70 year old Lonnie Estes died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. Born in Cannon County, Estes was a member of the Short Mountain Church of God and he was retired from the Cannon County Highway Department. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Charlie Lawson will officiate and burial will be in the Gunter Grizzle Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Estes was preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Viella Thomas Estes and infant sister, Leona Estes. Survivors include four children, Donnie and wife Rie Estes of Beth Page, Michael Estes, Rose and husband Arthur Brown, and Jennifer and husband Glenn Edge all of Smithville. Four grandchildren, Michael and Christopher Caldwell and Johnathon and Cody Edge. Four sisters, Betty and husband Jessie Tanner, Ruth and husband Medford Murphy, and Virginia and husband Jay Waycaster all of the Short Mountain Community and Dorothy Hobby of the Pea Ridge Community. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Oct 4 2013