• Geraldine Dover Sherrell

    Friday, 21 June 2013

      Geraldine Dover Sherrell                                                     Age:    73
    Date Died: Thurs. June 20, 2013 Where:   Centennial Hospital
    Birthplace:  Cullman, AL    Address:  6550 Hollow Springs Rd., Bradyville, TN  37026       
    Survivors:  5 Children: Robert & Don Easterwood both of Bradyville, Thomas (Melissa) Easterwood of Smithville, David (Barbara) Merriman and Theresa Merriman all of Sparta ,    Step Daughter & Friend: Estill Ferrell & Wallace Cooper of Smithville
    Sister:  Jan (Glenn) Jones of Centertown
    Brother:  Mike (Sherry) Dover of Dickson
    Sister-in-law:  Linda Dover of Centertown
    Also surviving are 15 Grandchildren & 12Great Grandchildren
    Ms. Sherrell was a member of the Hollow Springs Community Church and a retired waitress.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, General Thomas & Leona Ward Dover; her husband, Donald Sherrell; 2 brothers, J. C. & General Thomas “Red” Dover and sister, Maxine Smith.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home      When: 2:00 pm Sunday, 6/23/13
    Minister:  Bro. Joe Sissom                                                     Interment: Cherry Cemetery 
    Visitation: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Sat. June 22, 2013

  • Mazel Lee Hughes

    Thursday, 20 June 2013

    McMinnville, TN resident and Cannon County, TN native Mazel Lee Hughes, age 83, was born July 7, 1929 and died June 18, 2013 at Woodbury Nursing Center following an extended illness.
    Retired from O.M.C. and a member of Pleasant View Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Shelah Ray and Amby Gerdellie Youngblood Thomas. She was married to Jim Alford Hughes who preceded her in death November 15, 2003. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by brother, Shelah Ray Thomas; and three sisters, Lucille Prater, Nadine Smith and Agnes Nichols.
    She is survived by two children and their spouses, Scott and Linda Hughes of McMinnville and Roy and Tamara Hughes of McMinnville; eight grandchildren and spouses, Mitch Hughes, Lisha Myers and Kevin Lewis, Laura and Brandon Miller, Samantha Porter, Jessica Hughes and Jedidiah Hughes all of McMinnville, Samantha and Dustin Mingle of Liberty, TN and Alexandra and Matthew Hancock of Woodbury, TN; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Arlis Thomas of Woodbury, TN and Alan Thomas of Florence, MS; and sister, Thelma Hicks of Nashville, TN.
    Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013 in High's Chapel with Kevin Deason officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at High's.

  • Callie Mae Duggin

    Thursday, 20 June 2013

    Callie Mae Duggin was born January 21, 1927 and passed away on June 19, 2013.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Vassie Markum and Willie Greer Armstrong; Brothers,  Sam P. Hilton, Donald & W.G. Armstrong; Sisters, Lee Anthem Duke and Mary Lillian Todd. 


    Survivors include daughter, Judy Vance Miller (Lowell) of Murfreesboro and Son, Sam Duggin (Pam) of Gulfport, MS.; Grandchildren, Cydney Robinson (Shannon), Van Miller, Alex Duggin and Regan Duggin; Great grandchildren, Ashely Crawford, Justin Crawford (Cody); Several nieces and nephews also survive.


    A member of the 1st Baptist Church of Woodbury, she was a Cannon Co. Court Clerk for 10 years.  


    Visitation with the family will be Friday, June 21, 2013 from 2 to 4 pm with Graveside services immediately following at 4:30 pm in the Riverside Cemetery.   Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or




  • Barbara Ann Burger Davenport

    Sunday, 16 June 2013

    Graveside services for Barbara Ann Burger Davenport, age 48, will be Tuesday June 18, 2013 at Shady Grove Cemetery in Coffee County.  Visitation will be Monday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at Woodbury Funeral Home.
       Ms Davenportis survived by her mother, JoAnn Goff Burger of McMinnville; Son, Johnathan Davenport & Mary of McMinnville;  brother, Charles Burger of McMinnville;  companion, Hank Williams of Morrison;  nieces, Misty, Heather, Tania & Shana;  nephews, Joseph, Clyde "Dusty", & Brent;  great nieces & nephews, Joslynne, Cadence, Haley, Elijiah, Pig & Mal;  sisters-in-law, Teresa Burger & janice.
       She was a member of the Baptist Church and a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by her father, Nolan Burger & brother, Barry Burger.
       In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expense.

