Obituaries

  • Mark Parker

    Thursday, 28 July 2016

    Mark Nathan Parker, age 50, of Wisconsin passed away Friday, July 22, 2016.  He was a native of Dekalb Co.
    Survivors include his mother, Wilma Nell Perry of Manchester; Children, Byron Heath Parker of Woodbury and Brandy Nicole (Jeremy) Parker Stewart of Murfreesboro; and Siblings, Diana Parker (Douglas) Tucker of Bellevue, Randy Lee (Pat) Parker of Auburntown, Lisa Marlene Parker of Murfreesboro, & Billy Christopher Parker of Manchester.
    Several aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Billy R. Parker.
    Mr. Parker was a member of the Auburn Baptist Church and was a truck driver for Farmer's Co-Op.
    Funeral services will be 4 PM Friday, July 29, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating.  Interment will follow at Odom Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until time of service Friday, July 30, 2016.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

     

  • Patricia Stratton

    Sunday, 24 July 2016

    Patricia Ann Stratton, 75, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Vanderbilt Hospital.  She was a native of Michigan.             
    She is survived by her mother, Pauline Williams Elkins of Bradyville; 3 Children,  Paula Simmons of Middletown, OH, Flora (Kerry) Mayo of Bradyville and Ted (Yewin) Stratton of Cincinnati, OH.; Sister, Vicky (Don) Knox of Murfreesboro;
    Brother: Don (Tommie) Elkins of Cape Girardeau, MO.; 4 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren.
    Patricia was preceded in death by her father, Clark Elkins, husband, Roy Stratton, brother, Darrell Elkins and great grandchild, Morgan Mayo. 
    She was a member of the Bradyville Church of Christ and was a homemaker.
    Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Monday, 7/25/16 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Charlie Gunter officiating.  Interment will follow in the Thyatira Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 10 am to 2 pm Monday, 07/25/16.          
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Vicky Rogers

    Friday, 22 July 2016

    Vicky Diane Rogers, 59, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 suddenly at her home. She was a native of Rutherford Co., Tn.
    She is survived by her parents, Wade & Mary Knox Rogers of Nashville.
    She was a member of the Church of Christ and was in Management at McDonald’s. 
    Graveside Services will be Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Thyatira Cemetery with visitation from 12 noon to 2 pm Sunday at Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311.

  • Carlton Morris

    Thursday, 21 July 2016

    Carlton Bratten "Pop" Morris, age 93, of Murfreesboro passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Alvin C. York Hospice Unit.  He was a native of Cannon Co.
    Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Patsy & Jerry Stacey of Murfreesboro; Granddaughters, Candi (Rob) Mathis and Susan (Brian) Carmouche both of Murfreesboro; Great grandchildren, Carl Mathis, Sam Mathis, Sarah Mathis, & Kaylee Carmouche; Brother by another mother, George (Peggy) Trail. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Morris; parents, Hardee Morris & Mai Hennessee Morris; Brothers, Claude Thomas, Frank Morris, Tobe Morris, Dink Morris; and sisters, Carrie Bell Cooper & Elizabeth Purcell.
    Mr. Morris was a World War II veteran where he served in the Army as a machine gunner. He worked at Colonial Shirt Factory and retired as an inspector at Samsonite.  He was a member of Milton Church of Christ.  Mr. Morris loved working in his wood shop making chairs. He also enjoyed fishing and coaching many children in baseball.
    Funeral services will be 10 AM Friday, July 22, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bros. Teb Batey, Carl Mathis, & Thomas Earl Nichols officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 3 to 7 PM Thursday, July 21, 2016.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Kyle Barrett

    Wednesday, 20 July 2016

    Kyle Ray Barrett, age 45, of Readyville passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.  He was a native of Smith County.
    Survivors include his parents, Jerry & Faye Todd Barrett of Woodbury; Sister, Kellee Barrett King of Murfreesboro; Nephews, Jonathan & Dylan King of Murfreesboro; and Niece, Kelcy King of Murfreesboro.  Several uncles, aunts, and cousins also survive.
    Mr. Barrett was a member of the Burt Baptist Church and worked in Maintenance at Pillsbury.
    Memorial graveside services will be 2 PM Friday, July 22, 2016 at Thyatira Cemetery.

  • Kathy King

    Monday, 18 July 2016

    Kathy Ann King, age 62, of Woodbury passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.  She was a native of Canton, Ohio.
    Survivors include her husband, Doug King of Woodbury; David Brooks Dooley (Bobbi) of Auburntown, Rachel Ann (Dru) Smith of Woodbury, Susan Michaelle Dooley of Nashville, Jonathan Michael (Jamie) Dooley of Murfreesboro; Brother, Chip (Carol) Bond of Crossville; Grandchildren, Madison Brooke Dooley, Annsley Jewell Holt, John David Dooley, & Deacon Alan Smith.
    Several nephews and a niece also survive.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, David Bond & Evelyn Parsons Bond; and siblings, Kenny Bond and Nelda Bond York.
    Mrs. King was a member of the Baptist church and was the area manager for Mid-Cumberland Head Start. She lived her life so selflessly and of utmost importance to her was her devotion to God, Family, Friends, and her long standing career at Mid-Cumberland Head Start.
    Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Chip Bond officiating.  Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 PM Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mid-Cumberland Head Start.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

