Obituaries

  • David Lee Vanatta

    Monday, 21 November 2011

    David Lee Vanatta, 57, died Saturday, November 19, 2011 at his home following a short illness.
    He was a resident of Woodbury and native of DeKalb Co. A member of the Sycamore Baptist Church, he was an employee of Woodbury Farmers Co-op.
    Survivors include his wife, Brenda Davenport Vanatta of Woodbury; three children, Tracy Vanatta of Jacksonville, FL, Danny (Jo Ann) Vanatta of Dowelltown and Vanessa (Vince) Shrum of Woodbury; three grandchildren, Dusty Vanatta, Corey Sherman and Rebekka Shrum; five sisters, Peggy Bissonette, Linda Davis and Carolyn Neal, all of Smithville, Pam Rice and Crystal Lloyd, both of Smyrna; sister-in-law, Judy Vanatta of Smithville; and step-mother, Josephine Vanatta of Smyrna. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
    The funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 with Bro. Richard Williams officiating. Burial will be in Sycamore Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from Noon until 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, at the funeral home.
     

  • Vida Logan James

    Wednesday, 16 November 2011

    Vida Logan James, 85, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 201 at Woodbury Nursing Center following an extended illness.
    A native of Cannon County, she was a member of the Leoni Church of Christ and was retired from Century Electric and Gould of McMinnville.
    Survivors:
    Son: Benny (Kathy) James of Lawrenceburg, KY.
    2 Grandchildren: Benjamin James & Rebecca James.
    Brothers: Clarence Logan, Jr. of Ypsilanti, MI., James and Hubert Logan of Woodbury and Bob Logan of Dickson.
    Sister: Mary Roberts of Port Barrington, IL.
    Several nieces and nephews also survive.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Lizzie West Logan and her husband, Ben James, Jr.
    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2011.
    Burial will be in Leoni Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 12 noon until 8 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2011
    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

  • James Rexton Campbell

    Wednesday, 16 November 2011

     
    Mr. James Rexton Campbell, 69, of Woodbury died November 14, 2011. He was born November 15, 1941 in Cannon County. His parents were the late Charles Albert Campbell & Opal Christine (Prater)Campbell.
         He is survived by his wife, Kay Campbell of Woodbury; son, Lee Campbell of Murfreesboro; brother, John & Marion Campbell of Woodbury; two grandsons, Wesley and Bradley and one great grandson, Brentlee.
        Mr. Campbell was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ. Enjoyed cars and going to races. In his earlier years he liked to ride dirt bikes and motorcycles with his friends. He was a retired tool and die maker with Oster Corporation in McMinnville.

         Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 from 4-8 PM . Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel . Herb Alsup and Al Bugg will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Garden. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Woodbury Church of Christ or Short Mountain Bible Camp.
    Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Gregory Dean Lane

    Tuesday, 15 November 2011

    Mr. Gregory Dean Lane, 47, of the Readyville/Kittrell area died November 12, 2011. He was born on January 12, 1964 in Murfreesboro, TN. His parents were the late Bobby Dean Lane and Janice (Milligan) Lane. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Jack Lane and Lilly White (Bowling) Lane and Paul Milligan and Willie May (Jones) Milligan.
         He is survived by his brother, Mike & Connie Lane of Kittrell/Readyville; sister, Jackie Cooper of Readyville; nieces, Tamara, Jennifer, Carissa, Ashlynn; great nieces, Kaitlynn, Alyssa, Emma and Aubree.
         Mr. Lane was a member of the Science Hill Church of Christ. He was a graduate of Oakland High School. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on vehicles.
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 11AM-2PM. Funeral services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel at 2PM. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Forest Frasure

    Monday, 14 November 2011

    Forest Frasure, 65, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at the VA Hospital in Nashville.
    A resident of Murfreesboro, he was a native of McDowell, KY.
    Mr. Frasure was a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church, a veteran of Vietnam where he served in the Army and he was retired from Alvin C. York, where he was a Nursing Assistant.
    Survivors:
    Son: Kevin Frasure of Murfreesboro
    Sister: Anita Curtin of North Carolina
    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16 with Pastor Dennis Clark officiating.
    Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
    Visitation will be after 12 Noon on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at the funeral home.

  • Carol Louise Caldwell Taylor

    Sunday, 13 November 2011

    Carol Louise Caldwell Taylor, 68, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 at Vanderbilt Hospital from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

    Carol was a member of the Baptist Church, a homemaker and a member of the Cannon County Senior Citizens.

    She was  resident of Woodbury and a native of Dayton, OH.

