Obituaries

  • Ruby Grace Fann

    Thursday, 17 October 2013

    Name: Ruby Grace Fann                     Age:    88
    Date Died: Wednesday,  Oct. 16, 2013  at Woodbury Medical Center
    Birthplace: Cannon Co., Tn.
    Survivors: Children: Jimmy (Charlotte) Fann, Wanda (Roy) Hall, Debbie Johnson & Brenda (Bobby) Bogard all of Woodbury
    Grandchildren:   Becky Haley, Lindsey Hall, Josh Johnson, Kayla Johnson, Gina Mitchell & T.J. Bogard
    7 Great Grandchildren
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Doc & Annie J. Reed Helton; husband, James Lee Fann and grandson, Jeffery Fann.
    A member of the Woodbury Baptist Church, she was retired from the Colonial Corp.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 2:00 pm Saturday, 10/19/13
    Minister:  Bro. Hunter Hay                           Interment:  Riverside  Gardens Cemetery
    Visitation:  1 – 9 pm Friday October 18, 2013
    Pallbearers: Jordan Fann, Justin Fann, Matthew Hudson, Josh Johnson, T.J. Bogard, Alan Paschal, Greg Smithson
     
    To leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Sherry Annette Mooneyham Reed

    Thursday, 10 October 2013

    Sherry Annette Mooneyham Reed, 52 of Woodbury died Wed., October 09, 2013 from injuries received in a car accident.  A native of Cannon Co., she was the daughter of the late Willie & Janie Elizabeth Underwood Mooneyham.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Joel Mooneyham and Mickey Campbell; husband, Darrell Reed and siblings, Linda Brown, Ernest, Billy Joe and James Howard Mooneyham.

     

    Memorial services will be 2 pm Saturday in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with visitation from 12 noon until 2 pm. 

     

    She is survived by her daughter, Shannon Campbell of Woodbury; grandchildren, Zachary, Shileh, Chloe, Connor and Callie; siblings, Frances (Billy)Buse, Melba Finley and Doyle Mooneyham all of Woodbury and Joe (Miranda) Mooneyham of Smithville.  Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

     

    A member of the Baptist Church, She was a homemaker.

  • James Carver "J.C." Webb

    Tuesday, 8 October 2013

    Name: James Carver “J.C.” Webb                     Age:    93
    Date Died: Monday,  Oct. 7, 2013  at Alvin C. York Medical Center
    Birthplace: Overton Co., Tn  
    Survivors: Wife of 75 years: Julia Mae Clark Webb of Woodbury
    3 Daughters:   Dottie Bragg of McMinnville, Juanella (Buster) Mason of Woodbury and Cathy (Gary) George of Mt. Juliet
    6 Grandchildren:  Russell & Doug Jones, Sharon Joyner, Al Mason, Monica Bogle and Melanie Greer
    8 Great Grandchildren:  Matthew, Grace, Jeremy, Aron, Dylan, Austin, Lexie & Brooke
    Brother:  Charles (Mary Ann) Webb of Temperance, MI.
    Loving & Caring Granddaughter-in-law:  Michelle Mason
    Special Caregivers:  Bebe Adams, Joyce Muncy & Betty Grissom
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Shirley Webb and Elizabeth Ledbetter Webb, 2 sisters and 5 brothers.
    J.C. was a devoted Christian and a member of the United Methodist Church. He was a Veteran of the Navy, retail store owner, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 2:00 pm Thursday, 10/10/13
    Minister:  Bro. John Hembree  Interment:  Riverside  Gardens Cemetery with Military Honors           
    Visitation:  5 – 8 pm Wednesday, and Thursday from 12 noon until time of services
    Grandsons and great grandsons will serve as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers, Dale Collins,  Bill Moore,  Earl Lawson,  Hal Larimer, Jim Hill, Nile Young, Virgil Young, and Billy Muncy
    To leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Thomas Edward "Tom" Swider

