Obituaries

Wilma Lee Caplinger

Aug 24 2006

86 year old Wilma Lee Caplinger of Smithville died Wednesday at Southern Hills Medical Center. She was a Methodist. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Keathly Caplinger; her parents, Charlie and Mary Page Tramel; and three brothers, Valton Tramel, Ferman Tramel, and Hoyte Tramel. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Lou and her husband Mike Gilley of Dowelltown and Sandra and her husband Tim Gentry of Brentwood. Four grandchildren, Jody Gilley and Jessica Gilley of Dowelltown, Marissa Gentry of Birmingham, Alabama, and Molly Gentry of Brentwood. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James

Aug 27 2006

73 year old James \"Poodle\" Adcock of Smithville died Saturday at the Cedars Health Care Center of Lebanon. He was a farmer and a member of the Mount View The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Young Bend Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Toy and Annie Poss Adcock; a brother Auvil \"Dee\" Adcock; a nephew, Randall Adcock; and an aunt and uncle, Luther and Maggie Adcock. Survivors include two nephews, Jerry D. Adcock and Tim Adcock of Smithville. Three great nephews, Josh and Eric Adcock both of Mount Juliet, and Landus Adcock of Smithville. Two great nieces, Alexandra and Kristen Adcock both of Smithville and several cousins and friends. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Chloa Regenia Cripps

Aug 25 2006

76 year old Chloa Regenia Cripps of Smithville died Friday at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bright Hill Methodist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Wallace Caldwell and Mike Satterfield will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Travis and Emma Bond Parsley and two brothers, Maxie and Glen Parsley. Survivors include her husband, James Curly Cripps; a daughter, Donna and her husband Larry Williams; three grandchildren, Gina and her husband Josh Satterfield, Jayme Carter and Justin Cripps; two great grandchildren, Destry and Laradon Wiggins all of Smithville. Two sisters, Geraldine Lassiter of Indiana and Linda Cantrell of Smithville and two brothers, Travis and his wife Judy Parsley and Charles Parsley all of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Barney Lee Hale

Aug 28 2006

90 year old Barney Lee Hale of Goodlettsville died Saturday. Hale was an auto dealer for many years in the area. He was also a member of the Hopewell Pentecostal Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville. Paul Ward will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery at 5:00 p.m.. Visitation will be Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Rebecca Hale; a daughter, Linda Faye Hale; and a grandson, Eddie Dewayne Hale. He is survived by his daughter, Shirley Swoner; a son, Claude Eugene Hale; a sisters Cora Agee and Claudine (Rheada) Malone; a brother, Lonnie Hendrix; grandchildren, Charles Raymond Swoner, Ronnie Hale, Darrell Junior Hale, and Annie Marie Hale; and four great grandchildren. The Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.

Orion P. Earle, Jr.

Aug 29 2006

82 year old Orion P. Earle, Jr. of Smithville died Tuesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was born in Warren County. Earle was a retired truck driver with King Musical, a U.S. Army World War II veteran, and a member of the Whorton Springs Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Orion P. Sr. and Florence Perry Earle, his wife, Gladys Earle, and brothers, Grant, Leonard, and Jonah Earle. The funeral will be Friday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of McMinnville Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Bethany Cemetery. Military Grave Rites will be administered by the American Legion Post 173 and VFW POST 5064. The Earle family will receive friends on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at McMinnville Funeral Home. Survivors include brothers, Harry and his wife Betty Earle of McMinnville; Robert Earle of Willoughby, Ohio; Dennis Earle of West Palm Beach, Florida; Morris Earle of Manchester; and Joe Wayne Earle of Painesville, Ohio. Nephews, Bobby and Jimmy Earle, Bob and Dennis Tate. Special niece, Kim Tate, and several other nieces, nephews, family and friends. McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Virgie Bauswell

Aug 28 2006

74 year old Virgie Bauswell of Smithville died Sunday at her residence of an extended illness. She was a retired factory worker and a member of the Smithville Church of God. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Donnie Kelly will officiate and burial will be in the Banks Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edd and Lular Mae Tilley Saddler; a son, Dewey Bauswell; and a sister, Letha Phelps. Survivors include her husband, A.D. Bauswell of Smithville. A granddaughter, Laura and her husband Shannon Cook of Smithville. Three great grandchildren, Kayla, Savanna and Ashley Hershman of Smithville. A sister, Pauline Fish of Smithvile. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Miriam Summers

Aug 30 2006

51 year old Miriam Summers of Smithville died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Brethren In Christ. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Larry Steffee and Lee Neal will officiate and burial will be in the Pedigo and Summers Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her parents, Melburn and Kitty Davis and two brothers, Butch and Benjamin Davis. Survivors include her husband, Roger Summers and a daughter, LeAnn Cole both of Smithville. A son, Kenneth Robin Summers and a grand daughter, Victoria Ann Summers both of Dowelltown. Three brothers, Lenley Davis of Iowa, Allen Davis of Mississippi, and Tommy Davis of Washington. One sister, Rachel Cole of Mississippi. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. The family has requested that donations be made to the funeral home to help with expenses in lieu of flowers.

Clay Hickey

Sep 1 2006

83 year old Clay Hickey of Sparta died Thursday. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Oak Lawn Funeral Home in Sparta. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Survivors include two daughters, Edna Carolina Hickey of Scottsboro, Alabama and Clada Ruth Cole of Sparta. One son, James Arnold Hickey of Sparta. One brother, Leslie Pleasant Hickey of Fall Creek Falls. Five grandchildren and one great grandchild survive. Oak Lawn Funeral Home in Sparta.

Dorothy Tubbs

Sep 2 2006

81 year old Dorothy Tubbs of Alexandria died Saturday morning at her home in Alexandria. The body is at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete

Hattie Ethel Bogle Byford

Sep 3 2006

85 year old Hattie Ethel Bogle Byford of McMinnville died Saturday at Stones River Hospital in Woodbury of an extended illness. She was a Cannon County native, a homemaker, a retired employee of Val Dor, and a member of the Short Mountain Church of God. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Charles Richey will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Sarah Ferrell Bogle; her husband Marlin Byford, and her son-in-law, H.A. Foster. Survivors include three sons, Glenn and his wife Betty Byford, Carl Byford, and Donald Byford all of McMinnville. Four daughters, Faye Byford of McMinnville, Wilma Foster of Woodbury, Sybil and her husband David Gunter of McMinnville and Sue and her husband Phillip Close of Smithville. Two brothers, Robert Bogle of Woodbury and Hoyte Bogle of Akron, Ohio. Thirteen grandchildren, two step grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren also survive along with several nieces and nephews. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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