Obituaries

Jodie Underwood Turner

Jan 6 2012

91 year old Jodie Underwood Turner of Smithville died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bethel Methodist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Royce Martin will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Robert and Minnie Lee Hibdon Underwood; husband, James Floyd Turner; a grandchild, James Glenn Hicks III "Trey"; brothers, Grady, Houston, Charles, Toy, Homer, and Jackson Underwood; and five sisters, Cora Hall, Georgia Hildreth, Elsie Certain, Mable Eubanks, and Rachel Young. Survivors include a daughter, Evon and her husband Jim Hicks of Cookeville. One son, Hugh Riley and wife Bennie Turner of Smithville. Three grandchildren, Lee Turner and Katherine Hicks of San Francisco, Meredith and Jerry Cantrell of McMinnville, and Jim Bob and Conethia Turner of Smithville. Three great grandchildren, Treyton Cantrell of Smithville and Colton and Aizley Turner of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gladys Silva Odom Knowles

Jan 6 2012

Gladys Silva Odom Knowles of Smithville died Friday at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law. She was a member of the Smithville First United Methodist Church and she attended Whorton Springs Baptist Church. Mrs. Knowles was a school teacher for 44 years and she was a member of the DeKalb County Retired Teachers, FCE, Order of the Eastern Star #374, and she was a Sunday School Teacher for 40 years. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Dr. John Carpenter and David Mahan will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Mrs. Knowles was preceded in death by her parents, Pascal Clyde (PC) Odom and Maude Gilreath Odom; step-mother, Garnet Tramel Odom; husband, L.D. Knowles; and many brothers, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Survivors include a daughter Vickie and her husband Walter Burton of Smithville. Grandson, Brandon and his wife Kelly Burton of Knoxville. Two great grandsons, Brock Brandon and Knox Turner Burton of Knoxville. Sister, Elene Odom Hayes of Smithville. Brother, Hoyte and his wife Joann Odom of Smithville. Sister-in-law, Macon Judkins of Smithville and many nieces, nephews,cousins, and friends. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Donations may be made to the Smithville Elementary School Library, in lieu of flowers.

Frankie Hendrix Taylor

Jan 2 2012

80 year old Frankie Hendrix Taylor of Dowelltown died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a Methodist and an employee of Kingston Timer. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Snow Hill Methodist Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Taylor; parents, Frank and Connie Pack Hendrix; a son, Donnie Taylor; a grandchild, Tabitha Young; a brother, George and his wife Wilma Hendrix; half brothers, Shelton (Shag) Hendrixson, Woodrow Hendrixson, Oliver (Man) Hendrix, Delton Hendrixson, and Loycee Hendrixson; and half sisters, Martha Fisher and Odean Arnold. Survivors include two daughters, Regena Taylor and special friend, Jim Vaughn of Smithville and Cindy Malone of Temperance Hall. One son, Ricky and wife Ann Taylor of Dowelltown. Four grandchildren, Carla and Lee Mick of Smithville, Bradley Malone and fiance Rachel Baker of Temperance Hall, Jason and Marie Taylor of Alexandria, and Aaron and Paula Taylor of Dowelltown. Seven great grandchildren, Chase Belcher, U S Army, of Afghanistan, Casey Belcher of McMinnville, Kristen Mick of Smithville, Christen Smartt of Dowelltown, Reagan Taylor of Alexandria, Caleb Taylor of Alexandria, and Peyton Taylor of Dowelltown. One great great grandchild, Tyler Belcher of Smithville. One sister, Jimmie Mullican of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Daniel Joseph Yoskovich

Jan 2 2012

60 year old Daniel Joseph Yoskovich of Smithville died Sunday at his residence. He was a welder with Norfolk and Southern Railroad. The family has chosen direct cremation, however a memorial service will be held on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Survivors include his wife Vivian Yoskovich of Smithville. A son, Jayson Yoskovich of Michigan. Two daughters and a son-in-law, Heidi Helms and Dan Smith of Michigan and Heather Yoskovich of Smithville. Two grandchildren, Brendon Rich of Murfreesboro and Audrey Yoskovich of Michigan. Three brothers, Bill Yoskovich of Michigan, Tom Yoskovich of Smithville, and Dave Yoskovich of Michigan. Two sisters, Donna Yoskovich of Michigan and Michelle Yoskovich of California. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert Lloyd Stanley, Jr.

