• Alvin Davenport Jr.

    Friday, 15 November 2013

    Alvin Eric “Buddy” Davenport, Jr., 67, of Woodbury died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Stones River Hospital E/R  suddenly. He was a native of Cannon Co.
    He is survived by his children, Donna Faye Murnhan and Samantha Davenport both of Woodbury, Rebecca Ann Ross of Williamstown, NJ., Mary Alvanell Allnutt of Ranson, WV., Gracie Renee Davenport of Purcellville, VA.; 15 Grandchildren:  ; 3 Brothers,  Robert Hatton Davenport of Merced, CA., Edward Grant Davenport of San Jose, CA., Alan Craig Davenport of Woodbury 3 great grandchildren and 6 step grandchildren also survives
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin Eric Davenport, Sr. and Grace Manus Davenport; Grandson, Samuel Eric Southers; Sisters, Donna Sue Odom & Linda Avanell Parker.
    A member of the Sunny Hill Baptist Church, He was a veteran of Viet Nam serving in the Air Force and was retired from United Airlines where he was a store keeper.
    Funeral Services will be 1 pm Tues, Nov. 19, 2013 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. John Jones officiating.  Interment will follow in the Centerhill Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be Monday from 12 noon until 8 pm. 
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  • Louise Bogle

    Friday, 15 November 2013

    Louise Vickers Bogle, 80, who passed away Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Stones River Hospital.  A native of Cannon Co., she was the daughter of the late, Delter Will Vickers & Louzetta Blair Vickers.
    She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Robert Bogle of Woodbury; Children:  Melinda (Roger) Wilson of Sparta, Vicki (Joe) Bryson and Tammy (Lee) Neal both of Woodbury, Teal (Mike) Hatfield of Murfreesboro; Grandchildren:  Billy Parsley, Betsy Hawkins, Will Cooper, Ben Bryson, Cameron, Chantell and Callie Neal; Siblings, Judy Coppinger of McMinnville, John (Linda) Vickers of Centertown, Austin (Helen) Vickers of Viola, J.D. Vickers of McMinnville; 7 great grandchildren also survive
    A member of the Clear Fork United Methodist Church, she was a homemaker.
    Funeral services will be 3 pm Saturday in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Lee Neal, Bro. Chad Coopinger and Bro. Tommy Davis, Jr. officiating.  Interment will follow in the Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery. Pallbearers include Will Cooper, Ben Bryson, Cameron Neal, Billy Parsley, Rob Parsley and Jason Hawkins  Visitation with the family will be  3 to 10 pm Friday and 9 am until time of service Saturday.

  • John Earl Phillips

    Thursday, 14 November 2013

    John Earl Phillips, 89, of Woodbury died Wed., Nov. 13 at Alvin C. York Medical Center following an extended illness. He was a native of Cannon Co.
    He is survived by his son:  Rannie Earl (Debbie) Phillips of Woodbury; Grandchildren:  Lora (Tony) Hortert, Neal (Erin) Phillips, Jarrod Phillips, Jessica (Kyle) Casper, Shana Phillips, Allie Wilson, Ashley (Mitchell) Skelton; Great Grandchildren:  John Christian, Garrett, and Rachel Hortert, Max Skelton and Noah Casper; Sister:  Adean (Glen) Coppinger of Woodbury; Sister-in-law:  Beverly Phillips of Woodbury. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Everette Phillips and Meadie Elkins Phillips; his wife, Maynie Phillips; his son, Alan Phillips; Grandson, J.R. Phillips and great granddaughter, Lindsey Hortert.
    A member of the Church of Christ, he was a Sawmill Foreman and a veteran of WWII.
    Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 pm Mon., Nov. 18, 2013 with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating.  Interment will follow in the Prater Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Saturday 3 pm – 9 pm, Nov. 16, 2013 and Sunday, 1 pm until 9 pm., Nov. 17, 2013.

