Obituaries

Billy Ray Smith

Sep 26 2012

56 year old Billy Ray Smith of Dowelltown died Wednesday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He was self-employed. A graveside service will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Jefferson Cemetery. Elbert Willis will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday from noon until 1:30 p.m. at which time the family will leave for the cemetery. Smith was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Thomas and Bessie Lee Smith and a brother, Roy Thomas Smith, Jr. Survivors include a daughter, Jessica and husband Quintin Whitman of Nashville. Grandchildren, Vondarious and Jazlynn Martin both of Nashville. Step grandchildren, Cole, Jaylen and Jayda Whitman. Brothers, Johnny Smith of Dowelltown, Andy and wife Jennifer Smith of Smithville. Sisters, Betty and husband Elbert "Peanut" Willis of McMinnville and Linda and husband Thomas Craig of Murfreesboro. 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.

Clarence Stanley Massie

Sep 27 2012

88 year old Clarence Stanley Massie of Smithville died Tuesday at his residence. He was a Brickmason, and he served in the U.S. Marines during World War II. He was also a member of the American Legion and the VFW. A memorial service will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the service at 10:00 a.m. Massie was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Lottie Debro Massie; a son, Michael Massie; a daughter, Rose Marie Faight; and sisters, Mary, Margaret, Darlene, Delores, Faye, and Barbara Massie. Survivors include children, Patricia Marie and husband Dennis Barilski of Indiana, Joan Ann Massie of Smithville, and James T. and wife Ramie Massie of Ohio. Grandchildren, Jordan Lasky, Chad, Derek, and Amanda Barilski, Christopher J., Bryan and Melissa Massie, Nancy, Scott, and Terry Faight, and Michelle Massie. Great grandchildren, Isabell, Jaden, and Sophia Massie. A brother, Gerald "Bill" Massie of Ohio. Many nieces, nephews, and friends survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

William Jackson "Jack" Evins

Sep 24 2012

The funeral for 83 year old William Jackson "Jack" Evins, Jr. of Lebanon will be Wednesday at College Hills Church of Christ. Larry Locke will officiate and burial will be in the Smithville City Cemetery. Evins died Sunday night at University Medical Center in Lebanon after an extended illness. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at College Hills Church of Christ and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m.

Born in DeKalb County, Evins was the son of the late William Jackson "Dub" Evins, Sr. and Johnnie Estelle McCartney Evins Merriman. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Edgar W. "Eddie" Evins and Dan W. Evins.

Evins is survived by his children, Cindy and husband Mark Stephens of Knoxville; Judy and husband Bobby Poss and Betty and husband Ray Donald Webb all of Smithville; Michelle and husband David Nicholson of Nashville; Kathy Milburn; and W.J. "Dub" Evins, III and wife Edie Beth Evins all of Smithville. Grandchildren, Maci and husband Chad O'Conner, Hana Stephens, Christy and husband Mark Hart, Jason and wife Misty Poss, Cindy Ann Dawson, Rachel Taylor, Jackson, Mattison, and Benjamin Nicholson, Kelsey and Marshall Evins, Tracie and husband Greg Baker, Trena and husband Anthony Ferrell, Tara and husband Mike Hale, and Tad and wife Tracy Webb. Seventeen great grandchildren and a sister, Myrtie Ann Doak of Lebanon.

Evins was involved in various activities throughout his lifetime, playing steel guitar with legendary country star Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys on the Grand Ole Opry. He helped construct and operate the original Sligo Boat Dock on Center Hill Lake and he became a Deputy U.S. Marshal and later a U.S. Marshal. Evins was also a former Internal Affairs Director for the Davidson County Sheriff's office. Evins was a faithful member of the College Hills Church of Christ, an avid golfer, fisherman, and a huge fan of University of Tennessee Football.

This information provided as a courtesy of DeKalb Funeral Chapel.

Ernest Ray Satterfield

Sep 22 2012

72 year old Ernest Ray Satterfield of Smithville died Saturday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a member and elder of the New Beginnings Worship Center, a U.S. Navy veteran, and a truck driver for Parman Energy. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Satterfield was preceded in death by his parents, Hulon and Kattie Dillaha Satterfield; a son, Scott Dewayne Satterfield; a grandson, Matthew Ryan White; and a daughter-in-law, Trena Satterfield. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Satterfield of Smithville. Children, Beth and husband Wade White of Hendersonville, Teresa and husband Jay Harper of Cross Plains, Terry and wife Rebecca Satterfield, Mike Satterfield, Josh and wife Regina Satterfield, and Jason and wife Ashley Satterfield all of Smithville. Grandchildren, Amanda and Jeremy White, Cody and Tiffany Satterfield, Ashley Evans, Christy Herd, Chris Troutt, Jacob Harper, and Laradon and Destry Wiggins. Great grandchildren, Mickey, Jr. and Christian Guinn, Lily, Caitlin, Jarrod, Zole and Alexis Herd, Sheridan and Mikayla Troutt, and Caleb and Caley Taylor. A sister, Nancy Rowlette of Murfreesboro. Special niece and daughter, Debra Boner and a host of other nieces and nephews. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Darlene Marie Haggard

