Obituaries

Jerry Miles McKee

Sep 21
Gordonsville
Bass Funeral Homes

Mr. Jerry Miles McKee, age 46, of Gordonsville, TN, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017.

Jerry was born February 2, 1971 in Nashville, TN. He is the son of James McKee and Weibena Hackett McKee, past owners of Gordonsville Amoco. Jerry worked at Ard Trucking in Lebanon, TN, as a supervisor for several years. He loved to fish and cook, often cooking and entertaining for many of his closest friends. Jerry will be missed by a number of dear friends and family.

Mr. McKee is survived by Parents; Longtime residents of Gordonsville - James and Weibena Mckee of Lebanon, TN. Sister; Amy Hamilton of Lebanon, TN. Nieces; Keela (Jordan) Johnson and Zia Mechelle Hamilton. Great-nephew; Zion Michael Johnson. Numerous cousins and aunts and uncles also survive.

Funeral Services for Mr. McKee are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3PM. Interment will follow in the Gordonsville Cemetery.

Visitation with the McKee family will be held at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday from 4PM until 8PM and again on Sunday from 1PM until the time of the service at 3PM.

BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS.

Harold Gray Taylor

Sep 21
Mount Juliet
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home

80 year old Harold Gray Taylor of Mount Juliet passed away Thursday at Tennova Healthcare in Lebanon. He was owner and contractor for Mount Juliet Home Builders, a member of Big Brothers of Mount Juliet, and the Silver Springs Baptist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Russ Stevens will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 4-7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. until the funeral at 2 p.m. Taylor was preceded in death by his wife, Vella Rhea Taylor and parents, Charles Edward and Verdie Hayes Taylor. Survivors include three children, Larry Douglas and Sandra Taylor of Murfreesboro, Jennifer and David Smith of Lebanon, and Lisa and Ed Spurlock of Hendersonville. Grandchildren, Brandon and Shawna Taylor of Christiana, Brandie and Nathan Pendergrast of Murfreesboro, Rebecca Sampson and fiancé Kenny Simons, and Daniel Sampson all of Lebanon, Andrew Spurlock and Audrey Spurlock both of Hendersonville. Great grandchildren, Maggie Beth Taylor and Madison Taylor both of Christiana and Kayleigh Joy Pendergrast of Murfreesboro and brother-in-law, Bill and Dee Cantrell of Alabama.

Phylis Knox Thompson

Sep 21
Dowelltown
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home

80 year old Phylis Knox Thompson of Dowelltown passed away Thursday at St. Thomas West in Nashville. She was a homemaker. The family has chosen direct cremation. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. She was preceded in death by her husband James Knox; her parents, Frank and Eula Rasncick Adair; brother, Frank Adair, Jr.; and brother-in-law, Nate Ward and nephew Charles Wingo. Survivors include three children, James Knox, Sherri and Scott Carroll and Robert Knox; siblings, Nancy Adair Wingo, Wilma Adair Ward, W.K. and Deloris Adair and Robert and Sandy Adair; grandchildren, Jessica and Rino Hernandez, Joe Knox, Scott Carroll, Jr., Erin and Josh Turner, Joseph and Megan Carroll, and Robert Knox, II; Great grandchildren, Grace Naron, Aidan and Liam Turner, Ethan and Grayson Hernandez and Alexis Carroll. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Donations may be made to the Phyllis Knox Thompson Memorial Fund at Regions Bank in Smithville.

Maggie Lee Wimberley

Sep 21
Woodbury
Woodbury Funeral Home

Maggie Lee Wimberley, 95, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at her home in Woodbury.

She is survived by her children, Joy (Jerry) Gilley, Ronnie (Karen) Wimberley and Jeffery Wimberley all of Woodbury and Robert (Raycell) Wimberly of Coffee Co.; 8 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee & Mattie Lou Wade; her husband, Jesse Brown Wimberley and daughter, Diane Wimberley.

Ms. Wimberley was a member of the Pleasant View Church of Christ. She was retired from Woodbury Nursing Center as a Nurses Aide and a homemaker.

Funeral Services will be 2 pm Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Gilley officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, September 22, 2017.

Carol Ann Storie

Sep 21
Smithville
DeKalb Funeral Chapel

Carol Ann Storie age 65 of Smithville, passed away Thursday afternoon at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital. She was born December 31, 1951 to her parents, the late Donald and Opal Manis Skeen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 son, James Casey Reagan and 1 brother, Bob Skeen. Carol was a member of Covenant Baptist Church and worked as a secretary in the automotive factory industry. She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband of 33 years, James W. "George" Storie of Smithville; 7 children, Christie (Sean) Driver of Liberty, Scott (Dana) Reagan of Lafayette, James Bryan Storie of Smithville, Stephen Wayne Storie of Murfreesboro, Christopher Todd Storie of Smithville, Troy Lee Storie of Livingston, Tamara (Jason) Murphy of Smithville; 13 grandchildren, Garrett, Luke and Ben Driver, Stephen (Kaitlin) Reagan, Shawn Reagan, Nicholas Reagan, Dylan (Kayla) Reagan, Natasha (Chris) Pryor, William, Matthew and Nathaniel Storie, Nixon and Addison Murphy; 4 great-grandchildren, Casen Reagan, Nora, Brody and Camilla Pryor; 1 brother, Mike Skeen of Cowan, IN; 1 half-brother, Larry Matheny of Muncie, IN. Funeral services will be 2:PM Sunday, September 24, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bobby Thomason and Bro. Kenneth Clayton officiating and burial to follow in the Clark Cemetery in Byrdstown with Bro. Tommy Davis officiating. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday 5:PM until 8:PM and Sunday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Virginia Pitts Martin

Sep 19
Christiana
Woodbury Funeral Home

Virginia Pitts Martin, age 90, of Christiana passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at NHC Murfreesboro. She was a native of Cannon Co.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Snoddy of Smyrna; sons, Bruce (Nancy) Martin of Christiana and Barry (Wanda) Martin of Murfreesboro; Niece, Karla (Tom) Lane of Knoxville; Nephew, Karey (Joanie) Witty of Franklin; 4 Grandchildren, Sean Snoddy of Murfreesboro, Scott (Ashton) Martin of Rockvale, Brandon (Teri) Martin of Christiana, and Brittney (Austin) Burch of Murfreesboro; and 5 Great Grandchildren, Lucas Snoddy, Paige & Cohen Martin, and Hudson & Ali Gray Burch.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John & Dovie Manus Pitts; Husband, C.B. Martin; Son-in-law, Tim Snoddy; Grandson, Chris Snoddy; Brother, Glenn Pitts; and Sister, Henrietta Witty.

Ms. Martin was a member of the Church of Christ and was a Homemaker.

Graveside services will be 2 PM Friday, September 22, 2017 at Leoni Cemetery.

Henry Elzie Cantrell

Sep 19
Smithville
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home

95 year old Henry Elzie Cantrell of Smithville passed away Tuesday at NHC Smithville. He was a farmer, Baptist and a Veteran of World War II. The funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Phillip Summerford will officiate and burial will be in the New Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Eunice Young Cantrell. Twelve siblings, Effie Head, Ruth Binkley, Jeffie Humphrey, Resie Taylor, Horace, Jr. Cantrell, Fate Cantrell, Arlie Cantrell, Doris Cantrell, Leslie Cantrell, James Cantrell, Gentry Cantrell, and Charles Cantrell. Survivors include a sister, Ethel Redmon of McMinnville. Two brothers, Dennie Cantrell of McMinnville, Billy and Linda Cantrell of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New Union cemetery fund.