Obituaries

  • Thomas Isaiah Hodges

    Wednesday, 14 August 2013

      Thomas Isaiah Hodges                                                               Age:    31
    Date Died: Sun. 8/11/2013                                  Where: Erlanger Hospital
    Birthplace: Dekalb Co., TN.  
    Survivors: Wife: Angela Michelle Hodges of McMinnville
    Children: Samantha Hodges and Dominic Hodges both of McMinnville
    Siblings: Joshua Hodges and Sethly Hodges both of McMinnville
    Grandmother: Wilma Payne of McMinnville
    Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Coy & Sherry Gammon of McMinnville
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Hodges and Freda Johnson Hodges Guy and his grandfather, Ben Payne.
    He was a carpenter and did fencing.
     

    Death Report from Woodbury Funeral Home

     
    Name:  Thomas Isaiah Hodges                                                               Age:    31
    Date Died: Sun. 8/11/2013                                  Where: Erlanger Hospital
    Birthplace: Dekalb Co., TN.  
    Survivors: Wife: Angela Michelle Hodges of McMinnville
    Children: Samantha Hodges and Dominic Hodges both of McMinnville
    Siblings: Joshua Hodges and Sethly Hodges both of McMinnville
    Grandmother: Wilma Payne of McMinnville
    Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Coy & Sherry Gammon of McMinnville
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Hodges and Freda Johnson Hodges Guy and his grandfather, Ben Payne.
    He was a carpenter and did fencing.
    Memorial Services will be held at 11 am Saturday at Bratchers Crossroads Free Methodist Church with the Rev. Al Buckta officiating. 
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses
     
    To leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Ruby Hollis

    Monday, 12 August 2013

    Name:  Ruby Hollis                                                            Age:    84
    Date Died: Sun. 8/11/2013 @ 6:39 am                    Where: St Thomas Rutherford
    Birthplace: Tracy City, TN.  
    Survivors: Lifelong companion: Floyd D. Bogle of Murfreesboro
    Children: Leroy Watkins of Mt. Juliet, Joyce (Gene) Mason of Woodbury and Jessie (Betty) Dykes of Murfreesboro
    Grandchildren: Lonnie, Dustin, Ashley Nicole and Callie Watkins, Kristi Davenport, Danny and Steven Dykes
    Sister: Hazel Sissom of Woodbury
    She was preceded in death by her parents, John & Fannie Slatton Dykes; Siblings, Paul, Lula and Martha Dykes and grandson, William Michael Wilson.
    She was a member of the Baptist church and was a nurse at Central State, Good Samaritan, Stones River Hospitals and Community Care Nursing Home.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home    When: 2:00 PM Wednesday, 8/14/13
    Minister:  Bro. David Martin          Interment:  Family Cemetery @ Jones Chapel Community
    Visitation:  2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, 8/13/13

  • Jerry Wayne McCoy

    Monday, 12 August 2013

    Name:  Jerry Wayne “Burrhead” McCoy                                                              Age:    57
    Date Died: Sun. 8/11/2013 @ 2:05 am                    Where: At his home
    Birthplace: Rutherford County, TN.  
    Survivors: Mother: Mattie Hall Carrigan of Murfreesboro
    Daughter: Shannon (Caleb) Lassiter of Murfreesboro
    2 Step Children: Tommy Furgason of Woodbury & Christina Furgason of Shelbyville
    Siblings: Deborah Gilley of Woodbury & Jeff McCoy of Nashville
    Step-Brothers: Ernest & Donnie Brinkley both of Murfreesboro
    Half-Sister: Sherry Carrigan of Beech Grove
    Half-Brothers: Jackie Carrigan of Beech Grove & Ronnie Carrigan of Murfreesboro
    7 Grandchildren: Ryleigh & Brody Lassister, Kayla, Bethany, & Hannah McCrary, and Devon & Joseph Furgason
    He was preceded in death by his father, James Andrew McCoy, his wife, Sandra McCoy, and his brother, Bobby McCoy.
    He was a member of the Grace Assembly Church in Woodbury, retired from Paratheon Metals. He was a veteran of Vietnam serving in the Army.
    Funeral Service: Grace Assembly Church                  When: 2:00 PM Tuesday, 8/13/13
    Minister:  Bro. Dwight Smitty & Bro. Robert Douglas          Interment:  McMahan Cemetery
    Visitation:  2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday, 8/12/13 at Grace Assembly Church

