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Ressie M. Taylor, 92

Funeral services for Ressie M. Taylor, 92, of Smithville, were held July 18 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Bro. Dennis Wood and Bro. Gary McBride officiated with burial following at DeKalb Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Taylor passed away July 15 at NHC Healthcare in Smithville. She was a retired shirt factory worker and member of Mt. View The Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband W.B. Taylor; a grandson Sgt. Shannon Taylor; a granddaughter Trena Cantrell; parents Horace and Euna Cantrell; three sisters Effie Head, Jeffie Humphrey and Ruthene Binkley; and eight brothers Doris, Jim, Gentry, Charles, Arlie, Fate, Leslie and Horace Jr.
Survivors include her two daughters Ruth (C.Y.) Cantrell of Smithville and Elene (Ernest) Ray of Adams; a son Delane Taylor of Smithville; three grandchildren Rejena Turner, Greg (Amanda) Ray and Michelle Bullard; five great-grandchildren Shane (Regina) Turner, Taylor and Lexi Bullard and Nicholas and Allie Ray; two great-great-grandchildren Darrian and Elaina Tuner; a sister Ethel Redmon of Rock Island; three brothers Dennie Cantrell of McMinnville and Billy and Elzie Cantrell, both of Smithville; three sisters-in-law Maureen Cantrell, Jean Cantrell and Helen Cantrell, all of Smithville; and several nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers Lonnie Cantrell, Kenneth Cantrell, Steve Cantrell, Ronnie Cantrell, Shane Turner and Jewell Martin.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Nicholas and Greg Ray.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel, Smithville, was in charge of the arrangements.
Smithville, TN
July 24, 2013

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