was a member of the Snow Hill United Methodist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran, member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion, and he was retired from TRW Ross Gear Division. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Ricky Scott, Royce Martin, and Doyle Slager will officiate and burial will be in Salem 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 1:30 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Osie Sandlin Crook; a sister, Kathleen Murphy; brothers, Clayton and Charles Crook; a sister-in-law, Imogene Crook; a brother-in-law, Roy Goodwin; and a great nephew, Wesley Jones. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Gail Harvey Crook of Watertown. Sisters, Jean Goodwin and Bessie Cantrell of Smithville. Sister-in-law, Mary Crook of Liberty. Mother-in-law, Bessie Harvey of Watertown. Nephews, David Crook of Alexandria, Wayne Crook, Jack Cantrell, Harold Murphy, and James Murphy all of Smithville, Gary Crook, Bill Crook, and Ronald Crook of Liberty. Nieces, Teresa Scott and Donna Driver of Alexandria, Tammy Cantrell, Regina Jones, Janice Ramsey, Jackie Bullard, Melissa Reeves, Lori Ann Cleavenger, and Faye Baker of Smithville and faithful companion, Rocky. The family is grateful for the care extended to Mr. Crook during his illness by his friends, Linda and Jerry Stephens, Jimmy Morgan, Odean and Geneva Lawrence, Dr. William Sherwood and the nurses and CNTs of Family Medical Center and DeKalb Community Hospital. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
41 year old Troy Edward "Bodie" Bain of Smithville died Tuesday in an automobile accident. A memorial service will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church. The family has chosen cremation. There will be no visitation but the memorial service is open to the public. He is survived by his wife, Jeanna Snow Bain of Smithville. Three daughters, Ashley Knowles of Murfreesboro, and LaTroya Bain and Misty Gingerich of Smithville. Two sons, Troy James "Bodie" Bain and Dalton Dewayne Bain both of Smithville. His father, Troy Bain, Sr. of Smithville. A half sister, Ponzella Redmon of Smithville and half brother, Cecil Judkins of Smithville. Three grandchildren. Three special friends, Ricky Murphy, Dickie Bain, and Jimmy Bain all of Smithville. Two nieces and three nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
64 year old Kenneth Lynn Eastes of Liberty died Wednesday at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. He was a body shop foreman for Kenworth Trucking, a graduate of Watertown High School and the Nashville Auto Diesel College. Eastes was a member of the Church of Christ and the Army National Guard. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown. Gwynnath Ford and David Lawson will officiate and burial will be in the Commerce Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and prior to the service on Sunday. He was preceded in death by his parents, John D. and Ernestine Driver Eastes and a sister-in-law, Sue Eastes. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Hunt Eastes of Liberty. Two sons, Kenny and his wife Teresa Eastes and Richard Eastes all of Liberty. Two great granddaughters, Allison and Rebecca Eastes. A brother, Larry and his wife Ann Eastes of Watertown. A niece, Lora and her husband Kenneth Stutts of Watertown. A nephew, Kirk and his wife Bobbie Eastes of Watertown. His mother-in-law, Frances Hunt of Lebanon. Brothers-in-law, Billy and his wife Renee Hunt, Don and his wife Rosie Hunt, and Larry and his wife Cindy Hunt. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.
62 year old Betty Jean Bogle died Tuesday night at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a factory worker and attended the Whorton Springs Baptist Church. The funeral will be Thursday at noon at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Michael Hale will officiate. Burial will be in Banks Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at noon. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hardie and Mae Eden Brewer; brothers, Roger Dale Brewer and Michael Ray Brewer; and a sister, Edna Norris. Survivors include children, Roger Stevens of Chattanooga, Samantha Hannah of Ringold, Georgia; Jerry Stanley of Cleveland; and Jeffery Bogle of Smithville. Nine grandchildren. Brothers, Hardy Brewer, Jr. of LaFayette, Randall Brewer of Fountain Run, Kentucky; Everette Brewer of Hendersonville, Ronald Dale Brewer of LaFayette, and Fred Brewer of Hendersonville. Sisters, Joyce Satterfield of Smithville, Patricia Sherrill of Hillsboro and Sandra Cunningham of Hartsville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
72 year old Shirley Marie Webb of Livingston died Sunday at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired office manager for Comcast Cable and a member of the West End Church of Christ. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Kerry Duke will officiate and burial will be in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Alean Overton Costello and a sister, Peggy LaVar. Survivors include her husband, Carl Webb of Livingston. Sons, Terry and wife Lisa Webb of Livingston and C.D. and wife Cindy Webb of Smithville. A daughter, Sherrie Thrasher of Livingston. Six grandchildren, Lindsay Brooke Thrasher, Nate Webb, and Tucker Webb all of Livingston, Rebecca Grace Webb, Susan Marie Webb, and Ellie Elizabeth Webb of Smithville. Sisters, Joyce Swallows and Jess of Celina. Speck Funeral Home in Livingston is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.
