Bettie Lee Sandlin, 94, of Smithville died Monday at the Webb House. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, a homemaker, and a member of the Mount Herman Baptist Church for more than 70 years. The funeral was held Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial followed in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Esther Childress Walls; her husband, Ewin Quentin Sandlin; and four brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include three children, Eva and Mac Willoughby of Alexandria, Wanda and Jerry Scott of Smithville, and Freddy and Marica Sandlin of Smithville. Three grandchildren, Melanie Willoughby and Dana Richardson of Murfreesboro, Anthony and Dana Scott of Smithville, and Shandi Sandlin of Smithville. Two great grandchildren, Lauralee Richardson and Amber Simon of Murfreesboro. One expectant great grandchild of Shandi. Two great great grandchildren, Lily Grace Simon and London Simon of Murfreesboro. A sister, Reverend Charles and Earlene Walls Olson of Smithville. Sister-in-law, Marie Walls of Smithville and several nieces and nephews survive.
Pallbearers included Eugene Carter, Anthony Scott, Roger White, Jerry Scott, Mac Willoughby, Dana Richardson, Tyler Kent, Don Poss, and James Sandlin.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home, Smithville, TN was in charge of the arrangements.