Obituaries

Nadine Thompson

Jun 20
Flatrock Community
Sanderson Funeral Homes

Mrs. Nadine Thompson, age 62, of the Flatrock Community, died Tuesday afternoon, June 20, at Tennova Health Care in Lebanon. She is survived by: husband of 27 years, Johnny Thompson; 5 children, Christina Bizzle and husband William of Rome, Sandy Wright of Rome, Hank Thompson of Flatrock, Jonathan Goodnight of Carthage, Tiffany Goodnight of Lebanon; sisters, Janet Phillips and husband Tim of Lock Seven, Wanda Keith and husband Fred of Richland, Washington; daughter-in-law, Brenda Riddle of Lancaster; step-children, James Huffines of Carthage, Kristie Silcox of Carthage, Karla Parker and husband Jeff of Elmwood; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. 5 step-grandchildren; 7 step-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Thompson is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where her service will be conducted on Saturday morning, June 24, at 11:00 AM. Bro. Jamie Duke will officiate. Interment in the Ridgewood Cemetery. Active pallbearers are: Jamie Looper, Terry Looper, Tyler Wright, C. J. Ridddle, William Bizzle and Tim Phillips.

Visitation will begin on Friday afternoon from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Saturday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.

The family has requested memorials to The Refuge Assembly of God.

Harold Harrington

Jun 19
Beaverton, MI
Smith Funeral Home

Mr. Harold Harrington, 70, of Beaverton, Michigan passed away on June 19, 2017 after an extended illness. He was born on August 18, 1946 in Clio, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Harrington and Marguerite Babcock Harrington; a step-son, Ricky Abel; a brother, Orland Harrington; a sister, Gayle Congdon; and his best friend and hunting partner, Henry Garza.

He is survived by his wife, Cathy Harrington; son, Tony (Carline) Harrington; step-sons, Mike Moore and John Moore all of Michigan; step-daughter, Christy (Ray) Hunt of Woodbury; great granddaughter, Chloe Byrd who resided with Harold and Cathy most of her life; brother, Keven Harrington; sisters, Stannie Tobias, Vic Cummings, Karen Harrington, Melodie Baird, and Tanis Hetzer all of Michigan; sister-in-law, Virginia Harrington; grandchildren, Amanda Byrd, Camri (Jason) Cole, Skye (fiancé, Skylar Meeks) Hunt, Sarah (fiancé, Tyler Cook) Hunt, Faith Hunt, Amber Hunt and Ryan Moore; great grandchildren, Jaylin, Roman, Landon, and Kaceton; and many other family members.

Mr. Harold grew up in Clio and graduated high school there. Following graduation, he joined the Army and served his country during the Vietnam War. After leaving the Army he went to work for the Buick-GM plant in Flint, Michigan. He retired with 31 years on the job. He was an active supporter of the UAW Local 599. In his free-time he loved to hunt, fish, and work on cars. He enjoyed watching tv shows, such as, The Red Green Show, Last Frontier, MASH, and American Pickers. When they could he enjoyed traveling with his family going to all kinds of places like the Rocky Mountains and Disney World. He liked to go camping and would tell stories around the campfire. He was a member of the Church of God. One of his favorite sayings was “don’t do today what you can put off until tomorrow”. He and Cathy would have celebrated their 21st anniversary on Monday. Over the last several years his health declined. Cathy and Chloe were there to help him and keep him going.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 5-7 pm at Smith Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 7pm in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. He will be recognized for his military service with Military Funeral Honors. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to assist the family with expenses. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details. Share memories and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home, 615-563-5337

Tony Morris

Jun 15
Tanglewood
Sanderson Funeral Homes

Mr. Tony Morris, age 59, of Tanglewood, died Thursday evening, June 15, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. He is survived by: wife, Patti McWaters Morris; 2 children, Nick Morris and wife Dara of Lebanon, Maeghan Brown of Carthage; siblings, Helen Lea West and husband Mikey of Defeated Creek, Melinda Morris of Defeated Creek, Marie Litchford and husband Tommy of Hiwassee, Tom Morris and wife Gina of Tanglewood; 2 grandchildren, Drake Brown and Maggi Brown.

Mr. Morris is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Sunday afternoon, June 18, at 1:00 PM. Eld. Charles Allen Gentry will officiate and Jonathan Burton will present the eulogy. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will begin on Saturday afternoon at 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Sunday from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.

The family has requested memorials to the Jordan Hackett Foundation.

