Obituaries

  • Ronald Dean Arledge

    Thursday, 12 January 2012

    Ronald Dean “Deano” Arledge, 50, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 at the Medical Center of Manchester following a short illness.       
    A resident of Morrison, he was born in Coffee Co, TN.
    Survivors:
    Children, John Montrose of Murfreesboro and Kayla Arledge Kirkpatrick and her husband, Justin of Woodbury.
    Grandchildren, Ashlyn and Caleb Montrose and Gabrella Arledge.
    Siblings, Linda Adamson of Woodbury and Don Taylor and his wife, Cynthia of Woodbury.
    Nieces and Nephews, Anthony Adamson, Eden Baxter and Emily Taylor.
    Great Nephew, Austin Adamson.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas C. and Gladys Ruth Witty Arledge and his niece, Angie Adamson.
    He was a truck driver with Lewis Bakery.
    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, January 13, 2012.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Terri Ann Jones

    Thursday, 12 January 2012

    Mrs. Terri Ann Jones, 53, of Woodbury died January 11, 2012. She was born March 14, 1958 in Nashville, TN. She was preceded in death by her father, James E. "Jabo" Hollandsworth.

    Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Gary Jones; her mother, Ann (Savely) Hollandsworth; son, Kirk & Tiffany Jones all of Woodbury; daughter, Becky & Kenny Mears of Bradyville; sister, Rhonda & Glen Wimberly of Woodbury and six grandchildren.

    Mrs. Jones was a member of the West High Street Church of Christ. She owned and operated, Miss Terri's Day Care for over 35 years. Being around children and taking care of them was something she loved to do. She spent a lot of time reading the Bible. Her favorite thing of all was being with her family.

    Visitation will be held Thursday, January 12, 2012 from 2-8 PM at Smith Funeral Home and on Friday, January 13, 2012 from 2-8 PM. Funeral services will be held in the Smith Funeral Home chapel on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 1 PM. Jack Bailey and Mance Davis, Jr. will officiate. Interment will follow in Gilley Hill Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Ronald McDonald House. Contact Smith Funeral Home to make a donation.
    Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • L. Winfred Gannon

    Thursday, 12 January 2012

    L. Winfred Gannon, 69, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 at MTMC following an extended illness.
                         
    A native of: Cannon County, he was a member of the Pleasant View Church of Christ, he was retired from Bridgestone.

    Survivors:

    Wife of 47 years, Minnie Morris Gannon of Woodbury.

    Daughter, Kathy Mears (Lamar Redmon) of Woodbury.

    Grandchildren, Steven Mears (Nikki Mingle) and Kimberly Mears (Andrew Cameron) both of Woodbury  and Brittany Mears (Akita Dobson) of McMinnville.

    Step Grandchildren, Mary, Daphne & Nathan Moore.

    Sister, Judy Reed of Tullahoma.

    Aunt, Wilma Thomas of Woodbury.

    Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Baxter and Laura Mae Merritt Gannon.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m .on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012.

    Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery,  

    Visitation is from 10 am until 9 pm Thursday, January 12, 2012.

    Pallbearers: Grandson and Nephews.
    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

  • Lorene Walker

    Monday, 9 January 2012

    Lorene Walker, 81,  died Monday, January 9, 2012, at NHC - McMinnville following an extended illness.                

    A native of DeKalb County, she was a resident of Woodbury.

    Survivors:

    Son, Freddie Brown of Henning, TN.

    Grandchildren, Kathy (Bruce) Morton of McMinnville, Elisha Renee (James) Kirkland of GA., and Donny Dale McDonough of Crossville, TN.

    Nephews, Barry, Larry and Gary Hibdon, all of Woodbury.

    10 Great Grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild also survive.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Corbin Hibdon and Elizabeth Hale Hibdon.

    She was a member of the Centerhill Baptist Church and was retired from Perfect Equipment.

    Graveside services will be at Prater Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Ruth Virginia Davis

    Monday, 9 January 2012

    Ruth Virginia Davis, 88, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at MTMC following an extended illness.                          

    A resident of Woodbury, she was born in Whittier, NC.

    Survivors:   

    Children, Susie Roy of Orlando, FL., Barbara Garczynski and her husband Dennis of Woodbury; Charles Davis and his wife, Betty of Woodbury

    3 Sisters, Ruby Johnson, Doris Sutton & Ellen Revis all of Sylva, NC

    Brother, Dale Seagle of Sylva, NC

    4 Grandchildren, Chad Davis, Laura Smartt, Justin Davis and Tanya Touchet

    5 great grandchildren, Ian Marc Davis, Caitlynn Touchet, Isaac Touchet, Eric Smartt & Phoebe Smartt

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Ollie Ash Seagle and her husband, Hilliard Erwin Davis.

    A member of the Jehovah’s Witness, she was a retired housewife.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 with Bro. Billy Land officiating.

    Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service Saturday, January 14, 2012.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of Arrangements

  • Samuel W McGee

    Monday, 9 January 2012

    Samuel W. McGee, age 87 died Saturday, January 7, 2012. A native of Cannon County, Mr. McGee was the son of the late Robert “Bob” and Mary Nokes McGee. He is also preceded in death by his brother-in-law Elvie “Jr.” Keith.