    Saturday, 5 October 2013

    Name:     Thomas Edward “Tom” Swider                     Age:    65
    Date Died: Thursday,  Oct. 3, 2013  at his home in Paris, TN.
    Birthplace: Garden City, MI.  
    Survivors: Wife:  Peggy Allen Swider of Paris, TN. whom he married on 10/4/74
    Children:   Kimberly Fisher and Michael (Tina) Fisher all of Paris, TN., John Fisher of Nashville, TN., Jeffrey (Michelle) Swider of Michigan
    Siblings:  Annette (Mark) Sisk of Michigan and Jim (Judy) Swider of Michigan
    Grandchildren:  Dustin and Courtney Fisher
    In-Laws:  Robert and Sara Allen of Paris, TN.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Pauline Mason Swider.
    Tom was raised as a Catholic and was retired from Garden City, Michigan as a Police Officer.  An avid hunter, fisherman, loved all sports and the Wild West.
    Graveside Service: Riverside Cemetery   When: 12:00 Noon Monday, 10/7/13
    Interment:  Riverside  Cemetery            
    Visitation:  10 am until time of services Monday, October 7, 2013
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    P.O. Box 4527 New York, NY.  10163
    To leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Lonnie Estes

    Saturday, 5 October 2013

    Name:     Lonnie Estes                                                  Age:    70
    Date Died: Friday,  Oct. 4, 2013  at Dekalb Community Hospital
    Birthplace: Cannon Co., Tn.  
    Survivors: 4 Children:  Donnie (Rie) Estes of Beth Page, Michael Estes, Rose (Arthur) Brown & Jennifer (Glenn) Edge all of Smithville
    4 Grandchildren:   Michael & Christopher Caldwell and Johnathon & Cody Edge.
    4 Sisters:  Betty (Jessie) Tanner Ruth (Medford) Murphy & Virginia (Jay) Waycaster all of the Short Mountain Community and Dorothy Hobby of Pea Ridge Community.
    Also surviving are several nieces & nephews
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover & Viella Thomas Estes & infant sister, Leona Estes.
    A member of the Short Mountain Church of God, he was retired from Cannon County Highway Dept. 
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 2:00 PM Monday, 10/7/13
    Minister:  Bro. Charlie Lawson                                              Interment:  Gunter Grizzle  Cemetery            
    Visitation:  11 am until 9 pm Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013
    To leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Wilma Adams

    Saturday, 5 October 2013

    Mrs. Wilma Adams, 87, of Woodbury died on October 4, 2013 . She was born in Cannon County, TN on July 9, 1926. Her parents were the late Lytton Francis and Gertrude Hill Francis. Also preceding her in death are, step-mother, Clistie Travis Francis; husband, Frank Adams; and brothers, James Francis and Bob Francis.
    She is survived by her sisters, Gladys Hayes of Woodbury, Drunell Higgins of Woodbury and Dean (Don) Barker of Readyville; sisters-in-law, Ruth Adams Holland and Melena Adams (Enloe) Ose both of California, Agnes Adams (Audie) Adkinson of Florida; also, by several nieces, nephews and numerous cousins and friends.
    Visitation will be held at the Arts Center of Cannon County on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 2-8 PM. Visitation will be held at the Woodbury Church of Christ on Monday, October 7, 2013 from 1-2 PM funeral services to follow at the church. Herb Alsup and Daniel Hayes will officiate. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Arts Center of Cannnon County, Adams Memorial Library or Woodbury Church of Christ. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details. (615)563-5337. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
    www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net
     

  • Bobbie Prater

    Sunday, 29 September 2013

    Mrs. Bobbie Attress Prater, 74, of Woodbury died September 28, 2013. She was born in Cannon County on October 12, 1938. Her parents were the late Snow Bryson and Dovie Lee (Jones) Bryson. Also preceding her in death are her husband, Royce Wayne Prater and a daughter, Melissa Leayne Prater and two special friends, her dogs, Rambo and Rusty.

    She is survived by her daughter, Karen & Wade Isner of Woodbury; sons, Anthony Wayne Prater of Smithville and Royce Edward Prater of Woodbury; sister, Ida Smith of Woodbury; three grandchildren, Royce Anthony "Tony" & Amber Rose Prater, Royce Bryson Prater and Mattison Daye Prater; great granddaughter, Cali Rose Prater; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Glyn & Joan Prater of Woodbury, Jeanette Barrett of Woodbury and Wayne & Betty Lewis of Lousiville, KY; also, one special friend, her dog Rufus.

