Tina Renee Serna

December 26, 2018

McMinnville, TN resident and DeKalb County, TN native Tina Renee Serna, age 44, was born August 19, 1974 and died December 25, 2018 at St. Thomas River Park Hospital following a sudden illness.

A caregiver with Generations and a member of the Catholic Church, she was the daughter of Gene Groves of McMinnville and Barbara Currey of McMinnville. She was married to Javier Serna of McMinnville. In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by four children, Damon Grove, Deven Grove, Alysia Grove and Luis Corona all of McMinnville; five grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Regina and Albert Johnson of McMinnville; mother-in-law, Modesta Almaguer of McMinnville; three brothers-in-law, Jose Serna, Lazaro Serna and Alfonso Serna all of McMinnville; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles also survive.

She was preceded in death by brother, Carl Grove.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018 in High’s Chapel. Burial will follow in Cantrell Cemetery in DeKalb County, TN. Visitation will be Thursday from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and from 8:00 a.m. until the time of service Friday at High’s.

Donations may be made to High’s for funeral expenses. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

David Francis Jose

December 20, 2018

David Francis Jose age 71 of Smithville, passed away Tuesday night, December 18, 2018 at his residence.  He was born May 11, 1947 in Highland Park, MI.  He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mattie May Rowland Jose; wife, Darleen Jose; 2 brothers, Glen Daughtery and Rowland Jose.  David was a Baptist, served in the U.S. Army 101st and 82nd Divisions during the Vietnam Conflict, and worked in electronics and Tool & Die.  He is survived by 4 children, Deborah Farley of Rock Island, Donna Dyment, David Jose, Jr. and Danielle (Kevin) Tamachaski all of Michigan; 5 grandchildren, Jamie Hodges, Shane Dyment, Austin Jose, Lily Bates and Haylee Tamachaski; 2 great-granddaughters, Annabelle Grace Dyment and Kalyea J’Cheryl Hodges; 1 brother, Daniel (Deborah) Jose of Smithville; sister-in-law, Suzan Jacobs of Michigan and a special nephew, SFC Paul Daniel Jose.  The family has honored David’s request to be cremated and there will be a Memorial Service 2 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel.  Visitation will be Friday 1 pm until the time of the service at 2 p.m.  A graveside Military Service will be held later.  DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy Ione Malone

December 18, 2018

Mrs. Dorothy Ione Malone, age 89, of Temperance Hall, TN, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018.

Mrs. Malone was born January 14, 1929 in the Hays Ridge Community of Dekalb County, TN, a daughter of the late Bill Judkins and Virgie Bates Cripps Judkins. She married William Logan Malone on January 3, 1975 and he preceded her in death on November 5, 1982. Mrs. Malone was also preceded in death by Brother; Jesse Howard Judkins, Half Sisters; Hazel Louise Lamberson, Johnie Nixon, Maggie Green Ray, and Lizzie Melissa Justice and Half Brother; William B. Cripps. Mrs. Malone was a member of the Temperance Hall Pentecostal Church for 69 years.

Mrs. Malone is survived by Nieces and Nephews; Lynn (Linda) Lamberson of Temperance Hall, TN, Jean (Frank) Herman of Alexandria, TN, Rebecca Thomas of Alexandria, TN, Jerry Cripps of Alexandria, TN, and Marie Cripps of Temperance Hall, TN. Several great nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Malone are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 1PM with Chris McMillen officiating. Interment will follow in the Gordonsville Cemetery.

Visitation with the Malone Family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Wednesday from 2PM until 8PM and on Thursday after 11AM until service time at 1PM.


Amanda Smith McIntyre

December 17, 2018

28 year old Amanda Smith McIntyre of Alexandria died Thursday from injuries in an automobile accident on Highway 70 at Liberty. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God.  The funeral is to be announced.  Dusty Desimone will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery.  She was preceded in death by her father, Junior Randall Smith. Survivors include her husband, Ralph McIntyre of Murfreesboro. Two children, Makenzie McIntyre and Gunnar McIntyre of Alexandria. Mother, Mary Smith of Alexandria. One brother, Joshua McCowan of Smithville. One sister, Maranda Smith of Lebanon.  Grandmother, Louise Smith. Aunts and uncles, Debbie and Dewayne Carlton and Teresa and Michael Murphy. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family has asked that all donations please be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with burial expenses.

Danny Whitman

December 17, 2018

64 year old Danny Whitman of Smithville passed away Sunday at St. Thomas Rutherford County. He was a bladecutter at Oster and a member of the Keltonburg Church of Christ. The funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Lane Funeral Home in Altamont. Johnny Green, Bobby Cloyd, and Bud Whitman will officiate and burial will be in the Altamont Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home at which time the body will be taken to Lane Funeral Home in Altamont for visitation from 3 until 9 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service at 2 p.m.  Whitman was preceded in death by his parents, Lecil Whitman and Sarah Jane Anderson Whitman. Survivors include his wife, Helen Bratcher Whitman of Smithville. Three children, Danielle and Kenny Reed of Alabama, Felicia Davis and David Eubanks of Morrison, and Melissa Nelson, widow of Dewey Nelson of McMinnville. Two step children, Jay and Kelly Cantrell of Smithville and Trey and Chela Cantrell of Millersville. Eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Special son Dustin Fox. One brother, Jimmy Whitman of McMinnville. Three sisters, Edith Jane Fults, Gloria Jean Fults and Reuben, Almedia Fults and Homer all of Grundy County. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Michael Landon George

December 17, 2018

Michael Landon George age 57 of Alexandria, died Sunday evening, Dec. 16, 2018 at St. Thomas Dekalb Hospital in Smithville. Born May 5, 1961, Michael was the son of Dorothy Cook George and the late Emmett Lee George. He was a graduate of Dekalb County High School and a member of the Alexandria Church of God. Michael is survived by his wife, Pamela Sue Crutcher George of Alexandria; daughters, Amanda Louise Hicks and her husband, Everette of Sparta and Jennifer Ann Ferguson and her husband, Allen of Lebanon; a granddaughter, Caitlyn Mae Hicks of Sparta; his mother, Dorothy George of Alexandria; brother, Jeff (Billie) George of Alexandria; nieces, Jessica Claridy, Brandy Brower, Sheena Roper, Britney George; nephew, Seth George; aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Dean Hicks and a brother, Joel George. Funeral services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. Clifford Spence and Bro. B.J. Thomason officiating. Visitation 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. till service time on Wednesday. Interment at Prosperity Cemetery. HUNTER FUNERAL HOME (615)237-9318

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