Obituaries

  • Jimmy Joe Duncan

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Jimmy Joe Duncan, 60, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 at his home in Woodbury. He was a native of Henderson, KY.

     

    He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Kim Ford Duncan of Woodbury; daughter, Brittany Duncan of Woodbury; grandchildren,  Layla & Brooklyn; siblings,   Pam Lokey of Centertown, Linda McChesney and Mike Duncan both of KY, Nancy Gibson of Spencer, Loretta Pittard, Johnny Duncan, Kevin Duncan and Jr. McVay all of Woodbury and Keith Duncan of Murfreesboro.

     

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Hershel Duncan and Joy Adams Murphy; siblings, Cheryl Duncan, Diane Gibson and Jack Duncan.

     

    Jimmy was a member of the Pentecostal Church and he was a retired Tree Surgeon.

     

    Funeral Services will be Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in the Amity Cemetery. Pallbearers include Billy Gene Lokey, Jonathan & Jesse Stone, Dustin Rublee and Ronnie Jernigan, Jr.  Visitation with the family will be from 3 pm until 9 pm Saturday, June 23, 2018.

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

  • Paul Jerome Grizzle

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Paul Jerome Grizzle, 52, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 following a sudden illness.  He was a native of Cannon Co.

    He is survived by his mother, Betty Mayo Grizzle of Woodbury; his children, Jennifer (Steve) Grizzle Martin of Woodbury, Paul Tyler Grizle of Shelbyville, Case Grizzle of Shelbyville and Dustin St. John of Woodbury; grandchildren,  Heavanne, Charlie, Dayvanie and Bentley; siblings, Renee Arnold, Larry Grizzle, Stevie Grizzle and Vanessa Grizzle all of Woodbury.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Donald Grizzle; Brothers, Charles Lyndon (Buddy) Grizzle and Ben Edward (Eddie) Grizzle.

    A member of the Church of Christ, He was a brick mason.  Jerome didn’t know a stranger and was always friendly with everyone.  He also loved to fish. 

    Funeral Services will be 4 pm Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sugar Tree Knob cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm to 8 pm Tuesday, June 19, 2018. 

    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net  to leave condolences for his family. 
     

  • Nellie Mabel Mayo Mooneyham

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Nellie Mabel Mayo Mooneyham, age 85, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at St. Thomas West Hospital.  She was a native of Cannon Co.
     
    Survivors include her children, Ronnie Mooneyham, Linda McNeese, Pat (Terry) Reed & Joey Mooneyham, all of Woodbury, Sharon "Ann" Johnson of Waverly, & Pam (Terry) York of Christiana; Siblings, David Mayo, Bob (Marcia) Mayo, both of Woodbury, Teddy (Barbara) Mayo of Murfreesboro, Roy Mayo of Lebanon, & Dave Mayo, Jr. of Smithville.  13 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren, & 6 Great Great Grandchildren also survive.
     
    She was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Mooneyham; Parents, Dave Mayo & Annie Mae Ferrell Mayo; Siblings, Howard Mayo, George Mayo, & Jean Bilbrey; and Grandson, Jeffery McNeese.
     
    Ms. Mooneyham was a member of the Iconium Church of Christ and was retired from Colonial Shirt Factory.  She was a sports enthusiast and loved the Tennessee Vols and the Tennessee Titans.
     
    Funeral Services will be 2 PM Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Norman Pelham officiating. Interment will follow at Prater Cemetery.   Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 9 PM Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Woodbury Funeral Home.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Mernell Hutchins Alexander

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Mernell Hutchins Alexander was born February 14, 1946 to the late Robert Milton and Mattie Lee Prater Hutchins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Bobby Hutchins and J.C. Hutchins and sisters, Marie Bivens and Sharon Hollandsworth.
    She is survived by her sister, Linda Hutchins Bivens; her husband, Terry Gayle Alexander; her daughters, Sherry Alexander (Darren) Minor and Tiftonia Alexander (Randy) Hart; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Daniel, Michael, Joshua and Madeline; six great grandchildren, Jordan, Aly, Mia, Belen, Luke and Liam whom she all loved dearly.
    Nell was a seamstress in the garment industry and always had a very strong work ethic.  She adored her family and made it her mission to make them happy.  She was a member of the Sanders Fork Baptist church and a devout Christian who served her Lord and Master everywhere she went.  
    Funeral services will be 2 pm Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Elder Roger Rhoton, Elder Randy Hart and Elder Darren Minor officiating.  Interment will follow in the Reed Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be after 11 am Monday.
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave condolences for her family, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 
     

  • Roger Dale Miller

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Roger Dale Miller, 67, passed away Tues., June 12, 2018 from a short illness at Parkridge Medical Center.  He was a native of Cannon Co. and lived in Morrison. 
     

