• Millard Young

    Saturday, 25 June 2016

    Name      Millard W. Young                                                           Age: 84
    Date Died: Saturday, June 25, 2016                  Where:  Woodbury Health Care
    Birthplace:  Cannon Co., Tn.
    Survivors:  Son: Kim (Angie) Young of Woodbury
    Daughter:  Renee (Monte) Patterson of Murfreesboro
    Sister:  Flossie (Buell) Warren of McMinnville
    Brother-in-law:  Howard Helton  of  Nashville
    Brother & sister-in-law:  Wayne and Margie Helton of Woodbury
    Grandchildren:  Blake (Sarah) Patterson of Murfreesboro, Amber, Adam & Ashlyn Young of Woodbury
    4 Nieces and 2 Nephews

    He is preceded in death by his parents, Houston and Hester Young, wife; Jean Young, grandson; Nick Patterson, and sister; Gladys Prater
    Mr. Young was a barber, a member of the Lions Club and the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and a member of Smith Grove Church of Christ.
    Funeral Services:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 11 am Mon., 6/27/ 2016
    Minister:  Bro. Herb Alsup                       Interment:  Cherry Cemetery
    Visitation:  4 to 8 pm Sun., June 26, 2016

  • Jimmy Vance

    Thursday, 23 June 2016

    Mr. Jimmy Don Vance, 60, of Woodbury passed away on June 17, 2016.  He was born in Woodbury, TN on November 20, 1954.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoyte Vance and Radene (Cummings) Vance and a brother, Terry Vance.
    He is survived by his brother, Jerry (Linda) Vance of Nashville; sisters, Deby Farrar of Mount Juliet and Treva Burrus of Nashville; daughter, Jamie Vance; aunts, uncle, nieces and cousins.
    Mr. Vance graduated Woodbury Central High School and joined the Army.  He served during the Vietnam War.  After leaving the service he came back to Woodbury and worked different jobs.  He last worked as a millwright.
    The family will host an informal gathering for family and friends at the Auburntown Church of Christ, 15 East Main St. Auburntown, TN on Saturday, June 25, 2016 beginning at 3:30 pm.  Join them to share memories and condolences.  You may also share at  Smith Funeral Home (615)563-5337

  • Lisa Pittman

    Tuesday, 21 June 2016

    Lisa Marie Pittman, age 43, of Bradyville passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at St. Thomas West.  She was a native of Madison, TN.
    Survivors include her parents, Ronnie O. "George" & Anna Maria Morgan Pittman of Bradyville; Brother, Jason Michael Pittman and his wife, Kelly of Bradyville; Special Aunts, Cheri Rena Harris and her husband, Arthur of Gallatin & Emily Dyer of Shelbyville; Cousins, Nicole Brown and her husband, Phillip and their children, Cory & Cara of Hendersonville & Curtis Sparks and his wife, Lauren of Bell Buckle.  Also surviving are multiple other family & friends.
    Ms. Pittman was preceded in death by her grandparents, Edward D. "Mike" & Margaret Morgan; and sister, Angela Michelle Pittman.
    She was a member of Smith Springs Baptist Church where she was especially close with her longtime minister, John P. Joslin, and his wife, Kathleen.  She was a customer service representative for Lifeway Catalogue Store and also an avid supporter of the American Cancer Society.
    Funeral services will be 11 AM Friday, June 24, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. John P. Joslin, Dr. Gertrude Stone, & State Rep. Mark Pody officiating.  Interment will follow in the Campbell Family Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 3 to 7 PM Thursday, June 23 and 9 AM until time of service Friday, June 24.
    Pallbearers include John Neall, Chris Brown, Brandon Gullett, Darren Fann, James Goolsby, & Roy Sullivan.  Honorary Pallbearers include the 911 Executive Board, Cannon Co. Election Commission, Tom Hall, & Sheriff Darryl Young.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311,

