Obituaries

  • Jewel Lee Barbura

    Jewel Lee Barbura, 95, died Monday, July 13th at Vanderbilt Hospital following an extended illness. She was a resident of Nashville and a native of of Coffee County.

    Survivors include; daughter, Joyce Delores Hart of Colorado, brother, Sterling Todd of Michigan, one grandchild and one great-grandchild also survives as well as several nieces and nephews.

  • Jill Powell Nichols

    Jill Powell Nichols, 54, died Sunday, July 12th. She was a resident of Morrison and was a native of McMinnville.

    Survivors include; husband Rodger Nichols, sisters, Jan Powell of Woodbury, Joy Powell Evans and Jackie Powell of Woodbury.

    Graveside services for Jill Powell Nichols will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Wednesday July 15th at 11:30am. Bobby Nichols will conduct the service. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday July 14th from 3:00pm-9:00pm at the funeral home.

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Martha Jean Mathis York

    Martha Jean Mathis York, 78, died Friday, July 10th at Middle Tennessee Medical Center following a short illness. She was a resident of Murfreesboro and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include children, Linda Patterson of Murfreesboro, Jimmy Ray Mathis of Murfreesboro, Billy Joe Taylor, Wilma Jo Taylor and Geraldine Taylor all of Springfield, brother, Bobby Bynum of Woodbury, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren also survive.

  • Wlla Sue Eldridge

    Ella Sue Eldridge, 72, died Wednesday, June 24th at Lakeshore Wedgewood Healthcare. She was a resident of Bradyville and was a native of Bradley County. She was a registered nurse at Stones River Hospital in Woodbury for 25 years.

    Survivors include; her daughter, Leah Eldridge of Nashville, brothers, Lawrence Boring of Benton and Vance Boring of Georgia, several nieces and nephews also survive.

  • Larry Coleman Mathis

    Larry Coleman Mathis, 66, died Monday, June 22nd at Middle Tennessee Medical Center following a short illness. He was a resident of Woodbury and a native of Warren County.

    Survivors include; wife of 47 years, Eva Lois Tenpenny Mathis, children, Pam Cowan of McMinnville and Brent Mathis of Woodbury, brothers, Bobby Mathis and Dwight Mathis both of McMinnville, brother-in-law, Med Foster of Woodbury, sister-in-law, Wilma Foster of Woodbury, 4 grandchildren also survive as well as several nephews, nieces and great nieces and nephews.

    He was a Deacon at Ivy Bluff Church of Christ.

  • John Earl Keaton

    John Earl Keaton, 77, died Thursday June 18th at River Park Hospital following an extended illness. He was resident of Woodbury and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include: his wife of 57 years, Nora Mai Campbell Keaton, sons, John Keaton of Liberty and Ronnie Keaton of Woodbury, daughter Bonnie Keaton of Woodbury, sister Dorothy Wolmack of Woodbury and 2 grandsons also survive.

  • Leonard G. Patterson

    Leonard G. Patterson, 76, died Wednesday, June 17th following an extended illness. He was a resident of Woodbury and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; his wife of 57 years, Billie Faye Bailey Patterson, daughters, Paulette Parsley and Elaine Thomas, both of Woodbury, brothers, Paul Patterson of Michigan, Joe Patterson of Woodbury and Tony Patterson of Murfreesboro, 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild also survives.

    Mr. Patterson was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean conflict.

  • Gary L. Taylor

    Gary L. Taylor, 43, died Sunday, June 14th.

    Survivors include his parents, Rick & Mary Taylor, twin brother, Larry Taylor; sisters, Sheila Holt, Pam Cawthorn, Sharee Seiffert and Lorrie Vogel; brother, Newton Wright all of Woodbury; several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews also survive.

    Graveside services for Gary L. Taylor will be Tuesday, June 16th, at 2:00pm at the Riverside Cemetery. Brother Greg Mitchell will conduct the service. Visitation will be held Monday, June 15th, from 4:00pm – 8:00pm at the funeral home.

  • Dorris Nichols

    Dorris Nichols, 82, died June 8, 2009. He was a resident of Woodbury and was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include wife, Jonnie Bell Davenport Nichols; sons, Gayle Nichols of Woodbury and Randy Nichols of Murfreesboro, daughter, Margarita Watts of Readyville, seven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren also survive.

    Nichols was a veteran having served in the U. S. Army. He also served as the Trustee for Cannon County.

  • Ofallon Scott Deberry

    Ofallon Scott Deberry, 91, died Monday, June 8th at the home of her niece following an extended illness. She was a resident of Woodbury and a native of Cannon County.

    She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

    Funeral services for Ofallon Scott Deberry will be Wednesday, June 10th at 2:00pm in the chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Brother Herb Alsup will conduct the service. Burial will be in Riverside Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 11:00am until 9:00pm at the funeral home.

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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