Obituaries

Irene (Poss) Davis

Aug 5 2015

92 year old Irene (Poss) Davis of Lebanon died Tuesday at Kindred Healthcare Center in Carthage. She was a homemaker and a Pentecostal. The funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Keith Huling will officiate and burial will be in the Cantrell Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 1- 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Davis; father of her children, Herbert Poss; parents, Duke and Nancy Delma Cantrell; two sons, Herbert, Jr. and Lee Roy Poss; two grandchildren, Deloris Redmon and Roger Poss; four brothers, Lee Duke and Felix Cantrell and Herman and Hobert Barnes; six sisters, Reba Jo Cantrell; Nadine Luna, Ruby McCormick, Jeanette Rogers, Inez Crouch, and JoAnne Ferrell. Survivors include two sons, Larry and wife Mary Phillips of Paris, Tennessee and Gary and wife Cecilia Phillips of Florida. Four daughters, Treva Wade and Eva Ferebee both of Lebanon, Patricia Perrien of Georgia, and Shala Walker of Smithville. Twenty grandchildren, thirty one great grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren. One sister, Judy Hammock of McMinnville. Two brothers, Jerry and wife Treva Cantrell and Doris Cantrell all of McMinnville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Danny Williams

Aug 5 2015

68 year old Danny Williams of Hartsville died Wednesday, August 5 at Sumner Regional Medical Center. He was an RN at the VA Hospital in Nashville and a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was of the Methodist faith. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Randall Teat and Ralph Vaughn will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. Williams was preceded in death by his parents, Doyal Chester Williams and Gladys Smith Williams Curtis and his step-father, Warren B. Curtis. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Willa Dean Givens Williams of Hartsville. Three children, Ivie Williams Pulliam of Mississippi, Ashley and husband John Hearn of Louisiana, and Andy and wife Colby Williams of Mississippi. One step-son, Jason and wife Leanne Cook of Bethpage. Seven grandchildren and one step-grandchild. A sister, June and husband Ralph Vaughn of Murfreesboro. A brother, Lenny and wife Jean Williams of Greenbrier and several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition to flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion in memory of Danny Williams.

Rebecca Elizabeth Hale

Aug 4 2015

Mrs. Rebecca Elizabeth Hale age 93 of Smithville, TN, died Tuesday, August 04, 2015, at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital in Smithville, TN. She was born October 05, 1921, in Cannon County, TN, was a retired employee of Genesco and was a member of the Church of Christ. Mrs. Hale was preceded in death by parents Harvey and Novella Melton Gunter, husband Dixie Denby Hale, son Jerry D. Hale, grandsons Michael Joe Hildreth and Steven Bradley Hildreth, sisters Bessie Parker and Florene Daniel, and a brother Smoot Gunter.

Survivors include her daughter Linda Hale Hildreth Landahl, granddaughters Tammy Burton and Leslie (Rex) Crabtree, great-grandchildren Travis and Justin Davenport, Kristy Stubblefield, Matthew, Tarryan, and Kaylan Hildreth, and Sophie and Addison Crabtree, and great-great grandchildren Olivia and Emily Davenport and Madeline Stubblefield.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, August 06, 2015, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Dave Dawson will officiate. Interment will be private in Mt. View Cemetery. The Hale Family will receive friends Thursday from 11 A.M. until 2 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com

24-Hour Obituary Information Line is 931-473-5700.

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 931-473-6606.

Shirley Faye Adcock Jones

Jul 30 2015

Mrs. Shirley Faye Adcock Jones, age 78, died Thursday, July 30, 2015, at her residence. She was born June 03, 1937 in DeKalb County, TN. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother. A member of New Union The Baptist Church, Mrs. Jones sang with her husband Royce at church and in local gospel groups. She was preceded in death by parents Cordie and Louvella Russell Adcock, husband Royce D. Jones, and special cousin/sister Carolyn Rankhorn.

