Obituaries

  • Raymond "Ray Ray" Knox Jr.

    Thursday, 30 August 2012

    Raymond Lee "Ray Ray" Knox, Jr. passed from this life on August 27, 2012 at the young age of 28. He leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted mother, Paulette "Polly" Mount of Woodbury; son, Anton DuPree Knox; daughters, Baily Marie Knox, Kristen Marie Knox and Allysa "Boo Boo" Davenport; paternal grandmother, Addie L. Lyons of Murfreesboro; sisters, Teneka (Curtis) McCoullough and Dorothy Jean Rucker both of Murfreesboro; also a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
     
    He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Lee Knox, Sr.; and an infant daughter.
     
    Visitation with the family will be held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 from 10 AM until 1 PM at Grace Assembly of God, 2999 John Bragg Hwy. with funeral services to follow at the church. Interment will be in Donnell Cemetery in Auburntown, TN. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337 www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net

  • Ruby Miller

    Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Ms. Ruby Miller, age 93, died Monday August 27 at Woodbury Health Care following an extended illness.

    A resident of Woodbury, she was born in the Centertown Community of Cannon County.

    She was a member of the Baptist Church and a homemaker.

    Survivors:

    Son and Daughter-in-law: Danny and Tina Miller of Woodbury. 

    Also surviving are 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Ike and Lela Martin Miller; her husband, Hughie Miller; 2 Daughters, Alvena Pitts and Norma Jean Phillips and brothers and sisters; and granddaughter; Laketa Young Cawthorn.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 with Bro. John Hembree officiating.

    Burial will be in Riverside Gardens Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2012. 

  • Alta Lee Moser

    Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Alta Lee Moser, 102, died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at St. Thomas Hospital.
    A native of Cannon County, she lived in Nashville.
    Survivors:
    Grandchildren: Shirley Horvath of Nashville, Roger Witbeck of Mt. Juliet; Pam Moore and Kim Witbeck, both of Ohio.                                  
    Great Grandchildren: Deborah Horvath and Peggy Horvath, Jim Horvath, Tiffany Douglas, Tyler Witbeck, Shannon Wetly, Brad Moore, Bryan Moore, Kyle Scarbough, Matt Scarbough, and Jessie Bruehler.
    Also surviving are several great greatgrandchildren and great great greatgrandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar Shirley and Mettie Mullinax Cummings, and two Daughters, Wanda Duffy and Mickey Witbeck.
    She was a member of the Baptist Church and a hairdresser.
    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2012 with Bro. Hunter Hay officiating.
    Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2012.

  • Larry Simmons

    Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Larry “Joe” Simmon, 64, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center.

    A native of Cannon County, he lived in Woodbury.
    He was a member of the Simmons Chapel Methodist Churchand was retired from the Cannon Co. Hwy. Dept after 38 years. He loved to farm and work with mules.

    Survivors:
    Wife: Barbara Gooch Simmons of Woodbury

    Step-Son: Terent (Kimmie) Chester of Unionville, TN.

    Grandson: Cole Chester of Unionville, TN.

    Brother: James (Sherry) Simmons of Woodbury

    Aunts & Uncles: Sue (James) Knox, Bobby (Martha) Barrett, Leo Barrett & Bragg Barrett all of Woodbury; Nell Milligan of Hendersonville, Forest & Joyce Shollenberger of Gassaway,

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Harrison Simmons & Rachel Barrett Graham.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 with Bro. Scott Clark & Bro. Gayle Rains officiating.
    Interment will be in Cherry Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2012.

  • Darrell Reed

    Wednesday, 22 August 2012

    Darrell Reed, 62, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at Medical Center of Manchester from injuries sustained in an automotive accident.

    A native of Cannon County, he lived in Arab, AL.

    He was a photographer and a master pool player. He was also a member of the Church of Christ, the American Pool Assoc. and was a veteran of the Army.

    Survivors:

    Children: Wendy Reed Burney and her husband, Wes of Murfeesboro; Catherine Reed Mohon and her husband, Scott of Alabaster, Al., Gina Reed and Drew Reed both of Woodbury                                  

    Grandchildren: Ashlan Reed, Haylee Williams, Jake, Hunter and Abby Mohon and Dylan Burney

    Brother: Wayne Reed and his wife, Rosemary of Woodbury

    Sister: Vickey DeWolfe and her husband Ken of Arab, AL.       

    Niece & Nephews, Phillip and Julie Reed, Alan and Suzanne Reed, Shannon and Dena Reed and J.C. and Laura Rankhorn.
    Great Nieces and Nephew, Anna Rankorn, Collin & Maddie Reed.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Reed & Eva Pitts Reed; niece, Angela Dawn Reed and nephew, Shane Rankorn.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 24, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup offciating.

    Burial will be in Leoni Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2012.

    For online tributes, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Ronnie Allen Gaither

    Tuesday, 21 August 2012

    Ronnie Allen Gaither, 73, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at his home in Woodbury.               

    A native of Cannon County, Mr. Gaither was a member of the Church of Christ, and a machinist at AVCO.

    Survivors:   

    Children: David Allen (Tammy) Gaither, Diane (Brian) Mayo and Dana (Josh) Rinehart, all of Woodbury.                                   

    Grandchildren: Montana (Emily) & Hunter Gaither, Whitney and Will West, McKinley Gaither, Nate and Emme Rinehart.

    Great Granddaughter: Emma Kate Gaither.

    Brother: Jerry W. (Patsy) Gaither of Nashville.     

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude E. and Lera Fowler Gaither.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Thursdau, August 23, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating.

    Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2012.

    For online tributes: www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Robert Daniels

    Monday, 20 August 2012

    Mr. Robert Daniels, 80, of LaVergne died August 17, 2012. He was born March 17, 1932 in Union County, TN. His parents were the late Grant Daniels and Eunice (King) Daniels. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Bobbie Jean Floyd; step-sons, Charles Patterson, J.D. Floyd & Eddie Floyd; four grandchildren, three brothers and a sister.
     
    He is survived by his wife, Peggy Daniels; daughters, Connie Daniels, Sandra Farless, Teresa Bogle and Lisa Knott; son, Ronnie Daniels, step-sons, Buddy Floyd, Thomas Floyd, James Floyd, Kenneth Floyd and Joe Floyd; step-daughters, Francis Floyd, Elizabeth Adams and Diane Underwood; one brother, two sisters, forty grandchildren and thirty six great grandchildren
     
    Mr. Daniels was a member of the Baptist Church. He was a brick mason and construction worker. Working many years with Sain Construction and Leo Parker Real Estate and Construction. He liked going to church and singing. He also enjoyed fishing.
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 3-8 PM and Monday, August 20, 2012 from 1-8 PM. Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Joseph Brudis will officiate. Interment will be in Gilley Hill Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details. Smith Funeral Home (615)563-5337 www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net

  • Roy Roger Anderson

    Thursday, 16 August 2012

    Roy Roger Anderson, 63, died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Stones River Hospital E/R.
    A resident of Liberty, TN, he was born in Havre De Grace, Maryland.
    A wounded veteran in the Vietnam War, he was a member of the American Legion. After the war, he worked in Construction.

    Survivors:
    Daughter and Son-in-law: Sarah and Terry Rosenbaum of Liberty.

    He was preceded his parents, John Wilmer Wright and Annabell Riley Anderson.

    Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

    For online tributes, http://www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • 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.

    Survivors:
    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.

    For online tributes , http://www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • 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

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