• Billy Howard "Mr. Bill" Todd

    Billy Howard “Mr. Bill” Todd, 74 of Readyville passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011 at his home following an extended illness. A native of Rutherford Co., he was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Leo Todd & Katherine Elrod Todd and his twin sisters, Nadine & Earline Todd.

    He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lily D. Harris Todd of Readyville; 2 daughters, Lisa (Michael) Turner of Murfreesboro and Lynn (Kenneth) Hartley of Readyville; 3 grandchildren, Amy Danielle Turner (David) Sadoski, M.A. Kenneth “Ryan” (April) Hartley & Reid Hartley; Great grandson, Justin Turner; Brother, Freddie Todd of Murfreesboro; Nephew, Michael Todd & Niece, Lori Todd.

    A member of the Science Hill Church of Christ, he was a veteran of the Army and Air Force Reserves. Mr. Todd was Ret. from International Paper after 31 years.

    Funeral services will be 3 pm Sunday, July 31, 2011 with Bro. Tim Mitchell and Bro. Roy Upton officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Gardens. Pallbearers include, Jimmy, Ronnie, Tommy, Jeff, Michael and Casey Todd. Honorary Pallbearers include, “The Boys” of the International Paper Breakfast Clubs, Elders and Deacons at Science Hill Church of Christ. Visitation with the family will be Saturday, July 30 from 4 pm until 8 pm.

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

  • Justus Ryan Light

    Justus Ryan Light, age 0, died Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center.

    He is survived by his parents; Charles Light and Colleen Farless; both of Woodbury, grandparents, Rodney and Stacey Sargent, Russell and Teresa Farless all of Woodbury and Phyllis Light of Auburntown, great grandparents: George Farl ess and Juanita Farless; both of Woodbury; aunts and uncles:, Jennifer (Jeremy) Parker, Dylan (Paige) Light, Lindsey and Kacey Farless, Ethan, Haley, Ryan, Tyler and Penny Sargent and great aunt. Deborah Smith of Woodbury.

    Private family services will be held at a later date

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

  • James Clifton Thomas

    Mr. James Clifton Thomas, 78, of Houston, TX, formerly of Bradyville, died July 26, 2011. He was born April 1, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Lee Thomas and Nola (Reynolds) Thomas. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth (Whitfield) Thomas and a great grandson, Nolan Johnson.
    He is survived by two sons, Butch & Zayda Thomas of Cypress, TX, Scott & Penny Thomas of Canyon, TX; four daughters, Kay & Greg McMichael, Kim Thomas, Diane & Troy Lummus, Tawnya Koslosky all of Houston, TX; a sister, Ruth & Bill Patton of Nashville as well as eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
    Mr. Thomas was a graduate of Woodbury Central High School. He attended the Church of Christ. He was a truck driver for many years. He was known to be a hard worker, working seven days a week most of his working life.
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, July 30, 2011 from 4-8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Herb Alsup will officiate. Interment will follow in Curlee Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Buddy D. Jones

    Mr. Buddy D. Jones, age 61, of McMinnville, TN, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN after a brief illness. Born on August 10, 1949 in Warren County, TN, Mr. Jones was raised and lived in McMinnville his whole life. He attended Providence Baptist Church and was a retired shop foreman with the City of McMinnville Water Maintenance Department, where he was employed for 30 years. The son of the late Major A. and Lucille Williamson Jones, he was also preceded in death by brother Bennie R. Jones and brother Bobby Wayne Jones. Buddy is survived by his wife of 38 years Phyllis Norrod Jones of McMinnville, TN, two sons Benny Dale Jones and Jeremy Lee Jones both of McMinnville, sister and brother-in-law Ann and Herman Ace Boren of McMinnville, TN, brother and sister-in-law Carl and Opal Jones of Woodbury, TN, sister-in-law Paula (David) Rogers of McMinnville, TN, brother-in-law Jimmy (Oma) Norrod of McMinnville, brother-in-law Larry (Phyllis) Norrod of Smithville, uncle George (Dorothy) Jones, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

    Funeral Service is 2 P.M. Friday, July 29, 2011, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Steve Breedlove and Bro. Steven Brown will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 P.M. until 8 P.M. and again Friday from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.

