March 18, 2020
John Keith Hale age 40 of Smithville passed away Thursday March 12, 2020 at his residence. He was born January 31, 1980 to his parents, John Henry Hale and Brenda Arnold Robinson. He was a supervisor and attended Linwood Pentecostal Church. He was preceded in death by Grandparents: Henry & Ruby Hale & Grandfather: Billy Joe Arnold, Sr. Funeral Services will be held 4 P.M. Friday March 20, 2020 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in Burton-Ponder Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday 11:AM until the time of the service at 4 P.M. In addition to his parents, survivors also include Sister: Cassandra Robinson of Watertown; Half-brother: Terry Hale of Smithville; Grandmother: Ella (Tommy) Hale of Smithville; Several Aunts, Uncles & Cousins also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.