49 year old James R. Griffin of Smithville died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a construction worker and a member of the Brethren In Christ. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Donnie Kelly will officiate and burial will be in the Pealed Chestnut Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his father, Martin Ross Griffin; his maternal grandparents, Edith and Monroe Young; and his paternal grandparents, Isiah and Edna Griffin. Survivors include his mother, Izena Young Griffin of Smithville. A sister and brother-in-law, Judy and \"Steve\" Merriman of Smithville. Two nephews, Steve and Jake Merriman both of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m.
59 year old Jimmy Wayne Young of Sparta died Thursday at his residence. The funeral will be Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at the Bon DeCroft Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Old Bon Air Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home. The body will be at the church from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. Survivors include his wife, Linda Gail Young of Sparta. His mother, Ellen M. Young of Sparta. A son, Brian Eugene Young and his wife Mary of Smithville. A brother, David Lynn Young of Sparta. Two sisters, Donna Blaylock and June Goolsby both of Sparta. Three grandchildren, Daniel Adam Young, Zackary Ryan Young, and Bradley Cole Emberton all of Smithville. Thurman Funeral Home in Sparta is in charge of the arrangements.
81 year old Ann Stout of Smithville died Sunday morning at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. The funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but a complete list of survivors and arrangements will be announced later by DeKalb Funeral Chapel.
83 year old Clyde Turney King of Brush Creek died Sunday at the Quality Care Nursing Home in Lebanon. The funeral will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. Robert Amason will officiate and burial will be in the Brush Creek Cemetery. The King family will receive friends at the Gordonsville Chapel on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. He is survived by his wife, Jewell Fuller King of Brush Creek. Two sisters, Anna Mai Crowder of Alexandria and Vernelle McClanahan of Lebanon. A brother, J.W. King of Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Nieces and nephews, Kerry J. King, Rochelle Gray, Mike Humphrey, Marvin Fuller, William Fuller, and Elaine Collins. The Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
81 year old Anna \"Ann\" Greene Stout of Smithville died Sunday at NHC Healthcare Center of Smithville. She was a homemaker, member of the Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, member of the AARP, American Legion Auxiliary, UPW, and a Volunteer at Sunny Point Health Care Center for over 15 years. The funeral will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Bill Fowler, Charles Olson, and Jonathan Watson will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:30 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Stout, Sr.; a sister, Alice Bachofen; and two brothers, Frank Tallman and David Tallman. Survivors include four children, Doreen and her husband John Cox of Baxter, Edith and her husband Harry Lasser of Smithville, Harriet Rose Mulford of Smithville, Joseph, Jr. and his wife Tiffany Stout of North Carolina. Eight grandchildren, Harry and his wife Claudette Lasser, Michael Lasser, Brian and his wife Kristy Lasser, Eric and his wife Deborah Mulford, Christopher Mulford, Melissa and her husband Richard LaFever, Colleen Cox, and Joseph Edward Stout III. A brother, James Tallman of Delaware. A sister, Mary Buck of New Jersey and Jennie and her husband Martin Burrell of Georgia. Seven great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Alex, Nathaniel, Hannah, Emily Grace, and Allie Beth Lasser and Ryan LaFever. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Youth Ministry at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Smithville or to the Youth Ministry at the Christ Presbyterian Church in New Jersey.
64 year old Author Allen Redmon of Smithville, a Baptist Minister, died Saturday at his home. He was a DeKalb County native. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Thurman Seber will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Lee and Ruby Lee Hendrixson Redmon; brothers, Billy Joe Redmon, Edward Boyd Redmon, and Carlon C. Redmon; and a sister, Alice Mae Redmon Andrews. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Miller Redmon of Smithville. Three daughters, Angie and her husband Chester Williams of Smithville, Tina and her husband Ron Paschal of Alexandria, and Leslie Maples and Chad Hillis of McMinnville. Grandchildren, Ashley and her husband Ed Lemons of Smithville, Joshua and his wife Connie Odom of Smithville, and Justin Paschal and Jessica Paschal both of Alexandria. A great grandchild, Logan Johnson of Smithville. Step grandchildren, Chester Williams III and Jarvis Williams. A step great grandchild, Jarvis Williams, Jr. Three brothers, Bobby Redmon of Mississippi, Garland C. Redmon of Ohio, and Doyle and his wife Candy Redmon of Illinois. Three sisters, Frankie Faye Redmon Adkins, Shirley Ann Redmon Phillips, and Gladys Douglas Sanders all of Illinois. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.