    Mr. McGee is survived by his wife of 64 years Elizabeth Grizzle McGee of LaVergne; sons Eddie McGee of Smyrna and Wayne (Barbara Youngblood) McGee of LaVergne; brother Aubrey (Virginia) McGee of Cookeville; sister Josephine McGee Keith of Smithville; grandchildren Randy (Melissa), Corey (Tabitha), and Jordan McGee; six great-grandchildren Devon, Dustin, Abigail, Will, Tyler, and Brooke; and many nieces and nephews.

    Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Smyrna. Bro. Russ King and Bro. Jesse Melton will officiate. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers are James Ducey, Jimmy Keith, Danny Washer, Randy McGee, Corey McGee and Gary Smithson. Honorary pallbearers are great-grandsons Dustin and Tyler McGee.  

    Mr. McGee served in the US Army Company B, 37th Infantry Battalion. Later, he retired from the Road and Bridge Construction Industry where he was employed by Brinkley, McDowell-Saltsman, Rogers-Saltsman and in later years was co-owner of McGee-Litton Construction. He was a 44 year member of Rural Hill Church of Christ.  During his retirement, Mr. McGee enjoyed being active outdoors gardening, farming and had a local lawn mowing business. He enjoyed spending time with his family and spoiling his grandchildren.  

    Visitation will be 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Smyrna.

    Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, or Alive Hospice in memory of Mr. McGee.

    Woodfin Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements

  • Janet Kay Lewis Prater

    Friday, 6 January 2012

    Janet Kay Lewis Prater, LPN, 67, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 at her home following a short illness.
    A native of Cannon County, she was a resident of Woodbury.
    Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Lloyd Wayne Prater of Woodbury; children, Dana and Mike Pemberton, Todd and Vickie Prater and Tracy and Clay Bell; all of Woodbury; 6 grandchildren, Shawnacey Wilcher, Catherine Prater, Dalton and McClain Bell, Emily and Matthew Pemberton; great grandchild, Malachi Prater; brother, Dean Lewis of Murfreesboro; sister and brother-in-law, Dalphia and Joe Parsley of Fayetteville; brother-in-law and sister by choice, James and Marie Prater; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bobby and Nelda Pitts, Ricky and Barbara Prater and Shirley Lewis.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley & Ruth Jane Todd Lewis; grandson, Justin Pemberton and brother, J.D. Lewis.
    A member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, she was an LPN and a member of the Golden Girls.
    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 pm Sunday, Jan. 12, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Burial will be in McMahan Cemetery.
    Visitation is from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012.
    The family requests no flowers. Donations may be made to Justin Pemberton Scholarship Fund, Short Mtn. Bible Camp or Woodbury Church of Christ Day School.

  • Noradean Armstrong Tate

    Wednesday, 28 December 2011

    Noradean Armstrong Tate, 78, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at Cullman Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.                          

    A resident of Garden City, AL., she was a native of Cannon Co.

    Survivors:

    Daughter, Connie Tate Smith of Garden City, AL.

    Grandson, Sy Shaver.

    Granddaughter, Astin Shaver.

    Special Friends, Rochelle Armstrong & Ray Copeland.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Charley & Lila Armstrong; husband, Hilton Evans Tate; Son, Phillip Evans Tate and Brother, Lantice Armstrong.

    A member of the Garden City 1st Baptist Church, she was a homemaker.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30 with Pastor Keith Gambrill, Chris Hunter & Bro. Bill Ellis officiating.

    Burial will be in Riverside Gardens Cemetery.

    Visitation is from  2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2011. 

  • Sallie Pauline Davenport

    Sunday, 25 December 2011

    Sallie Pauline Davenport, 81, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011 at Woodbury Nursing Center following an extended illness.                         

    A native of Wilson County, she lived in Readyville. A member of the Baptist church, she was a homemaker.

    Survivors:

    Children:  Martha Ann (Rainey) Hunt of Auburntown, Dorothy Champion of Woodbury, Paul (Debbie) Davenport of Woodbury, Eddie (Lisa) Davenport of Milton, Daniel (Renee) Davenport of Readyville, TN.

    Also surviving are 21 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Davenport, Children, Robert Floyd Davenport and Georgia Sue Murphy and her grandson, Johnny Murphy.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2011, with Bro. Chad Hale officiating.

    Burial will be in Riverside Gardens Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 12 noon until 10 p.m. Monday, December 26, 2011 at the funeral home.

    Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
     

  • Elvin Holt Jr

    Sunday, 25 December 2011

    Elvin Holt, Jr., 75, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 at United Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.
    A Cannon County native, he lived in Woodbury.             
    Survivors:
    Wife: Lavada Faye Farless Holt of Woodbury.
    Son: Randy Dale (Claudette) Holt of Bradyville.
    Sisters: Thelma Lassiter of Sparta and Geneva Denny of Woodbury.
    Several nieces and nephews also survive.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin Holt, Sr. & Connie Mae Williams Holt and son, Steve Holt.
    A member of the Church of Christ, He was retired from Trailer Manufacturing. He was also a veteran of Korea where he served in the Army as PFC.
    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2011 with Bro. Gayle Rains officiating.
    Burial will be in Gilley Hill Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday, December 23, 2011. 
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home for funeral expenses.

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