December 30, 2018
48 year old Staley Anthony Washer of Smithville passed away Saturday at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital. He was a Baptist and nursery worker. The funeral will be Monday at 3 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Charlie Lawson will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 11 a.m. until the service at 3 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Mary Margaret Miller and sister, Brenda Robinson. Survivors include four brothers, Jimmie and Bobby Washer, Doyle and Marie Washer and Billy and Sharon Washer; six sisters, Carolyn Chapman, Kathleen Henry, Linda and Phillip Evans, Claudine and Darrell Pedigo, and Betty and Robert Lawson all of Smithville and Ada and James Qualls of Morrison. Several nieces and nephews survive. In memory of Staley, the family has requested donations be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.