92 year old Margie Malone \"Grandnannie\" Kyle of Old Hickory died Monday. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Old Hickory for 62 years. The funeral will be Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at the Hermitage Funeral Home in Old Hickory. Jud Hays will officiate and burial will be in the Hermitage Memorial Gardens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Kyle; a son-in-law, Nick Clemmer; parents, Liv and Ida Malone; sisters, Johnnie Watson and Robbie Jennings; and a niece, Faye White. Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Clemmer; grandsons, Michael and his wife Noriko Clemmer, Kyle and his wife Emily Clemmer; great grandchildren, Morgan, Nicole, Benjamin, Joey, Justin, Patrick, and Amy Clemmer. Hermitage Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions through the First Baptist Church of Old Hickory.
A memorial service for Steven Layne Vaughn, also known as Kasey Holiday, will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. He died October 23 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Vaughn was a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a B.A. degree in theater. As an actor, Vaughn played several roles in Hollywood movies including \"Three Men and a Little Lady\", \"Bayou Ghost\", \"Portrait in Red\", \"Astarte\", and a character voice on the \"Ren and Stimpy Show\". After living in Los Angeles for several years, he returned to Tennessee to reside at his home in the Liberty community. He was preceded in death by his mother, Grace Phillips Vaughn and his brother, Byron Vaughn. He is survived by his son, Corey; his father, Eugene Spencer Vaughn; a sister, Deborah Vaughn Smith; and a brother, David Vaughn. Donations in memory of Kasey Holiday or Steve Vaughn may be made to the World Parrot Trust. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
93 year old Ruth Snow Webb died Thursday at the Rolling Green Village Health Care Center in South Carolina. She was born on October 31st, 1913, the daughter of Thomas B. and Sarah Snow Webb. She graduated from high school in Smithville in 1932, worked for some years, and then graduated in 1940 from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. During World War II, she enlisted in the WAVES section of the United States Navy, serving from October 1942 until July 1946, when she was discharged as a lieutenant commander. After the war, she was an employment officer for several government agencies, working in Washington D.C., in Alaska, and in Saigon during the Vietnam War. After 1970, she returned to Smithville to make her home, and served as administrator of Sunny Point Nursing Home. After her retirement in 1974, she traveled to several foreign countries. About 1990, she moved to Greenville, South Carolina, where she lived until her death. She became a member of the Smithville First Baptist Church in 1928 and had been a member longer than anyone now living. She was preceded in death by her parents and by three brothers, Houston, T.B., and James Webb, and by three sisters, Georgia Mai Webb, Jessie Loring, and Helen Cline. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Nell Webb of Carthage; four nephews, Howard Webb Loring and his wife Mary Ann of Florida, Billy Webb and wife Earlene of Chattanooga, Tommy Webb and wife Audrey of Smithville, Kenneth Webb and wife Faye of Pulaski; and two nieces, Sara Lynn Postma and husband Jan of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Elizabeth Baucom and husband Clyde of Greenville, South Carolina. The funeral service will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Town Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to go to the Aaron Cantrell Cemetery or Town Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
88 year old Leone Taylor Caplinger of Smithville died Wednesday at the Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. She was a retired cafeteria worker at DeKalb Elementary School and a member of the Indian Creek Baptist Church. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Caplinger; her parents, Horace and Mamie Robinson Taylor; and two brothers, John Henry and Ben Taylor. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Hayes of Cookeville. One grandchild, Joshua Hayes of Celina. One sister, Audrey Turner of Smithville and two nephews, Billy and Dan Turner of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m.
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