Obituaries

  • Stella Rogers

    Saturday, 28 November 2015

    Stella G. Rogers, 78, passed away Sat., Nov. 28, 2015 at her home in Kittrell.  She was a native of Cannon Co., TN.
    She is survived by her husband, J.C. Rogers of Kittrell Community; Children, Danny Lee (Doris) Vance of Manchester, Sue (Tony) Manning of Smyrna, Donna Vance (Martin) Davenport of Woodbury, Robert Lynn Vance of Murfreesboro
    Brother, Carl Edward (Carol) Todd of Lebanon; Grandchildren, Amy Danielle (David) Sadoski, Bryan Martin (Kacey) Davenport, Joshua Adam (Holly) Davenport and Bradley Lynn Vance; Great Grandchildren: Justin Daniel Turner, Aira Destiny Sadoski, Dalen Sadoski, & Elijah Blake Vance.
    Ms. Rogers was a member of the Science Hill Church of Christ and was retired from Samsonite.  She was preceded in death by her parents Lawton & Annie Todd.   
    Funeral services will be 1 pm Monday, November 30, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Nickolas Nichols officiating.  Interment will follow in the Curlee Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be after 2 pm – 8 pm Sunday, November 29, 2015.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

     

  • Timmy Mount

    Saturday, 28 November 2015

    Mr. Timmy Wayne Mount was born October 11, 1968 to Charles Houston Mount, Sr. and Annie L. Mount in Woodbury, Tennessee.  He passed into eternal life on November 27, 2015 at the too young age of 47.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Houston Mount and Lois Mount.
    He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Beth Mount of Woodbury; sons, Joseph “JoJo” Givens of Carthage and Timmy Mount, Jr. of Woodbury; daughters, Brittany Givens of Carthage, Alexis Mount of Woodbury, step-children, Emily Hollis and Ricky Hollis both of Woodbury; brother, Charles Mount, Jr. of Murfreesboro; sisters, Evette Potter of Nashville, Charmeka Mount of Murfreesboro and Chelsa Mount of Woodbury; grandchildren, Jada Givens, Davin Givens and Ka’marie Feathston; great uncle, James Batey; aunts, Polly Mount and Ester McShepard; father and mother-in-law, Ricky and Ruth Murphy; as well as several other aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.
    Timmy enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Vols football games.  He liked doing anything outdoors, fishing, gardening and cutting wood.  He loved to spend time with family and friends.  He was known to hold big cookouts and loved to grill steaks and ribs.  He always had a smile and was a strong but soft spoken person.  
    The family will receive friends at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, November 30, 2015 from 1-7 pm.  Funeral services will be held at the Grace Assembly of God Church, 2999 John Bragg Hwy., on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 12 pm.  Share memories and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net  Smith Funeral Home (615)563-5337

  • Albert McGee

    Saturday, 28 November 2015

    Albert “Wayne” McGee, 61, passed away Friday, November 27th, 2015 following injuries sustained in an ATV accident.  He was born on Jan. 19th, 1954 in Cannon County.
    He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Barbara (Youngblood) McGee and son Jordan Blake McGee and his “almost like a daughter”, Keeli Bullard, Mother, Elizabeth (Grizzle) McGee, his brother, Eddie R. McGee (Smyrna), Nephews, Randy (Melissa) McGee of LaVergne, Corey (Tabitha) McGee of Murfreesboro, Great Nephews and Nieces, Will Cofer, Devon, Dustin, Tyler, Brooke, & Abigail. He is also survived by his Mother in law, Sue Youngblood, who is “like another Mother” and numerous close cousins, Uncles and Aunts.
    He was preceded in death by his father Samuel W. McGee, Father-in-law Billy Youngblood and his brother in law William (Bill) Youngblood.
    Wayne enjoyed Golf, Fishing, Hunting, watching PGA golf & SEC football especially UT, Snorkeling, Cruising, and Travel. He was employed (34 years) at Stanley D. Lindsey, Structural Engineers as a Director of Drafting/Principal. 
    Funeral Services will be 1 pm Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at Rural Hill Church of Christ, 564 Bell Rd., Antioch, TN, where he was baptized and married. Bros. Russ King and Gary Hale will be officiating.  Interment will follow at Mapleview Cemetery, 411 Maple St. Smyrna, TN. Visitation with the family will be from 3:30 pm until 8 pm Monday at Rural Hill Church of Christ and Tuesday from 10 am until the time of services.  In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in his memory for The First Tee, 101 Sam Ridley Pkwy., Smyrna, TN  37167
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311