Christine Taylor Reeder

Jun 14
Smithville
DeKalb Funeral Chapel

Christine Taylor Reeder age 77 of Smithville, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital. She was born January 17, 1940 to her parents, the late Albert and Pauline Hoover Taylor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Winnie Taylor; husband, Melvin Reeder; granddaughter, Lindsay Reeder; 1 brother, Buddy Taylor and 1 sister, Faye Lohorn. Ms. Christine was a member of The Baptist Tabernacle, retired factory worker and baby sitter. She is survived by 2 children, Regena (Reginald) Truitt of Smithville and Charles (Liz) Reeder of Cookeville; 5 grandchildren, Whitney Houk (Ana Armendariz), Corey Winchester, Amanda (Jeff) Rippy, Chavon Young and Reggie Truitt (Nesea Napper); 7 great-grandchildren; 6 sisters, Mary Ludy of Smyrna, Peggy (Ralph) Tramel of Smithville, Judy (Ronnie) Redmon of Dowelltown, Linda (Alvin) Armour of Smithville, Darlene Jones of Smithville and Sandy (Cam) Dunn of Smithville; 5 brothers, Ricky (Dianne) Taylor of Murfreesboro, Ronnie Taylor of Smithville, Jerry Taylor of Smithville, Jimmy (Rita) Taylor of Smithville, Tony (Vickie) Taylor of Murfreesboro; brother-in-law, Don Lohorn of Smithville; sisters-in-law, Brenda Taylor of Smithville, Sally Tims of Cookeville, Hazel Bowman of Carthage and Susie Vandergriff of Smithville; many nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be 3:PM Saturday, June 17, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Garry McBride officiating and burial will follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 11:AM until 8:PM and Saturday 10:AM until the time of the service at 3:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy Green Adcock

Jun 12
Belk Community
DeKalb Funeral Chapel

Dorothy C. Adcock age 90 of the Belk Community passed away Monday night, June 12, 2017 at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville. She was born April 25, 1927 to her parents, the late Bryan and Susie Rankhorn Green. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Adcock; daughter, Donna C. Phillips; 2 brothers, James and J.D. Green; 3 sisters, Josie Boyd, Maureen Sellars and Velma Walker. Ms. Dorothy was a faithful member of the Keltonburg Church of Christ and a homemaker. Survivors include 2 sons, Phillip (Carolyn) Adcock and Wayne (Brenda) Adcock both of Smithville; 4 daughters, Carol (Eddie) Green of Smithville; Jane (Don) Crouch of McMinnville; Peggy Shuster of Murfreesboro; Elaine (Trey) Axum of Woodbury; son-in-law, Barry Phillips of Hermitage; sister, Janice (Harris) Haley of McMinnville; sister-in-law, Ann Green of Clarksville; 16 Grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and her first great-great-granddaughter, LayLynn on the way; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. Funeral services will be 2:PM Thursday, June 15, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Matthew Bouldin and Jonathan Stubblefield officiating and burial to follow in Keltonburg Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday 11:AM until 8:PM and Thursday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Keltonburg Church of Christ Guyana Mission Fund, in memory of Ms. Dorothy. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Bill Cosby

Jun 12
Carthage
Sanderson Funeral Homes

Mr. Bill Cosby, age 76, of Carthage died Monday afternoon, June 12, at Riverview Regional in Carthage. He is survived by: wife, Faye Grisham Cosby; 8 children, Mike, Sherry, Jerry, Mia, Dede, Todd, B. J., and Michelle; Siblings, Luther Cosby of Greenville, Charles Cosby of Nashville, Joann Tallent of Nashville; sister-in-law, Minnie Marie Aldridge and husband Tim and their son Taylor; father-in-law, L. C. Grisham.

Mr. Cosby is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Thursday morning, June 15, at 11:00 AM. Eld. Rickey Hall and Bro. Donnie Payne will officiate. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. Serving as active pallbearers are: Jacky King, Sheriff Steve Hopper, Johnny Bane, D. J. Haywood, Keith Boyd, Sammy Fred Angel, David Gross and Dillon Adams. Honorary Pallbearers are Smith County City and County Law Enforcement Officers.

Visitation will begin on Wednesday afternoon from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Thursday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.

Josephine Lee Vanatta

Jun 11
Warren County
Woodbury Funeral Home

Josephine Lee Vanatta, 73, passed away Sun., June 11, 2017 at St. Thomas Rutherford. She was a native of Warren Co., Tn.

She is survived by her daughters, Crystal Taylor of LaVergne and Pamela (Steve) Rice of Smyrna; Stepchildren, Carolyn (Jimmy) Neal and Linda Davis all of Smithville; Grandchildren, Felisha Cantrell, Kevin Vanatta, Tabitha Nagy, Ashley Morgan, Amber Hinkle; Great Grandchildren, Dakoda and Aveya Cantrell, Kyler and Braylee Turner; Siblings, Mary Magdalene Spry, Juanita Tripp and Helen Joyce Hillis all of IN., Wilma Jean Simmons and Mildred Louise Simmons both of Manchester and Kenneth Wayne Colwell of McMinnville and Daughters-in-law, Judy Vanatta of Smithville and Brenda Vanatta of Woodbury.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard & Delma Nadene Rackley Colwell; husband, Ben Edward Vanatta; Son, Charles Edward Vanatta; Stepchildren; Jerry Vanatta, David Lee Vanatta and Peggy Bissonett.

Josephine was a member of the Old Path Missionary Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Funeral Services will be 2 pm Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Young officiating. Interment will follow in Salem Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm – 8 pm Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net