70 year old Alvie Estes of Smithville died Friday at DeKalb Hospital. He was a farmer, and a Baptist. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Michael Hale and Billy Andrews will officiate, and burial will be in the Mt. Ararat Cemetary. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Bonnie Hale Estes. He is survived by five daughters, Kathy Chapman of Liberty, Doreen Reece, Jenna Murphy, Lisa DeVault, and Patsy McCoy all of Smithville. Three sons, Jimmy Estes of Smithville, and Jerry and Ricky Estes both of Liberty. Eighteen grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren also survive, along with one sister, Nell Hale of Smithville, one half-sister, Linda Sue Vaughn of Liberty, and two half-brothers, Teddy and Lester Johnson both of Portland. Visitaton will be Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Jun 9 2006