Obituaries

Lillian Faye Wayman Steinwinder

August 10, 2021

Lillian Faye Wayman Steinwinder age 69 of Alexandria, passed away Monday morning August 9, 2021 at her residence. She was born April 21, 1952 in Mount Juliet. She is preceded in death by 2 sisters, Bonnie and Barbara. Mrs. Steinwinder was affiliated with Round Lick Baptist Church and worked in the Custom Department of Gibson Guitar. She is survived by husband, Steven Steinwinder of Alexandria; children, Cindy (Jared) Patterson of Old Hickory, Jacob and Cody Steinwinder; daughter-in-law, Ashley Steinwinder; several grandchildren; brother, Ben; sister, Martha; a host of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews also survive. The family has honored her request to be cremated and no services are planned. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.




William Lee “Willie” Clayborn

August 10, 2021

54 year old William Lee “Willie” Clayborn of Alexandria died Monday at his residence. He was a forklift operator for WestRock and a member of the Helton Creek The Baptist Church. Clayborn graduated from DeKalb County High School in 1985. He was a great son, brother, uncle, and friend. He loved music, the Steelers, wrestling, and the Tennessee VOLS. Willie loved to aggravate and was the best at it. A graveside service will be Tuesday, August 10 at 5 p.m. at Hillview Cemetery. Johnathon Willoughby will officiate. There will be no visitation. Clayborn was preceded in death by his father Bobby Clayborn. He is survived by his mother, Mildred Clayborn of Alexandria. A sister, Charissee Allen of Alexandria. Brother, Bobby (Shelia) Clayborn of Alexandria. Nephews Josh Baker and Schuylar Allen, Nieces, Jessie Baker and Taylor Allen. Great nieces, Shelby Clayborn, Cheyenne Bradshaw, and Kendall Poss, and special friend Tyria Fathera. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations may be made to Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria to help with funeral expenses.




Martin Riley, Jr. “Buck”

August 7, 2021

Martin Riley, Jr. “Buck” age 93 passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021 at his residence in Smithville of natural causes. He was born June 3, 1928 in Clinton County Indiana to the late Martin and Nora Hazel Woods Riley. in addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Riley; 2 sons, Steve Riley and Fredrick Riley and a daughter, Cathy Riley; 9 siblings, Voyle, Cot, Burnard, Garnet, Fred, Jerry, Vada, Mary and Myrtle. He retired an engineer of General Motors in Indiana on August 1987 after 32 years of service constructing and installing some of the largest stamping presses in the US and Japan as well as receiving several awards for his outstanding innovative ideas and practices. Buck’s hobbies included woodworking, tinkering with anything in the garage and spending time with his family whom he loved very dearly. He is survived by his children of current marriage and caregiver; Tim Riley, Christina (Teddy) Snipes, Martin Riley, III, and Becky Atnip. Also survived by his children of first marriage include David (Cheryl) Riley, Mike (Tammy) Riley, Debra (Don) Beechum, Patricia Eckles, Cheryl Riley, Dan (Sharon) Gress and Connie Alley; 28 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. There will be a visitation on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 from 4 PM until 7 PM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Following the visitation, the family is honoring Mr. Riley’s request to be cremated. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.




Donnie Earl Goodman

August 3, 2021

Donnie Earl Goodman age 73, passed away Monday, August 2, 2021 at NHC of Columbia. He was born July 15, 1948 to his parents, mother, Clara Mae Young Goodman and the late W. R. Goodman. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Atnip. Mr. Goodman was a member of Keltonburg United Methodist Church and worked in auto body repair. He is survived by his daughter, Tonjia (Jerry) Potts of Santa Fe, TN; granddaughters, Kara Lane Potts and Molly Ann Potts; mother, Clara Mae Goodman of Smithville; brother, Lloyd (Pat) Goodman of Smithville; brother-in-law, Eugene Atnip of Smithville; several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to flowers, the family ask that donations be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital in memory of Mr. Goodman. The family has honored Mr. Goodman’s request to be cremated and graveside memorial service will be held 2 PM Sunday, August 8, 2021 at the Keltonburg Cemetery. There will not be any visitation or services at the funeral home, family and friends will meet at the cemetery for the memorial service. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.




Robert Todd Williams

August 3, 2021

Robert Todd Williams age 57 of Smithville, passed away Monday August 2, 2021 at his residence. He was born to his parents, the late Robert “Peanut” and Annette Smith Williams. Mr. Williams was a member of the Smithville Church of God and worked in Hotel Maintenance then worked for 15 years at Shiroki. He is survived by his wife, Sherry Williams of Smithville; daughter, Caitlyn Williams of Smithville; brother, Andrew Williams of Cookeville; aunt, Pam Redmon of Dowelltown; uncle, Richard (Suzanne) Williams of Dowelltown; sister-in-law, Melissa (Terry) Hicks of Dowelltown; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held 1:PM Wednesday August 4, 2021 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Chris Moore officiating and burial to follow in Salem Cemetery. The family ask that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses. The funeral home lounge is closed at this time and No food or drinks are allowed in the funeral home. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.




Dr. J.C. Wall

August 2, 2021

Dr. J.C. Wall age 66 of Smithville, passed away Saturday night July 31, 2021 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

He was born June 13, 1955 to his parents, the late James Clinton and Maureen Redmon Wall, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, John Robert and June Nixon.

Dr. Wall was a local physician for 40 years, DeKalb County Medical Examiner, and on the Medical Staff of St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital. He was also a farmer, a director on DeKalb Farmer’s CO-OP board of directors, member of the Cattlemen’s Association and loved John Deere tractors.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 32 years, Sandra Wall of Smithville; sister-in-law, Gwen (Harrell) Tolbert of Smithville; niece, Tara (Steve) Crook of Liberty; great-nephew, Nixon James Crook of Liberty and several cousins.

Graveside Service and Entombment will be at 4 PM Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at DeKalb Memorial Gardens with Bro. Michael Hale officiating. There will not be any visitation or services at the funeral home. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery for the 4 PM Service. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.




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