Maxine Matilda Hale Nokes, 83, died Saturday, July 21, at DeKalb Community Hospital .
A native of Cannon County, she lived in Smithville, TN.
4 Sons: Gerry (Rita) Nokes and Jeffery (Maureen) Nokes, both of Short Mtn., Nicholas (Patsy) Nokes, Sr., of Liberty; Billy (Kathy) Nokes of Pea Ridge.
Grandchildren: Tonya Melton, Stephanie Alexander, Bill, Wesley and Natasha Nokes, Nicholas Nokes, Jr., Sarah, Hannah and Jeffery Nokes, II.
Sister: Marie Garrett of Short Mtn. Community.
Brother: Billy Hale of Dearborn, MI.
Also survived are 8 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Hester Melton Hale; siblings, Ray, Shelah, Paul and James Thomas Hale, Ruth Barrett and Dorothy McDougal.
A member of the Short Mtn. Methodist Church, she was a retired School Teacher at Short Mtn. School and Mud College. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society and the Eastern Star.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24.
Interment will be in Melton Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012 and from 10 a.m. until time of service Tuesday.
Pallbearers: Charles Nokes, Luke Alexander, Nick Nokes, Jr., Wesley, Jeffery Nokes, II, Jacob and Jarrett Melton.
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