    He is survived by his wife, April Watley Miller of Morrison; Daughters, Dana (Tammy) Miller of Shelbyville and
    Shelby Sellars of Morrison; Siblings, Pat (Mark) Elkins and Lynn (Rita) Miller all of Woodbury; Father-in-law and
    Mother-in-law, Louis & Refa Watley of Morrison; Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Keith Watley of Altamont,
    Kiel (Sonia) Watley of Waco, TX, Denise (Bill) Salisbury of Altamont, Jaquetta (Phillip) Moreland of Morrison;
    special family,   Jeff, Cheryl, Cody and Carly Cole of Spencer, Deborah (James) McKinney of Melborne, FL.;
    Papa’s Grandson:  Steven Henshaw; Several Nieces and Nephews and his dog, Bullet. A devoted and loving
    EMS family also survives him and will carry his legacy on. 

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Miller, Jr. and Claudine Rogers Coffman.

     

    Roger was a retired Advanced Emergency Medical Tech with 41 years of service. He was a founding member of Mooretown Fire Dept and Cannon Co. Rescue Squad. In his spare time, he enjoyed gardening, canning, fishing, camping, hunting and farming. 

    Funeral Services will be 2 pm Friday, June 15, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Victor Hawkins, Capt. R.C. Christian and Paramedic Jeff Cole officiating.  Interment will follow in the Cherry Cemetery.  Pallbearers include R.C. Christian, Jeff Cole, Preston Denney, Brian Jennings, Jimmy Savage, Brian Madewell, Larry More, Keith Watley.  Visitation with the family will be Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 11 am till 8 pm.   

    Our hearts are broken because a heart that is broken is a heart that’s been loved.

     

    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave condolences for his family please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 

     
     

  • Roger Dale Miller

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Roger Dale Miller, 67, passed away Tues., June 12, 2018 from a short illness at Parkridge Medical Center.  He was a native of Cannon Co. and lived in Morrison.  

    He is survived by his wife, April Watley Miller of Morrison; Daughters, Dana (Tammy) Miller of Shelbyville and
    Shelby Sellars of Morrison; Siblings, Pat (Mark) Elkins and Lynn (Rita) Miller all of Woodbury; Father-in-law and
    Mother-in-law, Louis & Refa Watley of Morrison; Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Keith Watley of Altamont,
    Kiel (Sonia) Watley of Waco, TX, Denise (Bill) Salisbury of Altamont, Jaquetta (Phillip) Moreland of Morrison;
    special family,   Jeff, Cheryl, Cody and Carly Cole of Spencer, Deborah (James) McKinney of Melborne, FL.;
    Papa’s Grandson:  Steven Henshaw; Several Nieces and Nephews and his dog, Bullet. A devoted and loving
    EMS family also survives him and will carry his legacy on. 

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Miller, Jr. and Claudine Rogers Coffman.

     

    Roger was a retired Advanced Emergency Medical Tech with 41 years of service. He was a founding member of Mooretown Fire Dept and Cannon Co. Rescue Squad. In his spare time, he enjoyed gardening, canning, fishing, camping, hunting and farming. 

    Funeral Services will be 2 pm Friday, June 15, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Victor Hawkins, Capt. R.C. Christian and Paramedic Jeff Cole officiating.  Interment will follow in the Cherry Cemetery.  Pallbearers include R.C. Christian, Jeff Cole, Preston Denney, Brian Jennings, Jimmy Savage, Brian Madewell, Larry More, Keith Watley.  Visitation with the family will be Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 11 am till 8 pm.   

    Our hearts are broken because a heart that is broken is a heart that’s been loved.

    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave condolences for his family please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 

     
     

  • Zena Grace Baird

    Sunday, 10 June 2018

    Zena Grace Baird, age 84 of Woodbury, died at her home Saturday morning June 9, 2018 surrounded by her devoted and loving family.  She was born July 2, 1933 in Red Boiling Springs, TN to John Melvin and Lula Bean Leonard.  She was a Christian and a member of the Church of Christ faith. Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers Kendall, Ray, James, & Charles Leonard; sisters, Dorothy Leonard Parker, Mary Leonard Barrett, Elise Leonard Haynes and infant Louise Leonard and one granddaughter Grace Lauren Baird.  
     
    She was survived by her 5 children:  Sara & Willie Patton of Watertown, Larry & Hazel Baird of Lebanon, Terry Glen & Sonya Baird of Woodbury, Anthony & Reneé Hutchison of Morrison, and Lisa Baird of Woodbury.  One sister:  Rebecca Leonard of Murfreesboro and one brother:  John Edward Leonard of Ridgetop, TN.  10 grandchildren:  Josh, Amanda, Matthew (Bert) Patton, Jeremy Baird, Tara Baird-Wilkins, Holly Baird, Brent & Brandon Hutchison, John & Lauren Baird.  6 great grandchildren:  Cody & Audrey Baird, Wesley Patton, Maggie, Michael, & Mason Baird.
     
