• Ruth Bogle Henderson

    Thursday, 16 August 2012

    Ruth Bogle Henderson, 76, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Stones River Hospital.
    A resident of Bradyville, she was a native of Cannon County.
    A member of Sunny Hills BaptistChurch, she was retired from Colonial Corp. where she was a seamstress. Ms. Henderson loved to quilt.

    4 Sons: Larry Henderson, Gary Henderson, Joe Henderson & Jason (Toni) Henderson, all of Woodbury.

    Grandchildren: Brandi (Craig) Bush, Josh (Ashley) Henderson, Shrena Henderson (Andrew) Travis, Sawyer Henderson, J.W. & Jadon Henderson.

    Great Grandchildren: Parker Bush, Carson & Copper Henderson.

    Siblings: Burley Ray Bogle. Paulette (Wayne) Campbell and Linda (Gayle) Nichols, all of Woodbury, Dean (Charles) Vantrease of Auburntown and David Bogle of Waynesboro.

    Also surviving are several nieces & nephews.

    She was preceded her parents, A.G. & Otha Barrett Bogle; her husband, William D. Henderson; Siblings, Kenneth & Donnie Bogle and Louise Crosslin.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 with Bro. Richard Haley officiating.
    Interment will be in Riverside Gardens Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, August 18, 2012.

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  • Billie Gail Barrett

    Thursday, 16 August 2012

    Mrs. Billie Gail Barrett, 73, of Woodbury died August 15, 2012. She was born in Shelbyville on March 18, 1939. Her parents were the late Frank Gilley and Ethel (Smith) Gilley. She was also preceded in death by her husband Alton Wade Barrett.

    Survivors include three daughters, Debra & Mike Perry of Woodbury, Tonie Bain of Woodbury and Christy Barrett of Smyrna; three brothers, Jack Gilley and Terry Gilley both of Nashville, Ed "Buddy" Carson of Shelbyville; a great grandson that she raised Charles Lee Lambert; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

    Mrs. Barrett was born in Shelbyville and later moved to Nashville with her family before settling in Smyrna for many years. She worked for Peachtree Nursing Home in Smyrna for many years before retiring. She loved spending time with her family and lived her life very simply.

    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 17, 2012 from 11 AM until 3 PM. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 18, 2012 in the Smith Funeral Home chapel at 10:30 AM. T. B. Gentry will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers memorial donations are requested to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details.
    Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337

  • Dylan Hollandsworth

    Sunday, 12 August 2012

    Dylan Hollandsworth, age 16 of Auburntown died Tuesday, August 7, 2012, after a long, battle with Cancer. His strength, courage and determination will be remembered by all. Dylan attended Auburntown Church of Christ, and was preceded in death by his granny Jeanette Hollandsworth.
    He is survived by his parents, Todd and Tracy Stone Hollandsworth; brother, Nathan Hollandsworth; grandparents, Jerry and Dianne Stone of Auburntown, Larry and Rita Hollandsworth of Murfreesboro; great-grandparents, Virginia Black of Lascassas, Willie and Jo Nell Jakes of Murfreesboro; aunts and uncles, Angel Hollandsworth of Murfreesboro, Cory and Kelli Hollandsworth of Murfreesboro, Trisha and Brian Coutras of Hoover AL, April and Michael Robinson of Murfreesboro Cayce and John Strait of Woodbury; cousins, Grace Hollandsworth, Claire, Andrew and Callie Coutras, Jackie and Macy Robinson, and Samathan Strait.
    Dylan's cousins will serve as pallbearers. He was our little hero!
    Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Friday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Murfreesboro with Brother David Dunn officating. Burial will follow in Coleman Cemetery. Visitation will be 2:00PM to 7:00PM Thursday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Murfreesboro 615-893-5151

  • John Mark Highland

    Sunday, 12 August 2012

    John Mark Highland passed away to his eternal rest on Monday, August 6, 2012 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. He was 53.
    A resident of Murfreesboro, he was born in Pontiac, IL.
    He is survived by his dedicated and loving sister, Linda K. Lewis and her husband, Ed of Murfreesboro and loving niece and nephews: Kayla, Kevin and Ken Lewis.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard Celestial Highland and Helen Ruth Becker Highland.
    A special thanks to Dr. Mbu, Dr. Pakakla, Dr. Bullock, all nurses and staff on 5E, Critical care, respiratory therapy and Caris Hospice for their tender loving care and compassion.
    John had a special smile and love for everybody he came in touch with, which will be greatly missed. His favorite hobby was making hook latch rugs, going on trips and being with his family, whom he adored.
    Funeral services will be held at Franklin Rd. Baptist Church at 10:00 AM Saturday Aug. 11, 2012 with Dr. Mike Norris officiating.
    Burial will be in Parker Hill Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at Franklin Rd. Baptist Church.