  • Donny Sissom

    Thursday, 13 June 2013

    Donny Sissom passed away on June 11, 2013, at age 62 after a long illness.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse C. and Mildred Hibdon Sissom.  He is survived by his son, Charles Brian Sissom; brother, Danny Sissom; and sister, Mary Irene Sissom.  Donny was a retired farmer and was also employed as a Transportation Supervisor and Traffic Manager with Consolidated Freightways for 21 years.  He was a 1968 graduate of Woodbury Central High School and completed the Motor Carrier Rate and Transportation Program at the University of Tennessee, Nashville, in 1974.  He served on the freight-rate committees of Tennessee and the Interstate Commerce Commission and was a past member of the Nashville Traffic Club.  Donny enjoyed the arts as a member of Cheekwood and patron of the Nashville Symphony.  He was a member of the Kingwood Church of Christ.
     Visitation will be on Friday, June 14, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and from 11:00 a.m. until Chapel Service at 1:00 PM, on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Smith Funeral Home at Smith Funeral Home, 303 Woodbury Rd, Woodbury, TN.  37190.  615-563-5337.
    In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Hope Well Cemetery fund through Smith Funeral Home.

  • Edward Davenport

    Thursday, 13 June 2013

    Name:    Edward Davenport                                                           Age:    84
    Date Died: Wed. June 12, 2013 Where:   Middle Tennessee Medical Center
    Birthplace:  Cannon County, TN    Address:  629 B Tenpenny Rd., Woodbury, TN 37190       
    Survivors:  Wife of 67 years:  Eva Hutchins Davenport of Woodbury
    Children:  Bobby Jerome (Judith) Davenport of Waynesboro, Mark Edward (Becky) Davenport of Lebanon, Roger Boyd (Sharon) Davenport of Mt. Juliet, Frances Elane Davenport of Murfreesboro
    Sister:  Charlotte Buntin of Oaklawn, IL.
    Grandchildren:  Bobby Davenport, Jr., Staci Williams, Jeremiah Woehler, Shannon Wright, Nicole Ford, Erica Mentzer, Matthew Pridemore and Diana Golden
    12 Great and 1 Great Great Grandchild; 1 niece and 3 nephews
    Mr. Davenport was a member of New Hope Church of Christ, a Telephone Cable Contractor and a Cannon Co. Road Commissioner.  Ed loved his family and loved to work.  He enjoyed being outdoors fishing and hunting with his children and grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie “Bunkin” & Ina Alexander Davenport and 2 Sisters, Irene Davenport and Ruby Cook.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home      When: 1:00 pm Sat., 6/15/13
    Minister:  Bro. Ralph Richardson and Bro. Howard Knox, Jr. Interment: Reed Cemetery    
    Visitation: 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm Fri. June 14, 2013
    Pallbearers: Jeremiah Woehler, Bobby Davenport, Jr., B.J. Carrick, Blake Williams, Colton Davenport, Steve Woehler
    Honorary Pallbearers: Gail Reed, James Maxwell, Ike Parker, Richard Burks, Gene Mason and Dee Barrett

  • Heather Clark Patrick

    Wednesday, 12 June 2013

    Heather Clark Patrick, 50, of Short Mountain, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013. She was born November 30, 1962, in Schenectady, New York, the daughter of Fred and Beverly Barnes.
    Heather was a cosmetologist and local-business owner for many years. She had an intense love for all people and was well known for opening her heart and home to any in need. Heather's warmth and devotion touched many lives in the community.
    She is survived by her life partner, Rondi Larsen, daughter, Amanda Clark and mother, Beverly Barnes, all of Short Mountain. Also surviving is aunt Donna Bahan of New York, many beloved cousins and a multitude of close friends.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Fred J Barnes, grandmother Wilma Klebes and uncle Ronald Klebes.
    There will be a Celebration of Life rather than a traditional funeral service. The festivities will take place at Heather's home on Saturday June 15th, 2013 starting at 3 p.m. and continuing throughout the evening. Please come in the spirit of celebrating this amazing life with family and friends.

