Obituaries

  • Alice Phillips Pelham

    Alice Phillips Pelham, 88, died Thursday, May 27th at Stones River Hospital. She was a resident of Woodbury and a native of Canon County.

    She is survived by her sons, Jerry Pelham, Joe Pelham, Ronnie Pelham and Bill Pelham all of Woodbury; daughter, Faye Abercrombie of Murfreesboro; sister, Gladys Davis of Woodbury; 15 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren also survive.

  • Mildred Wood Jennings Ross

    Mildred Wood Jennings Ross, 79, passed away Wed., May 26, 2010 at Blvd. Terrace Nursing Home. A native of Rutherford Co., She resided in Woodbury.

    She is survived by her children, Harlan Wayne Jennings of Lebanon, Bettye J. Jennings Edgar of Franklin, Claude D. Jennings and Patricia Regina Ross Harvey both of Woodbury and Michael K. Ross of Cookeville. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

  • Nola Alexander Turney

    Nola Alexander Turney age 90, of Readyville, passed away on Saturday, May 15th at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. She was a native of Cannon County.

    She was a teacher for 43 years.

    Survivors include; her sister, Mildred Alexander Paschal and her sister-in-law, Helen West Alexander.

    Funeral services for Nola Alexander Turney will be 11:00am, Tuesday May 18th at the chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Bro. Richard Bray will conduct the service. Burial will be at Riverside Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 4:00pm to 8:00pm Monday.

  • Mary Katherine Grimmett

    Mary Katherine Grimmett, 73, of Woodbury died May 15, 2010.

    She is survived by sons, Chuck Grimmett of Lascassas, Sonny Grimmett of Christiana and Steve Grimmett of Morrison; daughter, Shandra Lorance of Woodbury; granddaughter, Melissa Grimmett of Woodbury; brother, Kenny Dodson of McMinnville; sisters, Faye Ventura of Ohio, Judy Scicolone of Murfreesboro, Nancy Scruggs of Palmer, Wendy Robinson of McMinnville and Shaune McKnight of McMinnville; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

  • Patricia Davenport Barrett

    Patricia Davenport Barrett, 63, of Woodbury died May 15, 2010 at her home.

    She is survived by her husband of nearly 48 years, John P. Barrett of Woodbury, daughter, Melissa & Barry Bogle of Woodbury; son, Joe Don Barrett of Bradyville; daughter, Mandy Barrett of Bradyville; brothers, Hoppy & Helen Davenport of Woodbury, Dwight & Carol Davenport of Murfreesboro; sister, Lynne & Med Foster of Woodbury; six grandchildren, 1 step-grandchild; one great grandchild and one step-great grandchild.

  • Idella Carver

    Idella Carver, 83, died Friday May 14th following an extended illness. She was a resident of Bradyville and was a native of Rutherford County.

    Survivors include; daughter, Mitzi Bush of Bradyville, 2 grandsons, 1 great-grandson, sisters, Virginia Smith of Murfreesboro and Donna Hoover of Murfreesboro, brother, Walter Hoover of Murfreesboro.

    Funeral services for Idella Carver will be Monday, May 17th at 1:00pm in the chapel of the Woodbury Funeral Home. Burial will be in Thytira Cemetery. The Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Candace Gayle Dodd

    Candace Gayle Dodd, 29, died Thursday, May 13th. She was a resident of Woodbury and native of DeKalb County.

    Survivors include; her mother, Connie Dodd Ashford of Woodbury, grandmothers, Loretta Dodd of Woodbury and Louise Goodwin of Liberty, brother, Cory Chapman and sister, Rachel Goodwin of Woodbury.

  • Ray Neal, Jr.

    Ray Neal, Jr., 84, died Wednesday, May 12th. He was a resident of Smithville.

    Survivors include; children, Richard A. Neal, Sr. of Lebanon, Karen Joyce Smith of Westmoreland, Thomas A. Neal of Carthage and David Lee Neal of Woodbury, brothers, Clayton Neal and Morris Neal, both of McMinnville, sister, Mary Young of Smithville, 9 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren also survive.

    Mr. Neal was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy.

  • Frances Gunn Bryson

    Frances Gunn Bryson, 84, died Monday, May 3rd following an extended illness. She was a resident of Murfreesboro and was a native of Grundy County.

    Survivors include; daughter, Ann Waddell of Franklin, grandson, Robert Martin Waddell of Smyrna and a great-grandson also survives.

    Funeral services for Frances Gunn Bryson will be Wednesday, May 5th at 3:00pm in the chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Bro. Billy Smith will conduct the service. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, Noon until the time of the service.

  • Pauline Thomas

    Pauline Thomas, 83, of Woodbury passed away Friday, April 23, 2010 after a short illness.

    Survivors include; sons, Thomas Hall of Woodbury, William Hall of Murfreesboro; daughter, Mary Jane Trail of Murfreesboro; daughter-in-law, Carol Hall of Murfreesboro; step-sons, Allen Thomas of Mississippi and Arlis Thomas of Woodbury; step-daughters, Mazel Hughes of Woodbury, Thelma Hicks of Nashville; sister, Lillie Lorene Powell of Woodbury; 10 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, several great grandchildren also survive.

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