Obituaries

  • Betty Jo Vinson

    Thursday, 28 March 2013

    Betty Jo Vinson, age 79 of Madison, TN passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013. Mrs. Vinson was born in Nashville, TN on March 9, 1934 to Charles W. and Beadie Riggins.
    She graduated from Isaac Litton High School in 1953 and Belmont College of Nursing and followed her lifelong passion while working as a registered Nurse in the Nashville area.

    She was preceded in death by her Husband Estes Vinson; her parents; and step father Bill Landis.

    Survivors include her daughter, Belinda (Nelson) Garrett; son, Doug Vinson; Brother, Charles (Wilma) Riggins Jr.; sister, Dorothy Harrison Winslow; grandchildren, Chad (Kristin) Garrett, Holly (Micah) Estes and Heather Garrett; and great-grandchildren, Ellie and Isaac Estes, and Riley Garrett.

    A celebration of Mrs. Vinson’s life will be conducted at 11 A.M., Saturday, March 30, 2013 from the Chapel of Spring Hill Funeral home with Joe Vinson officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodbury at 2:00 PM. The family will receive friends from 3 P.M. until 7 P.M. on Friday, March 29, 2013 at Spring Hill Funeral Home in Nashville and from 10 A.M. until 11 A.M., prior to the service.

    Arrangements entrusted to Spring Hill Funeral Home & Cemetery, 5110 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216, (615) 865-1101.

  • Aline Prater Earls

    Sunday, 24 March 2013

    Aline Prater Earls                                                       Age:    57
    Date Died: Saturday, March 23, 2013 @03:50 AM          Where:   Stones River Hospital
    Birthplace:  Warren Co., Tn.      Address:  2520 Pratertown Rd., McMinnville, TN  37110          
    Survivors:  HusbandTerry Lee Earls of Warren Co.   
    3 Children:  Teri (David) Myers of Warren Co., Christy (Derek) Vinson of Cannon Co. & Jonathan Earls of Warren Co.  
    3 Grandchildren: Dakota & Ashlee Myers & Ivy Vinson  
     
    Brother:  Ralph Prater of Cannon County
     
    Nephew:  Matt Prater of Cannon Co.
    Aunt:  Mae Orrick of Warren Co.
    Also survived by several close friends.
    Mrs. Earls was preceded in death by her parents, Hoyte & Loretta Lance Prater.
     
    She was a member of the Bethel Hill Baptist Church and a homemaker. 
     
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home     When: 2:00 PM Monday 3/25/2013
     
    Minister:  Bro. Tyree Smith                                   Cemetery: Centertown Cemetery
     
    Visitation: 2:00 to 9:00  pm Sun., 3/24/13                                                                                                
     
    Pallbearers:  Matt Prater, Bill Earls, Cody Earls, Johnny McCormick, Chris Alexander, Cody Orrick, Gary Wayne Sharp
     

  • Jason Dale Fain

    Wednesday, 20 March 2013

    Jason Dale Fain, two months and two days old, passed away on March 19, 2013. He was born in Murfreesboro, TN on January 17, 2013.

    He is survived by his father and mother, Dale Fain and Samantha Davis of Murfreesboro; grandparents, Anthony Fain of Clarksville, Michelle Bly of Murfreesboro, Jeff and Ann Davis, Sr. of Woodbury; great grandparents, Bill Fain of Clarksville, Virginia Fain of Smyrna, Michael Potts of Murfreesboro, Janice Johnson of Gordonsville, Billy and Mildred Davis of Murfreesboro; uncles, Aaron Fain and Sabin Fain of Murfreesboro, Jeff Davis, Jr. of Woodbury and Dewayne Davis of Illinois; aunts, Morgan Bly of Murfreesboro and Jessica Walls of Woodbury; cousin, Braxton Walls of Woodbury and several great aunts and uncles.

    Jason's father, Dale, works at Nissan is Smyrna and his mother, Samantha, works at NHC in Murfreesboro. Jason was loved and cherished deeply by his family and will be missed more than they can say.