Survivors include her children Deborah (James) Collins of Madison, AL, Anita (Loyd) Wood of Rock Island, TN, and David (Bridgett) Jones of McMinnville, TN. Aunts and Uncles Gene and Mava Russell, Anna Ruth Barnes, Tom Russell all of McMinnville, TN. Sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Treca Johnson of Walling, TN, Idell and Gene West, Jane and Bob Williams all of Manchester, TN, and Lane and Sue Jones of McMinnville, TN. Grandchildren Tara Rigsby, Chris Jones, Adam Collins, Patrick Collins, Nancy Rutledge, Thomas Wood, and Becky Brogden and 26 great-grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, family members and friends also survive.

Funeral service will be at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, August 02, 2015, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Martin Bell, Elder Frank Randolph, and Elder Burl Rice will officiate. Interment will follow at Jefferson Cemetery in DeKalb County, TN. The Jones Family will receive friends Saturday from 11 A.M. until 8 P.M. and again Sunday from 9 A.M. until 3 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Louise Campbell

Jul 29 2015

Mary Louise Campbell age 61 of Alexandria passed away Wednesday morning July 29, 2015 at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Clyde and Mildred Lowett Green Allmon. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by 2 Sons: Eric Goodson and Thomas Darrell Goodson; Sister: Johnnie Allmon; 2 Brothers: David Carroll Allmon and Jospeh Thomas Allmon. Mary was a homemaker and a Baptist. Graveside service will be held 12:PM Friday July 31, 2015 at Oak Grove Cemetery in McMinnville, TN. Visitation with the family will be Friday 9:AM until 11:AM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Survivors include Husband Tilman Campbell of Alexandria; 1 Son: Dewayne Goodson of Alexandria; 1 Sister: Joyce Dean Poss of Smithville; Step-Children: Stacey Campbell of McMinnville, Sandra Gail Campbell of North Carolina; Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville is in charge of the arrangements

Helen Rose Keith

Jul 27 2015

Helen Rose Keith age 76 of Smithville, passed away Monday morning, July 27, 2015 at her residence. She was born May 4, 1939 to her parents, the late Edwin and Evelyn Lattimore Wheeler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Houston Keith; daughter, Sherry Gail Keith; grandson, Jeremy Freeman; 2 sisters, Hazel Marie Wheeler and Bobbie Woods and 1 brother, Jackie Wayne Wheeler. Ms. Helen was a member of the Smithville First Freewill Baptist Church and attended the Pomeroy Chapel Brethren In Christ Church and was a retired factory worker. She is survived by 2 daughters, Jo Ann (Larry) Hale of Dowelltown and Sandra Kay (Ricky) Freeman of Smithville; 5 grandchildren, Jared Hale and Derrick (Kristan) Hale both of Dowelltown, Leann Freeman of McMinnville, Joshua Freeman and Jacob Freeman both of Smithville; 3 great-grandchildren, Bonnie Hale, Jeremy Lamb and Bo Hale; 5 sisters, Robbie (Jerry) Callis of Lebanon, Christine Matthews of Smithville, Wanda Sue (Frank) Wilkerson of Lebanon, Judy Johnson of Brush Creek, Marlene Goodwin of Smithville; 1 brother, Eudean (Sue) Wheeler of Smithville; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bernard Houk officiating and burial to follow in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 2:PM until 8:PM and Wednesday 9:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Carl Sisco

Jul 25 2015

96 year old Carl Sisco of Smithville died Friday. He was a member of the American Legion for 70 years and the VFW. He was also a member of the Catholic Church and Administrator for Singer (Aerospace Division). The funeral will be Monday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Father David Cooney will officiate and burial will be in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 3:00 p.m. Sisco was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Sisco and Antoinette Morana Sisco; his wife, Nancy Perri Sisco; one daughter, Marie Thoma; two grandchildren; one step grandchild; and two sisters, Julia Roan and Angelina Romeo. Survivors include a step daughter, Mary Lynn and Barry Muller of Smithville. A step son, William A. Senk, III and wife Wen YI of New York. Three grandchildren, David Thoma and Michelle Bailey of Knoxville and Lisa Coraselli of Florida. Three step grandchildren, Jennifer Williams of Indiana, Nancy Senk and Maria Senk both of New York. Several great grandchildren. Two sisters, Josephine Frost of Wayne, New Jersey and Betty and husband Joseph DeGrange of New Jersey. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Legion or the American Alzheimer's Association.

