• Peggy Gannon

    Saturday, 18 January 2014

    Peggy Ruth Alexander Gannon, 77, of Woodbury passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.  She was a native of Cannon Co., TN.

    She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law:  Ronald & Karen Gannon of Woodbury
    Grandchildren: Wyatt Gannon and Amelia Gannon both of Woodbury    
    Brother:  Don (Joyce) Alexander and Benny (Judy) Alexander both of Murfreesboro

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Janie Howell Alexander and Brother, Jimmy Alexander.

    A devoted mother and mema, she loved being with her family and friends.  She enjoyed attending the Senior Citizen Center in Cannon Co. and was a member of the Church of Christ. Peggy was retired from Whirlpool.

    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home, 3 pm Mon. Jan. 20, 2014                  
    Interment:  Riverside Gardens Cemetery
    Visitation:  3:00 pm until 8:00 pm Sun., Jan. 19, 2014

  • Electra Floyd

    Thursday, 16 January 2014


    FLOYD, Electra Christine, age 87 of Manchester, Tennessee,

    passed away on January 14, 2014 at the Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

    She was a retired auto worker, homemaker and member of the Manchester Church of Christ.

    She was born in Woodbury, TN to her

    parents, the late Oscar Ellis Bugg and Myra Aspen Smithson Bugg;

    sister, Mary Ellis Newhouse; and

    brother, Paul Bugg.

    Mrs. Floyd is survived by her

    loving husband, Roy E. Floyd of Manchester, TN;

    daughter, Dorothy B. Collingham and her husband Dale of Pinckney, Michigan;


    Juel McConnell (Doyle) of Manchester, TN and Elizabeth Hartsfield (Ben) of Woodbury, TN;


    Alford Bugg (Fran) of Woodbury, TN;

    four grandchildren,

    Chris Collingham, Brian Collingham, Kim Collingham and Tommy Lathers;

    four great-grandchildren,

    Samantha Mulddon, Erin Collingham, Hayden Collingham and Mira Collingham; and a host of other relatives and friends.



     Thursday, January 16, 2014

    5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.



    Friday, January 17, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.

    Chapel of Central Funeral Home



    Brothers Terrell Bunting and Al Bugg, Jr. 



    Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.


    CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN in Charge of Arrangements.

  • Howard Gunter

    Tuesday, 14 January 2014

    Howard White Gunter,77, died Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Centennial Medical Center.  He was a native of Cannon Co.,Tn.
    He is survived by his wife, Mary W. Morris Gunter of Liberty; Children: Michelle (Keith) Slatton of Smithville and Stefan (Elizabeth) Gunter of Woodbury; Grandchildren:  Stoney Harmon, Crystal Schulz, Shiney Gibbs, Marianne & Will Gunter
    Brothers: Dee (Wanda) Gunter of Readyville and Ralph (Janis) Gunter of Liberty. Several great grandchildren also survive.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Estes and Maggie Wray Ferrell Gunter; 2 children, Ethan Hans & Stasia Yvette Gunter and grandson, Rocky Harmon.
    A member of the Gassaway Church of Christ, he was a carpenter.
    Funeral services will be held 12 noon Wed. Jan. 15, 2014 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Hancock officiating. Interment following in Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery. Pallbearers include Mark Duggin, Shawn Gunter, Bradley Gunter, Eric Gunter, Chris Alexander, Stoney Harmon.
    Visitation with the family will be from  3:00 pm until 8:00 pm Tues., Jan. 14, 2014. For those wishing to do so, donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Gassaway Church of Christ or Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery.

  • Nell Milligan

    Sunday, 12 January 2014

    Nell Barrett Milligan, 91, of Hendersonville died Sat., Jan. 11, 2014 at Emeritus Senior Living in Hendersonville.  She was a native of Cannon Co.

    Funeral services will be 11 am Tues., Jan. 14 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Keith Parker officiating.  Interment will follow in the Riverside Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 4 pm - 7 pm Mon and Tues from 10 am until time of service.

    She is survived by her daughter, Brenda (Jack) Chaffin; Grandchildren, Eric (Kyndra) Chaffin and Shannon (Shane) Starks; Great Grandchildren, Jake & Kaylor Chaffin, Connor, Abigal & Barrett Starks all of Hendersonville; Siblings, Leo, Bobby & Bragg Barrett and Sue Knox all of Woodbury.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, James Nathaniel Barrett & Dora Alexander Barrett; husband, Hoyte Milligan, Sisters, Phemia Howeth and Rachel Simmons.