    Survivors:

    Husband: Ray Grubbs of Woodbury;   

    3 Children: Lee and Annette Taylor of Woodbury, Kevin Taylor of Murfreesboro and Melissa Kimberly of Bell Buckle;

    Sister: Mary Roder of Tampa, FL;                                                                                      

    Brother: Bob Cauldwell;

    5 Grandchildren: Mark Taylor, April Taylor Smith and her husband, Brandon; Ashley Taylor Alford and her husband, Jordan; BreeAnn Taylor and Victoria Taylor;

    6 Great Grandchildren: Harrison, Greer and Sophie Smith, Tuff and Gunner Alford, and Ada Parker;

    She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Dorothy Turner Caldwell and 2 Sisters, Pat Leverette and Teresa Caldwell;

    A Memorial Service will be held in the Holiday House in Woodbury at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday., Nov. 13 with Bro. David Taylor officiating.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Jesse B. Arnett

    Friday, 11 November 2011

    Jesse B. “Brownie” Arnett age 91 of Murfreesboro, TN, died Wednesday November 9, 2011. A native of Cannon County, he was the son of the late Richard F. and Etta Mae Enos Arnett. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Edna Vedora Hinson Arnett who died in 1984 and by his brothers Joe and Hoyte Arnett.
    Mr. Arnett is survived by his wife, Bonnie Clark Hinson Arnett; daughters, Barbara Potter of McMinnville, TN, Gloria Edwards of Clarksville, TN; brother Ed Arnett; sisters, Shirley Putnam and Dot Matthews all of Murfreesboro, TN; step-daughters, Julie Letzler and Glenda Windrow both of Murfreesboro, TN; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel with Bro. Mike Steakley officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with Jeff and Chaz Windrow, Barry Arnett, Jon Letzler, Ken Maxwell and Ben Herron serving as pallbearers.
    Mr. Arnett was a member of Bellwood Church of Christ, a WW II US Army veteran,  and a retired truck driver with TCT. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Woodfin Memorial Chapel
    Woodfin Funeral Home in Murfreesboro is in charge of arrangements

  • Violet Bogle

    Friday, 11 November 2011

    Mrs. Violet Bogle, 75, of Woodbury died November 9, 2011. She was born in Ramsgate, England on August 12, 1936. Her parents were the late Henry Frost and Violet Elizabeth (Harris) Frost. She was also preceded in death by her two sons, Michael Roy Bogle and Larry Bogle; a grandson, Michael Lynn Stone and sisters, Rose Frost and Lilly Frost.
     
    She is survived by her daughter, Diane & Harold, Jr. Potter of Monroe, GA; daughter-in-law, Martinia Resha Bogle of Woodbury; brothers, Steven & Diane Frost, Johnny Frost; sisters, Sandra Crumbb, Joan & Pete Walsh, Marlene & Paul Johnson and Margaret & Roger Pennbel; three grandchildren, five great grandchildren and by her close friend, Judy Bogle of Woodbury.
     
    Mrs. Bogle attended the Dillon Street Baptist Church. She loved animals. Planting flowers and working in her flower garden.
     
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, November 11 , 2011 from 5-9 PM. Graveside services will be held on Saturday November 12, 2011 at 11 AM at Cherry Cemetery. Greg Mitchell will officiate. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

  • Charles L Bullmore

    Sunday, 6 November 2011

    Mr. Charles L. Bullmore, 67, of Murfreesboro died Nov. 5, 2011. He was born March 15, 1944 in Phoenix, Arizona. His parents were the late William Bullmore and Cathryn (Gabard) Bullmore. He was preceded in death by a brother.

    Survivors include his wife, Barbara (Toombs) Bullmore of Murfreesboro; daughters, Renae Bullmore and Rachael Bullmore both of Arizona; step-daugther, Lisa Toombs of Murfreesboro; brothers, David Bullmore of Ohio, Jimmy Bullmore of Texas and Joe Bullmore of Arizona; sisters, Carol Haws of Arizona and Becky Bullmore of Georgia; four grandsons, one granddaugther, two step-grandsons, three step-granddaughters, three great grandsons and one great granddaughter.

    The family will receive friends on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 from 1-2 PM. Memorial services will follow at Smith Funeral Home in the chapel at 2 PM. The family requests no flowers be sent and in lieu that donations be made to assist with final expenses.
    Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Betty Jo Durham Hall

    Sunday, 6 November 2011

    Mrs. Betty Jo Durham Hall, 73, of Murfreesboro died November 5, 2011. She was born in Cannon County, TN on April 25, 1938. Her parents were the late Bill Jefferson Mears and Mamie (Merritt) Mears. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Calvin Durham; brothers, Gentry Mears and David Mears; sisters, Jane Barrett and Faye Mears and by a grandson, Chad Durham.
     
         She is survived by her husband of nearly 26 years, Bill Hall of Murfreesboro; sons, Randy & Jennie Durham of Readyville, Calvin Ray Durham of Murfreesboro and Terry & Patricia Durham of Murfreesboro; daughter, Renee Durham of Murfreesboro; step-son, Chris & Debbie Hall of Murfreesboro; step-mother, Seaple Mears of Woodbury; brothers, William "Bill" Mears and Billy Mears both of Murfreesboro and Jesse Mears of McMinnville; sisters, Mary Ann Brummit and Vicky Mears both of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Kelly Futral, B.J. Durham, Terry "T.J." Rettmann, Rebecca Rettmann and Holly Willbanks; great grandson, Hunter Futral.
     
         She was a member of Gethsemane House of Prayer. She loved being around children and babysitting. Working in her garden and canning were favorite pass times. She enjoyed planting flowers and working in the yard. People knew her as a soft spoken Christian lady, that loved going to church. She loved Jesus Christ and reading the Bible.
     
         Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 from 12-8PM at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 at 3 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Pastor Kenneth Hale will officiate. Interment will follow at Coleman Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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