Area Obituaries

Obit – Mrs. Beatrice Petty Sneed

Mrs. Beatrice Petty Sneed, age 89 of Russell Hill, died Monday evening, May 10 at her home. She is survived by: daughter, Beverly Sneed White of Red Boiling Springs; 3 sisters, Ellen Bennett of Rock City, Mable Cothron of Lafayette, Pauline Bilbrey and husband Joe of Lafayette; 2 brothers, Robert Petty and wife Patty of…

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Obit – Mrs. Syble Brockette Smith

Mrs. Syble Brockette Smith, age 94, a homemaker of the Russell Hill Community, died at the Smith County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage on Friday afternoon April 30, 2021 under the care of hospice. Funeral services from the Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs were conducted Monday afternoon May 3rd at…

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Obit – Mr. Stanley Boblett

Mr. Stanley Boblett, age 75 of Ethridge, died Saturday morning, May 8 at Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville. He is survived by: daughters, Sabrina Boblett of Lexington, KY, Christy Cannon and husband Eddie of Lawrenceburg, Darla Wright of Lawrenceburg; siblings, Ginger Farguson and husband Buster of Little Rock, AR, Faye Kidder of Hiwassee, William Glen…

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Obit – Mr. Gary White

Longtime Rome Community businessman, Mr. Gary White, died at 1:03 a.m. Sunday morning May 9, 2021 at his Lebanon Highway home with his family at his bedside. He was under the special care of Avalon Hospice of Lebanon. Mr. White had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer in October of 2020. He was 75. Two of…

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Obit – Mr. Bill Coffee

Mr. Bill Coffee, age 61 of the Riddleton Community, died Thursday evening, May 6 at Vanderbilt Wilson in Lebanon. He is survived by: 5 children, Will Stewart, Daniel Coffee of Riddleton, Keisha Martin of Lafayette, David Coffee of Riddleton, Chelsea Wilson of Lebanon; siblings, Lisa Coffee Harris and husband Ricky of Riddleton, Joann Coffee Spivey…

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Obit – Mrs. Jewell Dillard

Mrs. Jewell Dillard Longtime Park Avenue resident in Carthage, Mrs. Jewell Dillard, died peacefully at 12:53 p.m. Tuesday afternoon May 4, 2021 at the River Regional Medical Center in Carthage where she was admitted Monday morning May 3rd from the Smith County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage. Bro. Frank Randolph officiated at the 1…

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Obit – Mr. Ken Doran

Mr. Ken Doran, age 49, of Carthage, was pronounced deceased at 3 p.m. Friday afternoon April 30, 2021 at the St. Thomas DeKalb Community Hospital. He collapsed while hiking at the Edgar Evins State Park in the Silver Point Community. He died of natural causes. Mr. Doran was at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral…

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Obit – Mr. Jonathan Scott Pitman

Mr. Jonathan Scott Pitman, age 21 of Hickman, TN, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021.Scott was born September 24, 1999, a son of Jeremy Shane Pitman and Melissa Gail Davis. He was preceded in death by great-grandparents; Harold Pitman, Sr., Mary Etta Pitman, Jim Hunter, Ben Thompson, Trudy Thompson, and Sam Davis, Jr, and…

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Obit – Mrs. Bonita Lee

Mrs. Bonita Lee died peacefully at her family’s River Bridge Road home at 6:01 p.m. Thursday evening February 18, 2021 surrounded by her loving family who had lovingly and tenderly cared for her every need during her final days on earth. Mrs. Lee was 70. Graveside services were Sunday afternoon February 21st at 3 p.m.…

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Obit – Mrs. Mary K. Tripp

Mrs. Mary K. Tripp,  age 87, of Alexandria, TN, departed this life Tuesday, April 27, 2021.Born Mary Katherine James on October 10, 1933 in Hickman, TN, she was the youngest of four children and the only daughter of the late Luther James and Lorell Gibbs James. She married Roy Lemuel Tripp on February 14, 1992…

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