Sep 22 2012

57 year old Darlene Marie Haggard of Smithville died Saturday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a Baptist and a Tennessee Apparel Seamstress. The family has chosen direct cremation. She was preceded in death by her parents, Desmond Rodney Keaton and Darleen Joy Hunt. Survivors include a daughter, Thomasina Young; a son, Daniel E. Baker; Grandchildren, Daniel Mark McGuire and Finetta Michelle McGuire; and step father, Chester E Randall. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Albert Cleon Kelly

Sep 21 2012

82 year old Albert Cleon Kelly of Smithville died Friday at his residence. He was a Presbyterian, a member of the Kentucky Colonels and he served in the National Guard. Kelly was also a retired salesman with Proctor and Gamble. The family has chosen direct cremation. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Leland Kelly and a daughter, Karen G. Kelly. Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Judy Kelly of Smithville. Two sons, Scott Marlow of Mooresville, Indiana and Richard and Michelle Kelly of Mount Juliet. Three daughters, Julie and Todd Stofan of Jefferson, Ohio; Camille and Dennis Cowart of Nashville; and Sherry Gregory of Mount Juliet. Nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to the "In Memory of Albert Kelly Fund for continuing education for Hospice nurses at Caris Health Care". Address: 2525 Highway 111 North Suite B. Algood 38506.

Audrey Turner

Sep 19 2012

88 year old Audrey Turner of Smithville died Tuesday at NHC of Smithville. She was a homemaker and a member of the Indian Creek Baptist Church. The funeral will be Friday at noon at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Mike Carpenter and Terry Fesler will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at noon. She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace and Mammie Taylor; her husband, Clyde Turner; two brothers, Ben Taylor and John Henry Taylor; and a sister, Leone Caplinger. Survivors include two sons, Billy Ray Turner and Daniel Turner both of Smithville. Three nieces, Sharon Caplinger Scarlett and husband Jerry of Cookeville, Faye Turner of Dowelltown and Linda and husband Willie Moser of Smithville. Sister-in-law, Roberta Ellis of Dowelltown. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Thelma Redmon

Sep 17 2012

87 year old Mary Thelma Redmon of Smithville died Sunday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a member of the Keltonburg Methodist Church and a shirt factory worker. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Wallace Caldwell and Mike Neale will officiate and burial will be in the Keltonburg Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Nola Byars Cantrell; her husband Clyde Redmon; and brothers, Wallace, Elmus, and Solon Cantrell. Survivors include two daughters, Trena and husband Johnny Hayes of Pegram and Rita and husband Ricky Prince of Smithville. Grandchildren, Lori and husband John Warren of Kingston Springs, Cindy and husband John Grubbs of Lebanon, Mark and wife Jan Hayes of Greenbrier, and Holly and Amy Prince of Smithville. Great grandchildren, Emy Grubbs, John Paul Grubbs, Abigail Warren, Olivia Warren, Blake Hayes, and Gracie Hayes. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the Keltonburg Cemetery or to the American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers.

Lynn Ellery Colwell

Sep 14 2012

68 year old Lynn Ellery Colwell of the Jefferson Community died Thursday at Alive Hospice Madison Campus. He was a mechanic at True Value Hardware and a member of the Mount Hope The Baptist Church. He was also a former school bus driver. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Gary McBride and Dwight Knowles will officiate and burial will be in the Jefferson Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the service 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Abe Jackson Colwell and Clara Frances Summers. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Brenda Colwell. Three sons, Trent and wife Christie Colwell, Chad and wife Deana Ruth Colwell, and Gabe and wife Heather Colwell. Eight grandchildren, Sarah Anne Colwell, Lauren Colwell, Katie Colwell, Madison Colwell, Jake Colwell, Luke Colwell, Ian Colwell, and Lola Colwell. Three sisters, Shirley and husband James Dunn of Smithville, Sandra and husband Roger Kirby of Cookeville, and Ella Rhea and husband Tommy Hale of Watertown. One brother, Austin Colwell of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Irene Adcock Young

Sep 14 2012

91 year old Irene Adcock Young of Smithville died Thursday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a member of the Bright Hill Methodist Church and a retired machine operator at Kingston Timers. The funeral will be Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Terry Little will officiate and burial will be in the Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from noon until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 4:30 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, John T. and Vinnie Evans; two husbands, Charles "Doc" Adcock and Morris Young; one son, Jerry Adcock; one daughter, Lisa Johnson; two sisters, Louise Reed and Etheylene Holmes; and one brother, Carl Evans. Survivors include a daughter, Linda and husband Nelson Caldwell of Smithville. Nine grandchildren, Ricky and Kim Adcock of Mt. Juliet, Randy Adcock of Old Hickory, Wendy and Kenny England of Mt. Juliet, Greg and LeAnn Cripps of Smithville, Jason Cripps of Smithville, Tyler Caldwell, Abby Caldwell, Amanda Brannon, and Ashley Saylors all of Smithville. Thirteen great grandchildren. One sister, Jacqueline Robinson and a daughter-in-law, Beverly Adcock both of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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