• Ray Hare

    Saturday, 8 September 2012

    WBRY regrets to announce the following death.  Mr. Ray H Hare age 94 passed away Saturday at the University Medical Center in Lebanon.  a life long resident of the Porterfield Community in readyville he is survived by his Son Ray David Hare of Murfreesboro a sister Alta McKnight of Lascassas.  Three grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews also survive.
    Mr. Hare was a member of the Antioch Church of Christ and was retired from Cummings Sign Company.
    Funeral Services for Mr. Ray H. Hare will be held at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home Monday  at 1:00 with Bro. Stan Edwards and Bro Donald Owens the ministers.  Burial to follow in the Riverside Cemetery.  Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation with the family 4:00-9:00 Sunday

  • Milan Tucker

    Sunday, 2 September 2012

    Milan Tucker was born September 24, 1947 in Woodbury, TN to Sam Tucker and Odie Sissom Tucker. He graduated from Cannon Co. Central High School in 1966, attended the University of TN in Knoxville and served in the US Army. On May 23, 1969 he married the former Darlene Jacobs from Manchester TN. Milan was employed with Kroger, Sam’s Club, Warehouse Manager for MoorMan Feed, and co-owner of Tucker’s Swings.   He was a Master Woodworker, and enjoyed participating in local craft fairs.  He also enjoyed collecting Allis Chalmer tractors, meeting new people, gardening, spending time with his grandchildren and being a member of the Parsley’s Market Breakfast Club Society.
    Milan is survived by his wife of 43 years, Darlene Jacobs Tucker, daughter Mila (James) Davis (Eagleville) and son, Marty (Amanda) Tucker (Bradyville): Grandchildren, Brandon Koenig, Kailee and Jadyn Davis, Cayden, Toby and Rylee Tucker. Siblings include brothers: Edward (Dot) Tucker (Bradyville), Kenneth (Mickie) Tucker (Bradyville), Avery Tucker (Bradyville), and sisters:  Pat (Freddie) Fann (Bradyville), Faye Elam (Murfreesboro), Regenia (Richard) Grissom (Murfreesboro) and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by parents, Sam Tucker and Odie Sissom Tucker, Sharon Tucker (sister), and Michael Tucker (Nephew). 
    He was a member of The Midway Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to TN Fisher House (VA) and Alive Hospice of Murfreesboro.
    Visitation will be on Monday, September 3, 2012 at Woodbury Funeral Home from 3pm to 9pm and again on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 from 11am to 1pm at Woodbury Church of Christ with services beginning at 1pm. Bro. Norman Pelham, Bro. Al Bugg and Bro. Gayle Rains officiating. Burial will be in the Midway Cemetery following services.
    Pallbearers: Les Williams, Jordan Williams, Glenn Fann, Don Lee Tucker, Greg Grissom, Heath Jacobs, Ken Tucker, Don Moore. Honorary Pallbearers: Mark Vanzant, Hank Lloyd, Jackie Gannon, Nile Young, Tom Carmouche, Billy Goodman, Robert A. Harris, Arna Smithson, Lee Cyree
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or

  • Jack Fuller Barton

    Sunday, 2 September 2012

    Jack Fuller Barton of Readyville passed away Friday, August 31, 2012 from complications of cancer.  He was born November 5, 1946 and was 65 years old.


    He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Navy and was retired from Mingle & Elrod, Inc. where he worked for over 40 years.  He was a lifetime member of the West Side Fire Dept.


    He was proceeded in death by his parents, Robert Ray “Crook” Barton & Melba Fuller Barton; his father-in-law, Lacie Sullins; grandson, Samuel McMackins; several aunts and uncles.


    He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Phyllis Sullins Barton; daughter, Amy (Kevin) McMackins; Son, Nicholas Barton; Grandchildren, Jeramy, Jonah & Jenna McMackins; Brothers, Ray (Peggy) Barton & Jimmy (Shelia) Barton all of Readyville; Sister, Cynthia Barton of Nashville; Mother-in-law, Berma Sullins; Sister-in-law, Deborah Parker; Special Friends, John & Faye Naylor, Paul & Kathy Simon and Margaret & Randy Vassar.


