• Jennifer Lynn Messick

    Wednesday, 29 May 2013

    Jennifer Lynn Messick age 41 who passed away Sunday.  Born in Murfreesboro, she resided in Rutherford County.  She is survived by her parents Michael and Shirley Barlow Messick of Murfreesboro.  Grandmother Helen Armstrong Messick of Summerville S.C.
    Funeral Services for Ms. Jennifer Lynn Messick will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 at the Woodfin Memorial Chapel with Brother David Ford and Brother Charles Ray officiating.  Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 to 8:00 Wednesday evening at the Woodfin Memorial Chapel.  Woodfin Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements

  • Carlton Blair

    Wednesday, 29 May 2013

    Mr. Carlton M. Blair, 79, of Cannon County died May 25, 2013. He was born in Cannon County on June 29, 1933. His parents were the late John C. Blair and Lizzie (Kirby) Blair. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Sarah Miller; a son, Steve Blair; brothers, Howard Blair, Sr., Luther Blair, Henry Blair and Walter Blair and by sisters, Christine Smith and Flora Markum.

    Mr. Blair is survived by a son, Bobby Blair of Nashville; brother, Tom & Virginia Blair of Nashville; sister, Meda Carr of Cannon County; grandson, Jeremy & Stephanie Miller of McMinnville; great grandchildren, Allie and Keaton Miller.

    Mr. Blair was a member of the Baptist Church. He was retired from Magnatech in McMinnville. He also drove a school bus for Cannon County for many years. He enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening. He liked to collect spoons and coal oil lamps.

    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 12-2 PM. Memorial services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Jerry Smith will officiate. Interment will follow in Center Hill Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337

  • Willie Jean Bailey

    Tuesday, 28 May 2013

    Name of Deceased

    Ms. Willie Jean Bailey





    Funeral When

    Tuesday, May 28th at 4pm

    Funeral Where

    Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home


    Bro. Al Mahan


    Goode Cemetery

    Date of Death

    Saturday night, May 25th

    Place of Death




    Church Affiliation

    Faith Baptist Church




    Retired CNA from NHC Healthcare

    Preceded in Death

    Husband- Audie Lee Bailey Jr., parents- Clinton & Mattie Gordon, 2 daughters- Glenda Ford & Kathy Guinn & 2 grandsons- Michael & Jeff Ford.


    Son- Roger Dale & wife Kathy Bailey of Smithville. 5 daughters- Janet Lattimore, Pat Ford & Robert Rowe, Laura Fay & husband Tim Martin, Nancy Bailey & Reba Scott all of Smithville. 16 grand children- Julie Vincent, Amanda Ford, Rachael Anderson, Ashley Satterfield, Ricky & Micky Guinn, Brandy Guinn, Chrissy Demonbreun, Jenny Ramsey, Karey Benson, Chelsie Bryant, Terry and Steven Emberton, Lynn Miller, Tiffani & Heather Scott. 4 step grand children- Jimmy & Chris Martin, Jennifer Davis & Cassondra Martin. 24 great grand children, 6 step great grand children & 1 great great grand child. 1 brother- James & Ruby Vassar of Murfreesboro, 2 sisters- Laura Sullins of Woodbury & Grace Parker of Murfreesboro. Special friend Frances Hayes of Smithville. 


    Monday 2-9pm and Tuesday from 9am till time of services at 4pm

    Arrangements by

    Love-Cantrell Funeral Home


  • Callie Comer Rhodes

    Monday, 27 May 2013

    Name:    Callie Comer Rhodes                                                           Age:    94
    Date Died: Monday, May 27, 2013 @ 6:32am              Where:   At her home
    Birthplace:  Rutherford Co.      Address:  539 Dobbs Hollow Rd., Readyville, Tn.  37149
     Son:  Dorris (Allie) Rhodes of Readyville                                                                     
     Grandchildren:  Rovin (Loretta) Rhodes, Jr. of Lascassas & Debbie (Stacy) Wooden of Lebanon
    Great Grandchildren:  Alicia Wooden, Daniel Wooden, Seth (Amber) Rhodes, Erin Rhodes, Micah Rhodes & Zachariah Rhodes.
    She was preceded in death by her parents: Meridith & Winnie Hall Comer; her husband, Rovin C. Rhodes; children, Curtis, Gail, Ronald & Donald Rhodes; & her siblings, Henry Comer, John Comer, Hester Lane & Alma Ezell. 
    Ms. Rhodes was a native of Rutherford Co, a member of Sharpsville Church of Christ and a retired cook @ Rutherford Hospital.  She loved to cook, sow & make dolls for family & friends.  She was a Christian and was ready to go.
    Graveside Service: Bradley Creek Cemetery (Rutherford Co.) When: 2:00 pm Wed., 5/29/13
    Minister:  Bro. John Lively                                    Interment: Bradley Creek  Cemetery    
    Visitation: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Tues. May 28, 2013 & Wed. until 1:00 PM
    In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the church or charity of your choice