    A devoted Christian, Ms. Milligan was a member of the Church of Christ and was truly devoted to her family.

  • Judith Ernst

    Saturday, 11 January 2014

    Name Judith Amanda Ernst                                                          Age: 41
    Date Died: Friday, January 10, 2014 at her home in Morrison
    Birthplace: Elkhart Co., IN.
    Survivors:  Parents: Albert & Carol Fingerle Ernst of Morrison
    Daughter: Alexa Jolynn Ernst (Known as Lexie) of Morrison
    Sisters: Naomi Pierce of Crown Point, IN., Hannah Yavonne of Morrison, Sarah (Jona) Guenther of Monterey, Esther (Neil) Rudolph of Mohawk, TN., Lydia (Derick) Sutherland of Bethel Springs, TN.
    Brother: Simon Anthony of Crown Point, IN.
    Judith was a baker.
    Funeral Service:  Woodbury Church of Christ         When:  10 am Mon. Jan. 13, 2014
    Minister:  Preston Kanagy                           Interment:  Grace Christian Fellowship Cemetery
    Visitation:  4:00 pm until 8:00 pm Sun., Jan. 12, 2014 at Grace Christian Fellowship Church, 5194 Jim Cummings Hwy., Woodbury, TN  37190
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  • Ken McIntyre

    Friday, 10 January 2014

    Kenneth "Ken" Albert McIntyre, 76, of Woodbury, Tennessee departed this life on, January 6, 2014, after a long, hard fought battle with cancer.
    Ken is survived by his wife, Artie Jean (Legan) McIntyre and two sons, Jay Scott McIntyre and wife, Sandra; granddaughter, Anneliese Hope McIntyre of Murfreesboro, TN; son, Bryan Keith McIntyre and granddaughter, Kayla Jean McIntyre of Bloomington, IN; a sister, Mary Elaine Burns of Texas and a younger brother, Arthur Wayne McIntyre of Arizona.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur William McIntyre and Cora Ellen (Bethel) McIntyre; older brother, Frederick Lyle McIntyre, grandparents and all his aunts and uncles.
    While in Michigan, Ken and his family were members of the Immanuel Congregation Church of Christ in Oxford. He was also a leader in the Boy Scouts of America for 14 years. The family resided in Ortonville, Michigan before he transferred to Tennessee. They lived in Culleoka, Tennessee until his retirement. Then he moved his family to Woodbury, Tennessee.
    He and Artie Jean were active members of the Woodbury Church of Christ. Ken also joined the Lions Club where he served his community for several years.
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, January 17th from 1-4 PM. Memorial services will be that same day at 4 PM in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home. Herb Alsup and Al Bugg, Jr. will officiate. His final resting place will be in Oxford, Michigan.
    In lieu of flowers memorial donations are requested to the Woodbury Lion's Club or Adams Memorial Library. Contact Smith Funeral Home for deatails. Smith Funeral Home is entrusted with the services. (615)563-5337

  • James Basham

    Friday, 10 January 2014

    Name James Hiram Basham                                                          Age: 87___
    Date Died: January 9, 2014 at his home in Woodbury
    Birthplace: Warren Co, Tn.
    Survivors:  Children: Mary Spry of Bradyville, Carolyn Whitfield of Readyville, Linda (Jerry) Vance of Nashville, Betty E. (Melvin) Smith of Woodbury, Connie (Mike) Lane of Auburntown and Angie Basham of Woodbury
    Grandchildren: Rex Spry, Melissa Powell, James Carl Mears, Lori Cross, Jacob Bryson, Joshua Bryson, Brandi Sissom and Emily Sissom
    Also surviving are 16 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild
    Mr. Basham was preceded in death by his parents, Lawton Hiram & Myra Rogers Basham; his wife, Clara Mae Parker Basham; Sons-in-law, Carl Mears, Lloyd Whitfield and Jerry Spry; Granddaughter, Lisa Spry; 3 brothers, Ray, Claude and Clyde Basham and 2 Sisters, Sylvia Smithson and Mary Wiley Nippa.
    A member of the Church of Christ, Mr. Basham was a farmer and a mechanic. 
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home When:  2 pm Sat. Jan. 11, 2014
    Minister:  Bro. Jerry Gilley                           Interment:  Cherry Cemetery
    Visitation:  11:00 am until 8:00 pm Friday, January 09, 2014
    Active Pallbearers:  Rex Spry, James Carl Mears, Dillon Powell, Dustin Mears, Jacob & Joshua Bryson, Mike Lane, Chris Cross, Austin Mears
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  • Johnny Vickers

