Obituaries

  • Michael Ramey

    Monday, 16 March 2015

    Name      Michael Alan Ramey                                                                        Age: 42
    Date Died: Saturday, March 14, 2015                    Where: at Vanderbilt Hospital     
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Survivors: 2 Brothers: Eddie Ramey of Woodbury; Buford Ramey of Cleveland, OH.
    Grandfather: Thurman Bogle of Woodbury
    1 Niece: Erica Ramey of Woodbury
    Nephews: Jacob and Matthew Ramey of Cleveland, OH.
    Great Nieces: Elizabeth Ramey, Kaitlyn & Kelsey Ramey
    2nd Mother: Ann Mooneyham
    Good Friends: Tim, Chris, and Jamie Mooneyham
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Buford Ramey and Glenda Sams Kenney; Grandmother, Eula Sams Bogle; Aunt, Sandra Kay Ferguson.
    He was a construction worker and a member of the Baptist church.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home    When:  2:00 pm Wed., 3/18/2015
    Minister: Bro. Greg Mitchell                    Interment: MacMahan Cemetery                  
    Visitation: Tuesday, 3/17/15 from 11 AM to 9 PM
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help with the funeral expenses.
    To Leave Online Condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Truman Prater

    Sunday, 15 March 2015

    Name      Truman Prater                                                                        Age: 68
    Date Died: Friday, March 13, 2015                    Where: at his home
    Birthplace: Cannon County
    Survivors: Wife:  Ann Merriman Prater of Woodbury
    Mother:  Laura Gentry Prater of Warren County
    Children:  Mark (Tabatha) Prater, Tim Prater and Latisha (Stan) Myers all of Woodbury
    5 Grandchildren:  Jessica Prater, Brandon Prater, Holly Prater, Cody Prater & Samantha Mullican Howell
    3 Great Grandchildren:  Shaylynn Davenport, Coleigh Davenport & Skylar “Jasper” Howell
    7 Siblings: Faye (Phillip) Adcock of Belk Community, Brenda (Joe) Prater of Woodbury Nadine (Danny) Sain, Janice (James) Coleman, Gail (Danny) Gillette, Donny Prater, and Jimmy (Teresa) Prater all of Warren Co.
    In-Laws: Wayne (Rachel) Merriman of Woodbury, Linda (Donald) Foster, and Jimmy (Carolyn) Merriman all of Warren Co.
    He was preceded in death by his father, George Prater of Warren Co.; Sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Wavil and Tom Alford
    He was a factory worker at Nissan, mechanic at Tennessee Trailer Sales, and a farmer. He was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home    When:  2:00 pm Tuesday, 3/17/2015
    Minister: Bro. Jeff Cripps                    Interment: Pleasant View Cemetery                   
    Visitation: Monday 3/16/15 from after 12 pm
    Pallbearers: Mark Prater, Tim Prater, Brandon Prater, Jerry Beaty, Marlon Alford, and Paul Sain
    To Leave Online Condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Cathy Smithson

    Friday, 13 March 2015

    Cathy Aslene Moss Smithson, age 64, of Woodbury, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Stones River Hospital.  She was a native of Cannon County. 

    Survivors include her daughter, Sherry (Chad) Hayes of Woodbury; Grandchildren, Christopher & Joseph Wilder of Maryville, Lindsey & Andy Jordan of Bradyville, & Cody Hayes of Woodbury; 3 Great-Grandchildren, Dykota-Lynn Wilder of Maryville, Peyton Wilder & Preslynn Jordan of Bradyville; Sisters-in-law, Carolyn, Christine, Jeanette, & Linda Moss, all of Woodbury.  Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. 

    She was preceded in death by her son, Greg Smithson; parents, Thelma & Sam Bernal; father, Youree Moss; brothers, Don, Gene, Jimmy, Roy, & Charles Moss. 

    Ms. Smithson was a member of the Baptist church and was a CNA Nurse. 

    Funeral services will be 4 PM Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating.  Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 9 PM Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the funeral home.

