- Tuesday, 9 August 2011
Donnie Bogle, 76, died Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at MTMC following an extended illness.
A resident of Woodbury, he was a Cannon County native.
Mr. Bogle was a member of the Church of Christ, he was a Carpenter.
Survivors include his son, Roger Bogle of Woodbury; brothers, Burley Ray Bogle of Woodbury and David Bogle of Waynesboro; sisters, Ruth Henderson, Paulette (Wayne) Campbell, Dean (Charles) Vantrease and Linda (Gale) Nichols all of Woodbury.
He was preceded in death by his parents, A.G. Donald Bogle & Otha Barrett Bogle; wife, Sue Bogle; brother, Kenneth Bogle and sister, Louise Crosslin.
Graveside services will be held at Riverside Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 12, 2011 with Bro. Steve Watts officiating.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2011 at Woodbury Funeral Home.
- Thursday, 4 August 2011
William Russell Lyons was born in Cannon County on July 7, 1950. he departed this life August 4, 2011. He attended the Woodbury Grammar School and Woodbury High School.
He leaves to cherish his memories, a devoted and loving mother, Nora Lyons; three sisters, Pauline Clark of Murfreesboro; Diane Lyons and Mary Katherine Lyons both of Woodbury; one brother, Johnny & Peggy Lyons of Woodbury; uncle and aunt, James & Katherine Batey of Woodbury; as well as, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and great nieces and nephews; devoted friends, Larry Merritt and Jerry Porter.
Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 from 6-9 PM. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 at 1 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow in Hoover Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
John Aubrey Gunter, 62 passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2011 following injuries sustained in a truck accident.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Carol Warren Gunter of the Short Mtn. Community;
Daughters, Carolyn (Richard) Graham of Cleveland & Kristie (Dustin) Johnson of Smithville, Tn.;
Grandchildren: Brittany Little, Ashlee Gunter, Emily Graham, William Fryar, Chandler &Leah Johnson
Sisters: Betty Sue Hullett of IN., Jo Motley of Murfreesboro and Fay Pitts of Woodbury
He was preceded in death by his parents, John & Mildred Wright Gunter; sister, Glenda Caldwell and Brother, Morris Gunter.
A member of the Smithville Church of God, he was a self-employed Heavy Equipment Operator.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home 2 pm Sat. August 6, 2011 with Bro. Donnie Kelly.
Interment will follow in the Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery
Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 pm till 9:00 pm Friday, August 5, 2011
Pallbearers: Dusty Johnson, Richard Graham, Bryan Pitts, John Michael Pitts, Ron Mendenhall, Blake Mendenhall, Ricky Warren and BJ Warren
Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Jean Adams Keathley, 70, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011 after a 28 year battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late John P. and Minnie Lee Adams. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, James O. Keathley; three children, Alice Adams Pack, William Belt Keathley and Elizabeth Woods Keathley; sister, Harriet Lee Moore and three grandchildren.
A Memorial Celebration of her life will be held at her beloved Valhalla Farm on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 2:30 PM.
She is remembered for many civic and philanthropic activities. She and her husband, Jim and daughter, Elizabeth conducted the Cannon Carriage Classic for several years which benefited many Cannon County activities and charities. She was active in Tennessee politics and served on the Tennessee Arts Commission. She was a recipient of the 1998 Governor's Award in The Arts.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Alive Hospice, Carriage Association of America, American Driving Society or organizations or charities of ones choice. Smith Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements
Mrs. Eula Mai Preston, 94, died July 30, 2011. She was born Nov. 21, 1916 in Woodbury, TN. Her parents were the late Alton Ledbetter and Vassie (Hobbs) Ledbetter. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Y. Preston and a daughter, Ester Haney, brothers, Ben Ledbetter, Hubert Ledbetter and Bratten Ledbetter, sisters, Opal Stone, Pauline Bogle, Clara B. Ledbetter, Annie Bell Preston, Margaret Davenport and Dean Gannon.
Survivors include her daughter, Roberta Riley of Nashville; sisters, Irene Gannon of Woodbury and Emma Clancy of Nashville; five grandchildren, Michael Mayo, Gary Mayo, Shirley Garris, Joe Young and Paula Haney, eleven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ. She was a former employee of Colonial Shirt Factory and helped her husband with farming and logging. Cooking and spending time with her family were things she loved to do.
Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011 from 4-8 PM. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 in the Smith Funeral Home chapel at 2 PM. Interment will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Billy Howard “Mr. Bill” Todd, 74 of Readyville passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011 at his home following an extended illness. A native of Rutherford Co., he was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Leo Todd & Katherine Elrod Todd and his twin sisters, Nadine & Earline Todd.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lily D. Harris Todd of Readyville; 2 daughters, Lisa (Michael) Turner of Murfreesboro and Lynn (Kenneth) Hartley of Readyville; 3 grandchildren, Amy Danielle Turner (David) Sadoski, M.A. Kenneth “Ryan” (April) Hartley & Reid Hartley; Great grandson, Justin Turner; Brother, Freddie Todd of Murfreesboro; Nephew, Michael Todd & Niece, Lori Todd.
A member of the Science Hill Church of Christ, he was a veteran of the Army and Air Force Reserves. Mr. Todd was Ret. from International Paper after 31 years.
Funeral services will be 3 pm Sunday, July 31, 2011 with Bro. Tim Mitchell and Bro. Roy Upton officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Gardens. Pallbearers include, Jimmy, Ronnie, Tommy, Jeff, Michael and Casey Todd. Honorary Pallbearers include, “The Boys” of the International Paper Breakfast Clubs, Elders and Deacons at Science Hill Church of Christ. Visitation with the family will be Saturday, July 30 from 4 pm until 8 pm.
Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Justus Ryan Light, age 0, died Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center.
He is survived by his parents; Charles Light and Colleen Farless; both of Woodbury, grandparents, Rodney and Stacey Sargent, Russell and Teresa Farless all of Woodbury and Phyllis Light of Auburntown, great grandparents: George Farl ess and Juanita Farless; both of Woodbury; aunts and uncles:, Jennifer (Jeremy) Parker, Dylan (Paige) Light, Lindsey and Kacey Farless, Ethan, Haley, Ryan, Tyler and Penny Sargent and great aunt. Deborah Smith of Woodbury.
Private family services will be held at a later date
Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Mr. James Clifton Thomas, 78, of Houston, TX, formerly of Bradyville, died July 26, 2011. He was born April 1, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Lee Thomas and Nola (Reynolds) Thomas. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth (Whitfield) Thomas and a great grandson, Nolan Johnson.
He is survived by two sons, Butch & Zayda Thomas of Cypress, TX, Scott & Penny Thomas of Canyon, TX; four daughters, Kay & Greg McMichael, Kim Thomas, Diane & Troy Lummus, Tawnya Koslosky all of Houston, TX; a sister, Ruth & Bill Patton of Nashville as well as eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Mr. Thomas was a graduate of Woodbury Central High School. He attended the Church of Christ. He was a truck driver for many years. He was known to be a hard worker, working seven days a week most of his working life.
Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, July 30, 2011 from 4-8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Herb Alsup will officiate. Interment will follow in Curlee Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Buddy D. Jones, age 61, of McMinnville, TN, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN after a brief illness. Born on August 10, 1949 in Warren County, TN, Mr. Jones was raised and lived in McMinnville his whole life. He attended Providence Baptist Church and was a retired shop foreman with the City of McMinnville Water Maintenance Department, where he was employed for 30 years. The son of the late Major A. and Lucille Williamson Jones, he was also preceded in death by brother Bennie R. Jones and brother Bobby Wayne Jones. Buddy is survived by his wife of 38 years Phyllis Norrod Jones of McMinnville, TN, two sons Benny Dale Jones and Jeremy Lee Jones both of McMinnville, sister and brother-in-law Ann and Herman Ace Boren of McMinnville, TN, brother and sister-in-law Carl and Opal Jones of Woodbury, TN, sister-in-law Paula (David) Rogers of McMinnville, TN, brother-in-law Jimmy (Oma) Norrod of McMinnville, brother-in-law Larry (Phyllis) Norrod of Smithville, uncle George (Dorothy) Jones, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral Service is 2 P.M. Friday, July 29, 2011, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Steve Breedlove and Bro. Steven Brown will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 P.M. until 8 P.M. and again Friday from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart Association.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com
24-Hour Obituary Information Line is 931-473-5700.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 931-473-6606.
- Thursday, 21 July 2011
Ms. Betty Ann Alexander, 75, of Woodbury died July 21, 2011. She was born October 4, 1935 in Woodbury, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents, Enloe Alexander and Mildred (Allen) Alexander. She was also preceded by her brother, Richmond Alexander; step-mother, Dorothy Alexander; step-brother, Alton Parker.
She is survived by her nephew, Tim & Brenda Alexander of Woodbury; great niece and nephew, Whitney Alexander and Wesley Alexander; sister-in-law, Lillian Alexander of Woodbury; step-brother, Ike & Charlene Parker of Woodbury and a host of cousins and friends.
She was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ. Graduated from Central High School in the Class of 1953. She was a former employee of Colonial Shirt Factory and was retired from Warner Co.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2011 from 4-8 PM at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Bro. Herb Alsup will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.