Obituaries

  • Shirley A. Jones

    Shirley A. Jones, 67, died Monday, July 26th at Centennial Medical Center. She was a resident of Nashville and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; son, Craig Irwin of Mt.Juliet, 1 granddaughter and 2 great-grandchildren, brothers, Ollen Spry of Manchester, O’neail Spry of Manchester, Ronnie Spry of Murfreesboro, sisters Vetrice Goines of Woodbury, Evely Barnes of Greenbrair and Joyce Smith of Antioch.

    Jones began her career in bluegrass music with her son at the Plantation Bluegrass over twenty years ago and later played with Lonnie Jones and Hard Drive Bluegrass Band.

  • John Christopher Grizzell

    John Christopher Grizzell, 52, of Knoxville died Wednesday, July 21st following a sudden illness. He was a resident of Knoxville and was a native of Oak Ridge.

    Survived by his sons, Johnathon Alexander Grizzell of Waco, TX and his wife, Sarah and Joshua Michael Grizzell of Marietta, GA; his brothers, Merle Grizzell and his wife Linda of Franklin, Gary Grizzell and his wife, Lois of Cookeville; his sisters, Elaine Water of Knoxville and Paula DeMarini and her husband, Tom of Atlanta, GA. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

  • Lucinda Parton Winnett

    Lucinda Parton Winnett, 93, died Sunday, July 18th at Woodbury Health Care following an extended illness. She was a resident of Woodbury and a native of DeKalb County.

    Survivors include; sons, Gary Winnett of Woodbury and Dwight Winnett of Illinois, 4 grandchildren, brother, Dewey Parton of Nashville and sister, Bobbie Bratcher of Centertown.

  • Wanda Sue Campbell Womack

    Wanda Sue Campbell Womack, 61, died Friday, July 16th at Milan General Hospital following an extended illness. She was a resident of Milan and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; children, John Robert Womack, Jr. of McMinnville, Vanessa Parton of Blues Hill Community and Daniel Keith Womack, siblings; Wilma Bogle of Auburntown, Avanell Cobb, Wayne Campbell and Teresa Houschildt, all of Woodbury and Tex Campbell of Alexandria, 4 grandchildren also survive.

  • Sherrie Faye Cook Kee

    Sherrie Faye Cook Kee, 66, died Friday, July 16 following an extended illness. She was a resident of Somerville and was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; her husband, R. C. Kee , daughter: Candace Faith Johnson of Jackson, sisters: Wilma Prater of Clarksville, Louise Lovvorn of McMinnville, Sue Redmon of McMinnville, brother, P. J. Cook, Jr. of Woodbury and two grandchildren also survive.

    Services for Sherrie Faye Cook Kee will be Sunday, July 18th at the Peebles Main Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Fayette County Memorial Park Cemetery on Highway 64 in Oakland.

  • Claude Alvin Roberts

    Claude Alvin Roberts, 60, of Auburntown died July 16, 2010. He was a native of Alexandria, Louisiana.

    Survivors include; his wife, Jo Ann Burkes Roberts; son, Sean Christopher Roberts of Louisiana, step-sons, Marty Burkes of Walker, Louisiana and Kyle Burkes-Garland of Columbia; step-daughter, Tracie Burkes Cupid of Louisiana; brothers, Micheal Dale Roberts of Louisiana, Charles Ray Roberts of Woodbury, Carl Lee Roberts of Louisiana; sister, Lelia Gale Gonzales of Louisiana; 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

  • Becky Leah Butcher Denami

    Becky Leah Butcher Denami, 28, of Murfreesboro died Sat., July 10, 2010 following an extended illness.

    Survivors include; her husband, Tony Denami, daughters, Reagan Denami and Caylee Denami both of Murfreesboro; her parents, Sammy and Gwen Tate Butcher of Bradyville; sister, Tracy Luna of Nashville; parents-in-law, Tony and Gina Denami and Elizabeth and Mike Keenan all of Nashville; grandmother, Irene Butcher of Bradyville.

  • Donna Faye Thomas

    Donna Faye Thomas, 55, died Thursday, July 8th at St. Thomas Hospital following an extended illness. She was a resident of Woodbury.

    Survivors include; her life partner of 27 years, Steve Perkerson, sons, Jeremy Thomas of Murfreesboro, Jeffery Thomas of Murfreesboro and James Thomas of Woodbury, siblings, Bill Fuqua of Rock Island, Margaret Sparkman, John Fuqua of McMinnville, Betty Hunley of Murfreesboro, Brenda Waggoner of McMinnville, Steve Fuqua of Woodbury, 2 grandchildren also survive.

  • Peggy Mae Elkins

    Peggy Mae Elkins, 66, died Monday, July 5th at River Park Hospital following an extended illness. She was a resident of McMinnville and was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; children, Vernon Elkins of Wartburg, Mark Elkins of Woodbury and Debbie Hale of McMinnville, brother, Ralph Patterson of Murfreesboro, 3 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild also survives.

  • Norma Johnson Gannon

    Norma Johnson Gannon, 66, of died Sunday, July 4th following an extended illness. She was a resident of Woodbury and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; her husband, Jackie Gannon, son, Russell Gannon of Nashville; daughter, Melanie of Woodbury; her parents, B.B. & Wilma Johnson of Woodbury; brothers, Gary Johnson of Murfreesboro and Gerald Johnson of Warren, three grandchildren also survive.

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