     

    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311

  • Ruth LeFevers

    Friday, 13 March 2015

    Ruth LeFevers                                        Age: 70
    Date Died: Thursday, March 12, 2015                    Where:  NHC - Murfreesboro
    Birthplace:
    Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law: Donna & Dean Jennings of Murf.
    Brothers:  Darce (Bernice) Wimberly, James Wimberly, Glen (Rhonda) Wimberly and sister-in-law: Baunita Wimberly
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Pearl Mathis Fann, husband; Frank Wayne LeFevers, brothers; Paul & Joe Wimberly and sisters; Mattie Lee Gannon and Mildred Fann.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home    When:  2:00 pm Sunday, March 15, 2015
     
    Minister: Bro. Herb Alsup                    Interment: Riverside Gardens Cemetery                   
    Visitation: Saturday, March 14, 2015 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and Sunday March 15,2015 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm

  • William Vickers

    Thursday, 12 March 2015

    Mr. William Austin Vickers, age 86, of McMinnville, TN died Monday, March 09, 2015 at his residence. He was born August 14, 1928 in Cannon County, TN, and was retired after 20 years of service in the U. S. Air Force, operated a dairy and farmed for 43 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents Willie Delter and Louzetta Blair Vickers, son Billy Dan Vickers, sisters Juanita Anderson and Louise Bogle, and brothers Glenwood Vickers and Johnny Winford Vickers.
     
    Survivors include his wife Helene Vickers of McMinnville, TN, daughter Patsy Roberts of Tullahoma, TN, daughter-in-law Valerie Vickers of Henderson, NV, sister Judy Coppinger of McMinnville, TN, brother J. D. Vickers of North Carolina, grandchildren Nicholas Austin Roberts and wife Whitney Roberts of Tullahoma, TN and Britta Annaliese Roberts of Oakland, CA, and great grandchildren Jozie Elise Roberts and Zoie Alexis Lynne Roberts. Many nieces, nephews, family members and friends also survive.
     
    Funeral service is 1 PM Friday, March 13, 2015 at the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. James C. Johnson will officiate with Rev. Frank Gale to assist. Interment will follow at Gunter Grizzell Cemetery. Military Grave Rites will be administered by American Legion Post 173 and V.F.W. Post 5064. The Vickers family will receive friends from 5 PM until 8 PM on Thursday and again from 12 PM Noon until the time of service on Friday at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
     
    Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com

  • Keith Bogle

    Thursday, 12 March 2015

    Keith Bogle, age 57, of Murfreesboro, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015 at his home.  He was a native of Akron, OH. 

    He is survived by his 3 children, Ashley Bogle, Brandon Bogle, & Ryan Bogle, all of Murfreesboro; Grandchild, Landen Farber & Kaiden Farber; Siblings, Alice (Paul) Beach of Atlanta, GA & Billy Bogle of Sparta; Nephew, Steven (Tiffany) Beach; Great nieces & nephew, Kelsey, Abby, & Jameson Ridinger & Harper Beach; Uncle, Robert Bogle of Short Mountain; Aunt, Evelyn Bogle of Short Mountain; and Best Friend, Michelle; 

    He was preceded in death by his father, William Howard Bogle; and niece, Kimberly Beach Ridinger. 

    Mr. Bogle was an Accountant at Nissan and was a veteran of the United States Marines, where he was retired.  He loved to play golf, go hiking, the Tennessee Volunteers, and was an avid Farmville player.  His passion was his children and grandchildren. 

    Funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Lee Neal officiating.  Interment with Military Honors will follow at Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 8 PM Friday, March 13, 2015 at the funeral home.

     

    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311

     

  • Hattie Eaton

    Wednesday, 11 March 2015

    Mrs. Hattie L. Eaton, 77, of Readyville passed away on March 10, 2015.  She was born in Tazwell, Virginia on February 25, 1938.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond Albert Catron and Helena Ruth (Wimmer) Catron; husband, Charles Lawrence Eaton; a daughter, Elsie Hill; a son, Mark Eaton; brothers, Eugene Catron and Wallace Catron and a sister, Mildred Davies.
     
    She is survived by a son, Charles R. Eaton of Readyville; a daughter, Chlora Strelow of Florida; sisters, Libby Witt and Shirley Albright both of Florida; three grandchildren, Amanda Eaton, Jared Eaton and Sarah Strelow and two great grandchildren.
     
    Mrs. Eaton was a devoted Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church in Woodbury.  She enjoyed raising chickens and vegetable gardening.  Mrs. Eaton also enjoyed going to thrift stores.  She liked looking for bargains.  She knew the value of a dollar and prided herself on being able to stretch a nickel until it turned into a quarter.   She tried to pass down things that would be helpful to her children as they got older. She taught them how to cook, grow a garden and the value of a dollar.  Mrs. Eaton loved to listen to classic country music and one of her favorite singers was Lefty Frizzell.
     
