Mr. Kenneth Lee Bain age 65 of Smithville, passed away Monday, August 24, 2020 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was born September 27, 1954 to his parents, the late Alton and Willie May Cantrell Bain. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death a daughter, Stacey Powell; 2 sisters, Eva Roberts and Nina Self. Kenneth was a roofer and farmer and affiliated with the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Debra Lynn Bain of Smithville; 2 children, Nelda Bandy of Smithville and Kenny Bain, Jr. (Roxanne Landis) of Smithville; 6 grandchildren, Briana (Austin) Ellis. Gavin Bain, Braxton Bain, Jacob Bandy, Tanisha Bandy and Dayne Powell; 4 great-grandchildren, Alejandra and Isaiah Gutierrez, Aaron Bandy and Noah Bandy; 2 brothers, Toy "Buck" Bain of Smithville and James Bain of Baxter; 3 sisters, Dot Thaxton, Annett Bain and Doretta Taylor all of McMinnville; several half-brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 4:30 PM Thursday, August 27, 2020 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Joel Wood officiating and burial will follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday 4:PM until 7:PM and Thursday 1:PM until the time of the service at 4:30. Due to COVID 19, the Governor's Executive Orders 38 and 51, and social distancing guidelines, we ask for the health and safety of everyone that you please exercise social distancing. Our pews in the chapel are marked off to allow 100-125 people for the service and to respect the guidelines. The Funeral Home lounge is currently closed and No food or drinks are allowed in the funeral home. The family would like to express a special "Thank You" to Dr. William Sherwood and Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church for the love shown during Kenneth's illness. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
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