    Memorial donations may be made to the Heart Association.

    Online condolences may be made at

    24-Hour Obituary Information Line is 931-473-5700.

    McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 931-473-6606.

  • Betty Ann Alexander

    Thursday, 21 July 2011

    Ms. Betty Ann Alexander, 75, of Woodbury died July 21, 2011. She was born October 4, 1935 in Woodbury, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents, Enloe Alexander and Mildred (Allen) Alexander. She was also preceded by her brother, Richmond Alexander; step-mother, Dorothy Alexander; step-brother, Alton Parker.
    She is survived by her nephew, Tim & Brenda Alexander of Woodbury; great niece and nephew, Whitney Alexander and Wesley Alexander; sister-in-law, Lillian Alexander of Woodbury; step-brother, Ike & Charlene Parker of Woodbury and a host of cousins and friends.
    She was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ. Graduated from Central High School in the Class of 1953. She was a former employee of Colonial Shirt Factory and was retired from Warner Co.
    Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2011 from 4-8 PM at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Bro. Herb Alsup will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery.
    Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • John "Mickey" Eaglen

    Tuesday, 19 July 2011

    Mr. John "Mickey" Eaglen, 48, of Beechgrove died July 19, 2011. He was born on March 25, 1963 in Maryville, TN. He was preceded in death by his father Buford Lovvorn.

    He is survived by his mother, Bessie Lovvorn of Beechgrove; a brother, Marvin Eaglen, Jr. of Murfreesboro; half-brother, Jimmy Gibson; three sisters, Brenda & Troy Vaughn of Murfreesboro, Rebecca Gadd and Sandra Sellers both of Beechgrove, as well as several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

  • Robert Lewis Bryan

    Monday, 18 July 2011

    Robert Lewis Bryan age 83, passed away Monday July 18, 2011 at Centennial Medical Center of an extended illness
    His home address is 313 Old Murfreesboro Rd. Woodbury, Tn. 37190
    He was born in Cannon Co., TN.
    He is survived by his sons, Roger Don Bryan of Woodbury and Dwayne Gale Bryan of Lighthouse Point, FL, a daughter, Janice Kaye Clendenon of Nashville, 2 brothers: Thomas Hayden Bryan of Murfreesboro & Ronald Bryan of East Tn.
    Also surviving are 5 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild

  • Ms Melba Lewis Chancy

    Tuesday, 19 July 2011

    Melba Lewis Chancy, 66, died July 19, 2011 at her home in Woodbury following an extended illness.

    Born in Mobile, Alabama, Melba was a member of the Baptist Church and was a retired Wal-Mart Associate.

  • Mrs. Dorothy McBroom Barker

    Tuesday, 12 July 2011

    Mrs. Dorothy (McBroom) Barker, 91, died July 12, 2011. She was a life long resident of Readyville. She was born on March 13, 1920. Her parents were the late Charles Glen McBroom and Mary Louise (Kittrell) McBroom. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Don Barker, Sr., a daughter, Kitty Adams, a brother, Col. Robert McBroom and a sister, Inez Puckett.

  • Tracey Nichole Armstrong

    Sunday, 10 July 2011

    Tracey Nichole Armstrong, age 26 of Woodbury, passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 10, 2011. She was a native of Rutherford County and the daughter of the late Johnny Armstrong.

    She is survived by her mother, Donna Armstrong, daughter, Abbiney Story, brother, Timothy Meeks, grandparents, Alvin and Eara Morgan, all of Woodbury, Uncle, Billy Mullins, aunts, Tina Mullins, Shirley Kennedy, and Cindy Brown, niece, Kennedy Meeks, and numerous cousins.

    Funeral service will be 1:00pm Sunday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. David Humphrey will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.