Obituaries

  • Georgia May Smith

    Friday, 27 April 2012

    Georgia May Smith, 91, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Woodbury Nursing Center.
    Born in Centrailya, IL, Ms. Smith was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, a homemaker and a babysitter.
    Survivors:
    Husband of 58 years: Loy L. Smith of Woodbury.
    Children: Betty Faye Johnson of McMinnville & Mary Loy (Wayne) Brown of McMinnville.
    Grandchildren: Shelia (Brian) Kelly, Timmy (Betty) Muncy, Angela Wiggins, David (Lori) Brown, Lisa (Jim) Wesmore.
    Great Grandchildren: Rachel, Derek, Tabitha, Nancy, Chase,Candice,Brittany, Cole, Dillon, Travis & Austin.
    Great Great Grandchildren: Treyton, Ashlyn, Aliyah, Gabrielle & Alyah.
    Also survived by Brother-in-law & Sister-in-law, James & Olivene Smith and Francis Smith.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy & Beulah Cross Wells.
    Funeral services will be held at the Woodbury Church of Christ at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Friday and she will lie in state at Woodbury Church of Christ from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Woodbury Day School or the Billy Smith Preacher Training Scholarship Fund.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Mildred M. Mathis Prater

    Thursday, 26 April 2012

    Mildred M. Mathis Prater, 81, died Tuesday, April 24 at River Park Hospital in McMinnville.

    A resident of Woodbury and native of Warren County, Ms. Prater was a member of the Ivy Bluff Church of Christ and a retired seamstress.

    Survivors:  

    Children: Wayne K. (Linda) Prater of Clark Lake, MI and Belinda J. Kiel of Woodbury.

    Sister: Macon Todd of Woodbury.

    3 Grandchildren: Michelle Prater Smith, Christine Prater and Michael Prater.

    Special Nieces: Sherry Mathis Winnett and Savannah Winnett of McMinnville.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Will B. Mathis & Nora Barrett Mathis; Husband, Merrion Leon Prater and her Son, Steven Prater.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday April 27, 2012 with Bro. Larry Womack officiating. Burial will be in Ivy Bluff Cemetery, Warren Co.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 and Friday until time of  services.

  • Dennis Edward Dayton

    Monday, 23 April 2012

    Dennis Edward Dayton, 75, of Woodbury, died Saturday, April 21, at Woodbury Health Care Center following an extended illness.

    A native of Cumberland County, he was a member of the Woodbury First Baptist church. Dennis was retired from TVA where he was an Electrician. He was a veteran of Air Force. Dennis loved his time with his family the most and he also loved spending time outdoors.

    Survivors:

    Wife of 54 years: Pat Bohannon Dayton of Woodbury.

    Children: Jeff Dayton of Charlotte, NC., Terri (Hershel) Logan of Woodbury, Jim (Mary) Dayton of Smyrna.

    Grandchildren:  Josh Mullinax, Dakota Logan, Rebekah, Sarah, Joseph Dayton, Liz & Zach Dayton.

    Sister: Barbara Dayton Rushing of Crossville.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, James & Nell Anderson Dayton and his daughter, Marcy Dayton.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 with Bro. Hunter Hay officiating. Interment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Crossville.

    Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday until time of  services.

    In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc. and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

  • Patricia Ann Prater Spry

    Friday, 20 April 2012

    Patricia Ann Prater Spry, 73, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Woodbury Health Care Center.

    A native of Cannon County and resident of McMinnville, Patricia was a career military wife thus living from South Carolina to California and a few states in between. Being a mother and sometimes a father with two boys was almost a full time job during Boyd’s overseas assignments. Every new assignment in the states meant a new secretary job for Patricia and some assignments server as a church secretary.  (Samsonite, Tn Farmer Co-op, Saco Lowell, Barbecure King Corp., Woolco, General Business Services, Internal Revenue and Cannon Co. Board of Education.) She was a member of Central Church of Christ in McMinnville.

    Survivors:  

    Husband of 53 years:  Boyd Calvin Spry of McMinnville

    Sons:  Jeff Spry and his wife, Tammy Bowman Spry of Little Rock, AR and David Spry of McMinnville

    Grandchildren:  Amanda Spry of Nashville, Tyler Spry of Chattanooga and Lexy Spry of Smithville and McMinnville

    Brother: Phillip Warner Prater and his wife, Judy of Woodbury

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Shelah Haskel Prater & Opal Winnett Prater and is daughter-in-law, Robin Haley Spry.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup & Bro. John Payne officiating. Burial will be in Midway Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on  Saturday, April 21 and Sunday until time of services.

    In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central Church of Christ Jail Ministry, Midway Cemetery Fund or Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

    For online tributes, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Mary Ann Hall Barnicle

    Thursday, 19 April 2012

    Mrs. Mary Ann (Hall) Barnicle, 65, of Murfreesboro died April 16, 2012. She was born March 8, 1947 in Murfreesboro. Her parents were William Hall and Louise (Adams) Hall. She was preceded in death also by her step-mother, Ruth Hall, sons, Steve Gilley, Elijah Gilley and Billy Wyrich, brother, Jule Alan Hall and a half-brother, Glen Hall.

    She is survived by her husband, Gary Barnicle, son, Jimmy Wyrich, half-brother, Pete Hall, half-sisters, Margie Hall and Jennie Hall, two granddaughters, Joann Nicole Filyaw and Stacey Louise Wyrich, also two great grandchildren.

