Obituaries

  • Pamela W "Pam" Rogers

    Friday, 2 September 2011

    Pamela W. "Pam" Rogers, 58, of Woodbury, died September 2, 2011 at her home. She had suffered a stroke on July 4, 2011. Pam was born on December 6, 1952 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Preceding her in death are her father, Wilton Watkins and her brother, David Watkins.

     
    She is survived by her husband, Hank Sitzman of Woodbury; mother, Eleanor Watkins of Woodbury and her sister, Melody Watkins. As well as three aunts, Mrs. Blanche Maurice, Stone Mt., GA; Ms. Lucy Ruggles, Newport News, VA; Mrs. Marion Skinner, Lancaster, NH; four nieces, two nephews and many cousins.

     
    Ms. Rogers was a professional dog handler. She enjoyed showing and training for competetion. She also trained horses and was a member of the Pirelli Natural Horsemanship Club. Pam loved animals and devoted herself to their care and well-being.

     
    A private family service will be held for Ms. Rogers. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

  • Robert Houston Parker

    Saturday, 30 July 2011

    Robert Houston Parker was born in Cannon Co. on July 30, 1921 and passed away on September 2, 2011 at the age of 90.

    He is survived by his Lyda Allmon Parker of Bradyville and his brother, Kenneth O. Parker of Bradyville. Also surviving are several nieces & nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert L. Myrtle Swanger Parker; siblings, Hilary Parker, Mamie Rogers, Homer Parker & Opal Armstrong.

    A member of the Ivy Bluff Methodist Church, President of TN. Polled Hereford Assoc. & Member of Nashville Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union; Mr. Parker was a veteran of WWII where he served in the Navy. He was a Pipe Fitter & Breeder of Polled Hereford Cattle.

    Funeral services will be 2 pm Sunday, Sept. 4 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Freeman officiting.

    Interment will follow in the Ivy Bluff Cemetery.

    Visitation with the family will be Saturday, Sept. 3 from 4 pm till 8 pm.

  • Emma M. Stulka Trim

    Saturday, 27 August 2011

    Emma M. Stluka Trim, 89, of Readyville died August 27, 2011. She was born February 2, 1922 in Chicago Heights, IL. Her parents were the late Luigi Cappelletti and Francesca (Cipriani) Cappelletti. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William James Stluka; second husband, Martin Joseph Trim; a son, William James "Bill" Stluka, Jr.; a daughter, Shirley Ann Clifton and two sisters, Edith King and Violet Nichols.
          She is survived by her son Jim & Teresa Stluka of Readyville; a daughter, Connie & Roger Singer of Readyville; a brother, Mario Cappelletti of Lake Placid, FL; a sister, Lillian Wood of LasVegas, NV; grandchildren, Ron & Shelly Stluka, Brian & Sara Stluka, Tracy & Brett Stluka, Chris & Kristen Singer, Amy Montrose, Melissa & Matt Allen, Jeff Royster, Rachel Davis, Dustin Stluka, Brittany Stluka and Matthew Stluka; also surviving are 13 great grandchildren.
          Mrs. Stluka attended Harvest View Church. She enjoyed sewing and working outside. She was known to be fun loving and plain spoken. Spending time with her family was her favorite pass time.
          Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Sunday, August 28, 2011 from 3-9 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Au

  • James Russell Duggin

    Wednesday, 24 August 2011

    James Russell Duggin, 46, of Readyville was born on May 23, 1965 and passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

    He is survived by his parents, Bratten & Wanda Bryson Duggin of Woodbury; Grandparents, Dewey & Mildred Bryson of Readyville; Sister, Lorie Jakes of Auburntown; Brothers, Mark (Kendall) Duggin of Auburntown and Jerry Melton; 4 nephews & 2 nieces, Brent, Brian & Katelyn Duggin, Briar, Luke & Abby Jakes.