  • Irene Puckett Butcher

    Tuesday, 21 May 2013

    Name:    Irene Puckett Butcher                                                          Age:    82
    Date Died: Sunday, May 19, 2013 @ 8:45 am              Where:   At her home
    Birthplace:  Bedford Co.      Address:  2091 Tolbert Hollow Rd., Bradyville, Tn.  37026
    3 Children:  Richard Irvin (Molly Sue) Butcher of Readyville, Wanda Carol Bobbitt of Murfreesboro & Samuel Harrison (Gwen) Butcher Jr. of Bradyville
    Sister:  Freeland Williams of Midland Community
    Also survived by 8 grandchildren & 16 great grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents: Earnest Puckett & Ovie Turner Puckett and her husband, Samuel Harrison Butcher, Sr.
    Ms. Butcher was a native of Bedford Co, a member of Bradyville Church of Christ and a housewife.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 10:00 am Wed., May 22, 2013
    Minister:  Bro. Charlie Gunter                                    Interment: Wards Grove  Cemetery    
    Visitation: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Tues. May 21, 2013

  • Jesse Wayne Alexander

    Friday, 17 May 2013

    Jesse Wayne Alexander, 73, of Readyville passed away at his home Wed., May 15, 2013 following an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his parents: Jesse Mayne Alexander & Julia Hollis Alexander.
    He is survived by his wife of 53 years: Claudette Bowen Alexander;  Sons:  Claude (Traci) Alexander of Readyville and Charles Alexander of Woodbury; Daughter:  Cynthia (Sastri) Kodavanti of Readyville;  Sister:  Eunice Alexander Haley of McMinnville; Grandchildren: Michael (Taylor) Alexander, Brett Alexander, Jesse (Emily) Alexander, Ben Alexander, C.W. Alexander and Vijay Kodavanti, April Alexander, Amanda Alexander and Ashley Greenwood; Step granddaughters:  Ashley Skelton, Allie Wilson and Shana Phillips; Sisters-in-law and Brothers-in-law:  Lynn (Alfred) Oldham of Murfreesboro and Kay Bowen of Canada; Lloyd and Boyd Bowen of Cleveland, TN.; Special Cousin:  Curtis (Claira) Hollis of Manchester, Tn.; Also surviving are 4 great grandchildren, many nieces & nephews and other beloved family.
    Wayne was a lifelong resident of Cannon County.  He was a devoted member of the Curlee Church of Christ and was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ.  He was a retired machinist for General Electric in Murfreesboro.  He was also a former road commissioner for Cannon County.  He spent his whole life farming and loved spending time tending to his animals and bees.  He also loved to travel; he had visited all 50 states, plus Canada, Germany, the Bahamas and the Panama Canal. But most all he loved God, his family and he will be missed by many.
    Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 pm Sat., May 18, 2013 with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating.  Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 5- 9 pm Friday May 17, 2013 & Sat. until time of service.
    For those wishing to do so, donations may be to Curlee Church of Christ, American Heart Assoc., American Diabetes Assoc. or American Cancer Society % Woodbury Funeral Home,  615-563-2311  or

  • Charles T. "Pat" McBroom

    Wednesday, 15 May 2013

    Mr. Charles T. "Pat" McBroom, age 89 of Oneida, passed away Monday afternoon, May 13, 2013 at the Oneida Nursing & Rehab Center in Oneida, TN. He was born on October 24, 1923 in Woodbury, TN to the late Glenn and Mary Louise Kittrell McBroom. Pat was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oneida, TN. He was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather.

    In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first Wife: Reba Robbins McBroom; second Wife: Betty Cecil McBroom; Son: Michael Robbins McBroom; 1 Brother and 2 Sisters.

    He is survived by 1 Daughter: Sharon Louise McBroom of Nashville, TN; 1 Son: Charles Thomas McBroom, Jr., and wife Debbie of Oneida, TN; 3 Step-daughters: Brenda Allen of Winfield, TN, Lou Ann Smith and husband Denny of Oneida, TN, Stephanie Brooks and husband Tony of Knoxville, TN; 10 Grandchildren, and 7 Great Grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

    The family will receive friends for visitation in the Chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home in Oneida, TN on Thursday Evening, May 16, 2013 from 5:00 PM until time for funeral services at 7:00 PM Eastern Time with Rev. Philip Kazee officiating. Music will be provided by the First Baptist Church Choir of Oneida, TN.