    She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was a former employee of Samsonite and Chromalox. She was a devoted and loving mother.

    Graveside services will be held Friday, April 20, 2012 at 11 AM in the Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro. T. B. Gentry will officiate. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Peggy Joyce Bly

    Thursday, 19 April 2012

    Peggy Joyce Bly, 67, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Centennial Hospital.
    A native of Davidson County, she lived in Woodbury.
    Survivors:
    2 Sons:  Christopher Bly of Woodbury & Jeff (Alyse) Bly of Woodbury.
    Grandchildren: Abigal Bly, Nicole Clemmons, Tera Srader, Riley Johnson, Kayla Bly, John Taylor Pomeroy & Kelsey Fletcher.
    Siblings: Charlie Bly of Nashville, Mary Ann Shrum of Woodbury, Jean Canada of Lebanon, James (Ruth) Bly of Gassaway, Sue Kentner of Hendersonville, Fay Lafevers of Murfreesboro, Eleanor (Kerry) Hughes of Woodbury.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeffie Bly & Joanna Scott Bly; Siblings, Magaline Merritt and Robert Bly.
    She was retired from Emerson Corp., formally Heatcraft where she was a line supervisor. She was a Christian who loved spending time with her family and grandchildren and collecting Roosters.
    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 and Friday until time of  services.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Jill Whitacre Moore

    Monday, 16 April 2012

    Jill Whitacre Moore, 46, of Murfreesboro died Friday, April 13th, 2012 after an extended battle with stomach cancer. She was a native of Cannon County.

    Funeral services will be 2 pm Monday in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating.  Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Sunday from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m.

    She is survived by her husband of 12 years, Darin L. Moore of Parsons, TN; a son, Ryan Duggin and his wife Karen of Murfreesboro; a daughter, Lindsey Hutchins of Murfreesboro; one grandchild, Madilyn Duggin of Murfreesboro; a sister, Julie Sadler and her husband Chris of Woodbury; three brothers Mike, Marty and Robert Whitacre of Winchester, Virginia; Mother-in-Law Nova Moore of Parsons, TN. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Montie Whitacre of Woodbury.

    She was an employee of Old Time Pottery’s Corporate Office, where she worked as a Buyer’s Assistant for 8 years.

    In lieu of flowers, Jill requested donations may be made to American Cancer Society for Stomach cancer research. Donations may be made at Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Crystal Dawn Wilson Robinson

    Monday, 16 April 2012

    Crystal Dawn Wilson Robinson, 49, died Saturday, April 14, 2012 at DeKalb Community Hospital.
    A member of the Center Hill Baptist Church, she was a homemaker. She lived in Woodbury and was a Cannon County native.
    Survivors:  
    2 Daughters: Amanda Wilson and Nicola Campbell both of Woodbury,
    2 Grandchildren: Madison and Heather & 1 grandchild due in August,
    3 Sisters: Debbie Campbell and Faye (Ronnie) Bedwell both of Woodbury & Emma Conatser of Smithville,
    3 Brothers: Bobby Wilson, Wayne Wilson & Jimmy Wilson all of Woodbury,              
               
    Best Friend: Debbie Mathney Stone,
    Also surviving are several nieces & nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her mother, Floy D. Wilson; sister, Betty Duke' brothers Charles Wilson & Jeffery (Mutt) Wilson; & companion Billy Porter.
    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 with Bro. Greg Mitchell & Bro. Bratten Tucker officiating. Interment will be in Prater Cemetery.
    Visitation is from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, April 16 and Tuesday until time of services.

  • Deloris Melton Morris

    Tuesday, 3 April 2012

    Delores Carol Melton Morris, 61, died Sunday, April 1, 2012 at her home in Auburntown.
    A member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church and a native of Cannon Co., Delores was retired from the State of Tennessee where she worked in the Dept. of Children and Human Services.
    Survivors:
    Son and Daughter-in-law: Sam and Jennifer Morris of Woodbury.
    Grandchildren: Dalton and Emily Morris of Woodbury.
    2 Sisters: Patsy Reeder of Watertown and Katherine Saddler of Auburntown.
    2 Sisters-in-law: Rachel Melton of Auburntown and Irma Melton of Woodbury.
    Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Wiley Grey and Leona Bell Melton and her brothers, John and Bobby Don Melton.
    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 with Bro. Jeff Cripps officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3 and Wednesday until time of  service
    Woodbury Funeral Home is in Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Larry Davis

    Monday, 2 April 2012

    Larry Dean Davis, 61, died Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the Medical Center of Manchester E/R from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Coffee County.

    A member of the Church of Christ, Larry worked as the Cannon County Coordinator for the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA), where he recently retired. A native of Cannon County, he lived in Bradyville.

    Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Barbara L. Davis of Bradyville; two daughters, Jennifer (Tim) Rigsby of Rock Island and Emily (Montana) Gaither of Bradyville; brother, Billy Davis of Bradyville; grandchildren, Hunter Riley Rigsby of Rock Island and Emma Kate Gaither of Bradyville; two step grandchildren: T.J. and Torrye Rigsby; and mother-in-law, Opal Limbaugh of Bradyville.

    Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Susan Maude Williams Davis.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday. April 3, 2012 with Bro. Jimmie Rigsby and Dale Bush officiating. Burial will be in Amity Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 2 and Tuesday until time of  services.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

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