September 13, 2018
Kaye Natheene Bowman Crandall age 58 of Smithville passed away Thursday morning, August 30, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born June 19, 1960 in Whitwell, TN, the 8th of 12 children. Natheene was preceded in death by her parents, Nathan Earl and Mary Christine West Bowman; and 1 brother, Roger Wilson Bowman. She was a 1979 graduate of DeKalb County High School. Natheene was a highly skilled and gifted hair stylist and makeup artist for many years having worked at Just A Hair Better and Vivian’s in Smithville, TipTop Salon in Mt. Juliet and was a Paul Mitchell Representative for many years. She also made intricate, handmade memory books and albums and was very good at her craft. Natheene was a dedicated witness of Jehovah. She was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on July 4, 1973. She and her husband attended the Smithville Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Natheene was a beautiful woman inside and out, with a youthful and contagious spirit. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 22 years, Craig Crandall of Smithville; 4 sisters, Deborah Anne (Bobby) Williams of Cookeville, Martha Lucinda Bowman of Baxter, Melonie Sue (Eric) DeVries of Smithville, Angela Marie (David) Vettraino of Smithville; 6 brothers, Jack (Joan) Bowman of Colorado, Dennis James (Ramona) Bowman of Lebanon, Nathan Earl Bowman, Jr. of Smithville, George Kendrell Bowman of Sebastian, FL, Arthur Randall (Diane) Bowman of Manchester and Michael Wayne (Lisa) Bowman of Smithville; 2 sisters-in-law, Dee Tatum of Lawrenceburg, TN and Lori Jo Bowman of Smithville; many special nieces and nephews who loved her very much and finally her beloved dog, Lilli Bee. The family has honored Natheene’s request to be cremated. A Memorial Service will be held 3:PM, Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Smithville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses with Tony Price officiating. In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Natheene’s memory to the Worldwide Work of the Jehovah’s Witnesses either through the local congregation or JW.org. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in in charge of the arrangements.