Obituaries

Barbara Gail Self

Jan 23 2007

48 year old Barbara Gail Self of Smithville died Tuesday at her residence. She was a member of the Dowelltown United Methodist Church and a factory worker. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in the Snow Hill Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Sadie Redmon Sandlin and a sister, Pamela Kay Sandlin. Survivors include a son, Shannon Self and Kim Anderson of Watertown and a daughter, Elonda and her husband Blake Davis of Lebanon. Three sisters, Melissa Presnel of Smithville, Donna Certain of Cookeville, and Garnette Prater of McMinnville. Two brothers, Nelson and Lanny Sandlin both of Liberty. Special friends, Lenzy Stanley of Smithville, and Nancy Haley and Helen Self both of Liberty. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert Lee Whiteaker

Jan 24 2007

92 year old Robert Lee Whiteaker of Sparta died Tuesday at NHC of Sparta. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home and burial will be in the Lower Cherry Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Survivors include his wife, Frances Pearl Copeland Whiteaker. Sons and daughters-in-law, Barry and Sherry Whiteaker of Walling, Jimmy Whiteaker and Ronnie Joe Whiteaker both of Sparta, and Michael David and Judy Whiteaker of Cookeville. Grandchildren, Leslee and James Bumbalough and Nathan Whiteaker both of Walling,and Alexis Moore and Chelsea Moore both of Sparta. One great grandson, Jake Bumbalough of Walling. Thurman Funeral Home in Sparta is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Johnnie Cripps Nixon

Jan 26 2007

84 year old Mrs. Johnnie Cripps Nixon of the Beasley's Bend community of Smith County died Thursday at Lebanon Health and Rehabilitation. The body is at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Sunday at 1:00 p.m.. Serita Martin and Charles Allen Gentry will officiate and burial will be in the Gordonsville Cemetery. The Nixon family will receive friends at the Gordonsville Chapel on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. She is survived by a half sister, Dorothy Malone of Temperance Hall. Two sisters-in-law, Eula Cripps of Temperance Hall and Sadye Trusty of Beasley's Bend. Several nieces and nephews also survive. The Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Clara Stoglin

Jan 29 2007

67 year old Clara Stoglin of Sparta died Sunday at Cookeville Regional Hospital. The body is at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete.

Pauline Ruth Allen

Jan 29 2007

85 year old Pauline Ruth Allen of Clarksville died Sunday at Clarksville Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church at Clarksville. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Sykes Funeral Home in Clarksville. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from noon until the service at 2:00 p.m. Local survivors include two nephews, Ed and his wife Shelia Whitford of Smithville and Steve and his wife Tammy Rice Allen formerly of Smithville. Four great nieces, Samantha and her husband Brad Curtis, Janohn and her husband Seth Billingsley, and Shelia and her husband Chad Kirby all of Smithville and Wendi and her husband Bryan Cook of Cookeville. One great nephew, Paul Allen. Sykes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

Pamela Gail Baker Cook

Jun 30 2006

36 year old Pamela Gail Baker Cook of McMinnville died Thursday at River Park Hospital. She was a member of the Church of Christ and an employee of Federal Mogul in Smithville. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville. Kenneth W. Kirby and Brian Jones will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery in Liberty. Visitation will be Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She is survived by her husband, Barry Cook of McMinnville. Her parents, Charles and Pearline Baker of McMinnville. One daughter, Morgan Thaxton of McMinnville. One step-daughter, Amanda Cook of Alexandria. One brother and sister-in-law, Jeff and Sally Baker of Rock Island. Special sister, Teresa Brown Isbell of Smithville. Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. High Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Cleta Cantrell

Jul 6 2006

90 year old Cleta Cantrell of Smithville died Wednesday night at the Quality Health Care Center in Lebanon. The body is at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are incomplete.

Cleta Edna Cantrell

Jul 6 2006

90 year old Cleta Edna Cantrell of Smithville died Wednesday at Quality Care Nursing Home in Lebanon. She was a retired Textile Worker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in Dekalb Memorial Gardens. She was preceded in death by her husband Teman Cantrell, parents James and Martha Ann Buck Turner, one daughter Barbara Page and sixteen brothers and sisters. She is survived by two sons Larry D. and his wife Linda Cantrell of Brentwood, Bernard Cantrell of Pennsylvania, and one son-in-law W.J. Page of Alexandria. One sister Leafie Weaver of Jamestown. Nine grandchildren Denise Jenkins, Daryl, Darrin, and Jamie Page, David, Linda, Bryan, Rusty, and Lori Cantrell. Two step-grandchildren Jay and Laura Sumner, and fifteen great-grandchildren survive. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00p.m. Dekalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Eva Katherine Green

Jul 6 2005

92 year old Eva Katherine Green has passed away.The funeral will be Saturday at 10:00a.m. at the Chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville. Burial will follow in the Brotherton Cemetery. She is survived by one son Larry L. Green, one daughter Ann Shively, two brothers Vance and Orley Rockwell, and one sister Wilma Rockwell. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00a.m. until the time of service at 10:00a.m. Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville is in charge of the arrangements.

Joe K. White

Jul 8 2006

Joe K. White of the Midway Community died Saturday morning at his residence. The body is at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are incomplete.

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