Obituaries

  • Judy Whitaker

    Friday, 12 June 2015

    Judy Faye Barrett Whitaker was born April 14, 1946 in Murfreesboro, TN and she passed away at her residence in Woodbury on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the age of 69.
    Judy was the daughter of the late Willie Roy and Evelyn Womack Barrett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.
    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
    Survivors include two daughters, Kimberly (Jim) Duncan of Woodbury, TN and Linda (Jesse) Stone of Milton, TN; brother, Jerry (Mary) Barrett, three sisters, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Visitation will be Friday, June 12, 2015 4-8 pm at Murfreesboro Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Murfreesboro Funeral Home with Bro. Elbert Willis officiating. Burial will be in Amity Cemetery in Cannon Co.
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    Judy Faye Barrett Whitaker was born April 14, 1946 in Murfreesboro, TN and she passed away at her residence in Woodbury on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the age of 69.
    Judy was the daughter of the late Willie Roy and Evelyn Womack Barrett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.
    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
    Survivors include two daughters, Kimberly (Jim) Duncan of Woodbury, TN and Linda (Jesse) Stone of Milton, TN; brother, Jerry (Mary) Barrett, three sisters, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Visitation will be Friday, June 12, 2015 4-8 pm at Murfreesboro Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Murfreesboro Funeral Home with Bro. Elbert Willis officiating. Burial will be in Amity Cemetery in Cannon Co.
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    Judy Faye Barrett Whitaker was born April 14, 1946 in Murfreesboro, TN and she passed away at her residence in Woodbury on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the age of 69.
    Judy was the daughter of the late Willie Roy and Evelyn Womack Barrett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.
    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
    Survivors include two daughters, Kimberly (Jim) Duncan of Woodbury, TN and Linda (Jesse) Stone of Milton, TN; brother, Jerry (Mary) Barrett, three sisters, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Visitation will be Friday, June 12, 2015 4-8 pm at Murfreesboro Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Murfreesboro Funeral Home with Bro. Elbert Willis officiating. Burial will be in Amity Cemetery in Cannon Co.
    - See more at: http://murfreesborofuneralhome.com/tribute/details/914/Judy_Faye_Whitake...
    Judy Faye Barrett Whitaker was born April 14, 1946 in Murfreesboro, TN and she passed away at her residence in Woodbury on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the age of 69.

    Judy was the daughter of the late Willie Roy and Evelyn Womack Barrett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.

    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

    Survivors include two daughters, Kimberly (Jim) Duncan of Woodbury, TN and Linda (Jesse) Stone of Milton, TN; brother, Jerry (Mary) Barrett, three sisters, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

    Visitation will be Friday, June 12, 2015 4-8 pm at Murfreesboro Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Murfreesboro Funeral Home with Bro. Elbert Willis officiating. Burial will be in Amity Cemetery in Cannon Co.
     

  • Georgia Lance

    Friday, 12 June 2015

    Georgia Lee Barrett Lance, 88, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Woodbury Nursing Center following an extended illness.  She was a native of Cannon Co. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam “Did” Barrett & Elizabeth “Lizzie” Wimberly Barrett and her husband, Albert Quentin “Tadpole” Lance.
    She is survived by 2 Sons:  Barry (Kim) Lance of Gladville, TN. and Benny (Patricia) Lance of Woodbury; Grandchildren: Laticia (Andy) Davis, Lori Beth (Marcus) Adams, Josh Lance and Emilee Lance; Great Grandchildren:  Hunter & Abbi Davis and Ace Lance Adams; Brother:  Donald Ray (Jeanette) Barrett of Woodbury; Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
     
    A member of the Wood Church of Christ, she was a retired from White Stag where she was a supervisor and a Homemaker. 
    Funeral Services will be 2 pm Sunday, June 14, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Nichols officiating.  Pallbearers:  Dwayne “Bones” Cawthon, Ralph Givens, Jimmy Duggin, Shane Gannon, Ronnie “Bubba” Martin & Nicky Martin.  Interment will follow in the Riverside Gardens Cemetery.   Visitation with the family will be from 2 pm until 8 pm, Saturday, June 13, 2015.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or To Leave Online Condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Jacob Bratcher

