Obituaries

  • Carolyn McDonald

    Wednesday, 22 November 2017

    Carolyn Sue McDonald, 69, of Woodbury, Tn passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at St. Thomas Rutherford.  She was a native of Liberty, KY.
     
    She is survived by her husband of 55 years, James D. McDonald of Woodbury; children, Tammy (Tim) Young of McMinnville, Tim (Karonica) McDonald of Murfreesboro, Steve (LeeAnn) McDonald and Coby (Susan) McDonald both of Liberty, KY.; Grandchildren, Tiffany Smith, Travis Young, Tyler McDonald, Tristan Adcock, Hannah McDonald, Baylen Hill, Caroline McDonald, Tatum Young, Caleb McDonald & Benjamin McDonald; Great Grandchildren, Halle Drue Smith, Maverick Smith, Lennox Smith, Demi Adcock, Camille Young, Haddie Adcock, Titus McDonald & Levi Young; Family Friend, Gary Whitworth of Woodbury; Siblings, Danny Buis and Judy Smith of Liberty, KY., Rita Johnson of Science Hill and Nancy Thomas of Summer Set, KY.
     
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Berlin & Ella Mae Thompson Buis; Brother, Eugene Buis and Granddaughter, Ella Grayson McDonald.
     
    A member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, Carolyn was known for her love of children, including her own and many others she helped raise over 30 years of being the owner-operator of Tammy’s Tots to Teen. 
     
    Funeral Services will be 11 am Saturday, November 25, 2017 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, Liberty, KY with Bro. Thaddeus Eubanks officiating. Interment will follow in the Rich Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 4:30 pm – 9 pm Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Woodbury Funeral Home, Woodbury, TN.; 5:30 pm – 9 pm Friday, November 24, 2017 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, Liberty, KY.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Kathy Moore

    Sunday, 19 November 2017

    Kathy Masters Moore, 70, passed away suddenly Saturday, November 18, 2017 at St. Thomas Stones River E/R.  She was a native of Dalton, GA. and a resident of Readyville, TN.
    She is survived by her children, Jason (Marie) McFalls of Chatsworth, GA., Lawrence McFalls, Jr. of Dalton, GA., Brooke (Josh) Hampton of LaFayette, GA.; grandchildren, Kayla (Zachary) Bell, Katie McFalls, Landon Hampton & Haleigh Hampton, Christopher & Heather Knowles; great grandchild, Ramsey Kate Bell; special friend, Joe Thomas of Readyville; also surviving are several nieces and nephews. 

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Dean O’Neal and Delma Beckler O’Neal; sisters, Joyce Ann Ward nd Betty Jo Helton. 

     

    A member of the Centertown Methodist Church, she worked in insurance sales including life and Medicare.  Her passion in life was helping others.

     

    Visitation with the family will be from 11 am – 1 pm Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Centertown Methodist church with Memorial services beginning at 1 pm.  Bro. Don Spencer will officiate.  Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 
     

  • Harold Warren

    Saturday, 18 November 2017

    Harold Warren, 68, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at Cookeville Regional.  He was a native of Cannon Co.
     
    He is survived by his sister, Sepal (Rex) Pedigo of McMinnville and his twin sister, Carol Gunter of Short Mtn.; brothers, Norman & J.L. Warren both of Cannon Co. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

     

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Jake Lane and Hester Warren Walker; his brother, Ernest Warren, nephew, Steven W. Stanley and brother-in-law, John “Aubrey” Gunter.

     

    Harold was a dedicated son and hard worker on the farm.

     

    Graveside Services will be 9 am Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Blues Hill Cemetery with Bro. Charles Williams officiating.  

     

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

  • Dora Thomas

    Saturday, 18 November 2017

    Dora Lee Haley Thomas, 88, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at Woodbury Health and Rehab.  She was a native of Cannon Co.

     

    She is survived by her daughters, Kathy (Roy) Pugh of Auburntown, Bobbie Parks of Summer Shade, KY., Barbara Thomas (Steve Purcell) of Old Hickory, Patricia (Benny) Lance of Woodbury, Lisa (Donny) Dixon of Carthage; Grandchildren, Jennifer Fann-Tucker, Beth Hancock, Michelle Finn, Julie Wethington, Michael Davis, Mark Parks, Melissa Barbour, Misty Bolding, Nicole Hudson, Kim Duggin, Alan Duggin, Letisha Davis, Lori Beth Adams, Ashlee Dixon Jones; Sister-in-law, Racine Mooneyham of Woodbury. 24 Great Grandchildren also survive.

     

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac Haley & Flora Gann Haley; siblings, Carl Haley, Lucille Nipper, Hattie Thomas, Vera Rains & Neb Haley.

     

    A devoted member of the Dillon St. Baptist Church, Dora Lee was a homemaker but she considered her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren her greatest blessing.

     

    Funeral Services will be 2 pm Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Richard Haley and Bro. Ray Patrick officiating.  Interment will follow in the Riverside Gardens cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be after 3 pm Monday, November 20, 2017.