    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, March 22, 2013 from 4-7 PM. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Mark Nunley will officiate. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337

  • Ruby Nadine Owen Jones

    Wednesday, 20 March 2013

    Name:  Ruby Nadine Owen Jones                                                          Age:    75
    Date Died: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 @9:24 PM          Where:   at her home
    Birthplace:  Warren Co., Tn.      Address:  914 Westside Court, Murfreesboro, Tn. 37130           
    Survivors:  3 ChildrenAngela (William) James of Woodland Community, Cliff Bogle, Jr. of Murfreesboro & Kathy Landrith of California  
    4 Grandchildren:  Jennifer (Samuel) Alford, Caleb Peck, Jacquelyn Corcran, & Shane Ferrell
    Great Grandchildren:  Zachary Alford, Olivia, Sarah, Alana & Madelyn Corcran
     
     
    Special Caregivers:  Dewana Hale, Mildred & Billy Briley, Lucinda Finely
    Neighbor: Gene Stats
    Friend: Judy Reed
    Ms. Jones was preceded in death by her parents, Colonel Owen & Bertha Talbert Owen, her husband, William Jones & her brother, Milburn Owen.
     
    She was a member of the Church of Christ and a homemaker.  She enjoyed gardening, canning and spending time with her grandchildren, her cats and dogs.
     
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home     When: 1:00 PM Sunday 3/24/2013
     
    Minister:  Bro. Al Bugg, Jr.                                   Cemetery: Talbert Cemetery
     
    Visitation: 5 – 8 pm Sat., 3/23/13

     

  • Ernestine Ferrell Brown

    Monday, 18 March 2013

    Name:  Ernestine Ferrell Brown                                             Age:    75
    Date Died: Sunday, March 17, 2013          Where:   at her home
    Birthplace:  Cannon Co., Tn.      Address:  815 Bogle Rd. Woodbury, Tn. 37190           
    Survivors:  4 daughtersDebbie Fanning, Brenda Bogle, Marie (Jim) Demass all of Cannon Co., Virginia (John) Scott of Monticello, IN.
    Her baby Poodle:  Jamie
    Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
     
    Ms. Brown was preceded in death by her parents, Will & Gertie Johnson Ferrell; her children’s father, Cecil Brown, Jr.; siblings, Jim, Earl C., Kenneth & Robert Ferrell, Bessie Overby, Media Walden, Linda McMahan and Dolly Turner.
     
    She was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church and was ret from Inland Steel Mill in IN. She loved to quilt and donated to the Humane Society and other charities.
     
    Memorial Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home     When: 2:00 PM Wed. 3/20/2013
     
    Minister:  Bro. Hunter Hay and Bro. Jeff Cripps      Visitation:  11 – 8 pm Tues., 3/19/13
     
    Pallbearers:  Jim Demass, John  & Brian Scott, Scott Hunter, Tom & Joe Fanning, Alex Paschal, Dakota Wimberly     

  • Brylee Ryan Light

    Monday, 18 March 2013

    Name:  Brylee Ryan Light                                             Age:    0
    Date Died: Thursday, March 14, 2013          Where:   Middle Tenn. Medical Center
    Birthplace:  Rutherford Co., Tn.    Address:  3924 Sulpher Springs Rd., Murfreesboro, Tn. 37129
    Survivors:  ParentsMarissa Underwood and Charles Light both of Murfreesboro
    Grandfather:  Phillip Underwood of Woodbury
    Aunts & Uncles:  Phillip, Josh & Tasha Underwood, Dylan Light and Jennifer Parker
     
    Memorial Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home     When: 7:00 PM Thursday 3/21/2013
     
    Visitation:  5 – 7 pm Thurs., 3/21/13
     
       For online tributes , www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Lois Allmon

    Monday, 18 March 2013

     
    Mrs. Lois Allmon, 102, of Manchester died March 17, 2013. She was born on July 5, 1910 in Bells, Tennessee. Her parents were the late Frank Jacob Perryman and Florence (Peavyhouse) Perryman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Iris Allmon; brother, Cleatus Perryman and half-brothers, John Perryman and William Perryman; sisters, Martha Lamberson, Louise Sampson and Eunice Lamberson.

    She is survived by her daughters, Linda & Thurman Walden of Manchester, Nancy & Stephen Shoemaker of West Jefferson, NC, and Eugenia & Barry Donbaugh of Douglasville, GA; grandchildren, Michael Shannon Stone, Heather Erin Stone and Jennifer Donbaugh Henesler; one great grandchild, Elena Henesler.