    Thursday, 11 June 2015

    Jacob Morgan "J.M." Bratcher age 80 of Woodbury, passed away June 9, 2015 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. He was born June 5, 1935 to his parents, the late V.E. and Ila Oakley Campbell Bratcher. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 son, Jeffery Bratcher; 2 brothers, Donald Bratcher and Jerry Bratcher; 1 sister, Wanda Brown. He was a retired construction worker, attended the Blues Hill Church of Christ and was a U.S. Army Veteran. J.M. is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jonell Bratcher of Woodbury; 3 sons, Barry (Regina) Bratcher of Freystade, Germany, Jason and Joel Bratcher both of Woodbury; 3 grandchildren, Aaron, Jacob and Vanessa Bratcher; half-brother, Barton (Phyllis) Todd of McMinnville; several nieces , nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Friday, June 12, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Rannie Phillips officiating and burial to follow in Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation will be Thursday 11:AM until 8:PM and Friday 10:AM until the time of the service. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Clyde Ricky Todd

    Thursday, 4 June 2015

    Clyde Ricky Todd, 65, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 at NHC – McMinnville.  He was a native of Cannon Co., TN. Ricky was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde & Christine Merriman Todd.

    He is survived by his 2 Daughters:  Christie (Jimmy) Love of Woodbury and Cherrie (Bob) Moline of Ridgefield, WA.; Sister: Debbie Todd of Woodbury; Grandchildren:  Autumn Love, Hawk Love and Kristina Moline.

    He was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church, CCWHA and the Spotted Saddle Horse Assoc.  Ricky was a Jack of All Trades. He was a farmer, substitute teacher, Horse Trader, and Bus Driver to name a few.  

    Memorial Services will be 2 pm Sunday, June 07, 2015 at Shiloh Baptist Church with Bro. Bobby Nichols officiating.  Visitation with the family will be from 1 pm until 2 pm at Shiloh Baptist Church, Sunday, June 07, 2015.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cannon Co. Walking Horse Association.

  • Dean Lewis

    Tuesday, 2 June 2015

    Dean Lowell Lewis, age 75, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Lewis was born on September 1, 1939 in Cannon County, Tennessee to the late Stanley Haskell and Jane Todd Lewis. Mr. Lewis was a member of Grace Baptist Church and a Army and National Guard Veteran.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Joe (JD) Lewis, and a sister Janet Lewis Prater.
    Survivors include daughters, Melanie Lewis Bowen (Kyle) of Unionville, Tennessee, Vicki Lewis (Chris Gibson) of Chattanooga, Tennessee, sister, Dalphia Lewis Parsley (Joe) of Fayetteville, Tennessee, grandchildren, Maggie Bowen, Luke Bowen, Azalea Lewis Gibson and loving nieces and nephews.
    Graveside services and celebration of life will be held Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Evergreen Cemetery.
    Special Thanks to 7 Tower South nursing staff at Centennial Medical Center. Mr. Lewis was an advocate for Veterans and youth, loving spirit towards all, and he liked fitness, meditation and health.
    Murfreesboro Funeral Home is charge of the arrangements. 615-896-2229.
     

  • Shannon Young

    Monday, 1 June 2015

    Shannon Mayne Young, 40, passed away Monday, June 01, 2015 at Vanderbilt Hospital.  He was a native of Cannon Co.
    He is survived by his parents, Red & Shirley Mears Young of Woodbury; Children: Amy Young & Logan Young both of Woodbury; Bubbie of:  Keisha Young (Jeremy Harnish) of Woodbury; Niece & Nephew:  Luschin and Lavada Harnish both of Woodbury; Best Friends:  Dennis Ramsey & Doug Fennell.  Several aunts & uncles also survive.
    He was a welder and loved to be outdoors doing almost anything but he loved to fish and ride four wheelers.  Above everything else, he was a wonderful son, father, Bubbie and friend. 
    Funeral Services will be 2 pm Wednesday, June 03, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in the Sycamore Cemetery.  Pallbearers:  Dennis Ramsey, Doug Fennell, Doug Harrison, Jeremy Harnish, Ivan Fisher, Jason Pitts.  Visitation with the family will be from 10 am until 9 pm, Tuesday, June 02, 2015. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help his family with funeral expenses.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net.

  • Ethel Scarbrough

    Monday, 1 June 2015

    Ethel Anderson Scarbrough, age 94, of Woodbury, passed away June 1, 2015 at Woodbury Health Care Center.  She was a native of Oconee, GA. 