  • James Dewey Bryson

    Thursday, 8 August 2013

    James Dewey Bryson                                                Age:    90
    Date Died: Wed., 8/07/2013             Where: Stones River Hospital E/R
    Birthplace: Cannon County, TN.  
    Survivors: Wife of 69 years: Mildred King Bryson of Readyville
    3 Daughters: Wanda Louise Duggin and Sandy Brandon both of Woodbury and Victoria Lynn Duvall of Hillsboro
    7 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Granddaughter
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover Cleveland & Tehra Jane Dobbs Bryson
    A member of the Sanders Fork Baptist church, Mr. Bryson was a logger and a farmer.
    Graveside Service:  Gaither Cemetery at Dewey Bryson Hollow Rd., Readyville
    When: 4:00 PM Saturday, 8/10/13
    Minister:  Rodger & Joanie Eakin            
    Pallbearers: Jim Adcock, Donnie Odom, Timmy & Brandy Reynolds, Lewis Duvall, Samantha “Sam” Duncan
    Honorary Pallbearer:  Blake Duncan                
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gaither Cemetery %Woodbury Funeral Home
    To leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Stephanie Renee Mooneyham

    Sunday, 4 August 2013

    Name:  Stephanie Renee Mooneyham                                                Age:    26
    Date Died: Sat. 8/03/2013                     Where: At her home following a long battle with cancer
    Birthplace: Rutherford County, TN.  
    Survivors: Father: Roy Mooneyham of Woodbury
    Brother: Gary L. Mooneyham of Woodbury
    Sister and her family: Robin, Wayne, Alexis and Michael McCord all of Woodbury
    Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive
    She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Ann Mooneyham, Grandparents, Charley White and Beatrice Merritt and Jesse Oscar and Maude Mooneyham.
    Stephanie enjoyed drawing, story writing, reading and music.  She loved her four legged babies, Toby and Jimmy, and they were her children since she was never able to have any.  She was a 2005 graduate of Cannon Co. High School. Stephanie was a very spiritual person and strong in her beliefs.
    Graveside Service:  Riverside Gardens Cemetery     When: 4:00 PM Monday, 8/5/13
    Minister:  Bro. Clayton Neal                              Interment:  Riverside Gardens Cemetery,
    Visitation:  11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday, 8/5/13
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to
    help the family with funeral expenses

  • Ted Burks

    Wednesday, 31 July 2013

    Ted Burks, 84, of Woodbury passed away at his daughter’s home Tuesday, July 30, 2013.  He was a native of Summittville in Coffee Co. He was preceded in death by his parents, Comer P. & Votra Geneva Chumbney Burks; Wives, Beulah Burks and Roberta Burks; 3 brothers, Jerry, Hoyde and Howard Burks and 2 sisters, Velvia Vaughn & Beulah Mae Burks.

     

    He is survived by his 2 Children: Denise (Kerry) Foster and Floyd (Janet) Burks all of Woodbury; 6 Grandchildren: Kenny Johnson, Angie (Matt) Campbell, Cory Foster, Erika (Jerry) Lokey, Chelsie Burks and Austen Burks;
    7 Great Grandchildren: Trey, Jessica, Drew & Bailey Johnson, Kaydence Lokey, Jacob Campbell and Lacey Foster and brother: Leon (Pat) Burks of Summittville.

    Funeral services will be 2 pm Saturday in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. John Jones officiating.  Interment will follow in Coleman Cemetery, Rutherford Co.  Pallbearers include, Chad and Austen Burks, Jerry Lokey, Kenny, Trey and Drew Johnson, Matt and Jacob Campbell, Terry and Russell Burks. Visitation with the family will be 4 pm until 8 pm Friday. 

