Anita Collette Norris

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March 20, 1975 – July 29, 2020


Saturday, August 1, 2020
Family Visitation: 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M.

Hwy 231 Church of Christ
4331 Shelbyville Hwy
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Lovvorn Cemetery
987 Barfield Rd
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Mrs. Jo Ann Kibble


May 1, 1939 – July 22, 2020

*Per her request,  there will be no public service.*

Joanne Kibble was born on May 1, 1939 to the late Robert Howard March and Nellie Sue March Whitaker.  She was called to her heavenly home on July 22, 2020.
She was proceeded in death by a son, Vern Kibble Jr., two sisters, Sarah Bryson and Faye Jean Whitaker; two brothers, James Howard March and Lewis Whitaker.

She worked in the Lincoln County School Cafeterias and Donelson Nursing Home cafeteria until her retirement.  She was a member of Mary’s Chapel AME Church and was loved by  all who knew her.

Joanne leaves to cherish her loving memory a son, Wayne Kibble of St Louis Missouri  and  her grandchildren. Sisters Katie Ford and Geneva (McKinley) Taylor of Fayetteville, TN, Dorothy (Harvey) Inman of Lawrenceburg, TN and one brother, Thomas (Jean) Whitaker of Fayetteville TN and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

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Charles Douglas Summers

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April 4, 1949 – July 21, 2020


Friday, July 24, 2020
2:00 P.M.
Gilbert Funeral Home
610 North Broadway
Portland, Tennessee 37148

Cold Springs Cemetery
Macon County, Tennessee

Charles Douglas Summers was born on April 4, 1949 to the late Lester and Eula Summers and passed away at Sumner Regional  Medical Center on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, watching wrestling and he had a love for animals.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Margret, Louise and Willie Mae; brothers, Bobby, L.C. and Clyde; children, Lisa Michelle Pedigo and Steven Douglas Summers; and stepchild, James Lewing.

Charles is survived by his loving wife, Betty L. Summers; children, DeAnna (Pablo) Beltran, Tammy (the late Gary) McMillian, James David (Melissa) Summers, Wayne Summers, Anthony Summers and Charles L. Redfearin; step children, Jeanie (Troy) Perry, Wendy (Roger) Holesale and Joe Lewing, Martha Lewing; 27 grandchildren, 12 step grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Melody D. Briggs Dalton

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February 8, 1967 – July 18, 2020


Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Held at
Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel
824 Lipscomb Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Ms. Melody D. Briggs Dalton, age 53, passed away Saturday, July 18th, 2020. She is survived by her daughter, Elante Simone (Randy) Whitehead; one sister, Mary Wright; three brothers, Thomas (Margaret) Bean, Jerry Bean and Stanley Bean; three grandchildren, Eavan, Eathan and Rayne Whitehead; along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Mr. Roy Mitchell Smotherman

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November 18, 1925 – July 10, 2020


Saturday, July 18, 2020
Lie In State: 11:00 A.M.
Family Visitation: 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M.

Held at
Hwy 231 Church of Christ
4331 Shelbyville Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN

Interment with Full Military Honors
Johnson Road Cemetery
Christiana, Tennessee

Roy Mitchell Smotherman, a patriarch, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and a man of faith was born November 18, 1925 to the late Horace Smotherman Sr. and Ida Mai Kirby-Smotherman in Nashville, TN.

Preceded in death by his daughter, Teresa Ann Smotherman; great granddaughter, Tiara Jimmerson; brothers, Horace Smotherman Jr., and Elbert Smotherman; sisters, Georgiana Smotherman, Lorine Smotherman-Melton, and Frankie Bell Smotherman-McGill.

Roy Mitchell Smotherman, married the love of his life, Lucille Pope Smotherman, on January 19, 1957 and to this union, God Blessed them with five beautiful daughters; four remaining; Carolyn Pope Woods, Venice Daniel-Sneed, Donna K. Blythe and Pamela Smotherman-Williams.

He was baptized into Christ at an early age.  A devoted Christian serving as a teacher, song leader and a dedicated steward at The Johnson Road Church of Christ, which he helped in the architect, the design and construction of the building.  He was a major factor in the growth of the congregation, which eventually relocated and was renamed Hwy 231 Church of Christ, where he continued his faithful journey with Christ until death.

Roy Mitchell Smotherman, attended Public School through the 8th grade; he served his country in the U.S. Navy where he retired with an honorable discharge after sustaining an injury; he worked on the railroads; he retired from the V.A. and began farming cattle for about 6 years with his sons-in-law.  His favorite hobbies were to read and study the Bible, cooking, gardening and fixing lawn mowers until his health declined; then he listened daily to recorded gospel sermons.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 63 years, Lucille Pope Smotherman; four devoted daughters, Caroyn Pope Woods, Venice (Joe) Daniel-Sneed, Donna (Jerry) Blythe and Pamela Smotherman-Williams; grandchildren, Tiffany Woods-Merideth. Marie Woods, Jason Woods, Tarra Daniel, Eric (Tracy) Daniel, Lynnaye Blythe, Jerry Blythe Jr., Cedrick (Lauren) Williams and Cededra Williams; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A special thanks to Dad’s devoted, dedicated and dependable care giver, Stanley Sharp, who Dad loved dearly as well. The family was so grateful for the love and care he rendered. Also, a special thanks to Bro. & Sis. Ira and Sonya Watkins and fellow Navy Service Comrades, who were devoted in bringing dad supplies and equipment for his needs and care.

Karla Valeria Medina Calderon

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April 1, 1997 – June 28, 2020


Monday, July 6, 2020
Funeral Mass: 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Held at
Saint Luke Catholic Church
10682 Old Nashville Hwy, Smyrna, TN

Graveside Service: 11:30
Mapelview Cemetery
Smyrna, Tennessee