  • Ronald Glenn Mason

    Saturday, 4 August 2012

    Ronald Glenn Mason, 56, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at his home in Woodbury.
    A Cannon County native, he was a member of Woodbury 1st Baptist Church and was a retired from TDOT and was a master barber, and a fisherman.                                                              
    Siblings: Lora Mason Cummings (David) of Arlington,TN, Clayton Eugene Mason (Joyce), Wiley Burton Mason, Ruth Anita Thomas all of Woodbury, Jacqueline Renee Holmes (Dave) of Manchester
    Nieces and Nephews: Kaye Ingram, Kristy Mason Davenport, Jason Mason, Daniel Mason, Ashley Strait Gusman, Zachary Vaughn and Nicholas Thomas.
    Also surviving are several great nieces and nephews.  
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley and Ruth Nichols Mason.  
    Funeral services will be in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 5, 2012 with Bro. Hunter Hay officiating.
    Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4.

  • Robert Lloyd Kemp

    Wednesday, 1 August 2012

    Robert Lloyd Kemp passed into God’s loving hands on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at the age of 82.

    A resident of Auburntown, TN, Mr. Kemp was born in Seymour, Iowa.


    Wife of 51 years: Mary Johnson Kemp of Auburntown

    Children: David Sadler of Eatonton, GA, Sandi McDaniel (Glenn) of Auburntown, Glen Kemp of Palm Bay, FL, Susan Turney (Todd) of Auburntown, Robert Kemp of Ashville, NC.

    6 Grandchildren: Hal Diggs, Jared Zimmerman, Sarah Megan Nash, Jordon, Lauren & Mackenzie Turney.

    10 Great grandchildren.

    Sister: Betty Rocha of Des Moines, Iowa

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Thelma Fairy Smith and James Owen Kemp and his grandson; Michael Sadler.

    Mr. Kemp served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1952.  He graduated with honors from University of Florida in 1958.  He was a CPA , where he was a partner at Purvis, Gray & Co. in Gainesville, FL., a member of the Auburntown Church of Christ, and a member of the Exchange Club in Gainesville, FL.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 with Bro. David Dunn and Bro. John Fortner officiating.

    Interment will be in Donnell Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2012.

    Pallbearers: Glenn McDaniel, Ronnie Todd, Roger, Ken & Jordan Turney, Joe Campbell and John King.


    Honorary Pallbearers: Eugene Harris & Mitchell Dunn.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Short Mountain Bible Camp or the American Heart Association.


  • Jimmy Ray Mathis

    Monday, 23 July 2012

    Jimmy Ray Mathis, 53, of McMinnville passed away on Friday, June 20, 2012 following a sudden illness.  Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced later.

  • Maxine Matilda Nokes

    Monday, 23 July 2012

    Maxine Matilda Hale Nokes, 83, died Saturday, July 21, at DeKalb Community Hospital .           

    A native of Cannon County, she lived in Smithville, TN.


    4 Sons: Gerry (Rita) Nokes and Jeffery (Maureen) Nokes, both of Short Mtn., Nicholas (Patsy) Nokes, Sr., of Liberty; Billy (Kathy) Nokes of Pea Ridge.

    Grandchildren: Tonya Melton, Stephanie Alexander, Bill, Wesley and Natasha Nokes, Nicholas Nokes, Jr., Sarah, Hannah and Jeffery Nokes, II.

    Sister: Marie Garrett of Short Mtn. Community.

    Brother: Billy Hale of Dearborn, MI.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Hester Melton Hale; siblings, Ray, Shelah, Paul and James Thomas Hale, Ruth Barrett and Dorothy McDougal.

    A member of the Short Mtn. Methodist Church, she was a retired School Teacher at Short Mtn. School and Mud College. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society and the Eastern Star.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home  at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24.

    Interment will be in Melton Cemetery.        

    Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012.

    Pallbearers: Charles Nokes, Luke Alexander, Nick Nokes, Jr., Wesley, Jeffery Nokes, II, Jacob and Jarrett Melton.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Jamie Mullinax

    Monday, 16 July 2012

    Jamie Lynn Mullinax, 49, died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at Stones River Hospital E/R following a short illness.

    A resident of Auburntown, he was a native of Rutherford County.

    Parents: Thomas Brown Mullinax & Claudia Spurlock Mullinax of Auburntown

    3 Children: Joshua Brown Mullinax of Woodbury; Lucas Mullinax & Mahalie Mullinax of Murfreesboro

    Friend: Rebecca Woodside of Auburntown

    A member of the Baptist Church, he was a Machine Operator at the Cannon Co. Hwy. Dept.

    Private Graveside Services are planned.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Woodbury Funeral Home.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

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  • Paul Douglas Nicholson

    Monday, 16 July 2012

    Paul Douglas Nicholson, 57, died Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Stones River Hospital E/R.       

    A resident of Woodbury, he was born in Jackson, TN.

    Mr. Nicholson was a member of the Baptist Church and Mark’s and Pat’s Handlebars. He was a veteran of the Navy and was a retired construction worker.   


    5 Sons: Lewis, Billy, Joey (Kayla) & Jimmy Nicholson all of Woodbury and William Nicholson of Murfreesboro.

    Brother: Nicky Nicholson of Bradyville.

    Grandchildren: Elijah Nicholson and Kaydence Nicholson of Murfreesboro.

    Wife: Cathy Nicholson of Murfreesboro.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis B. Nicholson and Fannie Jones Nicholson.  

    Graveside Services will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2012. Interment will be in Cherry Cemetery.          

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Woodbury Funeral Home.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.

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