57 year old Cynthia Lynn Kousa of Liberty died Monday at her residence in Liberty. She was a monitor technician at Cookeville Regional Hospital. The family has chosen direct cremation. There will be no visitation. She was preceded in death by her father Frank Quick. Survivors include her mother, Helen Quick of West Palm Beach, Florida. A son, Jason and his wife Rebekha Kousa of Arlington, Virginia. A daughter, Cari Kousa of West Palm Beach, Florida. Three grandchildren, Katie, Jacob, and Caleb Kousa all of Virginia. Two sisters, Teri Quick of West Palm Beach, Florida and Nancy Conklin of West Palm Beach, Florida, and a close friend, Grace Ryan of Liberty. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
65 year old Roy J. Evans of Lawrenceville, Georgia died Saturday. He was born in Smithville. Evans was a 1963 graduate of DeKalb County High School. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served in Vietnam and Germany, retired from General Motors and was a graduate of Brenau University. After retiring from General Motors he taught school in Walton County for several years. Evans was a long time member of Peachtree Road Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl G. and Era Cantrell Evans and two brothers, Frank A. (Chuck) Evans and Brown A. Evans. He is survived by his wife, Juanita McDaniel Evans of Lawrenceville, Georgia; a daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Jeff Howard of Dacula, Georgia; sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Nanci Evans of Loganville, Georgia and Nathan and Stephanie Evans of Loganville; a sister, Joyce Norred of Woodstock, Georgia; brothers, Dennis Evans of Sugar Hill, Georgia, Kenneth Evans of Norcross, Georgia, Dale Evans of Smithville, and Earl Evans of Milner, Georgia; grandchildren, Kyle Evans, Mitchell Howard, Taylor Evans, Lauren Howard and Cade Evans; several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Peachtree Road Baptist Church. Dr. Preston Moore, Reverend Scott Cramer and Dr. Steve Sparks will officiate. Burial will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2 to 9:00 p.m.at the Tom M. Wages Funeral Service – Lawrenceville Chapel.. Northside Chapel Funeral Directors, Roswell, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.
85 year old Mildred Louise Vickers of Smithville died Sunday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. She was a retired DeKalb County school teacher, a Methodist, a member of the Retired Teachers Association and the WAVES as a Navy Reserve in World War II. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Virgil Hibdon, Jr. will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. 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 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Noah David Britton, Sr. and Mabel Blakley Britton; her husband Clarence Vickers; a daughter, Elaine Allen; a grandson, James David Dye; a sister, Bobbye Price; and a brother, Noah Britton, Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Lisa Gilreath of Smithville and Marsha Penrod of Kentucky. One son, Britt Vickers of Smithville. A step- daughter, Susan Slay. Four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
81 year old Billie Cooley Roller of McMinnville died Thursday of an extended illness at NHC of Smithville. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of Christ. The funeral will be Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at High Funeral Home in McMinnville. Mark Miller will officiate and burial will be in the Smyrna Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until the service. Roller was preceded in death by her parents, James Martin and Betty Farless Cooley; her husband, Gene Roller; and brothers, Jerry L. and James Aubrey Cooley. Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Danny Roller of McMinnville and Dennis and Eva Roller of Dowelltown. A daughter and son-in-law, Sharon K, and Billy Washer of Smithville. Five grandchildren, Chris Roller, Carla Roller, Shawn Washer, Chad Washer, and Kim Bouldin. Six great grandchildren. Nephews, Forrest Cooley , Joe Roller, and Phillip Roller all of McMinnville. A niece, Janie Medley of Knoxville. A sister-in-law, Clara Roller. High Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements.
68 year old Howard Wilson Dickens of Brush Creek died Tuesday at Vanderbilt Hospital. He was born in Smith County. Dickens was a truck driver and a member of the Brush Creek Missionary Baptist Church. He also served in the U.S. Air Force from 1958 to 1962 and the Air National Guard from 1982 to 1990. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Kerry Dugan will officiate and burial will be in the Brush Creek Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Dickens was preceded in death by his parents, Archie Wilson and Maggie Bell Baker Dickens and his wife, Mary McPherson Dickens. He is survived by his children, Miranda and her husband Albert Fox of Gordonsville, Darren and wife Cathy Dickens of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and Chris and wife Holly Dickens of Watertown. Grandchildren, Alanda Fox, Logan Fox, Taylor Holland, and Caitlin Holland. A sister, Fran and husband Bill High-Harnishfeger of Spring City. A brother, Ronnie and wife Kaye Dickens of Lafayette. Best friend, Harry Gossard of Alexandria. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.
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