39 year old Susan Lynette Carter of Dowelltown died Sunday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was born in Detroit, Michigan. A Baptist, she was in sales. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom Stark and Shirley Wall and a sister, Sherry Stark. Survivors include her husband, Brian Carter. Children, Melissa Davies and Xander Sarjardo. A sister, Cindy Stark. A brother, John Stark. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements. The family has chosen direct cremation with a memorial service to be held at Indian Creek Baptist Church Saturday May 24 at 1:00pm. Mike Carpenter will officiate.The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Anderson Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
72 year old Wanda Lou Adcock of A.B. Frazier Road died Monday at St. Thomas Midtown. She was a Baptist and a co-owner of Smithville Nursery. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. David Mahan and Mike Carpenter will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Flora Hale Simmons; mother-in-law, Mildred Evans; and sister-in-law, Jean Hooper Clendenon. Survivors include her husband, Charlie Dean Adcock. Four children, Eddie and Rita Adcock of Smithville, Teela and Ralph Wise of Dandridge, Dewayne and Missy Adcock of Sugoinsville, and Denenne and Rob Willingham of Smithville. Eight grandchildren, Sandy and Alec Winter of Smithville, David and Shannon Adcock of McMinnville, Courtney Adcock, Evan Adcock, Ethan Adcock, and Jessie Adcock all of Surgoinsville, Terry Wise of Dandridge, and Hannah Willingham of Smithville. Six great grandchildren. Two brothers, Laverne and Otella Simmons of Pikeville and Harold and Juanita Simmons of Pikeville. One sister, Edna and Oliver Cordell of Pikeville. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Whorton Springs Building Fund, the Lighthouse Christian Camp, or to the Nashville Rescue Mission at 639 Lafayette Street, Nashville, TN, 37209
78 year old Robert Clay Baines of Smithville died Tuesday morning at NHC Healthcare. He was born July 17, 1935 to his parents, the late Lindsey and Jessie Mai Bullard Baines. Robert was a member of New Life United Pentecostal Church, retired from Better Built and served in the National Guard for 6 years. He is survived by his Wife of 58 years, Dorothy Hutchen Baines of Smithville; 3 Sons, Gary Baines and Friend, Lisa Coffee; Mike (Pam) Baines and Ronald (Gail) Baines all of Smithville; 4 Grandchildren, Jason (Stacey) Baines of Cookeville; Caleb Baines and Fiance, Carrie Herrin of Smithville; Michael White and Fiance, Karla Gaddie and Emily and Josh Linder all of Norfolk, VA; 4 Great-Grandchildren, Macey and Matthew Baines both of Cookeville, Katie Linder and Wesley White both of Norfolk, VA; 1 Brother, Harold (Lou) Baines of Murfreesboro; Several Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law. Funeral services will be conducted 3:PM Thursday, May 15, 2014 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Dewayne Cornelius and Bro. Keith Huling officiating and interment to follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday 3:PM until 8:PM and Thursday 10:AM until the time of the service at 3:PM. In addition to flowers, the family ask that donations be given to New Life United Pentecostal Church.
56 year old Paul Howard Cantrell of Smithville died Saturday night, May 10, 2014 at his Mother's residence. He was the son of the late Howard Cross Cantrell and Billie Sue Humphrey Jones. Paul worked with Smithville Electric for 23 years. He is survived by his Mother, Billie Sue Jones of the Green Hill Community; Daughter, Erin Cantrell Pryor of Smithville; 2 Step-Brothers, Jeff Jones and Carlton Jones both of the Green Hill Community; 1 Step-Sister, Debra Culwell Newby of the Green Hill Community; 2 Aunts, Shirley Meade of Mississippi and Margie King of Sparta. Funeral services will be conducted 1:PM Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Tommy Culwell and Michael Hale officiating and interment to follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Monday 11:AM until 8:PM and Tuesday 9:AM until the time of the service at 1:PM.
42 year old Kenny "Tadpole" Green of Smithville died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a truck driver for Triple S. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Eugene Adkins will officiate and burial will be in the Jefferson Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Kenneth Green; maternal grandparents, Roy and Nannie Walls; and paternal grandparents, John and Mettie Green. Survivors include his mother, Verna Green and a brother, Randy Williams both of Smithville. A sister, Tammy and husband Greg Owens of Chattanooga. Two nephews, Codi Funk of Georgia and Devon Owens of Chattanooga. Seven uncles and eight aunts also survive. 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.
92 year old Mildred Lassiter of Oak Ridge and formerly of Cookeville died Saturday evening at Oak Ridge Methodist Hospital. A graveside service will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.at the Bethel Cemetery in DeKalb County. She is survived by a sister, Ruth Lassiter. Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home in Cookeville is in charge of the arrangements.
