POWELLS / CROSSROADS Earl Eugene Venable, 79, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at a Chattanooga hospital. He was a member of Whitwell Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kay Frances Jones Venable; son, Dennis Eugene Venable; parents, Earl and Orvella Venable; brother, Curtis Venable; sister, "Sis" Phillips.He is survived by daughters, Kathy (Michael) Smith, Gardendale, Ala., Karen (David) Hall, Powells Crossroads, Tenn.; grandchildren, Kirk Landon (Iesa) Smith, Allison Marie Hall and Lori Dennis Hall; great-grandchildren Hailey Alexia Smith and Hunter Landon Smith.Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 5, at 11 a.m. CST in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Teague Cemetery with Military Honors provided by The Sequatchie Military Honor Guard.Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements by Reed Funeral Home, 11675 Highway 28, Whitwell. Family will receive friends 4 to 8 p.m. CDT today.