Obituaries

  • Milton "Juicy" Parker

    Monday, 14 May 2012

    Milton (Juicy) Parker, 84, died Saturday, May 12, 2012 at his Woodbury home.

    A Cannon County native, he member of the Church of Christ where he was baptized by his Uncle Charlie Powell in 1943, He was a veteran of the Korean War where he served in the Army in the Medical Corp.  Mr. Parker was a farmer and retired from TDOT. Juicy was a fiddle player and comedian. He played all across Middle Tennessee.

    Survivors:

    Brother: Grover (Mary) Parker of Woodbury

    Nieces and Nephews: Houston (Martha) Parker, Brenda (Teddy) Rains, Denton Parker, Lynn Parker and Thomas Parker all of Woodbury; Kenny Kirby of GA., Beverly Moorman of VA., Dale Parker of Brentwood.

    Great Nephews and Niece: Brad Parker, Macy Scott & Luke Parker.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas C. & Minnie Lee Powell Parker; siblings, Morgan, Ertle, Clatie  and Clyde Parker, Estelle Parker Kirby and Bert Parker.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2012  with Bro. Herb Alsup and Bro. Charlie Bowman officiating.

    Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.

    Visitation is from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2012.
    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

  • Larry Adam Merritt

    Saturday, 12 May 2012

    Mr. Larry Adam Merritt, 66, of Woodbury died May 10, 2012 after an extended illness. He was born July 21, 1945 in Cannon County, TN. His parents were the late Willie Adam Merritt and Eva Hestle (Mears) Merritt. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Edna Lee (Young) Merritt, sister, Martha Jo McCullough.

    He is survived by nieces, Patricia Davis of Murfreesboro; Brenda Doss of Manchester; step-daughter, Connie Newby of McMinnville; several great nieces and nephews; special friends, Gloria Braund, Earl West, Jim Bryant, Jerry Pelham, Jerry Porter, Wendell Mitchell and Harold Foster.

    Mr. Merritt was a retired logger and worked many years for Eugene Reed's Sawmill. He enjoyed going fishing and sitting around whittling. He loved to spend time with his family and friends.

    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home Sunday, May 13, 2012 from 3-8 PM. Funeral services will be Monday, May 14, 2012 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Greg Mitchell will officiate. Interment will be in Mt. View Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home (615)563-5337 http://www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net

  • Ann Savely Hollandsworth

    Wednesday, 9 May 2012

    Mrs. Ann (Savely) Hollandsworth, 79, of Woodbury died May 8, 2012. She was born Feb. 4, 1933 in Hendersonville, TN. Her parents were the late Charlie Robb Savely and Ina (Tittle) Savely . She was also preceded in death by her husband, James E. "Jabo" Hollandsworth; daughter, Terri Ann Jones; brothers, Charles Savely, Harold Savely, Ed Savely and Gilbert Savely and a sister, Dorothy Denney.
     
    Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda & Glen Wimberly of Woodbury; son-in-law, Gary Jones of Woodbury; sister, Mary Fuqua Broadus of Franklin, sister-in-law, Mary Savely of Hendersonville; grandchildren Kirk & Tiffany Jones, Becky & Kenny Mears, Corey & Andrea Wimberly, Brent & Angel Wimberly, and Brad Wimberly and fourteen great grandchildren.
     
    She was a member of the West High Street Church of Christ. She drove for the Upper Cumberland for several years before her retirement. She enjoyed going to the Cannon County Senior Center.
     
    Visitation will be Friday, May 11, 2012 from 3-8 PM at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Jack Bailey and Mance Davis, Jr. will officiate. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to the Cannon County Senior Center in her memory by contacting Smith Funeral Home. (615)563-5337 www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net

  • Deborah Janette Bynum Perry

    Wednesday, 9 May 2012

    Deborah Janette Bynum Perry. 52, died Monday, May 7, 2012 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center.

    A resident of Murfreesboro, she was a Cannon County native.

    Mrs. Perry was a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church, a veteran, she served in the Army, and was a retired Lab Tech at Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro.

    Survivors:  

    Parents:  Bobby & Betty Bedwell Bynum of Woodbury.

    Husband of 27 years: Charley Perry of Murfreesboro.

    Daughter & Son-in-law:  Stacie Perry & Yon Yoeun of Nashville.

    2  Grandchildren: Anya & Braylon Yoeun of Nashville.

    Siblings:   Margie Mears of Murfreesboro, Kathy Thompson, Randy, Ricky, David, Michael & Barry Bynum all of Woodbury.

    Special Aunt:  Carol Petry of Murfreesboro.

    Sister-in-law:  Dana Lynn Nipper.

    Brothers-in-law:  James & Gentry Perry.

    Pets:  Zeus & Leroy Perry

    She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Margaret Bedwell & sister-in-law, Bandy Lokey.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2012 with Bro. David Faulkner & Bro. Scottie Lokey officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2012.

