84 year old B.W. Dirting of Smithville died Tuesday at NHC Healthcare Center of Smithville. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, a Mason, member of Liberty Lodge #77, and a factory worker. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Cave Springs Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member and deacon. Don McDonald will officiate and burial will be in the Snow Hill Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.; and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. when the body will be taken to the church where it will be from 1:30 p.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Survivors include his wife, Maudine Atnip Dirting of Smithville. A daughter, Donna and her husband Danny Damron of Trenton, Michigan. Two grandchildren and one great grandchild. A sister, Ailene and her husband Don McDonald of Murfreesboro and a niece, Lorine Zaker of Murfreesboro. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. A Masonic Service will be Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Oct 11 2006