Obituaries

  • Sarah Elizabeth Pauline Odom

    Sarah Elizabeth Pauline Odom, 95, died Monday, March 8th at NHC Healthcare of Lewisburg following an extended illness. She was a resident of Lewisburg and was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; daughter, Helen Fagan of Lewisburg, sons, Jackie Odom of Readyville, Tommy Odom of Murfreesboro, sister, Pearl Harris of Woodbury, 6 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren also survive.

  • Shannon McCary

    Shannon McCary, 37, died Friday, March 5th. She was a resident of Woodbury and was a native of Murfreesboro.

    Survivors include; her mother, Jean McCary of Woodbury and step-father, Lynwood Barrett of Woodbury, brother, Phil McCary of Murfressboro and sister, Cindy Marshell of Woodbury, step-sister, Juile Walker of Murfressboro and 2 nephews also survive.

  • James Ellis Nipper, Sr.

    James Ellis Nipper Sr., 65, died Friday, March 6th following a heart attack. He was a native of Rutherford County.

  • Joeeph Foy

    Joseph Foy, 72, of Woodbury, died Thursday, March 4th after an extended illness. He was a native of New York.

    Survivors include; daughters, Sara Foy of Murfreesboro, Kasey Foy of Iowa, Stephanie Grimes of Nebraska, Corina Crumbly of Alabama, a son, Joseph Foy, Jr. of Alabama; his life partner, Carole Johanson of Woodbury; four sisters and five brothers also survive.

    Foy was a veteran having served in the United States Navy.

    Joe Foy chose to be cremated with no viewing or service. His ashes will be scattered in the Carribbean.

  • Jessie Burr Alexander Jackson

    Jessie Burr Alexander Jackson

    Jessie Burr Alexander Jackson, 67, of Murfreesboro, died Thursday (March 4th). She was a native of Cannon County.

  • Fowler Ivie Todd

    Fowler Ivie Todd, 92, died Wednesday, March 3rd. He was a resident of Murfreesboro and was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; wife, Mary King Gastineau Todd, children, Linda Todd Irons of Antioch and Walker Fowler Todd of Ohio, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, sister, Faye Todd Reed, Murfreesboro, brother, Nile Todd, Ashland City and step-son, Rick King of Sevierville.

    Todd was retired from Middle Tennessee State University after 25 years of service. He was a veteran, having serving in the United States Navy during World War II.

  • Clifton A. Smithson

    Clifton A. Smithson, 94, died Thursday, February 25th at NHC of Murfreesboro following an extended illness. He was a resident of Liberty and was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; niece, Susan Donnel of Auburntown and several nieces and nephews.

    Funeral services for Clifton A. Smithson will be Saturday, February 27th at 2:00pm in the chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Bro. John Barker and Bro. Weldon Parkinson will conduct the service. Burial will be in Sycamore Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Friday from 3:00pm until 8:00pm at the funeral home.

  • Ernest Monroe Nokes

    Ernest Monroe Nokes, 58, died Tuesday, February 23rd at DeKalb Community Hospital following an extended illness. He was a resident of Parch Corn Road and was a native of DeKalb County.

    Survivors include; children, Ricky Nokes and Tracy Hill, both of Woodbury, 4 grandchildren also survive.

    Funeral services for Ernest Monroe Nokes will be Friday, February 26th at 1:00pm in the chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Bro. Weldon Parkinson will conduct the service. Burial will be in Mount Aarat Cemetery.

  • Nancy C. Walterhouse

    Nancy C. Walterhouse, 79, died Saturday, February 20th at Woodbury Health Care Center following an extended illness. She was a resident of Woodbury and native of Iowa.

    Survivors include; her husband of 56 years, Don Walterhouse, children, Becky Howe of South Dakota, Floyd Walterhouse of Chattanooga, Audrey Woods of Oregon, Donna Posesta of Murfreesboro. 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren also survive.

  • Robert Douglas Simpson

    Robert Douglas Simpson, 75, of Woodbury died February 16th. He was born in the Burt Community of Cannon County.

    Survivors include: his wife, Elizabeth Simpson; daughter, Virginia Purvis; sister, Geneva Brandon all of Woodbury; six grandchildren, two great grandchildren and two step great grandchildren.

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