    Visitation with family will be Monday, September 3, 2012 from 10 am until 2 pm with graveside services at 2:30 pm at Cherry Cemetery. Brother Al Bugg, Jr. officiating. 


    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or Special Kids, Inc. (


    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or


  • Douglas Wayne Wimberly

    Saturday, 1 September 2012

    Name   Douglas Wayne Wimberly                                          Age:    66
    Date Died: Fri., 8/31/2012                     Where:   Vanderbilt Medical Center
    Address:  6550 Jim Cummings Hwy., Woodbury, TN.  37190
    Birthplace: Cannon Co., Tn.
    Survivors:   Brother:  Ray Morris (Susan) Wimberly of Woodbury  
    Sister:  Judy (Glen Hoyte) Mooneyham of Woodbury  
    Nieces and Nephew:  Christy (Michael) Overcash, Kim (Jamie) McPeak, Terri Mooneyham (Jason Tenpenny) and Daniel Wimberly
    Great Nieces and Nephew:  Derek & Justin Bush, Cydney, Cody & Brody McPeak, Lacey Wimberly & Tatum Tenpenny
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Euclid & Estes Deberry Wimberly.
    He was a member of the Church of Christ and was ret. from Samsonite.  He loved to fish, play cards, watch ballgames and car races.
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home      When: 11:00 AM Mon. 9/3/2012
    Minister:  Bro. Greg Mitchell & Bro. Herb Alsup             Interment:  Riverside Gardens Cemetery
    Visitation:  11:00 am until 9:00 pm Sun., Sept. 2, 2012
    In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
    Woodbury Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses

  • Andrew Brian "Andy" Dimartino

    Thursday, 30 August 2012

    Memorial Service for "Captain Andy DiMartino"  Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 13:00.
    Andrew Brian "Andy" DiMartino, Sr., Age 49  died Sunday August 26, 2012 at his home of a sudden illness. 

    A resident of Woodbury, he was born in Baltimore, MD.

    He was a Certified Land Surveyor; a veteran of the United States Air Force, Captain of the Cannon Co. Eastside Volunteer Fire Dept.
    A HM Tech with the Cannon Co. Emergency Management/Homeland Security and member of the Emergency Management Association of Tennessee. 
    Andy loved and was devoted to his family, his country, his fire department and serving his community and county as a volunteer.  He achieved each with pride, honor and dignity.  

    Andy is survived by his loving wife, Marianne Ford DiMartino of Woodbury, his mother, Joyce Geyer McKenna of Hanover, PA.
    His beloved sons Andrew Brian DiMartino, Jr. and Samuel Paul DiMartino of Woodbury and  
    Sisters, Kathy Lynn Wheatley of Monkton, MD, and Grace Mattiello of Perry Hall, MD.

    Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Andrew John DiMartino.

    A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2012.

    Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Saturday, September 1, 2012.
    Donations for the family may be made by contacting Chief Grady George 615-849-6867 or Woodbury Funeral Home.

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  • Raymond "Ray Ray" Knox Jr.

    Thursday, 30 August 2012

    Raymond Lee "Ray Ray" Knox, Jr. passed from this life on August 27, 2012 at the young age of 28. He leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted mother, Paulette "Polly" Mount of Woodbury; son, Anton DuPree Knox; daughters, Baily Marie Knox, Kristen Marie Knox and Allysa "Boo Boo" Davenport; paternal grandmother, Addie L. Lyons of Murfreesboro; sisters, Teneka (Curtis) McCoullough and Dorothy Jean Rucker both of Murfreesboro; also a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Lee Knox, Sr.; and an infant daughter.
    Visitation with the family will be held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 from 10 AM until 1 PM at Grace Assembly of God, 2999 John Bragg Hwy. with funeral services to follow at the church. Interment will be in Donnell Cemetery in Auburntown, TN. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337

  • Ruby Miller

    Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Ms. Ruby Miller, age 93, died Monday August 27 at Woodbury Health Care following an extended illness.

