58 year old Doris Ann Riddle of Liberty died Wednesday at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. A DeKalb County native, Riddle was a homemaker and a member of the Prosperity Baptist Church. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. David Tramel and Jerry Harwell, Sr. will officiate and burial will be in Anderson Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her father, James Corley Anderson and her husband, Gerald Lee Riddle. Survivors include her life companion, David Graul of Liberty. Mother, Lavelle Anderson of Murfreesboro. Brother, Garry and wife Lori Anderson of Liberty. Nephews, Garry Anderson and Michael Anderson both of Liberty. Special nieces and nephews, Jamie and wife Holly Anderson of Smithville, Jaya and husband Jerry Harwell of Smithville, Shannon and wife Jessica Anderson of Smithville, and Tosha and husband Tommy Maynard of Smithville. Special great nieces and nephews, Caitlyn, Colten, Hannah, Emily, Tyler, Tanner, Mykenzie, Kayden, and Leah. Life companion's children, Tim and wife Brada Graul and their children, Jacob and Justen of Altoona, Alabama, Jeff Graul of Wetumpka, Alabama, Katrina Stewart and her children, Kami Graul and Dakota Stewart of Hartselle, Alabama. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.
68 year old Robert Bobby Ray Mann of Smithville died Saturday at his residence. He was a construction worker. His request was to be cremated and no services to be held. Mann was preceded in death by his parents, Mitchell and Geneva Summey Mann and a son, Johnny Mann. Survivors include three children, Patricia Rice of White Pigeon, Michigan; Bobbie Herrmann of Constatine, Michigan; and Michael Mann of Union City, Michigan. Seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. A sister, Fredia Craft of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers in memory of Bob.
78 year old Donnie E. Wanger of Smithville died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was born in West Virginia, a waitress at Creighton's Restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and a member of Salem Baptist Church. The family has chosen direct cremation with a memorial to be held at a later date. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilber Wilkerson and Nellie Dawson; husband, Richard Wanger; brothers, Paul Wilkinson, Adrain Wilkinson, Roy Wilkinson, and Larry Wilkinson. Sisters, Gloria Wilkinson and Mary Plantz; grandson, Jake Hoover, and great-grandson, Jake Ryan Davidson. She is survived by two children, Tammy and Craig Hoover of Liberty, TN., and Kim and Beth McDougal of Monticello, Fl. Grandchildren, Ryan Davidson of Ft. Lauderdale; Jason and Julie McDougal and Jacob McDougal of Monticello, Fl. One great-grandchild, Dylan Davidson of Ft. Lauderdale; sister, Dana and Joe Lalley of Norfolk, Virginia. One brother, Ben and Wavelene Wilkinson of Rockbridge, Ohio. Niece, Melissa Wilkinson, and best friend Alene Yarbrough of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.
77 year old Richard Ray Lockhart of Smithville died Wednesday at NHC of McMinnville. He was a Mason of Liberty Lodge #77, Shriners, and American Legion. Lockhart was also a member of the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church and a retired business owner of Village Market. Mr. Lockhart was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Bill Robertson will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. A Masonic Service will be Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Lockhart was preceded in death by his parents, Lorenzo and Hattie Billups Lockhart; his wife, Frances Johnson Lockhart; a step-son, Gus Johnson; three brothers, Howard, Edgar, and George Lockhart; and a sister, Ruth Lockhart. Survivors include a son, Gene Lockhart of Smithville. Two step-sons, Larry Johnson of Kentucky and Mike and wife Jeana Johnson of Lebanon. Seven grandchildren, Ashley Bogle of Smithville, Jay Lockhart of Woodbury, Melissa Muskopf and John Johnson both of Smithville, Nathan Johnson of Alexandria, Ben Johnson of Lebanon, and Mollie Johnson of Kentucky. Eleven great grandchildren. Three brothers, Wesley and Leveda Lockhart of California, Buck and Mary Lockhart of Oklahoma, Bob and Margaret Lockhart of West Virginia. Two sisters, Lucy Lockhart of West Virginia and Judy Lockhart of North Carolina. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations please be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children, in lieu of flowers.
