February 6, 2020
Penny Ann Hale age 58 of Smithville, passed away Wednesday morning, February 5, 2020 at St. Thomas Midtown in Nashville. She was born December 10, 1961 to her parents, Carolyn Elmore and the late Eugene Wilkey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Eugena Renee Wilkey and 2 sisters-in-law, Clara Wilkey and Cynthia Hale. She was a Baptist and worked at Tenneco. She leaves to cherish her memory, husband, Leroy Hale of Smithville; 4 children, Frank (Amber) Wilkey, Carolyn Hale, Angela (Logan) Murphy, Leroy “Chip” Amanda) Hale all of Smithville; grandchildren, Brylie and Kenley Wilkey, Ariana Keith, TJ Bratcher, Emma and Elena Murphy, Mikeal (Destiny) Wooden all of Smithville, LeAnn ( Scott) Wright of Alabama, Josh and Monica Carlton and Megan Cunningham all of Smithville; great-grandchildren, Carsen Wooden, Makayla, Austin, Christian, Brooklyn, Oaklynn and Madison Wright; mother, Carolyn Wilkey Davis of Smithville; brothers and sisters, Phillip Wilkey of Smithville, Connie (David) Brownfield of Ohio, Ellen (Charlie) Hale, Ginger (David) Smith, Roy Wilkey and Candy (John) Hale all of Smithville; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, February 9, 2020 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Brad Murphy officiating and burial will follow in Peeled Chestnut Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Sunday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2 p.m. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.