• Iva Louise Smith McAllister

    Saturday, 6 October 2012

    Name   Iva Louise Smith McAllister                                           Age:    82
    Date Died: Sat. 10/6/2012                                    Where:   Stones River Hospital    
    Address:  131 Cooper Hollow Rd., Auburntown, TN.  37016     
    Birthplace:  Hazelhurst, GA.
    Survivors:   Husband of 63 years:  Merrill McAllister of Auburntown
    Children:  Larry (Dianne) McAllister, Connie McAllister & Robin Vance all of Woodbury
    Grandchildren:  Sarah McAllister, Zach McAllister, Lance McAllister, Stephen (Jennifer) Blonder, MSGT Brian Blonder USMC, Joshua (Leslie) Vance, Justin (Abby) Vance, Rachel Vance
    Great Grandchildren:  Tyler King, McCarlee Eubank, Nowlen Eubank, Lynley Vance
    Brother:  Paul O. (Emma) Smith of Darien, GA                                                                                 
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Seaborn Smith & Mary Louise Ellis Smith
    Mrs. McAllister was a member of 1st Baptist Church of Woodbury & was retired from Publix.
    Funeral Service:  1st Baptist of Woodbury    When: 1:00 PM Tues. 10/9/2012
    Minister:  Bro. Hunter Hay  & Bro. James Puckett     Interment: Riverside Gardens
    Visitation:  6:00 to 9:00 pm Mon. @ Woodbury Funeral Home & will lie in state at 1st Baptist from 12(Noon) until time of service Tuesday            
    Pallbearers: Grandsons & Great Grandson

  • Dr. Leon Reuhland

    Friday, 5 October 2012

    Dr. Leon Reuhland, 77 of Woodbury, Tennessee passed away at his home after an illness on October 4, 2012. He was born on June 16, 1935 in Ionia Michigan. His parents were the late Sherry and Florence (Vanderberg) Reuhland.
    He is survived by his wife Phyllis Henley Reuhland of Woodbury, Dr. Richard Reuhland and wife Connie Reuhland of Winston-Salem, NC, the late Debbie Reuhland Lewis, Nancy Reuhland Frye of Paradise, California, Dave Reuhland of Woodbury, Dr. Michael Winter and wife Amy, and Mitch Winter of Jacksonville, Florida, Cheri Winter Treco of New York and Chrislee Winter of Orlando, Florida .Jarrad Henley and wife, Tawnia of Centertown, TN He has 19 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
    Dr. Reuhland moved to Cannon County in 1971 to join Drs. Myers, Bryant, and Wolf in medical practice at the Good Samaritan Hospital. He completed Medical School at Loma Linda University in California and Post Graduate Medical training in Orlando, Florida. He and Dr. Wolf later established Woodbury Medical Center. He was also instrumental in establishing Stones River Hospital. Dr. Reuhland loved treating his patients and many friends. He served as the Cannon County Medical Examiner for many years. Dr. Reuhland loved and supported law enforcement on a local basis with the police and sheriff’s departments. He also served state wide with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and as a Special Agent in the TBI.
    He loved travelling with his wife and family. He loved adventures including travelling cross country in an eighteen wheeler with his son Dave. He had been a private pilot in the past and loved raising rottweilers. He was a member of the Woodbury Seventh Day Adventist church.
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home Sunday, October 7 from 3-8 pm. A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Woodbury Church of Christ at 1 pm on Monday October 8, 2012. Pastors Dennis Clark and Eddie Turner will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Garden. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Leon L. Reuhland MD, Scholarship Fund. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details. (615) 563-5337. Condolences may be sent online to

  • Mary E. "Tiny" Powers

    Friday, 5 October 2012

    Name   Mary E. “Tiny” Powers                                           Age:    80
    Date Died: Thurs. 10/4/2012                                    Where:   At her home
    Address:  1125 Poplar Bluff Rd. W., Auburntown, TN.  37016      
    Birthplace:  Cannon Co., Tn.
    Survivors:   Husband of 31 years:  Teddy Powers of Auburntown
    Children: Ruth Ann (Jeff) Weir of Henderson, TN., J.T. (Gina) Powers of Lexington, TN. and Steven Powers of Auburntown
    Special Nephew: Tim Baines of Auburntown
    Also surviving are several nieces & nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin & Roxie Dunn Hughes; Siblings, Clara Davenport, Altie Dewey Hughes, Wilma Baines and Melvin “Boots” Hughes.
    Mary was a retired seamstress and a homemaker.  She was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church and she loved to quilt.
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home    When: 4:00 PM Sun. 10/7/2012
    Minister:  Bro. Bobby Nichols & Bro. David Dunn                    Interment: Odom Cemetery
    Visitation:  2:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012           
    Pallbearers: Gary Knox, B.J. & Bobby Bobo, Stacey Baines, Michael Prince & Danny Prince
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  • Eliza Ann Sanders Smith

    Thursday, 4 October 2012

    Ms. Eliza Ann Sanders Smith, 85, of Columbia S.C. passed away Thursday, October 4, 2012 at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, TN. A native of Ridge Spring, S.C., she was preceded in death by her parents, Darling Wilson Sanders & Edna Leila Sanders; Husband, Broadus Smith; Son, Wade Padgett; Sisters, Addie Hope Smith & Ruby Orander and brother, Andrew Sanders.