35 year old Shane Talbert Usrey of Smithville died Wednesday in the emergency room of DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a former employee of Star Manufacturing and he helped coach the DeKalb Junior Pro PeeWee Football Team. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Brad Trapp and Listeth Hale will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m.. He was preceded in death by his Father, Harold Usrey. Survivors include his wife, Renee Usrey of Smithville. Three sons, Tyler Malone of Alexandria, Cameron and Matthew Usrey both of Smithville. His mother and father, Wilma and Ernest Bouldin of Smithville. A brother, B.J. Bouldin of McMinnville. A sister, Krystal Usrey of Cookeville. Mother-in-law, Carlene Greene of McMinnville. Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers.
27 year old Timothy Jake "T.J." Young died Friday. The funeral service will be Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Visitation with the family will be Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until the service time. He is survived by two sons, Sean and Seth Young; Father, Timothy "Tim" Young; Mother, Doris Young; step-father, Randy Sullivan; Grandmother, Dorothy "Dot" Young; Brother, Jerry Don "J.D." and Jennifer Young; Sister, Jada Shinkle. Nieces Meghan and Chloe Young and Carol Ann Shinkle. Uncles, aunts, cousins and friends also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville and Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon are in charge of the arrangements.
61 year old Russell Fann died at his home Thursday. Born in Cannon County, Fann was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ. He was a farmer and a retired employee of the State of Tennessee Highway Department. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the New Hope Church of Christ. Ralph Richardson will officiate and burial will be in Riverside Gardens. Visitation begins at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Woodbury Funeral Home. He was preceded in death by his father, Ray Fann; Uncles, Joe and Paul Wimberly and aunt, Mattie Lee Gannon. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Sharon Fann of Woodbury. His mother, Mildred Wimberly Fann of Woodbury. Children, Derek and wife Alison Fann and Brooke and husband Josh Smith all of Woodbury. Grandchildren, Brady Smith, Raena Smith and Michael Ray Fann all of Woodbury. Mother-in-law and Father-in-law, Bobby and Martha Barrett of Woodbury. Aunts and uncles, Ruth LaFever of Murfreesboro, Darce and Bernice Wimberly, Glen and Rhonda Wimberly, James Wimberly, and Baunita Wimberly all of Woodbury. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
74 year old Nancy Ann Seamans of Woodbury died Tuesday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville from injuries received in an automobile accident. She was a factory worker. Ms. Seamans request was to be cremated and a Memorial service will be held at a later date in New York. She is survived by four children, Sheryl Updike of Cortland, New York, Jim and wife Kim Seamans of Woodbury, Andrew and wife Tracy Seamans of Alexandria, Virginia, and Ryan Seamans of Ottawa Ontario, Canada. Eight grandchildren, one great grandchild and a sister, Gladys. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
46 year old Donny Joe Yeager of Smithville died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a Baptist and a construction worker. Mr. Yeager's request was to be cremated. No services are planned. He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Yeager. Survivors include his mother and step-father, Deloris and Richard McKinley of Arkansas. One brother, Alan Yeager of Arkansas. A step-brother, Richard McKinley of Idaho. Step sisters, Julie McKinley of Idaho and Kelly McKinley of Arkansas. Special friends, Joyce Bailey and John Bailey both of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
51 year old Melissa Irene Jackson of Smithville died Tuesday morning at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a Baptist. She was also disabled and a former home healthcare nurse. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Dewey Dyer will officiate and burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery in Alexandria. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. Jackson was preceded in death by her father, James Thomas Fitts and a sister, Brittany Fitts. Survivors include her husband of over 30 years, Donald Jackson of Smithville. Three special grandchildren, Misty, Riley, and Gregory. Her mother, Gladys Fitts of Brush Creek. One sister, Melinda and her husband Tim Robertson of Brush Creek. Two brothers, Michael and his wife Porta Fitts of Maryland and Mickey and his wife Lori Fitts of Illinois. Several aunts, uncles, brothers and sisters-in-law along with four nephews, two nieces, and two great nephews. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations please be made to the funeral home to help with burial expenses in lieu of flowers.
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