  • Anita Reed

    Tuesday, 21 June 2016

    Mrs. Anita Marie Reed, 60, of Woodbury passed away on June 19, 2016.  She was born in McMinnville, TN on April 16, 1956.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Jefferson “Jeff” Mears and Ollie (Durham) Mears.  She was also preceded in death by a son, Clyde Willo Reed; brother, Aubrey Mears; sister, Margaret Tramel and half-brothers and sisters, James Mears, Carmen Mears and Daisy Bailey.
    She is survived by her husband, Joe Reed, Sr. of Woodbury; son, Joe D. Reed, Jr. of Woodbury; daughters, Tonya (Jonathan) Pitman of Murfreesboro, Tammie (Bobby) Bain of McMinnville and Sonya Reed of Woodbury; brothers, Johnny Mears, James E. Mears, Charlie Mears, Thomas Mears all of McMinnville, George Mears of Woodbury; sisters, Edna Young, Myrtle Florene Cox, Maggie Lance, Joyce Davis, Treva Hutchins all of McMinnville, Roberta Collins of Shelbyville and Wallene Davis of Woodbury; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
    Mrs. Reed and her husband were married over 42 years.  She loved her family and her role as a homemaker.  She loved spending time with her family.  Watching her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren grow up gave her a great sense of pride.  She enjoyed listening to the music of Elvis and many of the groups from her generation.  She loved to go shopping with her daughters.  She was a member of the Iconium Church of Christ.
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 5-7pm and again on Wednesday, June 22, from 10-2pm.  Funeral services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel.  Chris Mears will officiate.  Interment will be in Unity Cemetery in Warren County.  Share memories and condolences with the family at  Smith Funeral Home (615)563-5337

  • Charlotte Hutchins

    Monday, 20 June 2016

    Charlotte Hutchins, age 57, of Woodbury passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.  She was a native of Cannon County.
    Survivors include her mother, Shirley Phillips Vance of Woodbury; Daughter, Ila Kay Smith of Woodbury; Siblings, Elizabeth (Rusty) West, Pam (Jimmy) Arnold, & Aaron Hutchins, all of Woodbury; Grandchildren, Austin Smith, Dalton Porter, Jackson Porter, Sawyer Porter, Brooklyn Porter, & Savannah Porter; Great Grandchildren, Gregory Bryson Carlton & Aubrey Crawford; Special Friend, Teresa Bell.  Several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews also survive.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Dick Hutchins; and baby sister, Mary Hutchins.
    Ms. Hutchins was a member of the church of Christ and was a property manager.
    Graveside services will be 4:30 PM Monday, June 20, 2016 at Centerhill Cemetery with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating.  Visitation with the family will be from 3 to 4 PM Monday, June 20, 2016 at the funeral home.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.


  • Dale Jernigan

    Friday, 17 June 2016

    Dale McClain Jernigan, 79, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Woodbury Health Care.  He was a native of Cannon Co., Tn.
    He is survived by his son: Gary (Lynn) Jernigan of Murfreesboro; 3 step daughters: Virginia (Mark) Pritchett of Estill Springs, Gloria Annette January of Beech Grove and Angela (Greg) Davis of Dayton; Numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
    He is preceded in death by his parents, Clinton J. & Elsie Swanger Jernigan; his daughter, Sharon Jernigan Sims and his brothers, Byrl Jernigan and Marlin Jernigan.
    Mr. Jernigan was retired from TVA as a Heavy Equipment Manager.
    Funeral Services will be 2 pm Sunday, June 19, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating.    Interment will follow in the Hopewell Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 pm Sat., June 18, 2016.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or

  • Bobbie Whited

    Thursday, 16 June 2016

    Bobbie Ann King Whited, age 33, of Auburntown, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, after a lengthy and courageous struggle with cancer.

    Funeral services will be 11 AM Friday, June 17, 2016, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Brother Mike Hannah and Brother Franklin Brown will officiate, with burial to follow in Willow Mount Cemetery.

    The family will receive visitors 4-8 PM Thursday at the funeral home.

    She was born May 6, 1983, in Murfreesboro, to Patricia Faulk Hartman and the late Floyd King. She was a homemaker.

    In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by grandparents, Sam H. Faulk and Edna V. Bolton.

