Obituaries

Jerry Clayton Comfort

October 29, 2021

Jerry Clayton Comfort age 70 of Smithville, passed away Thursday evening October 28, 2021 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville. He was born June 21, 1951 to his parents, the late William A. and Vernie Mae Byford Comfort, Jr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 brother, William G. Comfort and a brother-in-law, Earl Dyer. Jerry was a factory worker and truck driver. He attended the Smithville First Assembly of God, where he helped with the church vans and maintaining the church. Jerry was a community volunteer at Edgar Evins State Park and at God’s Food Pantry. He is survived by 2 sisters, Carolyn Dyer and Barbara Comfort both of Smithville; sister-in-law, Goldie Comfort of Williamstown, NJ; niece, Charlotte (Crystal) Malone of Sparta; nephew, David (Linda) Comfort of Williamstown, NJ; great-nephew, William Comfort; several cousins also survive. Funeral services will be 2 PM Monday, November 1, 2021 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Iain Swisher and Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses, in memory of Jerry. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.




James Ivey Stewart

October 28, 2021

James Ivey Stewart, age 71, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at Riverpark Hospital in McMinnville.

James was born on September 19, 1950 in Nashville,TN to his parents, the late Robert Lee Stewart & Elsie Pauline Hall Mayton. Also preceding him in death was his brother, Milton “Bo” Stewart, 2 Sisters, Elsie McEwen & Rebecca Stewart and Bro-In-Law, James Matthews. Mr. Stewart was a truck driver.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 11am at DeKalb Cemetery. No services or visitation will be held at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Family & friends will gather at the cemetery for the services at 11am.  

Survivors include 2 sons, James Ivey Stewart II and William Stewart, Grandson James Ivey Stewart III all of Virginia, Mother of his children, Janice Stewart of Virginia, 2 sisters, Darlene Matthews of Gassaway and Tammy (Bert) Bailey of Campton, 2 brothers, Robert Stewart of White Bluff & Jonathan Stewart of Sevierville, special niece & nephew, Priscilla (Bobby) Mingle of Smithville and Chris (Dana) Stanley of Gassaway. Several nieces, nephews & cousins also survive.

Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




Joyce Page Adams

October 27, 2021

Joyce Page Adams, age 88 of Winchester, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lancaster, Tennessee on October 29, 1932, to the late Charlie Haskell and Hattie Nell (Winnard) Page. In 1941 the Pages moved to Smithville, and she spent her childhood as one of nine siblings on the family farm.

Joyce is survived by her loving husband of sixty-six years, Gerald Dwain Adams; two children and their spouses, Cheryl Page Adams (Harry Evart Palmer) of Washington, Texas, and Jeffrey Dwain (Kimberly Acree) Adams of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania; and four grandchildren, Hunter Thomas (Caitlin Burkhart) Adams of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Chase Alexander Adams of Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, Sean Pierce Adams of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, and Caroline Jane Adams of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by five siblings, Bobbye Jean Page Thomas of Smithville, Annetta Ruth Page (Warren) Johns of Lorton, Virginia, Glen Harold (Mary Lynn) Page of Smithville, Billy Richard (Nancy) Page of Eatonton, Georgia, and Faye Page Sandosky of Smithville, and many beloved nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Roy Garland Page, Dennis Brown Page, and Nellie Frances Page Hensley.

Visitation will be from 2-3 pm on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home at 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN. A memorial service will follow at 3:00 pm in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Dr. Joseph Butler officiating. Online condolences may be offered at www.moorecortner.com.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN 37398, (931)-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.




Mr. Gayle Cripps

October 27, 2021

Mr. Gayle Cripps was born July 20, 1949 and departed this life October 26, 2021 at his daughter’s residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was a Baptist and owned and ran his company, Cripps Construction for many years. Gayle was preceded in death by his Grandparents, Horace, Rosa Mai Scott Vickers and Troy Sr, Myrtle Mai Jones Cripps and his Parents, Javin Brown, Rosa Ray Vickers Cripps. He is survived by his Children, Davanda Cripps (Jimmy) Craighead and Javin (Melanie) Cripps. His grandchildren, Jacob, Madison, Makayla and Chase Craighead, Addie, Anna and Charli Mai Cripps. He is also survived by Brothers, Alfred (Shirley) Cripps, Jason (Renee) Cripps, Jeff (Teresa) Cripps, Tim Rigsby, Ronnie Rigsby and Sister, Angie (Randy) Snow and a host of Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews. Visitation with the family will be on Thursday from 4-8 PM, Friday from 4-8 and on Saturday Noon till service time at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. A celebration of Life Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 1 PM. Pallbearers will be, Javin Cripps, Jacob Craighead, Jimmy Craighead, Chase Craighead, Alfred Cripps, Jason Cripps and Jeff Cripps. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.




Dorothy Virginia Haynes

October 25, 2021

Dorothy Virginia Haynes, age 75 of Smithville, TN passed away on October 21, 2021. She was born in Rutherford County to the late Thomas Cecil Dabbs and Maudine Johnson Dabbs. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Hood. Haynes was a member of the Smithville First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Haynes is survived by her husband, James “Jim” Haynes; grandchildren, Cesalee Hood and Ciara Hood; great-grandchildren, Dradyn, Diamond, Onyx, Isa Marie, Ivy Grace, and Iris Aurora; and sisters, Lola Richardson, Maudene Neal, Linda (Marshall) Carter, and Judy (Richard) McKinney.

Visitation will be Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro with Bro. Chad Ramsay officiating. Burial will follow in Coleman Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

An online guestbook is available for the Haynes family at www.woodfinchapel.com (615) 893-5151




Geneva Dean Jones

October 25, 2021

Geneva Dean Jones age 76 of Smithville, passed away Saturday night at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. She was born October 10, 1945 to her parents, the late Lee and Ollie Webb Swafford. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Lois (Lyle) Wilbur, and Sarah (Thomas) Stack; 3 brothers, Jim (Joyce) Swafford, Kenny Swafford and Ralph (Shirley) Swafford. She attended Pomeroy Chapel Brethren In Christ Church and was a homemaker. Mrs. Geneva was a woman that loved the Lord and prayed for others. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 55 years, Billey Jones of Smithville; 2 children, Bryan (Michelle) Jones of Smithville and Brenda (Kevin) Bandy of Dowelltown; 4 grandchildren, Zachary (Brooke) Bandy, Dawson Bandy, Kaitlynn (Tyler) Kent and Trey Jones; sister, Bonnie (Walter) Moore of Mesa, AZ; sister-in-law, Onda Swafford of Marshall, MI; several nieces, nephews and special caregivers. Funeral services will be 1:PM Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bryan Jones officiating and burial will follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday 4:PM until 7:PM and Tuesday 10:AM until the time of the service at 1:PM. 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 the arrangements.




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