  • Sandra Lancin

    Thursday, 14 November 2013

    Sandra Nell Burger Lancin, 63, died Tues., November 12, 2013 at her home in Henderson, Tn.
    She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Larry Lancin of Henderson, Tn.; daughters, Heather (Daus) Studenberg of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. and Melissa (Patrick) Bolton of Henderson, TN.; Grandchildren: Alex and Anna Bolton of Henderson, Tn.; 2 Sisters:  Wilma Witty and Rachel Hayes both of Murfreesboro; Sister-In-Law: Sandra Ann Burger of McMinnville; Nephews & Nieces:  Mike (Eugenia) Bush, Mark (Betsy) Bush, Chad (Marcie) Burger, Michelle (Albert) Prater, Melanie (Kyle) Bowen and Vickie Lewis; 5 great nieces and 4 great nephews.
    A native of McMinnville, She was the daughter of the late Samuel Medford Burger and Emma Lee Sparkman Burger. A member of Henderson Church of Christ, she and her husband, Larry owned and operated Magic Video for 21 years.  After they moved to Henderson, she became an Insurance Salesman for State Farm Insurance.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Maurice “Buddy” Burger and her special brother, Carl Witty.
    Funeral services will be 1 pm Sat., in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Smith & Bro. Joey Ferrell officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 11 am until  9 pm Friday, November 15, 2013 and Saturday from 10 am until time of services.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 To leave online condolences, please visit

  • Susan Melton

    Thursday, 14 November 2013

    Susan Elizabeth Markum Melton, 57, of Woodbury passed away at her home on Nov. 13, 2013.  A native of Cannon Co., She was preceded in death by her father, McDonald Markum.
    She is survived by her Mother, Olean Bush Markum of Woodbury;  Sons:  Adam Melton & Alan Melton both of Woodbury; Brothers: Perry Markum (Linda Adamson) of Woodbury and Larry Markum of Murfreesboro;  Sister:  Glenda Mullican of McMinnville; Niece and Nephew, Belinda Ruth and Andrew (Tiffany) Mullican; Great Nieces and Nephews, Ethan Markum, Alexis Ruth, Helena, Treyton and Hayden Mullican.
    A member of Woodbury Church of Christ, she was an employee at Stones River Hospital.
    Funeral services will be 11 am Friday in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Al Bugg officiating. Interment will follow in the Gilley Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 12 noon until  9 pm Thursday, 11/14/13.
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  • Paul Hayes

    Wednesday, 13 November 2013

    Name: Paul Andrew Hayes                                                Age:    53
    Date Died: Monday, November 11, 2013 at Riverpark E/R
    Survivors: Wife:  Evonne Smith Hayes of McMinnville
    Children:  Carolyn (Chris) Barton of McMinnville, Wallace Ray Barrett, Jr. of Smithville & Elizabeth (Billie) Austin of McMinnville
    10 Grandchildren:  Timothy, William & Dakota Hemby, Grace & Dillon Barrett, Vickie, Katie, Misty, Amber & Dalton Austin
    Siblings:  James (Patricia) Miles, Lou lou Bishop and Billy Wayne Hayes of McMinnville
    Aunt: Lou (Roy) Gunter of McMinnville
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman Hayes, Jr. & Mary Elizabeth Roach Hayes; Granddaughter, Abigail Hemby and Brother, Norman Stanton Hayes.
    A member of the Blues Hill Church of Christ, he was a nursery worker and loved to fish.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home  When: 1:00 pm Friday., Nov. 15, 2013
    Interment: Wilson’s Chapel in Centertown                     Minister:  Bro. Rannie Phillips
    Visitation Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 from 1 pm until 8 pm.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home
    to help the family with funeral expenses.