    Mrs. Prater was a member of the Church of Christ. Growing up in Woodbury she graduated Central High School in the Class of 1955. She was a retired employee of Colonial Shirt Factory. After retiring she and her husband worked together selling furniture at craft shows and flea markets. They called their business, Wayne's Oak Furniture. She enjoyed feeding and watching humming birds. She enjoyed sports, watching the Vols or Titans play. She especially loved to watch her children and grandchildren's games. Many people remember her being so excited watching the games, coaching and refereeing from the sidelines.

    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 11-7 PM. Memorial services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Al Bugg will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorial donations are requested to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Snooty Giggles Dog Rescue. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details. (615)563-5337

  • Frank Mason

    Sunday, 22 September 2013

    Name:  Frank Mason                                                  Age:    83
    Date Died: Friday,  Sept. 20, 2013  at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital
    Birthplace: Cannon Co., Tn.  
    Survivors: Wife of 50 years, Emogean Gannon Mason of Woodbury
    3 Sons, Thomas (Conswayla) Mason and Michael Mason both of Woodbury and Chris (Crystal) Mason of Murfreesboro
    Grandchildren, Jackson, Bradi, Bella, McKenzie & Landry Mason
    Brother, Paul Mason of Manchester
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Marshall & Ester Maie Melton Mason; Siblings, Jimmie White Mason, Wiley Mason, Janice Mason, Louise Angle and Bessie Milligan.
    A member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, he was retired from Ford Glass after 31 years.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 1:00 PM Monday, 9/23/13
    Minister:  Bro. James McDonald   Interment will follow in the  Riverside Cemetery            
    Visitation:  2 pm until 9 pm Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013

  • Funeral Arrangements For Bob Stoetzel

    Friday, 20 September 2013

    Editors Note: Apologies as the obit apparently won't fit in the entire window of space.  For other information, please refer to the other entry
    He was a member of the American Legion, Fraternal Order of Police, Patriot Guard, THP Road Law and on the Cannon County Commission.
    An advocate for organ donation, Bob received the gift of life on May 10, 2006 when he was a heart transplant recipient. Because of that donation, Bob himself was an organ donor and is now helping someone else’s family in their time of need. 
    Bob enjoyed many things in life from riding his motorcycle, fly fishing, wood working, telling stories, talking about himself or hearing others talk about him.
    He loved God, his family and his country in that order.
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 4:00 PM Sunday, 9/22/13
    Minister:  Bro. John Hembree   Interment will follow with honors in the  Riverside Gardens               
    Visitation:  10 am until 9 pm Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013
    Pallbearers are his children, Dustin, Tracey & Candice Stoetzel, Sam, Andy & Jim Alexander, Steve Cumbie and his best friend, Doug Bodary
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Woodbury United Methodist Church or TN. Donor Services % Woodbury Funeral Home
    To leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Mert Byford

    Friday, 20 September 2013

    Name: Mert Byford                                                    Age:    71
    Date Died: Thursday,  September 19, 2013  at Vanderbilt Medical Center
    Birthplace:  Dekalb Co., TN.  
    Survivors: Wife:  Eunice Ferrell Byford of Woodbury
    Children:  Ella (Mike) Green, Greg Byford and Shane Byford all of Woodbury and Charles Ferrell of Liberty
    Grandchildren:  Shala (Jason) Tune, Kimberly (Daniel) Morton, Myranda and Lucas Byford, Cheyenne, Hayden & Madison Byford
    2 Great Grandchildren:  Lyndsey Tune & Devin Morton
    Brother:  George H. (Geneva) Byford of Woodbury
    Special Friends:  Hilton Ferrell & Tammara Giornesto
    Several Nieces and Nephews also survive
    A member of the Baptist church, he was a farmer and a mechanic. 
    Funeral Service: Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home   When: 4:00 PM Saturday, 9/21/13
    Minister:  Bro. Leonard Herman               
    Visitation:  2 pm until  9 pm Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
    To leave online condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

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