     

  • Pamela Arnold

    Friday, 15 July 2016

    Pamela Bryson Arnold, 57, Thursday, July 14, 2016 at her home in Murfreesboro.  She was a native of Marion Co., Tn.
    She is survived by her husband, Mack Arnold of Murfreesboro; Mother, Norma L. Bryson of Woodbury; Daughters, Amy Preston (Cliff) Reed and Ashley Preston Reed (Alan Paschal) both of Woodbury; Sister,  Donna Bryson (Terry) Gunter of Woodbury; Grandson: Ryker Lee Reed of Woodbury; Stepchildren: Tom (Heather) Arnold & Joshua (Leigha) Arnold; Step grandchildren: Isiah, Ava, Zoe & Grayson Arnold; Friends & Caregivers: Teresa Watson, Judy Melton, Mary Jo Holder, & Una Tilson.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Gilbert “Bull” Bryson. 
    Pam graduated from Woodbury Central High School in 1977, shortly after she went to work at Bank of Commerce for over 15 years.  While there she was an active member of the Bank of Commerce Cloggers where she had the opportunity to represent the State of TN while participating in the International Lion’s Club Parades. She left Bank of Commerce and started her career at DTC where she was a Customer Service Representative.  She retired from the Marketing Department after 15 years due to illness. For 3 years, she fought a long hard battle with ALS. Pam was a fun loving spirit who loved being around family and friends.  She was loved by many.
    Funeral Services will be 1 pm Saturday, July 16, 2016  in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Interment will follow in the Sycamore Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 3:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, July 15, 2016. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Foundation %Woodbury Funeral Home.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Carl Young

    Tuesday, 12 July 2016

    Carl Allan “Floyd” Young, 38, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016. He was a native of Dekalb Co.                 
    He is survived by his son, Matthew Allan Young and his mother, Shelly Matthews Both of Woodbury; Father, Jeffery Young of Woodbury; Mother, Dorene Estes Pedigo of Smithville; Brothers, Toby Young and Chad (Angel) Young of Woodbury; Grandmother, Joy Young of Woodbury; Uncles, Darrell (Rachel) Young and Rodney (Angela) Young all of Woodbury; Nephews, Jacob, Griffin and Easton Young.
    Floyd was a heavy equipment operator.
    Words from his son, Matthew:  “He was the hardest working man I know” “I love you with all my heart you were my hero weather you knew it or not I always looked up to you. You were my best friend and best thing yet you were my father and when we may never seen eye to eye or said the best things to one another but the love I had for you was always real and true daddy. I just wish I could have told you I loved you but it's alright I'm gonna make you proud FLY HIGH DADDY YOUR MISSED BY SO MANY ALREADY R.I.P I LOVE YOU.”
    Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, 7/14/16 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Hunter Hay officiating.  Interment will follow in Blues Hill Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, 07/13/16. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

     

     

  • Christine Melton

    Sunday, 10 July 2016

    Name      Christine Markum Melton                                            Age: 94
    Date Died: Saturday, July 9, 2016 @ 8:46 PM
    Birthplace:  Cannon Co.
    Survivors:  Daughter & Son-in-law:   Jean & Paul Parker of Readyville
    Grandchildren:  Leandra & John Habel of Unionville  
                                 Kevin & Michelle Parker of LaVergne
    Great Grandchildren:  Emma Habel & Micah Parker
    Mrs. Christine was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac Markum & Dovie Higgins Markum;
      her husband, Norman Brown Melton; and her siblings, Della Brown, McDonald Markum,
    Fred Markum, Clemmie White Melton, John Markum, Lester “Jack” Markum, Isaac Markum, Jr.,
    Chalmus Markum, Floyd Markum, Walter Thurman Markum, Thelma “Polly” McCullough, & Frenchie Estes.
    She was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, a homemaker and a dairy farmer.  She loved to garden and work in her flowers.
     
    Funeral Where:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home
    When:  11:00AM  Tuesday July 12, 2016.
    Ministers:  Bro. Herb Alsup and Bro. Al Bugg
    Interment:  Riverside Gardens
    Visitation:  4:00 to 8:00 PM  Monday
    Pallbearers:  Donald Roy Markum, Will West, Alan Melton, Adam Melton, Kevin Parker, John Habel.

  • Maude Jones

    Saturday, 9 July 2016

    Maude Kenady Jones, age 97, of Woodbury passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at Woodbury Health Care Center.  She was a native of Clay County, Alabama.
    Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Steve & Lori Jones of Woodbury.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, John W. & Fredonia Wright Kenady; and her husband, L.V. Jones.
    Mrs. Jones was retired Russell Athletic Wear in Alexander City, Alabama, and was a member of the Baptist church.  She was a loving mother, loved to quilt, and take care of her flowers.
    Funeral services will be 6 PM Saturday, July 9, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Ralph Richardson officiating.  Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 6 PM Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the funeral home.  Graveside Services will be 4 PM Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Hillview Cemetery in Alexander City, Alabama with Radney Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

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