  • Opal Pitts

    Monday, 11 November 2013

    Name: Opal Pitts                                                                                Age:    83
    Date Died: Sunday, November 11, 2013 at Medical Center of Manchester       
    Survivors: Sister:  Virginia Mears of Bradyville
    2 Sisters-in-law:  Renate Espy of Fayetteville, NC and Minerva Banks of Bradyville
    2 Nephews:  Eddie & Danny Espy
    Best Friend:  Dot Tucker of Bradyville
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest & Pearl Brown Espy; her husband, Carlton Pitts and her brothers, Harold & Garold Espy.
    A member of the Hollow Springs Community Church, Ms. Opal loved her horses, going to horse shows and working with her husband, Carlton, training and showing horses.  She was a retired Supervisor at Colonial Corp.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home  When: 2:00 pm Wed., Nov. 13, 2013
    Interment: Riverside Gardens                     Minister:  Bro. Joe Sissom
    Visitation:  Tuesday 5pm – 9 pm, Nov. 12, 2013

  • Nolan Warren

    Sunday, 10 November 2013

    Name: Nolan C. Warren                                                                   Age:    94
    Date Died: Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Woodbury Health Care Center       
    Survivors: Son:  Ron (Michelle) Warren of Crossville
    Granddaughter:  Stephanie (Jay) Ahmad of MI
    2 Sisters:  Joyce Prater of CA & June Gunter of Woodbury
    Also surviving are 5 great grandchildren
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Jake & Mary Purser Warren, his wife Mazel Lee Warren & grandson, Michael Warren.
    A veteran of WW II serving in the Army.  A member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, he was a retired foreman with a machine shop.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home  When: 2:00 pm Monday, Nov. 11, 2013
    Interment: Riverside Cemetery                      Minister:  Bro. Al Bugg, Jr.
    Visitation:  Monday 12:00 until time of service, Nov. 11, 2013

  • Tarcie Eleanor Thompson

    Thursday, 7 November 2013

    Memorial services for Tarcie Eleanor Thompson, 88, will be 2 pm Wed., November 13 at Woodbury United Methodist Church with Bro. John Hembree officiating.   She passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at St. Thomas West.  A native of Thomas, PA., she resided in Woodbury.


    She is survived by her children, Sue (Richard) White of Lake View, OH., Lisa (Kenneth) Ferryman of LaVergne, Tn., Ewela (Arthur) Radcliff of Troy, OH., Jean Brown of Woodbury, Doug “Julio” Thompson of Springfeild, OH., Deloris (Jim) Howard of Tachery, OH., and Daryl (Marty) Thompson of New Carlsie, OH.; 24  Grandchildren, 35 Great Grandchildren and several Great Great Grandchildren also survive. 


    Ms. Thompson was a member of the Woodbury United Methodist Church and was a retired Apartment Manager.  She worked hard at enjoying life and was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved to work puzzles, play cards and spend her time at the Cannon Co. Senior Center.


  • Linda Davis

    Wednesday, 6 November 2013

    Ms. Linda Davis, 73, of London, Kentucky died November 5, 2013. She was born in Asheville, North Carolina on September 18, 1940. Her parents were the late John Welch Crawford and Alma Plemmons Crawford. She was also preceded in death by a son, James "Jimmy" Davis and a daughter, Lynn Cathers.
    She is survived by a son, Craig W. Davis of London, KY; daughter, Lisa (Rory) George of Smithville; sisters, Sonja Rackes and special sister, Pat Hutchinson; ten grandchildren,
    Jennifer Leigh (George) Walls, Linda Marie Davis, Melissa Miracle, Stephanie (George) Stoetzel, Nici Davis, Floyd (D.J.) Miracle, Devren Davis, Shelly Davis, John Davis, Tawni Davis and three great grandchildren, Sierra Leigh Stoetzel, Jenna Lawren M'Lynn Walls, Madison Raye Stoetzel.
    Ms. Davis lived most of her life in Kentucky. She was a member of the Swiss Colony Baptist Church in London, KY. She enjoyed vegetable gardening. Raising beef cattle was special to her. Working on her farm she helped deliver some of the calves that lost the mother in birth. One very special calf she named Welch. After developing some health problems she moved to Smithville to stay with her daughter. She kept a positive outlook on life even through her illness.
    The family will hold a celebration of life at a date to be announced. In lieu of flowers memorial donations are requested to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be sent on the guestbook page of Contact Smith Funeral Home for further details. (615)563-5337