    Survivors include her daughter, Linda Osborne of Woodbury; Son, Don (Kathy) Scarbrough of Rentz, GA; Grandchildren, Jay (Lisi) Osborne, Michele Gunter, Ryan (Leslea) Osborne, Amanda (Travis) Roose, & Ben Scarbrough; Great Grandchildren, Chad & Austin, April, Casey, & Chase, Ryan & Skyler, and Cayne & Jada. 

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Thomas Anderson & Eleren Hilson Anderson; husband, Bill Scarbrough; Siblings, Curtis Anderson, Evalee Brantley, & Gladys Underwood; and Grandson, Austin Brown. 

    Ms. Scarbrough was a member of the Cornerstone Community Church and was a homemaker.  She loved her family and to work in the garden.  She enjoyed being a Sunday School teacher and singing in the choir. 

    Funeral services will be 11 AM Thursday, June 4, 2015 in the Cornerstone Community Church with Bros. Rick McFerrin, Rick Underwood, & Teddy Underwood officiating.  Interment will follow at Riverside Gardens.  Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 PM Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the funeral home.

  • Shirley Sullivan

    Monday, 1 June 2015

    Shirley Ann Kirby Sullivan, age 73, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2015 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.  She was a native of Cannon Co. 

    Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Ted Sullivan; Children, Brenda (Wade) Neely of Manchester, Cheryl (Joey) Bonello of Taylor, MI, & Lisa (Frank) Johnson of Taylor, MI; Brothers, Donald Kirby & Ed Kirby, both of MI; 10 Grandchildren, Daryl, Matt, Justin, Roger, Ryan, Joshua, Stormy, Amanda, John, & Gerald; and 8 Great Grandchildren, Lily, McKayla, Isabella, Bella, Brooke, Hailee, Abbey, & Jacob. 

    Also surviving are many nieces & nephews. 

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest & Lela Gunter Kirby; and Daughter, Sheila Trent. 

    Mrs. Sullivan was a member of the Baptist church, and a housewife. 

    Memorial services will be 6 PM Wednesday, June 3, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home.  Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 6  PM Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the funeral home.

     

    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

     

  • William Groom

    Monday, 1 June 2015

    William Jennings Groom, 82, who passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 in Goodlettsville, TN.  He was a native of Wilson Co., TN.
    He is survived by his Wife of 55 Years,  Dorothy Nichols Groom of Goodlettsville; Children: Norma Kay (George) Paetzmann and Timothy Dale (Lydia) Groom all of Hendersonville; Grandson:  Richard James Moore of Goodlettsville.
    He was preceded in death by his son, William Darrell Groom and Brother, Larry Randall Groom.
    Mr. Groom was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army.  He was a member of the VFW and a self-employed trader.
    Funeral Services will be 2 pm Monday, June 01, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. John Paul Jones.  Interment will follow in the Reed Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 11 am until time of service, Monday, June 01, 2015.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Shelby Schuler

    Monday, 1 June 2015

    Shelby Dean Owens Schuler, 77, died May 31, 2015 at her home with family following an extended illness. She was a native of Cannon Co., TN.   

    Ms. Schuler was preceded in death by her parents, Willie & Emma Pearl Parton, and stepfather, Clifton Smithson. Her first husband, Ralph Owens, her second husband Charlie Schuler, and brother-in-law, Luther Blair. 

    She is survived by her daughter, Regina Owens (Chuck) Reed of Woodbury; Son, Jeff (Kathy) Owens of Murfreesboro; Grandchildren, Brandi Prater Higgins of Woodbury, Travis (Meredith) Prater and Emma Grace Owens all of Murfreesboro, Wesley (Olivia) Owens of Maryville, and Matthew Owens of Stuttgart, Arkansas; Great-Grandchildren, Brady Kole Higgins and Kennedi Grace Higgins. She is also survived by her sister, Naomi Blair, and brothers, David (Linda) Parton, and Austin (Linda) Parton. 

    She was a retired employee of John Oster Corporation, McMinnville, TN with 25 years of service. Shelby also owned Schuler’s Antiques Manchester, TN for 15 years, which was her love and passion. 

    Shelby was a member of Woods Church of Christ in the Short Mtn. Community. 

    Funeral services will be 2 PM Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Woods Church of Christ with Bro. Justin Reed and Bro. Travis Prater officiating. Interment will follow in the Woods Cemetery. Ms. Schuler will lie in state at Woods Church of Christ from 1 PM until time of service. Family and friends are to serve as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be 4 PM to 8 PM Monday, June 1st at Woodbury Funeral Home.

     

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