    A native of Cannon Co., he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mack & Lovie Duggin.

    A member of the Baptist church, he worked at QEK Global Solutions and was a farmer.

    Funeral services will be 2 pm Saturday, August 27, 2011 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Stennitt & Bro. Buford Humphrey officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Gardens.

    Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm till 9 pm Friday, August 26, 2011.
     

  • Justin Ryan Smith

    Wednesday, 24 August 2011

    Justin Ryan Smith, 31, of Morrison died August 24, 2011. He was born October 10, 1979 in Murfreesboro, TN. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rev. H.B. & Prudie Smith and Eugene & Essie Haley.
         He is survived by his father & step-mother, Jimmy & Janice Smith of Morrison; mother & step-father, Sandra & Freddie Walker; brother, Jamon & Tiffany Smith of McMinnville.
         He was a member of the Sunny Hills Baptist Church. He was a graduate CCHS in the Class of 1998. He loved to go fishing with his dad.
         Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 26, 2011 from 4-8 PM.  Funeral services will be Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Jeff Crips, John Jones and Richard Haley will officiate. Internment will follow at Blues Hill Cemetery.
    Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (615)563-5337

  • Charles Samuel "Doodle" Patterson

    Saturday, 20 August 2011

    Charles Samuel "Doodle" Patterson, 55, of Murfreesboro died August 20, 2011. He was born May 5, 1956 in Lake City, TN. His parents were the late J. D. Patterson and Mary Lee (Rutherford) Daniels.
         He is survived by his wife Mickie Katrina Patterson of Murfreesboro; step-father, Robert and Peggy Daniels of LaVergne; sons, Michael Fortune of Murfreesboro, Jeremiah Patterson of Mississippi; step-son, Mickey Tidwell of Murfreesboro; step-daughters, Amethyst Nicole Tidwell and Kaitlyn Danielle Underwood; brother, Ronnie Daniels of Murfreesboro; sisters, Connie Daniels of Bradyville, Lisa Knott of Alabama, Sandra Farless of McMinnville, Bobbie Jean Floyd Arledge of Woodbury and Teresa Bogle of Woodbury; also survived by two grandchildren.
         Mr. Patterson worked as a cabinet maker and detailing cars. He was known as a jack of all trades. He loved pitching horseshoes, cooking out, fishing and camping.
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Thursday, August 25, 2011 from 10 AM until 12 noon. Graveside services will be held at Gilley Hill Cemetery at 12:30 PM. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Smith Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • James Calvin J.C. Todd

    Friday, 19 August 2011

    James Calvin “J.C.” Todd, 81, died Friday, August 19, 2011 at his home in Morrison, TN following an extended illness.

    A Pastor at Begin Life in Jesus Church on Hwy. 53, Mr. Todd was a retired dock worker for ABF Trucking in Dearborn, MI. He was born in Cannon County, TN.  

    Survivors include his wife, Geneva Vibbert Todd of Morrison; children, Judy Fish of Smithville and Ricky Todd of McMinnville; stepchildren, Linda (Jerry) Anderson and Jimmy (Mary) Gregory of Glasgow, KY, Ronnie (Jody) Gregory of Nashville and Donnie (Barb) Gregory of Soddy Daisy, TN; sisters, Pauline Robinson of Kitrell, Stella (J.C.) Rogers of Kitrell and Dorris Clouse of Bradyville; and brother, Carl (Carol) Todd of Lebanon.

    Also survived by 9 grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren and several great grandchildren

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawton and Addy Smithson Todd; daughters, Wanda Todd, Donna Moore, Joyce Farless & Bobbie Todd; Siblings, Wade, Howard, Lamen and Palmer Todd, Martha Gannon, Thelma Hollinsworth and Geraldine Rigsby.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 21, 2011 with Bro. Wade West and Bro. John Parton, Jr. officiating.

    Burial will be in Amity Cemetery.   

    Visitation is from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2011.