    The family will receive friends for visitation at the Smith Funeral Home in Woodbury, TN on Friday afternoon, May 17, 2013 from1:00 - 2:00 PM Central Time. Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodbury, TN. Pallbearers will be family and friends.  Smith Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.   (615)563-5337

  • Henry Hickey

    Sunday, 12 May 2013

    Name:    Henry C. Hickey                                                           Age:    79
    Date Died: Saturday, May 11, 2013               Where:   Woodbury Health Care Center
    Birthplace:  Silver Point, Putnam Co.      Address:  102 Kidwell Lane, Gassaway, TN  37095
    Survivors: Wife: Georgia M. Ortman Hickey of Gassaway
    Daughter & Son-in-law:  Karen & Steve Higgins of Woodbury
    Son:  Johnny L. Hickey of Gassaway
    2 Grandsons:  Clint & Brandi Higgins and Devon L. Hickey
    2 Great Grandchildren: Kole & Kennedi Higgins
    Siblings:  Dorothy (George) Allen of Algood, Arthur (Buna) Hickey of Cookeville, Clara Fox of Gainsboro, Alberta Garwood of Murfreesboro, Sammy (Thelma) Hickey of Smithville, Donnie (Betty) Hickey of Smithville, Annie (Jessie) Flatt of Baxter,& Joyce Bird of West Jefferson, Ohio
    Several nieces & nephews also survive
    He was preceded in death by his parents: Sam & Alma Carter Hickey and 4 Siblings, Charlie Hickey, Johnnie Hickey, Irma Johnson & Geneva Garwood.
    Mr. Hickey retired from Carrier Corp. & was a farmer & a member of the Baptist Church.  He loved farming & working his mules.
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 2:00 pm Tues., May 14, 2013
    Minister:  Bro. Gary Hancock                                    Interment: Beech Hill  Cemetery    
    Visitation: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday May 13, 2013 & Tues. until time of service.
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  • Creola Roadruck

    Thursday, 9 May 2013

    Name:    Creola Roadruck                                                           Age:    80
    Date Died: Monday, May 7, 2013               Where:   At her home
    Birthplace:  Hawkinsville, GA.      Address:  470 Old Prospect Rd. Woodbury, Tn.  37190
    Survivors: Husband: Richard Roadruck of Woodbury
    3 Children: Gene Dale (Jocelyn) Goodnight of Park City, IN.; Diana Kelley of Avon, IN & Deborah (George) Cole of Woodbury
    Sister:  Corena Brown of Murfreesboro
    Niece:  Cindy Sims
    Grandchildren: Sky Goodnight, Chad Kelley, Travis Simmons, Matthew Goodnight, Josh Cole, Ashley Kelley
    Great Nephew and Niece: Jeff Sims and Natalie Sims
    6 Great grandchildren also survive
    She was preceded in death by her parents: Charles Luther Head & Roxy Anderson and her brother, James Dale Head.
    A member of the Woodbury Church of Christ and Pine Hill Church of Christ (Clay Co.), she worked in bookkeeping. 
    Funeral Service:  Upton Funeral Home, Celina TN.   When: 1 pm Sat., May 11, 2013
    Minister:  Bro. Dale Strong                                    Interment: Pitcock Cemetery, Clay Co.    
    Vistation: 2 -8 pm Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Woodbury Funeral Home and Saturday, May 11 at Upton Funeral Home from 10 am until time of services.
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  • Glenn McDaniel

    Tuesday, 7 May 2013

    Name:    Glenn McDaniel                                                           Age:    56
    Date Died: Monday, May 6, 2013               Where:   At his home
    Birthplace:  Hawkinsville, GA.      Address:  48 R.E. Davenport Lane Auburntown, Tn.  37016
    Survivors: Wife: Sandi S. McDaniel of Auburntown
    3 Children: Dakota McDaniel of Warner Robbins, GA., Hal Diggs of Willamsburg, VA. & Jared Zimmerman of Gainesville,FL.
    Siblings:  Anelle Harris of Haynesville, AL. and Jimmy McDaniel of Hawkinsville, GA.
    Grandchildren: Keely, Kayden, Hailey, Kenslee, Timothy & Anthony
    He was preceded in death by his parents: Theron McDaniel & Nellie Floyd Daniel and Brother, Carlton McDaniel.
    A member of the Auburntown Church of Christ, he loved reading the bible and his grandchildren. He worked for My Office Products.
    Memorial Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 5:00PM May 9, 2013
    Minister:  Bro. David Dunn & Bro. John Fortner    
    Vistation: 4 -5 pm Thursday, May 9, 2013