  • Betty Jo Osment

    Wednesday, 12 June 2013

    Betty Jo Osment, 69, of Woodbury, passed away on June 10, 2013 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. She was a native of Warren County and a lifelong resident of Cannon County. Betty was a member of the Church of Christ and a homemaker.
    Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Vera Mae Orrick. She is survived by her husband, Ernest Lee Osment; sons, Steven Dale Osment of Woodbury and Ernest Brian Osment of Woodbury; daughter, Shirlee Diane Cochrane of Murfreesboro; sister-in-law, Mae Orrick; and four grandchildren, Ian Cochrane, Halle Cochrane, Larena Osment, and Morgan Breanna Hale.
    Chapel service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2013 with Herb Alsup officiating. Burial will follow at Gunter Grizzle Cemetery with friends serving as active pallbearers.
    Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Smith Funeral Home, 303 Woodbury Rd, Woodbury, TN 37190.  615-563-5337 .

  • Loy Ledford (Pap) Smith

    Thursday, 6 June 2013

    Loy Ledford (Pap) Smith                                                           Age:    95
    Date Died: Thurs. June 6, 2013 Where:   Woodbury Health Care
    Birthplace:  Warren county, TN    Address:         
    Survivors:  2 Daughters:  Mary (Wayne) Brown and Betty Faye Johnson both of McMinnville
    Brother:  James and Olivene Smith of Woodbury
    Sister-in-law:  Francis Smith of Hermitage
    5 Grandchildren:  Sheila (Brian) Kelly, Timmy (Betty) Muncy, Angela Wiggins, Lisa (Jim) Weismore, David (Lori) Brown
    11 Great Grandchildren:  Rachel, Derek & Tabitha Muncy, Nancy Wiggins, Chase Kelly, Candice (Brian) Terry, Cole Poppelwell, Travis Brown, Brittany Jaco, Dillion Brown & Austin Brown
    6 Great Great Grandchildren:  Treyton, Ashlyn & Lauyn Terry, Alyiah, Gabrielle Jaco & Aylah Poppelwell
    Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents:  Banford E. and Tina Alice Young Smith, his wife:  Georgia M. Smith, and his brothers; Ozle and Jr. Smith.
    He was a farmer and retired from the VA Hospital, a veteran of WWII in the Army Air Corp, a member of the American Legion and a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home      When: 2:00 pm Sat., 6/08/13
    Minister:  Bro. Herb Alsup     Interment: Pleasant View Cemetery    
    Visitation: 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm Fri. June 7, 2013 and 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Sat. June 8, 2013

  • Dorothy Fillmore Millburn

    Thursday, 6 June 2013

    Dorothy Fillmore Millburn, age 93,  of Williamsburg, Kentucky, formerly of Woodbury, TN, passed away on June 1, 2013 after a long illness.  Dorothy was born January 16, 1920 in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa to the late John H. Fillmore and Emily Levy Fillmore.  She was preceded in death by Lew Millburn, her husband, and siblings   John W. Fillmore and   Evelyn Stewart Nitz. She is survived by four children, Dixie (David) Whitley of Murfreesboro, TN, Connie (Richard) Hallock of McDonald, TN, Douglas (Joyce) Millburn of Rockholds, KY, and Dennis (Bobbie) Millburn, of Snellville, GA.  She has 7 grandchildren, 11 great grand-children, and 1 great-great grandson, and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 P.M. Tuesday June 11 and the service will be at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 12 at the Woodbury Funeral Home in Woodbury, Tennessee.  Interment will be at the Amity Church cemetery on Highway 53.  In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Woodbury Seventh-day Adventist church school where Dorothy worked part-time.