Jan 2 2012

81 year old Robert Lloyd Stanley, Jr. of Smithville died Sunday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. He was a Baptist and a retired construction worker. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in the Hale Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lloyd, Sr. and Nancy Ann Thomas Stanley; his first wife, Myrtle Pedigo Stanley; his second wife, Helen Stanley; a step-son, Darrell Petty; brothers, Claude, Hobert, and Lenzy Stanley; and a sister, Lucille Tidwell. Survivors include three daughters, Kathy Darlene Vanatta and Mark Young of Smithville, Donna and husband Jerry Byrd of Dowelltown, and Lori Lindsey of Sevierville. Step-children, Deborah Ferrell, Randall Petty, and David Petty. Grandchildren, Crystal and Michael Moore of Smithville, Barbara Strickland and Von Franklin, III of Woodbury, Heather and Arnold Bean of Dowelltown, Jeremy Byrd of Hermitage, Amber and Ryan Evins of Sevierville, and Hannah Lindsey of Sevierville. Great grandchildren, Justin and Nathan Moore of Smithville, Cody Strickland and Kristin and Von Franklin, IV of Woodbury, and Aydan Bean of Dowelltown. A brother, Billy Stanley of Nashville. Sisters, Wilma Bilbrey of Nashville and Dean King of Smithville. Special niece, Elaine Presley-Brooks of Brush Creek. Several nieces and nephews 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.

Betty Temple Reynolds Jones

Jan 2 2012

75 year old Betty Temple Reynolds Jones of Smithville died Saturday at Alive Hospice at Skyline in Madison. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Jefferson Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hastle Cope and Myrtle Cantrell Cope; two husbands, Hobson Reynolds and Bob Jones, and one sister, Maxine Briggs. Survivors include a daughter, Suzanne and husband Richard Williams of Dowelltown. A son, Jim and wife Marl Ann Reynolds of Hermitage. Six grandchildren, Shan and husband Andy Burklow of Dowelltown, Matt and wife Shawna Williams of Murfreesboro, Christie and husband Kevin Wilson of Mount Juliet, Beth and husband Joseph Chandler of Dowelltown, Josh and wife Mary Williams of Rockvale, and Tyler Reynolds of Hermitage. Ten great grandchildren. One brother, Grady and wife Kay Cope of Tullahoma. One sister, Gloria and husband Aaron Webb of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Betty Sue Stibil

Dec 31 2011

66 year old Betty Sue Stibil of Smithville died Friday at NHC of Smithville. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ebrons Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elzie and Doshie Fults; a brother and sister, Paul Fults and Larinnie Still. Survivors include her husband, Conrad Stible of McMinnville. A son, John and wife Glenda Stibil of Smithville. A daughter, Connie Hollon of McMinnville. Four granddaughters, Crystal Stibil of McMinnville, Leslie Stibil of Smithville, Kachina Hollon of McMinnville, and Savannah Stibil of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has requested that donations please be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with burial expenses, in lieu of flowers.

Larry D. Scurlock

Dec 31 2011

56 year old Larry D. Scurlock of Brooks, Kentucky died Friday at the Alive Hospice in Nashville. He was a Baptist. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Virgil Hibdon, Jr. will officiate and burial will be in the Banks Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. He was preceded in death by his father, Austin Scurlock. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Scurlock of Kentucky. A daughter, Lorie and husband Rob Young of Kentucky. A son, Nathan Douglas Scurlock of Kentucky. One grandson, Austin Douglas Scurlock of Kentucky. His mother, Emma Ruth Vanatta Scurlock. Two brothers, Danny and wife Teresa Scurlock of Smithville and Jeff and wife Debbie Scurlock of Smithville. Three sisters, Janice Johnson of Smithville, Pam Miller of Smithville, and Donna and husband Terry Caldwell of Bone Cave. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers.

Judy Ann Youngblood

Dec 29 2011

51 year old Judy Ann Youngblood of Smithville died Thursday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a cook/waitress at Neo's Restaurant. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from noon until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bobby and Myrtle Potts Vaughn; a brother and sister, Vernon Vaughn and Sandra Harper. Survivors include two sons, Chris Vaughn and Thomas Vaughn and his fiance, Autumn Hutchins; One daughter, Tiffanie Youngblood; A grandson, Ivan Hutchins; A nephew, T.J. Harper all of Smithville. Four brothers and one sister also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations please be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers.

J.E. Bain

Dec 28 2011

80 year old J.E. Bain of Smithville died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a farmer and a Pentecostal. The family has chosen direct cremation, however a memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 7 at 1:00 p.m. at the Christ Pentecostal Church at Brush Creek. Billy Hale will officiate. Visitation will be from noon until 1:00 p.m. Saturday. Bain was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Bertie Sue Atnip Bain; two daughters, Katrina Bain and Peggy Frances; a grandchild, Carol Jo Bain; two great grandchildren; three brothers, Honest, Bernice, and Alton Bain; and four sisters, Velma and Bonnie Bain, Flossie Linder, and Bertha May Bain. Survivors include six sons, Johnny and wife Kristy Bain of Lancaster, Jason Bain of Smithville, Jerry Bain of Temperance Hall, Jimmy Bain of Smithville, David and wife Priscilla Bain of Smithville, and Larry Bain of Smithville. Two daughters, Peggy and husband Tommy Hensley of Sparta and Melinda Griffith and Terry Strayn of Smithville. Twenty six grandchildren and twenty nine great grandchildren survive along with a brother, Troy Bain and a sister, Grady Gribble both of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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