  • Christola Davenport

    Saturday, 28 November 2015

    Christola Lynn Davenport, 50, passed away Thurs., Nov. 26, 2015 at St. Thomas Rutherford E/R.  She was a native of Murfreesboro.
    She is survived by her sisters, Veronica (Bubba) Hartman of Bradyville and Patricia (Doug) Friend of CA.; Niece: Charity Gibson (Brian McCutcheon) of Readyville; 2 Nephews: Jared Irby of Murfreesboro & Cory Friend of CA.; 4 Great Nieces and Nephews.
    Ms. Davenport was a member of the Harvest View Church of Christ and a homemaker. 
    She was preceded in death by her parents Oakley & Christine Hutchins Davenport.    
    Funeral services will be 1 pm Tuesday, Dec. 01, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Derrick Hartley officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Gardens Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be after 3 pm Monday, November 30, 2015. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.  Woodbury Funeral Home 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Don Nichols

    Thursday, 26 November 2015

    Don Wade Nichols “Hippie”, age 66 from Smyrna TN died
    November 19, 2015. He was born in Nashville TN on October 21, 1949. He attended Highland Heights and east High School.
     
    Don was in the Air National Guard, retired truck driver and a member of the Teamsters. His passions included motorcycles, horses and his family.
     
    He was preceded in death by Father: James Matt “Mutt” Nichols
    Mother: Bonnie Hazel Nichols
    Grandson: Tyler Wade Carlin
    He is survived by Wife: Nancy Jennette Nichols
                                    Children: Dustin Wade (Heather)Nichols
                                                      Nichole “Nikki” (Brad) Carlin
                                    Grandchildren: Dylan Wade Nichols
    Sylvi Dessa Carlin
                                                                 Hudson Joseph Nichols
     
    Celebration of Life will be Sunday November 29th from 2:00 to 5:00 at
    The Grove of Williamson Place 3250 Wilkinson PK Murfreesboro TN

  • James West

    Wednesday, 25 November 2015

    James Terry West, age 83, of Manchester passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 at St. Thomas Rutherford.  He was a native of Cannon County. 

    Survivors include his siblings Juanita Thomas of Lexington, KY, Shelby Tucker of Murfreesboro, Howard Wayne West of Ringold, GA, Rachel Ann Snider of McMinnville, Virginia Lois Campbell of Woodbury, Pamela (Jim) Harvey of Manchester, & Cynthia (Ken) Walters of Murfreesboro. 

    Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. 

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Eukla & Ruth Bishop West; and Siblings, John West and Joyce West Goins. 

    Mr. West was a retired brick mason and was a Veteran of the Army where he served in the Korean War. 

    A public visitation will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2015 from 10 AM to 12 Noon.  A private family graveside service will follow.

     

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

     

  • Berma Sullins

    Tuesday, 24 November 2015

    Berma Jean Eady Sullins, 84, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 at St. Thomas Rutherford.  She was a native of Cullman, AL.
    She is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Barton of Woodbury; Grandchildren: Amy McMackins, Daniel Sullins, T.K. McCullough, Patrick McCullough, Nicole Croy and Nicholas Barton; 7 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild; Siblings:  Francis Stewart of AL., Joyce Brown of Texas, Linda Braccato of AL and Daron Eady of WA.
    Ms. Sullins was preceded in death by her parents, Justin Dalton Eady and Gladys Guthery Eady; her husband, Lacie Sullins; 3 Children, Barbara Sullins, Randy Sullins and Debbie Parker.     
    She was a member of the Bradyville Church of Christ and a homemaker.      
    Graveside services will be 2:30 pm Friday, November 27, 2015 at Cherry Cemetery with Bro. Charlie Gunter officiating.  Visitation with the family will be from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM Friday, November 27, 2015 at Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Russell Hamm Jr.