    Pallbearers: Ronnie Bedwell, Wayne & Bobby Wilson, Randy & Clifton Bynum & Chris James.

    For online tributes, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net.

  • Carroll Wayne Nichols

    Sunday, 6 May 2012

    Carroll Wayne Nichols, 76, died Thursday, May 3, 2012 at his home in Woodbury.
    A native of Cannon County, he was a member of the Woodbury FirstBaptist Church and was retired from General Electric in Murfreesboro.
    Survivors:
    2 Sons & Daughter-in-law: Lee Wayne & Missy Nichols and Gary Ross Nichols, all of Woodbury.
    Daughter & Son-in-law: Rose Mary & Donald Corley of Woodbury.
    Sister and brother-in-law: Dean & John Boyer of Gallatin.
    Very Dear Friend: Norma Jean Davenport of Woodbury.
    Also surviving are 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, George & Maggie Lee Alexander Nichols; his step-mother, Susie Davenport Nichols and his wife, Dorothy Jean Hamilton Nichols.
    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, 2012 with Bro. Hunter Hay and Bro. Tony Burnett officiating. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until time of services.
    Pallbearers: Dustin & David Nichols, Dillion & Drew Corley, Herbie Elliot, James Estes, Donald Preston & Bob Davenport
    Honorary Pallbearers: Ray Nichols, Winfred Gaither, Thomas Earl Nichols, W.R. Nichols, Josh Rooker & Russell Davenport.
    In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements
     

  • Martha Lynne Daniel Jennings

    Sunday, 6 May 2012

    Martha Lynne Daniel Jennings, 62, died Thursday, May 3, 2012 at her home in the Short Mountain Community.

    She was a Cannon County native who was a member of the Methodist Church. Martha was a retired Special Education teacher who taught at Eastside, Short Mountain and Cannon County High schools.

    Survivors:  

    Brother: Terry Daniel of Woodbury.

    Sisters-in-law: MaryAnne Daniel of Bradyville and Charlie Mae Daniel & Virginia Daniel both of Smithville.

    Also surviving are 5 nephews & 3 nieces; 9 great nephews & 1 great niece.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Shelah & Florence Gunter Daniel; her husband, William Jennings; Son, Thomas Milton Howell, II; Siblings, Joe, Billy & Jackie Daniel.

    Graveside services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, 2012 with Bro. Freddy Curtis officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Gardens Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

    Pallbearers: Martin & Will Daniel, Daniel & Jeffrey Northcutt, Matt & Skylar Daniel.

    Honorary Pallbearers:  Bruce, T.J., B.J., A.J. & Caleb Daniel.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Adams Memorial Library.

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements .

  • Clarence Ray Barker

    Sunday, 6 May 2012

    Clarence Ray Barker, 88, died Saturday, May 5, 2012 zt his home in Readyville.

    Mr. Barker, a native of Cannon County, served as song leader for over 50 years at New Hope Church of Christ, where he also served as deacon and later as an elder. He was a life long farmer and a director of the Cannon County Farm Bureau from 1967 to 2010.  In 2004 the Tennessee Farm Bureau federation selected him as outstanding volunteer leader.  Mr. Barker also served for 20 years as a Cannon County commissioner.

    Survivors:  

    Wife of 59 years: Henrietta Tenpennny Barker of Readyville.

    3 Sons & Daughters-in-law: Mark & Cindy Barker, Boyd & Gayle Barker, John & Kay Barker, all of Cannon County.

    5 Grandchildren: Luke Barker, Lydia Hancock, James Barker, Zachary Barker & Steven Barker.

    5 Great Grandchildren: Ben Barker, Evan Barker, Ragen Barker, Ethan Hancock & Josie Hancock.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Oscar Barker & Willie Bell Holmes Barker.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 with Bro. Geoffrey Sykes & Bro. Ralph Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery

    Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Monday.

    Pallbearers: Grandchildren.

    Honorary Pallbearers: Richard Burks, Howard Witty, Tony Brown & Don Northcutt.

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

  • Gary W. Barton

    Friday, 27 April 2012

    Mr. Gary W. Barton, 50, of Murfreesboro died April 25, 2012. He was born March 10, 1962 in Nashville, TN. He was preceded in death by a sister, Terri Gail Barton.

    He is survived by his parents, Bill Barton and Patsy (Davis) Barton of Murfreesboro; daughter, Chelsea Barton; brother, Darrell & Sandy Barton of Woodbury; sister, Sheile & Rich Mitchell of Smyrna; nieces, Melissa Barton, April DeFore, Rebekah & Jason Luck and Amanda Allen; a nephew, Ryan Mitchell; and a great nephew, Zachary Luck.

    Mr. Barton was a former employee of Whirlpool. He loved being outdoors, hunting and fishing.

    Visitation will be Friday, April 27, 2012 at Smith Funeral Home from 11-12. Graveside services will follow at Riverside Garden with Jimmy Jernigan officiating. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337 www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net

  • 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.

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