Evelyn Barry Hall

Jul 25 2015

Mrs. Evelyn Barry Hall age 87, of Lebanon, TN, and formerly of Alexandria, TN, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at The Pavilion in Lebanon, TN.

Mrs. Evelyn was born November 7, 1927 in Dekalb County, TN, the Daughter of the late Azel Barry and Elizabeth Barry. She was also preceded in death by Daughter; Glynda B. Agee on April 20, 1990. Mrs. Evelyn married Dayton Gleaves Hall and he preceded her in death on January 19, 1994. She worked in the Dekalb County Courthouse for several years. Mrs. Evelyn was a lifelong member of the Alexandria Church of Christ, and became a member of the Maple Hill Church of Christ after moving to Lebanon.

Mrs. Evelyn is survived by Cousins, Nieces, Nephews, and close friend, Dean Cole.

Graveside Services and Interment for Mrs. Hall are scheduled to be conducted on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 2PM at the Hillview Memorial Cemetery with Joe Widick officiating

Visitation with the Hall family will be held at the Avant Funeral Home in Alexandria, TN, only on Sunday from 12 Noon until departure for the cemetery at 1:45PM.

Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers.

The Hall Family would like to extend their deepest thanks to the Staff at The Pavilion in Lebanon, TN, to Dr. Hardie Sorrels and to Dr. Bill Robertson, II.

Avant Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements

Patricia Dorothy Ryan Fenimore

Jul 23 2015

Arriving on Angels wings into the arms of our Lord, Patricia Dorothy Ryan Fenimore, left this life on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. She was born on July 22, 1930 to the late William and Dorothy Ryan, she attended Julianne High School and then worked for Dayton Daily Newspaper. She married Richard Fenimore on November 8, 1952 and raised 3 daughters. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Nancy Hale and father and mother-in-law, Richard and Helen Irene Morris Fenimore. She was affiliated with the Catholic Church and a member of the Pilot Club in Dayton, OH and helped with Meals on Wheels in Sarasota, FL and enjoyed playing cards with family and friends. Patricia is survived by her husband of 63 yrs., Richard M. Fenimore of Smithville; 2 daughters, Lynn Smith of Smithville and Robin (Terry) Tate of Hazlegreen, AL; 6 grandchildren, Nancy (Eric) Drennan, Chris Allen, Patrick Allen, Michael (Janet) Allen, Shawn (Bailey) Tate and Jamie (Stephanie) Tate; 10 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be 4:PM Sunday, July 26, 2015 at St. Gregory's Catholic Church with Father David Cooney officiating and visitation will be on Sunday 2:PM until the time of the memorial service at 4:PM at St. Gregory's. Following the service, everyone is invited to join the family for a time of fellowship at the Parrish Center. In addition to flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

George Austin Colwell

Jul 23 2015

75 year old George Austin Colwell of Smithville died recently at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a self employed mechanic. A memorial service will be Saturday with visitation from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Abe Jackson and Clara Frances Colwell and two brothers, Lynn and Willie Abe Colwell. Survivors include his ex-wife, Gracie Colwell of Smithville. One son, Barry and wife Denise Colwell of Sparta. One daughter, Darlene and husband Larry Coleman of Chattanooga. Two step-sons, Gerald Brown of Nashville and Todd and wife Cindy Brown of Sparta. Two grandchildren, Stephen and Amanda Coleman of Chattanooga. Four step-children. Three sisters, Shirley and husband James Dunn of Smithville, Ella and husband Thomas Hale of Alexandria, and Sandra and husband Roger Kirby of Cookeville. One sister-in-law, Brenda Colwell of Smithville and several nieces and nephews also survives. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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