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • James Michael "Mike" Love

    Wednesday, 17 August 2011

    James Michael “Mike” Love, 56, died Thursday, August 17, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.

    A native of White County, he lived in Readyville.

    A member of the Church of Christ, he was a truck driver.

    Survivors: include his wife, Cynthia Odom Love of Readyville; daughters, Leslie Love and Katie Love both of Readyville; dad, Jimmy Love of Woodbury; siblings, Rhonda Jackson of Little Rock, AR., Larry Campbell of Readyville, Jimmy Alan Love and Billy Joe Love both of Woodbury, Kathy Anderson of Manchester and Joy Resko of Bradyville; good friend, Joe Reed; and special aunt, Eva Green.

    Also survived by several nieces and nephews

    He was preceded in death by his mother, Kathleen Davis Love.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2011. Burial will be in Riverside Gardens Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2011 and Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service.

    www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 
     

  • Robert William Vinson

    Thursday, 11 August 2011

    Robert William Vinson went home to be with his Lord and Savior August 11, 2011. A native and life long resident of Cannon County. Robert was the son of the late Wiley and Helen (Preston) Vinson.
         Robert is survived by his children, Brenda (Jerry) Messick of Murfreesboro, Patricia (Jim) Smith of Clarksville, Glenda (Bob) Richards of Smyrna, Gary (Kathy) Vinson of Woodbury, Dwight (Jan) Vinson of Milton, Billy (Diane) Vinson of Murfreesboro and Mary (Tony) Mason of Woodbury; 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
         Robert was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years Marjorie (Earls) Vinson; son, James Robert Vinson; sister, Louise Pelham and brother, John Hawkins Vinson.
    Robert was a member of the Church of Christ. He retired as Foreman with Tennessee State Highway Dept. Served on the Cannon County Court from 1966-1972, Chairman from 1971-1972, elected County Executive 1978-1982. While County Executive was driving force in getting The Stones RIver Hospital, Auburntown School and many other projects for Cannon County. He was proud to have served the people of Cannon County and loved getting involved in politics. Raising beef cattle and working on his farm were his passions. Known for his expert shooting ability, quail hunting and shooting coyotes and wild dogs.
         Active Pallbearers: Mark Mason, Jim Vinson, Rob Vinson, Jason Messick, Adam Todd, Tim Underwood, John Pelham and Steve Pelham. Honorary Pallbearers: Pearson Barrett, Billy Higgins, Rob Higgins, Ed Davenport, Tom Mullinax, Joe Cook, Don Stuluka, Dr. Gary Bryant, Lee Vinson, Ray Nichols and Charles Mount.
         Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 from 4-9 PM. Funeral services will be Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Adams Memorial Library or Caris Hospice.
    Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337. www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net
         The family wishes to thank the staff of Woodbury Nursing Center, staff at Stones River Hospital, Caris Hospice, Dr. Gary Bryant, Dr. Michael Thomas, Dr. Jeff Todd and the support of all our friends, neighbors and relatives for their sincere kindness.
     

  • Donnie Bogle

    Tuesday, 9 August 2011

    Donnie Bogle, 76, died Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at MTMC following an extended illness.

    A resident of Woodbury, he was a Cannon County native.

    Mr. Bogle was a member of the Church of Christ, he was a Carpenter.

    Survivors include his son, Roger Bogle of Woodbury; brothers, Burley Ray Bogle of Woodbury and David Bogle of Waynesboro; sisters, Ruth Henderson, Paulette (Wayne) Campbell, Dean (Charles) Vantrease and Linda (Gale) Nichols all of Woodbury.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, A.G. Donald Bogle & Otha Barrett Bogle; wife, Sue Bogle; brother, Kenneth Bogle and sister, Louise Crosslin.

    Graveside services will be held at Riverside Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 12, 2011 with Bro. Steve Watts officiating.

    Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2011 at Woodbury Funeral Home.
     

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