Ruby Lois Medley, 90, of Smithville passed away Wednesday at her residence.
She was a homemaker and a member of Smithville First Baptist Church. Funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Bro. Chad Ramsey officiated with burial following at Smithville Town Cemetery.
Mrs. Medley was preceded in death by husband Jack Medley; parents A. C. “Buster” and Carrie Braswell Vanderpool; stepmother Ruby Vanderpool; brother and sister-in-law Alfred and Colleen Vanderpool, brother-in-law James Donnell and special caregiver, Jo Horn. She is survived by three sons, David and Annette Medley, Bruce and Susan Medley, and Ricky and Siggi Medley, all of Smithville; seven grandchildren, Louie Jack and Constance Medley of Smithville, Cindy Cole of Smithville, Brandise Layne of Nashville, Nicole Layne of Smithville, Christopher Layne of Smithville, Matt and Christy Napier of Cookeville, and Brittany and David Bradberry of McMinnville; great-grandchildren, Mason and Ethan Medley, Hunter Layne, Emily Layne, Aidan Layne, Alexis Stanley, all of Smithville, and the Bradberry children of McMinnville, sister Doris Donnell of Smithville, sisters-in-law, Eva Lois Hickman of Kingsport and Peggy Young of McMinnville; three nieces and special caregivers, Nancy Bain, Nichol Layne and Pat Rutherford also survive.
In addition to flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mrs. Medley to Alzheimer’s Research.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home in Smithville was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 2, 2018