    The family will receive friends in the Madden Hall of First Baptist Church Friday, March 13, 2015 from 10-12 pm. Smith Funeral Home conduct memorial services immediately following the reception in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church.  Hunter Hay and David Faulkner will officiate.   Share memories and condolences on the guestbook page of www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net  
    Smith Funeral Home, (615)563-5337

  • Shelby Vickers

    Sunday, 8 March 2015

    Shelby Mae Tate Vickers, 92, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015 at Woodbury Health Care. 

    She is survived by her son, Bobby Vickers of Manchester; 4 Grandchildren, Gary Vickers of New Market, AL, Donnie Vickers of Woodbury, Lisa Reynolds of Estill Springs, & Bethany Wilds of Manchester; 8 Great Grandchildren & 7 Great Great Grandchildren also survive. 

    Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. 

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Winfred Vickers; and parents, Edgar Tate & Iseabell Patterson Tate. 

    Ms. Vickers was a housewife and a retired factory worker, and she loved to quilt.  She was a member of the Sycamore Baptist Church. 

    Funeral Services will be 1 PM Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Thurman Seber officiating.  Interment will follow at Riverside Gardens.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 PM Monday, March 9, 2015 at the funeral home.

  • Larry Vinson

    Monday, 2 March 2015

    Mr. Larry Grant Vinson, Sr. age 76 of McMinnville, TN, died Saturday, February 28, 2015, at Rain Tree Manor in McMinnville, TN. He was born August 05, 1938, in Warren County, TN, and was retired from the automotive industry. Mr. Vinson was preceded in death by parents Carlos and Myrtis Hagewood Vinson, wife Joyce Barrett Vinson, and sisters Cynthia Vinson and Norma Ann Vinson.
     
    Survivors include his children Randy David (Ann) Vinson of Liberty, TN, Ricky Daniel Vinson of Murfreesboro, TN, and Larry G. Vinson, Jr. of Short Mountain, TN, sisters Sandra Vinson of Murfreesboro, TN and Marjorie Williams of McMinnville, TN, brother Mike Vinson of McMinnville, TN, grandchildren Ryan (Amanda) Vinson of Gainesboro, TN and Heather Michelle Vinson of Yorktown, VA, great grandchildren Riley Vinson and Alice Butner, and niece Samantha Williams.
     
    Graveside service will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 03, 2015, at Blues Hill Cemetery. Interment will follow. The Vinson family will receive friends Tuesday from 8:30 A.M. until 9:30 A.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
     
    Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com
     
    24-Hour Obituary Information Line is 931-473-5700.
     
    McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 931-473-6606.
     

  • Mattie Nichols

    Monday, 2 March 2015

    Mattie Drue Willard Nichols, age 94, died March 1, 2015 at her home in Lebanon, TN. 

    She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Wiley (Buck) Nichols, who died in 1994, and by grandson, Andy Nichols, who died in 1988. 

    A native of Cannon County, TN, Mrs. Nichols was a longtime resident of the Hurricane Creek Community near Auburntown prior to her move to Lebanon.  Her parents were the late William Gus & Gertrude Lewis Willard.  She was a loving mother and grandmother, a homemaker, a retired employee of Colonial Corporation and a member of the Auburn Baptist Church  A voracious reader, she also enjoyed needlework, rug hooking, tin punch, and flower gardening. 

    Survivors include sons, William Eddie (Donna) Nichols of Auburntown, Danny (Claudia) Nichols of Pulaski, TN, a daughter, Judith (Paul) VanHook of Lebanon; three grandchildren, Jamey (Rachel) Johnson of Lebanon, Sara Drue (Chris) Zimmer of Syrcause, NY, Michael (Amanda) Nichols of Normandy; two great grandsons, Drew & Canyon Zimmer of Syracuse, NY; one brother, Frank E. (Katherine) Willard of Clarksville; and two sisters, Lillie Willard of Tullahoma and Alberta Willard Griffith of McMinnville. 

    Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2 PM in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Nichols officiating.  Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until time of service at the funeral home on Sunday. 

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Adams Memorial Library, Genealogy Room or to Riverside Cemetery Trust Fund.

     

    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311

     

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