Kenneth “Bud” Medley, 92, of Smithville died Monday night at his residence.
He was born July 20, 1923 to his parents, the late Columbus and Pearl Sypert Medley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters, Howard Medley, Alfred Medley, Eula Mathis, Bula Maggart, Lucille Fuson, Billy Joe Medley, Robert Medley, Ruth Moulton, Hollis Floyd Medley and Hazel B. Medley. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a farmer.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Nell Terrell Medley of Smithville; brother Gerald R. Medley of McMinnville, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Thursday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Larry Elliott officiating and burial following at DeKalb Memorial Gardens.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.