    Ms. Baird was a retired LPN.  A member of the Church of Christ, she loved sewing and cooking.  Her greatest accomplishments were being a loving mother and grandmother. 
     
    Funeral services will be 11 am Monday in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Al Bugg and Bro. Brian Reed officiating.  Interment will follow in the Wilson Co. Memorial Gardens at 1 pm Monday. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm till 9 pm Sunday. 
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 
     
     
     

  • Phyllis Ann Carmin Sissom

    Friday, 8 June 2018

    Phyllis Ann Carmin Sissom, age 83, of Indianapolis, IN passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Manor Care Health Services in Indianapolis.  She was a resident of Cannon County, Tennessee for over 60 years residing in the Hollow Springs Community.  Originally a native of Muncie, IN, she moved to Hollow Springs in the mid-fifties and resided there with her husband, Leo Sissom, for 61 years until his death in 2015.
     
    She is survived by her son, Alan Sissom of Franklin, IN; Grandson, Noel Sissom of Franklin, IN; Sister, Juanita Lyons and her family of Muncie, IN; Brother, Tommy Carmin and his family of Muncie, IN; Sisters-in-laws, Delia Sissom & Cleo Burks and her family, both of Hollow Springs Community.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.
     
    Ms. Sissom is remembered as an officer of the Woodbury Police Department, from which retired after more than a decade of service from 1979 to 1993.  She is also well-remembered as a talented maker of fine handcrafted jewelry sold variously in Woodbury, Tennessee.
     
    Graveside Services will be Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Gilley Hill Cemetery at 2 PM.
     
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Daniel Lee Tidwell

    Thursday, 7 June 2018

    Mr. Daniel Lee “Pops” Tidwell, 41, of Murfreesboro passed away on June 6, 2018.  He was born in Murfreesboro, TN on December 29, 1976.  He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Lee Tidwell, a son, Brandon Tidwell, and his first wife, Brenda Tidwell.
    He is survived by his wife, Tonia Tidwell; mother, Penny Tidwell; son, Bradley Tidwell; daughter, Brianna Tidwell; step-sons, Christopher Fletcher all of Murfreesboro and John Fletcher of Bradyville; step-daughter, Cheyenne Fletcher of Murfreeesboro; three step-grandchildren, Dixon, Wesson, and Annilen; as well as many other family and friends.
    Daniel was an avid outdoorsman.  Anytime he could be outside he was happier.  He enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting.  Working outside on mechanic projects, logging, and handy man jobs were things he liked doing.  He loved spending time with his family and friends.
    Visitation with be held at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 11-1 pm.  Memorial services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel at 1 pm.  Tim Gentry will officiate.  Due to Daniel’s untimely passing donations are requested to assist with funeral expenses in lieu of flowers.  Contact Smith Funeral Home to donate. Share memories and condolences at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net  Smith Funeral Home, 303 Murfreesboro Rd. Woodbury, TN 37190,  615-563-5337
     

  • Jeffery Joe Mitchell

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    Jeffery Joe Mitchell, age 55 of Manchester passed away Friday, May 25, 2018 at St. Thomas West Hospital.  He was born in El Paso, Texas.
    Survivors include his wife, Melanie Mitchell of Manchester; Parents, Joe & Sue Hobbs Mitchell of Woodbury; Children, Jeremy Bingham of Manchester, Kayla (Bradley) Kennedy of Tullahoma, Kendra (Ryan) Stewart of Winchester, Issac Gardner of Manchester, Heather (Matt) Howland of California, Stephanie (Cody) Stephens of Tullahoma, Brittany Mitchell of Manchester, & Tyler Mitchell of Manchester; Brothers, Greg (Nora) Mitchell of Woodbury & Jason Mitchell of Woodbury; Grandchildren, Ziah Bingham, Landen Kennedy, Fallon Kennedy, Nathan Stewart, Nick Stewart, Dillon, Kaitlynn, & Leland Howland, Jude, Maya, & Cora Stephens, & Ashton Mitchell; and Mother-in-law, Lynda Harrell of Manchester.
    Mr. Mitchell was employed by the Manchester City Water Department and his church relationship was non-denominational.  He enjoyed cooking on his grill, singing & playing his guitar, but most of all he loved spending time with his family & grandbabies.
    Funeral services will be 2 pm Thursday, May 31, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating.  Interment will follow in the Cherry Cemetery.  Pallbearers include Greg and Jason Mitchell, Jeremy Bingham, Bradley Kennedy, Kevin Brown & Zach Miller.  Visitation with his family will be from 4 pm until 9 pm Wednesday. 
    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 to leave condolences for his family, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 
     

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