     

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

  • Elvis Mathis

    Friday, 17 November 2017

    Funeral services for Mr. Elvis Gene Mathis, age 78, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 20, 2017, at Manchester Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Cherry Cemetery. Visitation with the family be held from 10:00 AM until the service time at 2:00. Mr. Mathis passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at his home in Manchester, TN.
    Elvis was born in Woodbury, TN the son of the late Robert and Octa Mathis. He was a block mason at James Concrete and Block in Murfreesboro, TN for many years. Elvis was baptized Church of Christ when he was young, he loved to work in his shop, watch old westerns, horses, racing cars, and his dog. Elvis was a very loving father, and brother.
    Elvis had one son, Anthony Mathis. He is survived by two brothers, Jimmy (Dianne) Mathis and Delward “Paul” (Angie) Mathis; one sister, Rachel (Bobby) Reed.
    Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve The Mathis family.

     

  • Dora Johnson

    Friday, 17 November 2017

    Mrs. Dora Brown Johnson was born on September 28, 1926 in Woodbury, TN. She lived over 65 years in Memphis, TN. She was the daughter of George Brown and Willie D. Alexander Brown. She departed this life on November 16, 2017 in Nashville, TN with family at her side. Many thanks to the staff and everyone at Cumberland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was preceded in death by her father, George Brown; mother, Willie D. Brown, sisters, Lorell Brandon, Betty McBroom, Mary Brown, and Margaret Dillard; and a brother, George Brown, Jr.
    She leaves to cherish her memory sister, Katherine Ezell of Nashville; brother, Charles E. Brown of Readyville, Thomas Brown of Nashville; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Many of those friends in Memphis, TN.
    Visitation with the family will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 11-11:30am. Funeral services will follow at 11:30 in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Interment will be in Hoover Cemetery. Share memories and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Dora Brown Johnson, 615-563-5337

  • Loyd Bogle

    Wednesday, 15 November 2017

    Loyd White Bogle, 85, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Woodbury Health and Rehab. He was a native of Cannon Co., Tn.
     He is survived by his nieces and nephews, Jean Young and Jason Young both of Smithville, Charles Stephens, Leigh Ann Parker, Matthew (Michelle) Stephens, Ashley & Kayla Stephens and Luke Parker all of Woodbury.
     
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Chesley Patton & Edna Miller Bogle; siblings, Dessie Bogle Stephens and her husband, Tuck and Tommy Bogle and his wife, Barbara Bogle; Nephew, Clarence Stephens, Jr. and his wife, Dorothy Stephens.
     
    Loyd was a member of the Sugar Tree Knob Church of Christ and repaired Chainsaws and lawnmowers. 
     
    Funeral Services will be 2 pm, Sunday, November 19, 2017 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with interment to follow at Sugar Tree Knob Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm until 8 pm Saturday, November 18, 2017.  
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

     

  • Judith Baines

    Monday, 13 November 2017

     Judith Lynn Baines, age 59 of Readyville died Friday November 10, 2017. She was a native of Rutherford County and was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Baines; parents, Charles McCormick, Dorothy Edmonds Gilliland. Mrs. Baines was a member of Mt. Herman Baptist Church and retired from State Farm Insurance Company.
    She is survived by her daughter; Amber Alexander and husband Erik of Georgia; grandchildren, Julee Edwards-Alexander, LeeAnne Alexander; sisters, Teresa Patterson and husband Tony of Murfreesboro, Becky Jones and husband Michael of Readyville; nieces, Amy McCardell and husband Michael, Katy Patterson, Emily Jones; great-nieces, Izzy and Amelia McCardell.
    Graveside service will be 1:00PM Wednesday at Coleman Cemetery. Pastor Jerry Howard will officiate. Visitation will be 3:00PM to 7:00PM Tuesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. www.woodfinchapel.com

  • David Goff

    Monday, 13 November 2017

    David Paul Goff, age 54, of Bradyville passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Stones River Hospital E/R.  He was a native of Wayne, MI.
    Survivors include his wife, Pamela Zimmerman Goff of Bradyville; Children, Joshua Goff of Bradyville & Wyatt Goff of Troy, MI and Russell, Brandon, & Ashlee of Belleville, MI; Mother, Judi King Goff of McMinnville; Sister, Carla (Curt) Bragenzer of Belleville, MI; Nephews, Clayton & Dawson Bragenzer of Belleville, MI; Grandchildren, Aleecia & Mason.
    Mr. Goff was preceded in death by his father, Charles Goff.
    He was the owner and operator of Goff Tree Experts and loved his family and his dogs.  He enjoyed being a pilot and flying airplanes and riding motorcycles and snowmobiles.
    Funeral services will be 2 PM Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 PM Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.

  • Johnny Frank Patrick

    Saturday, 11 November 2017

    Johnny Frank Patrick, age 67, of Auburntown passed away November 10, 2017 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.  He was a native of Cannon Co.
     
    Survivors include his siblings, Ruth (Marvin) Davenport, Robbie Owen, Prentice (Anna) Patrick, and Betty (Terry) Thomas, all of Auburntown.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.
     
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Robert & Johnnie Bell Pitts Patrick.
     
    Frank was a member of the Baptist church and was the owner and operator of J & J Diner.  He was the Fire Chief of the Auburntown Fire Department and a former member of the Gospel singing group, Men of Grace.
     
    Funeral services will be 2 PM Monday, November 13, 2017 at 2 PM in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Marvin Davenport & Bro. Ray Patrick officiating.  Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery  Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 PM Sunday, November 12 and 12 to 2 PM Monday, November 13 at Woodbury Funeral Home. 
     
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Auburntown Fire Department.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

     

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