91 year old Ms. Jim Ayers Cripps of the Dry Creek Community of Dowelltown died Saturday morning at her residence. She was a homemaker and a Methodist. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Kenneth Clayton will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00a.m. until 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Cripps and son, Gary Cripps; parents, John and Callie Moore Ayers and two brothers, Edward Ayers and Charles Brigham Ayers. Survivors include two sons, Dwight Cripps of the Dry Creek Community and Jerald and wife Lisa Cripps of Liberty. A daughter-in-law, Wanda Cripps of Mount Juliet. Four grandchildren, Angela Royalty and Paul Tubbs of Lebanon, Matthew and wife Melody Cripps of Murfreesboro, Jordan and wife Nicole Cripps of Dowelltown and Justin and wife Tiffany Cripps of Smithville. Four great grandchildren, Brody Royalty, Brayden Tubbs, Christian Cripps, and Owen Cripps. A brother, Joe Ayers of Dowelltown. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
77 year old Pat Keith of Smithville died Friday morning at her residence. She had been a member of the Calvary Baptist Church since 1964.. Keith was also a homemaker. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Kenneth Mason Tramel and B.J. Thomason will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Ruby Foutch; husband, Tom Keith; granddaughter, Leslie Houchin; brothers, Frank, Jackie and Larry Foutch; and a sister, Brenda Taylor Foutch. Survivors include three daughters, Kim and husband Tim Archer of Kentucky, Tammy and husband Ronald Ashburn, and Tina Stephens of Smithville. Five grandchildren, Stacy and husband Mark Winfree, Betsy Colwell, Molly Johnson, Thomas Owen, and Kristina Stephens. Seven great grandchildren, Brady and Tanner Colwell, Eli Pearcy, Ian and Ryder Daniel, Rilee and Laina Winfree. Two sisters, Ann Summers of Smithville and Judy Parsley of Lenoir City. A brother, Danny and wife Charlene Foutch of Mt. Juliet. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition to flowers, the family chose donations to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund.
56 year old Howard Earl Mayberry of Smithville died Wednesday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a former Maintenance Technician. He was also a U.S. Marine veteran, having served thirteen years. Mayberry was preceded in death by his father, Charles Earl Mayberry. The family has chosen direct cremation. A celebration of life service will be held at a later time. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Mayberry of Smithville. Two sons, Matthew and wife Morgan Mayberry or Arizona and Mark Mayberry of South Carolina. One daughter, Jessica and husband Travis Fannin of South Carolina. Three stepchildren, Tina and husband Daniel Hoxie of South Carolina, Allison and husband Barry Pryor of California, and James Teuteberg of Smithville. Six grandchildren. Mother, Joyce R. Johnson Mayberry of Smithville. One sister, Patricia and husband Terry Fisher of Tennessee and a brother, Edward and wife Renee Mayberry of North Carolina. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
87 year old G.W. (Buddy) Judkins of Smithville died Thursday morning at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was born August 2, 1926 to his parents, the late Grady Wilson and Lillie Dale Judkins. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 5 Sisters, Rose Judkins, Vada Davis, Dimple Hale, Inez Taylor, Imogene Page; 1 Brother, James Judkins. Buddy was a member of New Life United Pentecostal Church, a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of the Short Mountain Masonic Lodge. He is survived by 4 Children, Kathy Judkins Withers of Mt. Vernon, IL, Buddy Morris (Vicki Payne) Judkins of Brentwood, Beth Judkins Bouldin of McMinnville and Kristi Judkins (William) Walter of LaVergne; 7 Grandchildren Anthony White, Christopher Judkins, Nathan (Tara) Cantrell, Brandy Gilley-Ledford, Wilson Gilley, Nathan Burkitt and Leslie Burkitt; 7 Great-Grandchildren, Cassidy White, Kieran White, T.J. Finoti, Aidan Reed Cantrell, Emery River Cantrell, Aubrey Reign Gilley and Conner Ledford; Wife, Linda Judkins of Smithville; 3 Sisters, Margaret Cripps of Miamisburgh, OH, Claudia Bain of Detroit, MI, Helen (Carmel) Maxwell of Baxter, TN; 2 Brothers, Douglas (Peggy) Judkins of Hendersonville, NC and Richard (Patsy) Judkins. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Sunday, May 4, 2014 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Fabron Nicholson and Bro. Billy Hale burial to follow in Mt. Holly Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday 4:PM until 8:PM and Sunday 11:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
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