    Tuesday, 24 November 2015

    Mr. Russell Wayne "Butch" Hamm, Jr.  age 65 of Gassaway passed away Sunday morning November 22, 2015 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital ER.  He was born August 20, 1950 in Bluefield, West Virginia to his parents the late, Russell Wayne and Roberta White Hamm, Sr.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 brother, James Hamm.  Butch was a Methodist and a construction worker.  In 1981, he moved his family to Tennessee where he has lived in the Gassaway community since. He was a carpenter since he was 12 years old.  He was loved by many and will be extremely missed.   Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Karen Hamm of Gassaway; 2 daughters, Jenel Hill and Danielle Moseley both of Gassaway; 5 grandchildren, Roberta, Heather, Hailey, Eddie and Lavell; 1 sister, Debbie Hamm of Bear, Delaware; 1 brother, Danny Hamm of Newark, Delaware.  There will be a family gathering to celebrate Butch's Life on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 beginning at 5:PM at Butch and Karen's home in Gassaway.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to help with funeral expenses.  DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Nelda Rogers

    Friday, 20 November 2015

    Nelda Seal Rogers, 63, passed away on November 19, 2015, with her husband and children by her side.  She was born on October 26, 1952, the only child to Clarence and Arabella Seal in Winston Salem, North Carolina.   A lover of all things country music, she left her beloved state to pursue a new life in Tennessee, working as a Twitty City tour guide in Nashville.  She later joined the AVCO Corporation as a secretary and it was there that she met the love of her life, a tool and die maker named Everett Rogers, Jr.  They married on June 23, 1981 and were married for 34 years.

    Always music minded, she began playing the piano at age seven and was the church pianist by age 12.  Church was an integral part of her life and she made sure you knew she was a “devout Southern Baptist”.  She went on countless mission trips and pursued all avenues of church work and leadership.  She enjoyed her time as a substitute teacher for the local school system and stayed in touch with several of her students.  Her most memorable time in Cannon County was as a radio disc jockey for WBRY.  Hers was a voice that almost everyone in this county knew and trusted.

    As of late, she worked tirelessly as the clerk, the pianist, and a ladies’ Sunday School teacher as a member of Plainview Baptist Church.  A stickler for the rules, she remained the voice of reason in every situation.  Her mission minded heart led her to her favorite project, Operation Christmas Child, and she poured every part of that heart into the ministry, sending well over 500 shoebox gifts to children overseas.

    She battled sickness for much of her life, but her rock solid faith kept her steady.  She was a pillar of strength and spiritual mother to many.  She will be greatly missed.  

    She is survived by her husband, Everett Rogers, Jr. of Woodbury; daughter, Jenny (Mark) Sissom of Bradyville; son, Carter Rogers of Woodbury; two step-daughters, Misty (Mark) Stout of Spring Hill and Michelle Wilkerson of Murfreesboro.  Also surviving are 13 grandchildren: Adlen, Ethan, Lindsay, and Caleb Sissom; Faithe, Rebecca, Josh, Matt, Micah, Daniel, and Sarah Grace Stout; Nick Barabas and Cody Wilkerson and her mother-in-law, Imogene Rogers of Woodbury

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 pm Monday with Bro. Charley Heath and Bro. Jonathan Womack officiating.  Interment will follow at Cherry Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be Sunday from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

    In lieu of gifts and flowers, donations may be made to the Operation Christmas Child project, care of Samaritan’s Purse.
     

  • Allan Williams

    Friday, 20 November 2015

    Mr. Allan R. Williams, 58, of Woodbury and formerly of Nashville passed away on November 19, 2015.  He was born on July 24, 1957 in Carrollton, Georgia.  His parents were the late Harold Caswell Williams and Evelyn Dacy (Sprewell) Williams.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Brenda (Oakley) Williams.
    He is survived by his daughter, Ginger Williams of Nashville; sister, Paula (Sam) Larkin of Woodbury; brother, Tommy Williams; two grandchildren, Keith and Nataleigh and several nieces and nephews.  
    Mr. Williams was a long time employee of Proctor and Gamble in Jackson, TN.  He also worked as a truck driver for Swift and as a security officer.  He liked collecting baseball cards and watching Titan’s football games.  He was a generous person who would give you the shirt off his back.  He was always a hard worker, until his health deteriorated.  He loved to visit with his grandchildren.  He was a member of the Fatherland Baptist Church in Madison, TN and recently a faithful attendee of the Grace Assembly of God Church in Woodbury.
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Sunday, November 22, 2015 from 2-4 pm.  Memorial services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel.  Marty Cooper will officiate.  Share memories and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net   Smith Funeral Home (615)563-5337
     

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