Reggie Joy Houk age 82 of Smithville, passed away Wednesday October 20, 2021 at The Webb House in McMinnville. She was born January 11, 1939 in DeKalb County. Ms. Reggie was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Houk; mother, Carrie Workman; sister, June Ziegenfuss; grandparents, Jim and Maggie Staley; special uncle that was like a brother, Jimmy Staley; uncle and aunt, John and Thelma Kirraine; mother-in-law, Elsie Houk; brothers-in-law, Earl, Charles, Oliver and Kenneth Houk and Jackie Ervin; sisters-in-law, Kathereen Ervin, Leola Houk and Judy Houk Pollard. She attended the Smithville First Freewill Baptist Church and worked in the cafeteria with the school system. She is survived by 2 children, Glendon Houk of Smithville and Joy Houk (James) Raper of Murfreesboro; 3 grandchildren, Whitney Houk, Carlee and Caroline Hall; aunt, Bobbie Staley; niece, Cathy (Gary) Beltz; great-nephew, David Griffith; sister-in-law, Ruth (James) Pirtle; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1:PM Friday, October 22, 2021 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Bernard Houk, Frank Bratcher, Darrell Houk and Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow in Bonham Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday 4:PM until 7:PM and Friday 11:AM until the time of the service at 1:PM. In addition to flowers, Ms. Reggie’s request was for donations to be made to either the Nashville Rescue Mission or the Animal Shelter. The funeral home lounge is closed at this time and no food or drinks are allowed in the funeral home. The family would like to extend a special Thank You to the staff of The Webb House in McMinnville for the love and care shown to Ms. Reggie during her stay there. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Reggie Joy (Hall) Houk, please visit our floral store.