Obituaries

Frank Xavier Haefner

March 21, 2019

Frank Xavier Haefner, III age 69 of Rock Island, passed away Saturday night, March 16, 2019 at St. Thomas Midtown in Nashville.  He was born February 6, 1950 to his parents, Dolores Bill Haefner Davis and the late Frank Xavier Haefner, II.  Frank was a U.S. Air Force Veteran serving in Vietnam and worked in retail sales.  He is survived by 1 daughter, Amanda Haefner of Rock Island; step-grandson, Nathan Lawrence and mother, Dolores Davis of Florida.  the family has honored Frank’s request to be cremated and there will be a private service held at a later date.  DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  



Billye Ruth Cantrell

March 20, 2019

92 year old Billye Ruth Cantrell of Smithville passed away Wednesday at Cookeville Regional Hospital. She was a former co- owner of DeKalb Florist and a member of the First Baptist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Chad Ramsey will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 1-4 p.m. and Monday from 2 until the service at 4 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Cantrell; parents, Robert and Lillie Hutchens Ferrell; brother, James Fred Ferrell; and sister, Imojean Selby. She is survived by a daughter, Vivian and Walt Stock of Smithville. Four grandchildren, Amy Beth and Randy McBride of Maryville, Jennifer and Brian Ledbetter of Cookeville, Stephen and Jamie Stock of Franklin, and Marilynn and Michael Mitchell of Murfreesboro. Thirteen great grandchildren, Russell, Walter, and Margaret Thompson of Maryville, Katie and Clay McBride of Maryville, B.J., Vivian and Emma Ledbetter of Cookeville, Eric and Ryan Mitchell of Murfreesboro, and Isaac, Colton, and Camryn Stock of Franklin. A sister, Nell Pedigo of Murfreesboro. Sister-in-law, Ann Cantrell of Mt Juliet and several nieces and nephews survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Donations in memory of Ms. Billye may be made to the First Baptist Church Sound and Media System Fund.




Charles Ray Judkins

March 19, 2019

Charles Ray Judkins age 60 of McMinnville passed away Sunday March 17, 2019 at St. Thomas River Park Hospital in McMinnville.  He was born October 10, 1958 to his parents, Edna Frances Adcock Judkins and the late Alton Ray Judkins.  He was a nurseryman and a Baptist.  In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by step-father: Frank Judkins; mother of his son: Shelia Ann Jones.  Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday March 21, 2019 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in Cantrell Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be held Thursday 10:AM until the time of service at 2 p.m..  Survivors include 1 Son:  Shannon Ray Judkins (Latasha) Pylant of Smithville; Mother: Edna Frances Judkins of McMinnville; 2 Grandsons: Malachi and Isaiah Pylant; Sister: Mary Ferrell of McMinnville; Brother: Freddie Joe Judkins of McMinnville; Step-mother: Judy Judkins of McMinnville; 2 Step-brothers: Tim and Darren Judkins of McMinnville; Step-sister: Sharon Robinson of Spencer.  In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses.  DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.




Johnnie Lee Davis, Sr.

March 18, 2019

Johnnie Lee Davis, Sr. age 64 passed away Friday night at his residence.  He was born October 4, 1954 to his parents, the late Joh Dyer and Ida Lee Kirby Davis.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Johnnie Lee Davis, Jr.  He was a nursery worker and non-denominational. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Davis of Lebanon; 3 children, Shelia Davis of Cookeville, James Davis of Gulfport, MS, Crystal Murphy of Crossville; 5 step-children, Angela Thomason of Baxter, Janda Hendrixson of Smithville, Shea Foster of Smithville, Arianna Matthews of Smithville, Arrion Matthews of Smithville; 1 sister, Rita Matthews of Smithville; 1 brother, Earl Kirby of Crossville; sister-in-law, Lori Keith of Lebanon; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be conducted 3 PM Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Nathan Thomason officiating and burial will follow in Eastland Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 2 PM until the time of the service at 3 PM.  DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.




Jeanine Cook Caldwell

March 14, 2019

80 year old Jeanine Cook Caldwell of Smithville passed away Thursday at NHC of Smithville. She was retired from Smithville First Baptist Church where she was the former Church Secretary and a member. The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Chad Ramsey, Beth Duke, and Mark Thomas will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service at 2 p.m. She was preceded in death by husbands, Shirley Cook and Hoyte Caldwell; parents, Edward David and Pauline Hudson Nixon; and sister, Paulette Nixon Hernandez. Survivors include two daughters, Joy and Charlie Parker of Smithville and Jill and Mark McSparren of Austin, Texas. Four grandchildren, Claire Garrett and Katie Parker of Smithville, Annie and Josh Perkins of Sunset, Texas, and Quenton McSparren of Nashville. Four great grandchildren, Summer Garrett, Marley Anderson, and Ryland and Nolan Perkins.  Three sisters, Annette Leivestad and Annessa Nixon of Clarksville, and Anona Williamson of Knoxville. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. In addition to flowers, donations in memory of Jeanine may be made to the Smithville First Baptist Church. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




Patricia Dale Collier

March 14, 2019

Patricia Dale Collier age 59 of Texas, passed away Saturday March 2, 2019 at her home. She was preceded in death by a brother, Scott Dale. She is survived by her husband, Martin Collier of Texas; father, Bobby (Deloris) Dale of Knoxville; mother, Mary Ellen Dale of Smithville; 3 brothers, Jamie Dale, David Dale and Josh Dale; aunt, Nell Beshearse of Smithville; nephews, Lucas Dale and Jonnah Dale; cousin, Jim and Marla Beshearse of Smithville.  The family has honored Patricia’s request to be cremated and services are to be announced later.  This information provided as a courtesy of DeKalb Funeral Chapel.




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