Obituaries

  • Mildred Hibdon Sissom

    Mildred Hibdon Sissom, 92, died Saturday, March 19th. She was a former resident of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; daughter, Mary Irene Sissom of Franklin; sons, Danny Sissom of Nashville and Donny Sissom of Murfreesboro and grandson, Charles Sissom of Murfreesboro.

    Funeral services for Mildred Hibdon Sissom will be graveside Tuesday, March 22nd at 2:00pm at the Gilley Hill Cemetery in Bradyville. Dr. Rik Rouquie will conduct the service.

    Visitation with the family will be Monday, March 21st, from 2:00pm-8:00pm at the funeral home.

  • Clyde Basham

    Clyde Basham, 79, died Tuesday, March 15th following an extended illness. He was resident of Woodbury and was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include: his devoted wife of 61 years: Mary Luzetta Parker Basham of Woodbury, children: Gaylon Dwaine Basham of Murfreesboro, Nancy Denise Campbell of Mt. Juliet, Ragon Shea Basham of Cookeville; Robin Renea Sabia of Woodbury, brother: James Basham of Woodbury, sister, Mary Nippa of Illinois, 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren also survive.

  • James W. Henline

    James W. Henline, 75, died Tuesday, March 15th following a sudden illness. He was a resident of Woodbury and was a native of West Virginia.

    Survivors include; his wife of 57 years, Barbara Jordan Henline, daughters, Debra Henline Sullivan, Diana Henline Hyer and Sharon Henline Thomas Thomas all of Bradyville, Shelia Henline Zepeda of Texas, 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren also survive.

    Henline was a veteran of the Korean conflict having served in the Air Force. He was a member of the Woodbury Masonic Lodge and the Al Menah Shriners of Nashville.

  • Jerry Wayne Underwood

    Jerry Wayne Underwood 60 died Sat 03/12/11 at this home was a native of Cannon County Resident of McMinnville.

    Survivors include; his wife Annie Lou Francis Underwood, children, Terry Underwood, James Underwood both of Morrison and Jennifer Stone of Woodbury, brothers, James Robert Underwood of Alabama, Don Underwood and Nathan Underwood both of Morrison and David Underwood of Woodbury, 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild also survive.

  • Phillip Carl Baker, Senior

    Phillip Carl Baker, Sr., 89, died Friday, March 11th. He was resident of Woodbury and was a native of Coffee County.

    Survivors include his wife, Juanita Baker; sons, Phil Baker of Woodbury, David Baker of California; daughters, Betty Love of Woodbury and Texie Neal of Michigan; brothers, Howard Baker, Thomas Baker and Meredith Baker all of Coffee County; sisters, Charlene Ferris of Kentucky and Alvern Bancheek of Coffee County; also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Mr. Baker was a veteran of the US Army serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

  • William Benny Ennis, Jr.

    William Benny Ennis Jr.,83, died Tuesday, March 8th at the Alvin C York Medical Center following an extended illness. He was a native of North Carolina.

    Survivors include, his wife Leopal Watson Ennis, children, Curtis Elvis Ennis, William Bobby Ennis, David Ennis, Cherri Barnett, Georgia Ennis and Rebecca Ennis all of South Carolina. Mr. Ennis was a member of the Baptist Church

    Ennis was a veteran having served in the Korean conflict as a Marine.

  • Carl Edward Jennings

    Woodbury native Carl Edward Jennings, 58, died Thursday, March 10th following an extended illness with diabetes and a heart condition.

    He was the son of Irene Sikes Jennings of Estill Springs Tennessee and the late Carl Jennings, formerly of Woodbury. In addition to his mother he is survived by three sisters: Lena Jennings of Estill Springs, Reba Carleton of Murfreesboro and Ann Wiseman of Winchester.

  • Cora Burks Erwin

    Cora Burks Erwin, 89, died Wednesday, March 9th following an extended illness. She was a resident of Woodbury and was a native of Bradyville.

    Survivors include: sisters-in-law: Juanita O. Burks of Woodbury and Violet Stallard of Kentucky, brother-in-law: Frank Erwin of Kentucky, niece, Alicea Burks Moore of Manchester, nephews: Tom Burks Jr. of Murfreesboro, Ronnie Burks, Richard Burks and Randy Brandon all of Woodbury, several great nieces and nephews also survive.

    Erwin was a retired postal employee, volunteer with the Stones River Hospital and Red Cross Blood Mobile.

  • Annie Kate Nipper

    Annie Kate Nipper, 63, died Monday, March 7th following an extended illness. She was a resident of Bradyville and was a native of Rutherford County.

    Survivors include: son, David Ray Nipper of Bradyville, sisters, Carolyn Lorance of Old Hickory, Virginia Lorance of Gallatin and Mary Barrett of Bradyville, brothers; James Nipper of Alabama, Hollis and Ernest Nipper both of Bradyville, Clay Nipper of Old Hickory, Paul Nipper of Lebanon and Bill Nipper of Alabama.

  • Louise Braswell

    Louise Braswell, 83, died Monday March 7th. She was a resident of Smithville.

    Survivors include; daughter and son in-law, Trena and Freddie Curtis of DeKalb County, son Ricky Braswell of Smithville, brother, R.L. Redmond of Smithville, 4 grandsons, 1 great-grand-daughter, several nieces and nephews also survive.

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