     
    Mr. Burks was a member of the Sunny Hills Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served in Korea.  He was retired from Aladdin Industries after 39 years. Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

     

  • John Lee "Johnny" Moore

    Tuesday, 30 July 2013

    Name:  John Lee “Johnny” Moore                                                                 Age:    72
    Date Died: Mon. 7/29/2013                                           Where: At his home
    Birthplace: Cannon County  
    Survivors: Wife: Linda Higgins Moore of Woodbury
     3 Daughters: Denise (Tim) Scott and Valerie Moore all of Woodbury, Leah (Michael) Lott of Mooresville, North Carolina
    6 Grandchildren: Jonathan Moore, Leann, Erin, & Brent Scott, and Noah & John Lott
    Sister: Ann Pichulo of Woodbury
    He was preceded in death by his father William Bill Moore and his brother Hugh “Bud” Moore
    He was a member of the Smith Grove Church of Christ and a heavy equipment operator and foreman with road construction.
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home     When: 2:00 PM Friday, 8/2/13
    Minister:  Bro. Al Bugg                              Interment:  Ivy Bluff Cemetery in Warren Co.
    Visitation:  11:00 AM to 9:00 PM Thursday, 8/1/13
    To leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Wanda Lee Brown

    Sunday, 28 July 2013

    Mrs. Wanda Lee Brown, 75, of Auburntown died at her home on July 27, 2013. She was born on August 11, 1937 in McMinnville, TN. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ila (Campbell) Todd, husband of 58 years, Truman Brown, a daughter, Ila Kay Rhoden and two brothers, Donald Bratcher and Jerry Bratcher.

    She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Cheyrel & Doug Pursell of Auburntown; son-in-law, Joe Rhoden of Lascassas; brothers, J.M. & Jonell Bratcher of Short Mountain and Barton & Phyllis Todd of McMinnville; three grandchildren, Leslie Pursell of Woodland, Robert & Jessica Rhoden of Lascassas, Jacob & Annette Pursell of Spring Hill also two great grandchildren, Katlyn White and Annalee Pursell.

    Mrs. Brown was a member of the Auburntown Church of Christ. She was a retired employee of Chromalox in Murfreesboro. Reading was one of her favorite pass times. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Spending time with her family was one of her greatest joys. Mrs. Brown had a sweet disposition and never met a stranger.

    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Sunday, July 28, 2013 from 11-8 PM. Funeral services will be held in the Smith Funeral Home chapel on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 2 PM. David Dunn and John Fortner will officiate. Interment will be in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations are requested to the Auburntown Church of Christ. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details.

  • Annette Jones Miller

    Wednesday, 24 July 2013

    Annette Jones Miller, 83, of Clarksville, TN, died on Monday, July 22, 2013 at Gateway Medical Center. She was born on December 6, 1929 in Woodbury, TN to the late Samuel Jones and Georgia Higgins Jones. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Miller; one brother, Bobby Jones; and two sisters, Avanell George and Edwina Hamilton.
    Funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel with David George officiating. Graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. in Leoni Cemetery in Woodbury, TN. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.
    Annette is survived by her two sons, James (Hattie) Miller, II of Johnson City, TN and Jeff Miller of Clarksville, TN; three daughters, Lisa (Eddie) Adkins of Clarksville, TN, Cathy (Mike) Seis of Dover, TN, and Tammie (Brian) Maxwell of Cumberland Furnace, TN; brother, Jerry Jones of Murfreesboro, TN; sister, Myra Sue (Jim) Castor of Statesville, NC; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and one brother-in-law, Grady George.
    Pallbearers will be Michael Seis, Daniel Miller, Steven Maxwell, Eddie Adkins, Mike Seis, and Grady George, Jr.
    Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.
     

  • Frank B. "Sonny" Grosch

    Wednesday, 24 July 2013

    Funeral services for Mr. Frank B. “Sonny” Grosch, age 76, of Bradyville, TN, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 26, 2013 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Sidney Parham officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Hope Cemetery.  Visitation with the Grosch family will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.  Mr. Grosch passed away at his residence on Tuesday evening.
     
    Sonny was born in Coffee County, TN, the son of the late Howard Samuel and Hazel Darnell Grosch.  He was a machine press operator at Batesville before he retired.  He served in the National Guard and was a deacon and treasurer at Living Springs Church.  Some of his many hobbies included gardening, watching sports, and camping.  He loved to aggravate others and liked to have “discussions”.
     
    In addition to his parents, Sonny was also preceded in death by one brother, Oscar Grosch.  He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Katherine Poff Grosch of Bradyville; one son, Howard (Jean) Grosch of Readyville; two daughters, Donna (Ralph Pena) Presson of Bradyville and Debbie (Stephen) Cox of KY; three brothers, Dale Grosch of Hillsboro, James (Geneva) Grosch of Manchester, and Harold (Judy) Grosch of GA; ten grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren.

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