    Mrs. Allmon was a member of the Church of Christ and taught Bible School for many years, while her husband preached. She earned a Secreterial Certificate from the Watkins Institute. Worked for Bell Telephone for a period of time and for DuPont where she met her future husband. Also, for many years she sold World Books door to door. She loved to sew and taught many other ladies. She enjoyed canning and taking care of her family.

    Graveside services will be held at Trousdale Cemetery in Warren County on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:00. Charles Williams will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Timothy Hill Children's Home or Camp Shiloh. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details. (615)563-5337

  • Wanda Walden

    Monday, 18 March 2013

    Mrs. Wanda Walden, 71, of Woodbury died March 16, 2013. She was born on February 27, 1941 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her parents were the late Jack and Dessie Bailey. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Suzette Butts and her son, Victor Butts.
    She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Lee Walden of Woodbury; daughter, Teresa Ring of Lewisburg, TN; six grandchildren that she raised like her own children, Angel & Frank Warnack, Jennifer & Samuel Alford, Chase McLaughlin, Jessica Taylor, Katherine Butts all of Woodbury and Amy Miller of Nashville; also, nine great grandchildren and she was expecting her tenth great grandchild.
    Mrs. Walden was a member of the Woodbury Pentecostal Church. Before moving to Woodbury in the early 1990's she owned and operated several different businesses. She was a hard worker and found time to earn her Ph. D in Psychology. She was Director of Environmental Services at the V.A. in Murfreesboro for several years. Being creative she liked to fix things around the house and enjoyed sewing. Her greatest love of all was her family. The grandchildren were special to her and she gave them whatever they wanted.
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 4-6 PM. A memorial service will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel with Clayton Neal officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the March of Dimes. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details. (615)563-5337

  • Buddy Robert Bain Sr.

    Monday, 18 March 2013

    Mr. Buddy Robert Bain Sr., 49, of Smithville died March 16, 2013. He was born on December 24, 1963 in Murfreesboro, TN. His parents were the late Buddy Bill Bain and Gertie (Stanley) Bain. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Dewey Bain and sisters, Effie Ashford and Virginia Davis.

    He is survived by his wife, Debbie Bain of Smithville; sons, Buddy, Jr. and Jennifer Bain of Bradyville, Dustin Bain of Tullahoma; step-son, Justin Mummel of Smyrna and Joey Bratcher of Nashville; daughters, Mallory & Peter Krajian, Michelle Bain both of Broken Arrow, OK; brothers, Jimmy & Teresa Bain of Smyrna, Hoyte Bain of Christiana, Jay & Bell Bain of Murfreesboro; sisters, Joann Lambert of Gladeville, Becky & Ronnie Johnson of LaVergne and Wilma Cathey of Murfreesboro; eight grandchildren and six step-grandchildren.

    Mr. Bain was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church. He was self employed and liked doing all kinds of work. Working with his hands made him happy. He loved to go fishing.

    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 3-8 PM. Funeral services will be in the Smith Funeral Home chapel on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 2 PM. Buford Bain will officiate. Interment will follow in Hale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to assist with funeral expenses. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337.

  • Deborah Lynn Sullins Parker

    Saturday, 16 March 2013

    Name:  Deborah Lynn Sullins Parker                                             Age:    57
    Date Died: Thursday, March 14, 2013          Where:   Stones River Hospital E/R
    Birthplace:  Cannon Co., Tn.      Address:  410 Burt Rd. Woodbury, Tn. 37190 
    Survivors:  MotherBerma (Eady) Sullins of Woodbury
    Sons:  T.K. and Patrick McCullough both of Woodbury
    Grandchildren:  Sierra Lacelyn McCullough and Zachary Thomas McCullough of Woodbury
    Sister:  Phyllis Barton of Readyville
    Deborah was preceded in death by her father, Lacie Sullins, Husband, Jackie Lynn Parker and her brother, Randall Sullins.
     
    She was a member of the Sunny Hills Baptist Church and a homemaker.
     
    Memorial Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home     When: 6:00 PM Tuesday 3/19/2013
     
    Minister:  Bro. John Jones     Visitation:  3 – 5 pm Tues., 3/19/13
     
    In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home
     to help with funeral expenses

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