William Drane Smallwood III

William Drane Smallwood III

Heaven gained another angel with the tragic passing of William D. “Drane” Smallwood III, on May 22nd, 2020. Drane was born on December 5th, 2001, in Jackson, TN, to William D. Smallwood II and Alana Diamond Smallwood. He is survived by his parents, William and Alana Smallwood; beloved sister, Saylor Gray Smallwood; great grandparents, Joyce McClain Hubbs, Suzi Cooper, and Basil “Buzz” Baudo; grandparents, Dana Sykes (Clifft), Jim Diamond Jr., Stuart Cooper, Linda McClain Smallwood, Bill Smallwood, and Linda Baudo Smallwood; uncles, Jameson Diamond (Jessica), Tyler Smallwood, and John Smallwood (Tori); great aunts and uncles, Frank Warmath, Robert L. “Butch” Smallwood III (Barbara), Caroline Shelton (Kevin), Tammy Albert (Gene), David McClain, Judy McClain, Larry McClain (Brenda); cousins, Rylan Matthew Smallwood, Leighton Everly Smallwood, Calem Rich, Nicoletta Smith, John Franklin Warmath, Baker Warmath, Alex Shelton, Kathryn Shelton, Jaxon Thomas Diamond, Kanen Tillman (Brandon), Gentry Tillman, Laci McClain, Grady McClain, Tim McClain, Liam McClain, and many extended aunts, uncles, and cousins from the Sykes, Baudo, Smith, and Christopher families. He is preceded in death by great grandparents, Bill McClain, Thomas and Brenda White, Jim and Muriel Diamond, Sr., Kathryn Smallwood Warmath, Robert L. “Bob” Smallwood II, J. Frank Warmath, and Helen Baudo; and great uncles, Tom Smallwood and Clint Warmuth. Drane loved life and was an avid truck enthusiast, hunter, and fisherman. He never met a stranger in his life and was loved and cherished by all who knew him. You never saw Drane without a smile on his face and his respectful, courteous demeanor was admired by young and old alike. Drane treasured his precious sister, Saylor, and will continue to watch over her from heaven. He blessed more lives in his 18 years than most people do in a lifetime. The void left by his passing is heart-wrenching; but living a life of joy, giving, and love would honor the legacy of the sweet soul that was taken away too early. #LLD – Live Like Drane #LLD – Love Like Drane Funeral arrangements are made by Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon, TN. Visitation will be at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Lebanon on Tuesday, May 26th, from 4-8, and Wednesday, May 27th, from 10-12, with funeral services to follow. THE FAMILY REQUESTS THAT YOU DRESS LIKE DRANE—NO FORMAL ATTIRE.
December 5, 2001 - May 22, 202012/05/200105/22/2020
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Heaven gained another angel with the tragic passing of William D. “Drane” Smallwood III, on May 22nd, 2020. Drane was born on December 5th, 2001, in Jackson, TN, to William D. Smallwood II and Alana Diamond Smallwood. He is survived by his parents, William and Alana Smallwood; beloved sister, Saylor Gray Smallwood; great grandparents, Joyce McClain Hubbs, Suzi Cooper, and Basil “Buzz” Baudo; grandparents, Dana Sykes (Clifft), Jim Diamond Jr., Stuart Cooper, Linda McClain Smallwood, Bill Sma...

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May
27
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05/27/2020 12:00 PMOffline Wednesday, May 27 2020
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Hillcrest Baptist Church
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Hillcrest Baptist Church
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27
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05/27/2020 01:30 PMOffline Wednesday, May 27 2020
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New Hope Presbyterian Cemetery
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