    Funeral services will be 2 pm Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. David Moody officiating. Interment will follow in the Jernigan cemetery. Pallbearers include, Scott Douglas, Charlie Jerry, Dale Kendall, Claude Sanders, Curtis and Sean Smith. Visitation with the family will be 5 pm – 7 pm Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.


    She is survived by her sister, Frances Smith and her husband, W.C. of Bradyville, TN.; daughter-in-law Beverly Padgett, Grandsons, Brent Padgett and Boyd (Ivy) Padgett; Great Granddaughters, Lacy and April Padgett all of Manning, S.C.; Nieces and Nephews, Curtis (Debra) Smith, Jack (Donna) Smith, Sean (Jenny) Smith, Stacey Smith, Dale (Leila) Kendall, Claude (Charlotte) Sanders; Caregiver, Charlie Jerry and Dear Friend, Irene Anderson.


    Eliza was retired from H & R Block and attended First Church of God of Columbia, S.C.. She was fun loving, a devoted caregiver, great dancer, and a friend to everyone she met. She will be greatly missed.


    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Georgia Lee Mason Milligan

    Thursday, 4 October 2012

    Georgia Lee Mason Milligan, 89, passed away Sept. 26, 2012 in Wayne, MI.  She was a native of Woodbury.  She was the daughter of the late John Morgan Mason and Dovie Cummings Mason.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Milligan; her son, Douglas Milligan, Sr.; Sister, Pauline Swider; Brothers, Fred “Chez” Mason and Berlyn “Bud” Mason and granddaughter, Kelly Anne Pate.


    Graveside services will be 1 pm Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at Riverside Cemetery. 


    She is survived by her son, Fred (Emily) Milligan, Sr.; Grandchildren, Freddie Milligan, Jr., Sheryl (Jeffrey) Patterson, Douglas Milligan, Jr., Tracie (Ben) Wharton and Meghan Milligan; Great Grandchildren, Brandon Hubbard, Krystyn (Chris) Ross, Jaykeb Patterson, Landon Wharton and Shaylyn Wharton; Great Great Grandchildren,  Brianna Hubbard, Tyler Ross, Hayley Ross and Clare Milligan.

  • Joseph Kenneth "Kenny" Gooch

    Thursday, 4 October 2012

    Joseph Kenneth "Kenny" Gooch

    December 9, 1956 - September 30, 2012





    Funeral Home

    Woodbury Funeral Home
    504 W. Main St.
    Woodbury, TN 37190

    Visitation and Services

    Memorial services will be held at a later date.

    Joseph Kenneth “Kenny” Gooch, 55, of Woodbury died Sunday, September 30, 2012 at his home. He was a native of Rutherford Co.

    He is survived by his mother, Anna J. Gooch of Woodbury; Sister, Karla Ann Judkins of Woodbury; Aunts and Uncles, Burr Francis and Christine Pike both of Murfreesboro, Margaret Downey of Athens, TN., Lonnie Sue Knight of Woodbury, Evelyn Brite and Mary Keirsey both of TX., Mark Nickens of Murfreesboro; Niece and Nephews, Amanda Young of Woodbury, Levi Young and Anthony Young both of Murfreesboro; Great Niece and Nephews, Gage, Aiden & Shea Young.

    He was a member of the Baptist church and was owner of Affordable Lawn Care. Kenny loved to hunt, fish and be outdoors.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Karl Kenneth Gooch.

  • Betty Jane Serfas

    Monday, 1 October 2012

    Name   Betty Jane Serfas                                                              Age:    83
    Date Died: Mon. 10/1/2012     Where:   Stones River Hospital E/R
    Address:  204 Greenbriar St., Woodbury, Tn.  37190 
    Birthplace:  Elmira, New York
    Survivors:   Husband:  Milton K. Serfas of Woodbury
    Children: Milton K. (Linda) Serfas Jr. of Woodbury, Gary Serfas of Shelbyville and Bonnie J. Herrell  of Murfreesboro
    Grandchildren: Kim Maynard, Kenny Serfas, Heather Serfas, Travis (Emily) Serfas, Jason (Ryan) Serfas, Jennifer (Steve) West & Melissa (Dale) Hines.                                                             Also surviving are 11 Great  Grandchildren
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Victor Kerr & Mildred Mae Black Kerr
    She was a retired civil service worker, homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church.
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home    When: 4:00 PM Thurs. 10/4/2012
    Minister:  Bro. Herb Alsup         
    Visitation:  2:00 to 4:00 pm Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012                                             

