90 year old Verna Midgett of Smithville died Sunday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Bill Robertson will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Edna Loftis Jones; her husband, Jess Midgett; three children, Jack Midgett, Peggy Farris, and Reed Midgett. Six brothers, Tom, Ben, Jessie "Casey", Hooper, Cordell, and Bethel Jones. Two sisters, Jean Heady and Olerbell Bradshaw. She is survived by four grandchildren, Pam Farris of Cookeville, Allen and wife Robin Midgett of Smithville, Teresa and husband Bruce Dockery of Cookeville, and Casey and wife LeVaughnda Midgett of Smithville. Two brothers, Harvey and wife Margaret Jones of Alabama and Billy and wife Margaret Jones of Gallatin. One sister, Essie "Dee" and husband Wilburn Hensley of Cookeville. One sister-in-law, Claudine Jones of Lebanon. One son-in-law, Harvey Farris of Cookeville. Seven great grandchildren. Five great great grandchildren. Two special frinds, Debbie Sramcik and Mike Breeding. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Nov 3 2013