March 26, 1934 - March 19, 2019
Beth Carlyn Cook Stites, age 84, of Pleasant View, and formerly of Hendersonville, TN, died on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at NHC in Springfield. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday at 12 noon at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hendersonville. Visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday from 4:00pm -8:00pm and again on Thursday from 11:00am until time of service at 12:00pm with Bro. Brad Shockley officiating, and grandsons Freddie Biggs, Brian Biggs, Jonathan Stites, Daniel Smiley, Jesse Stites, Jeffery Stites and Jordan Stites serving as pallbearers. Beth was born on March 26, 1934 in Greenbrier, TN to the late Eldridge Doss and Selma Carlin Bussell Cook/McKinny. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Donald Lee Stites, Sr.; and brother, Mack Cook. She retired from the Oscar Mayer Company as an Occupational Nurse. She was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church. She enjoyed all kinds of animals and was especially fond of her pets and watching birds, but her family was most dear to her. Beth is survived by her sons, Danny Smiley and wife Marsha of Pleasant View, Tennessee, Lester D. Stites and wife Ellen of Springfield, and Donald L. Stites, Jr. and wife Leeanne of Springfield; sister, Sonja K. Maxwell of Pembroke, Florida; grandchildren, Serena Collingsworth and husband Brian, Freddie Biggs and wife Andrea, Brian Biggs and wife Denise, Daniel Smiley and wife Brittany, Rachael Ellen Wilson and husband Steven, Rebecca Clinard and husband Chad, Jesse Dean Stites, Jonathan Stites and wife Allie, Jeffery Stites and wife Brittney, Jordan Stites; 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Pleasant View First Baptist Church. All donations may be sent care of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home. The family has entrusted services to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN. 615-822-4442.
Beth Carlyn Cook Stites, age 84, of Pleasant View, and formerly of Hendersonville, TN, died on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at NHC in Springfield. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday at 12 noon at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation... View Obituary & Service Information
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