  • Sandra Kay Sams McCoy

    Friday, 28 September 2012

    Name   Sandra Kay Sams McCoy                                                       Age:    59
    Date Died: Thurs. 9/27/2012     Where:   Stones River Hospital
    Address:  49 Eugene Reed Rd., Woodbury, Tn.  37190 
    Birthplace:  Pendington Gap, Virginia
    Survivors:   Husband of 27 years:  Jerry McCoy of Woodbury
    Children: Thomas (Tina) Furgason of Woodbury, Christina Marie Furgason of Shelbyville and Shannon (Caleb) Lassiter of Murfreesboro
    Grandchildren: Kayla, Bethany & Hannah McCrary, Devon & Joseph Furgason, Ryleigh & Brody
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil Sams & Eula Robbins Bogle; sister, Glenda Ramey.
    A member of the Grace Assembly Church, she was a homemaker.  She loved her grandchildren, going to church, and her pugs.
    Funeral Service:  Grace Assembly Church      When: 1:00 PM Sun. 09/30/2012
    Minister:  Bro. James Carl Lassister          Interment:  McMahan Cemetery
    Visitation:  After 2:00 pm Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012  at Grace Assembly Church                                               

  • Shirley Bailey Logan

    Friday, 28 September 2012

    Name   Shirley Bailey Logan                                                       Age:    72
    Date Died: Fri. 9/28/2012     Where:   Stones River Hospital
    Address:  1066 Centerhill Rd., Woodbury, Tn.  37190 
    Birthplace:  Cannon Co., Tn.
    Survivors:   Grandchildren:  Janice (Justin) Guilstorf of Livonia, MI., Tina (Allen) Barnes of Christiana, Tiffany (Michael) Duke & Carl (Sara) Logan both of Woodbury, Andy Logan of Belleville, MI., Tim (Ashley) Logan of San Diego,
    Great Grandchildren: Kelsea & Allana Barnes, Mikaila, Isabel & Evan Guilstorf, Gavin & Caden Duke, Michael Tackett, Madison & Ryan Logan and Everett Logan
    Siblings: Hugh Bob Bailey, Layuna Goin, Loretta Bailey and Don Bailey all of Woodbury
    Foster Brother: Wilfred Belcher of Woodbury
    Aunt: Ella Mathis of Woodbury
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Willard R. & Nettie Merriman Bailey; 2 sons, Michael & Tim Logan; granddaughter, Amanda Logan & Brother, T.J. Bailey and ex-husband, Carl Logan.
    A member of the Baptist church, she was retired from Whirlpool.  She loved being with her family especially her grandchildren. 
    Funeral Service:  Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home      When: 1:00 PM Mon. 10/01/2012
    Minister:  Bro. Greg Mitchell          Interment:  Riverside Gardens
    Visitation:  After 1:00 pm Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012                                                                              

  • "Coach" Michael Lee Mayfield

    Wednesday, 26 September 2012

    Coach Michael Lee Mayfield, 69, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2012 in the Vanderbilt hospital trauma unit. A born in Cleveland, OH., grew up in Blountsville, AL. and he lived in Woodbury.  He was the son of the late, Frazier Lee Mayfield and Wylodee Nations Mayfield.


    Funeral services will be 1 pm Friday, September 28, 2012 at Woodbury First Baptist Church with Bro. Hunter Hay and Bro. Bobby Zumbro officiating.  Graveside services will be 1 pm Saturday, September 29 at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Blountsville, AL.  Visitation with the family will be 4 – 8 pm Thursday at Woodbury Funeral Home and 10 am until time of services Friday at Woodbury First Baptist Church. Pallbearers include Randy Gannon, Bruce Daniel, Sam Mayfield, Dennis Banks, Brent Bush, Steven Trasher, Greg Mayfield, Jr. and Tommy Zumbro.  Honorary Pallbearers, Robert Pitts, Terry Gannon, Coach Robert A. Harris, Virgil Duggin, Joe D. Davenport, Terry Wilson, W.T. Todd, Bobby Womack, Jerry Mack Holt, Rabbit Neeley and all of the football players he has coached through the years.


    He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Linda Glover Mayfield of Woodbury; Children, Christie Thrasher of Blountsville, Al., Steve (Angela) Mayfield of Christiana and Greg (Tabitha) Mayfield, Sr. of Woodbury; Sister, Lila Joy Mayfield Layne of Blountsville, AL.; Grandchildren, Steven Michael & Ashley Miriam Thrasher, Greg Harold Mayfield, Jr. & Nelda Rachelle Mayfield and Shawn Hinshaw; Nieces and Nephews, Deborah Layne, Terrance Layne, Dawnette Augustine, Melonie Mayfield, Sam Alden Mayfield, II.


    Coach Mayfield was a High School Football Coach for 22 years, 2 years in AL, 17 in TN and 3 years in AR.  He was a motivational speaker for FCA, college clinics in TN, N.C., Texas, Wyoming & Virginia.  He was also a High School Athletic Director in Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Virginia, Wisconsin and Michigan.  He also spoke to the Knoxville Quarterback Club three times, spoke to football teams, Baylor, Tenn., Arkansas, Furman & Austin Peay, Clemson Football Clinic, athletic banquets in 20 states and also spoke to the Nashville Banner Banquet of Champions. He was a Ret. School Teacher and current Cannon Co. School Board Member.


    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Blountsville, Al. % Woodbury Funeral Home.

    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311,