    A resident of Woodbury, she was born in the Centertown Community of Cannon County.

    She was a member of the Baptist Church and a homemaker.


    Son and Daughter-in-law: Danny and Tina Miller of Woodbury. 

    Also surviving are 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Ike and Lela Martin Miller; her husband, Hughie Miller; 2 Daughters, Alvena Pitts and Norma Jean Phillips and brothers and sisters; and granddaughter; Laketa Young Cawthorn.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 with Bro. John Hembree officiating.

    Burial will be in Riverside Gardens Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2012. 

  • Alta Lee Moser

    Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Alta Lee Moser, 102, died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at St. Thomas Hospital.
    A native of Cannon County, she lived in Nashville.
    Grandchildren: Shirley Horvath of Nashville, Roger Witbeck of Mt. Juliet; Pam Moore and Kim Witbeck, both of Ohio.                                  
    Great Grandchildren: Deborah Horvath and Peggy Horvath, Jim Horvath, Tiffany Douglas, Tyler Witbeck, Shannon Wetly, Brad Moore, Bryan Moore, Kyle Scarbough, Matt Scarbough, and Jessie Bruehler.
    Also surviving are several great greatgrandchildren and great great greatgrandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar Shirley and Mettie Mullinax Cummings, and two Daughters, Wanda Duffy and Mickey Witbeck.
    She was a member of the Baptist Church and a hairdresser.
    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2012 with Bro. Hunter Hay officiating.
    Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2012.

  • Larry Simmons

    Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Larry “Joe” Simmon, 64, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center.

    A native of Cannon County, he lived in Woodbury.
    He was a member of the Simmons Chapel Methodist Churchand was retired from the Cannon Co. Hwy. Dept after 38 years. He loved to farm and work with mules.

    Wife: Barbara Gooch Simmons of Woodbury

    Step-Son: Terent (Kimmie) Chester of Unionville, TN.

    Grandson: Cole Chester of Unionville, TN.

    Brother: James (Sherry) Simmons of Woodbury

    Aunts & Uncles: Sue (James) Knox, Bobby (Martha) Barrett, Leo Barrett & Bragg Barrett all of Woodbury; Nell Milligan of Hendersonville, Forest & Joyce Shollenberger of Gassaway,

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Harrison Simmons & Rachel Barrett Graham.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 with Bro. Scott Clark & Bro. Gayle Rains officiating.
    Interment will be in Cherry Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2012.

  • Darrell Reed

    Wednesday, 22 August 2012

    Darrell Reed, 62, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at Medical Center of Manchester from injuries sustained in an automotive accident.

    A native of Cannon County, he lived in Arab, AL.

    He was a photographer and a master pool player. He was also a member of the Church of Christ, the American Pool Assoc. and was a veteran of the Army.


    Children: Wendy Reed Burney and her husband, Wes of Murfeesboro; Catherine Reed Mohon and her husband, Scott of Alabaster, Al., Gina Reed and Drew Reed both of Woodbury                                  

    Grandchildren: Ashlan Reed, Haylee Williams, Jake, Hunter and Abby Mohon and Dylan Burney

    Brother: Wayne Reed and his wife, Rosemary of Woodbury

    Sister: Vickey DeWolfe and her husband Ken of Arab, AL.       

    Niece & Nephews, Phillip and Julie Reed, Alan and Suzanne Reed, Shannon and Dena Reed and J.C. and Laura Rankhorn.
    Great Nieces and Nephew, Anna Rankorn, Collin & Maddie Reed.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Reed & Eva Pitts Reed; niece, Angela Dawn Reed and nephew, Shane Rankorn.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 24, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup offciating.

    Burial will be in Leoni Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2012.

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