    Survivors include her mother, Patricia (John) Hartman, of Christiana; husband, Jeremy Whited, of Auburntown, daughter, Emily Whited; sisters, Lynn (Chuck) Hayes and Lisa McLaughlin; a brother, James (Shannon) Storey; step brother, Eric Hartman; grandmother, Marjorie Faulk; brothers in law, John (Angie) Whited, and Jason (Tonya) Whited; nieces, Ashley Gordon, Tabetha Gartung, Audrie Holloway, Hannah Whited, Alyssa Whited, and Alana Whited; nephews, Brett Storey, Austin Holloway, Dallen Garrett, Mason Hayes, Justin Whited, Ethan Whited, Logan Hartman, and Bryson Whited; great nieces, Laelynn Gartung, Hayley Harmon, and Madelyn Holloway; great nephews, Liam Holloway and Braxton Rickles.

    Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

  • Regina Murphy

    Wednesday, 15 June 2016

    45 year old Regina Carol Murphy of Smithville died Monday at St. Thomas Rutherford. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. David Murphy will officiate and burial will be in the Jennings Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Betty Jean Murphy and a sister, Lois Frances Murphy. Survivors include two daughters, Natalie Gail Barrett of Smithville and Amber Cheyenne and Michael Caldwell of Smithville. One grandchild, Chevy Mae Sapphire Caldwell of Smithville. Three sisters, Patricia Gail Murphy of Sparta, Betty Darlene Murphy of Smithville, and Susan Charlene Mashburn of Smithville. Seven brothers, Charlie and Teresa Bradford Murphy of Sparta, Audie Ray and Evelyn Murphy of Lenoir City, Billy Glenn and Karen Murphy of Sparta, David Michael and Tammy Murphy of McMinnville, Joel Stephen and Vanessa Murphy of Woodbury, Micah Daniel and Teresa Murphy of Smithville, Samuel Malichi and Miranda Murphy of Woodbury. Special honorary sister: "Sissy" Goolsby of Sparta. Special friend, Timmy Lee Chadwick of Dowelltown.

  • Mike Gilley

    Tuesday, 7 June 2016

    Mike Gilley, 50, passed away Sunday, June 05, 2016 at St. Thomas Rutherford.  He was a native of Cannon Co.
    He is survived by his Siblings, Peggy Gilley of Liberty, Kerry Gilley and Donnie Gilley both of Murfreesboro, Justin Gilley of Woodbury and Jimmy Tramel of Bush Creek.
    Mike was a member of the Baptist church and an electrician. 
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer & Ruby Ann Nokes Gilley. 
    Funeral Services will be 2 pm Wednesday in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Thurman Seber officiating.  Interment will follow in Donnell Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm until 9 pm Tues, June 7, 2016.
    Woodbury Funeral Home 615-563-2311 or

  • Joe Tenpenny Jr.

    Tuesday, 31 May 2016

    Joe A. Tenpenny, Jr., age 83, passed away in Knoxville, TN on May 29, 2016. Born in Woodbury, TN November 28, 1932, Mr. Tenpenny was preceeded in death by parents  Joe A. Tenpenny, Sr. and Mattie Bowman Tenpenny, wife of 46 years Lucy Francis Tenpenny,  brothers Thomas E. Tenpenny and Dorris Tenpenny.  Survived by his son, Terry Lynn Tenpenny and wife, Lynnda, brother, Wayne Tenpenny and wife, Carlene, sisters, Irene Stone and Martha Glandon and husband, Jack, brother and sister-in-law, Claymon and Faye Francis, brother-in-law, Steve Francis,  plus nieces and nephews.
    He was a graduate of Woodbury High, MTSU, and Nashville School of Law.  Joe served 15 years in the Army Reserve reaching the rank of Captain.  Joe moved to Knoxville in 1974 and retired from State Farm Insurance as Auto Claims Superintendent.  He was very active in the Gideon’s International and at Ball Camp Baptist Church in Knoxville.
    Family will receive friends at Woodbury Funeral Home, 504 W. Main Street, Woodbury, TN  37190,  6-8 pm on Tuesday, May 31. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday,  June 1 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Rev. Lee Fox officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Gardens.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideon’s International Memorial Bible Fund or Ball Camp Baptist Church, 2412 Ball Camp Byington Rd, Knoxville 37931.Condolences may be sent to