    Thursday, 9 January 2014

    Mr. Johnny Winford Vickers age 74 of McMinnville, TN, (Centertown Community) died Tuesday January 07, 2014, at River Park Hospital in McMinnville, TN. He was born May 22, 1939, in Cannon County, TN, was a farmer, a member of Locust Street Church of God, and a director with Cannon County Farm Bureau. Mr. Vickers was preceded in death by his parents Willie Delter and Louzetta Blair Vickers, sisters Juanita Anderson and Louise Bogle, and a brother Glen Wood Vickers.
     Survivors include his wife Linda Hutchings Vickers, daughter Kathy (Javaid) Khan of Pakistan, son Kenneth (Sandra) Vickers, McMinnville, TN, grandchildren Sophie Khan, Zain Khan, Katelyn Vickers, and McKenzie Vickers, sister Judy Coppinger, brothers William (Helene) Vickers, and J.D. Vickers all of McMinnville, TN.
     Funeral service will be 11:00 Saturday, January 11, 2014, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Jeff Page, Bro. Roland Sharp, and Bro. Lee Denton Wright will officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The Vickers Family will receive friends Friday from 3 P.M. until 8 P.M. and again Saturday from 9 A.M. until 11 A.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
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  • Johnny Haley

    Thursday, 9 January 2014

    Rock Island, TN resident and Cannon County, TN native Johnny Garvin Haley, age 93, was born June 26, 1920 and died January 7, 2014 at Highlands Medical Center in Sparta, TN following a one-year illness.
    Mr. Haley was the owner of Haley's Furniture Store, and was ordained to the ministry in 1953. He pastored nine Southern Baptist Churches in six Middle Tennessee counties, Smith, Wilson, DeKalb, White, Van Buren and Warren. He preached some 130 revival meetings throughout Middle Tennessee, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.
    He was preceded in death by parents, John Robert and Bonnie George Haley. He was married to his first wife, Ruby N. Malone Haley who preceded him in death April 12, 1961. He was also preceded in death by son, Jimmy Roy Haley; two sisters, Lorene Eaton and Gladys Haley; and two brothers, George and Kelton Brown Haley.
    He was married October 7, 1967 to Mary Shockley Haley of Rock Island, TN. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby & Lorretta Haley of Watertown, TN, Donnie and Pat Haley of Sparta, TN and John and Angie Haley of Sparta, TN; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Jimmy Sparkman of Doyle, TN and Dianne and Randy Simmons of Doyle, TN; step-daughter, Annette Gass and husband Brad of Madison, TN; and ten grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
    Funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2014 in High's Chapel with Dr. Cos Davis, Jr,, Jerry Womack, David Carden and Tyree Smith officiating. Visitation will be held Friday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in Doyle Cemetery, White County, TN at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014 with Dr. Ray Maynard and David Copeland officiating.
    Memorials may be made to Gideons Inernational.

  • Whyte Holt

    Wednesday, 8 January 2014

    Whyte Holt, 102, of Woodbury passed away Monday, Jan. 06, 2014 at the Woodbury Nursing Center.  A native of the Burt Community in Cannon Co., she was the daughter of the late Oscar & Annie Cummings Davis.  

    She is survived by her daughter, Ruth (Joe) Behrent of Puyallup, WA., her son, Ronnie Holt of Midway, GA.  Also surviving are 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Holt; Son, Ralph Holt, daughter-in-law, Cynthia Holt and siblings, Bessie Haley, Ernest Davis, Joe Davis, Lester Davis, Carlene Womack, Willie Mae Curlee, Tina Davis, Glera Travis and Mildred Stem.

    A member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, she was a homemaker.

    Funeral services will be 11 am Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating.  Interment will follow in the Thyatira Cemetery.  

    Visitation with the family will be from 2 pm until 4 pm Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.  

    Ms. Holt was a great encourager of the Short Mtn. Bible Camp, so for those wishing to do so please make donations in her memory.