Obituaries

  • Brett Richard Kortright

    Brett Richard Kortright, 26, died Friday, January 23, 2008 as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident. He was a resident of Woodbury and was a native of Georgia.

    Brett is survived by his parents, Mark and Nancy Kortright, his maternal grandmother, Joann Anderson, his sister, Keegan Kortright and his brother, Kevin Kortright as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Brett worked at Crane Interiors.

    A memorial service for Brett Richard Kortright will be held Saturday at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home.

  • Treva Mai Lance Young

    Treva Mai Lance Young, 70, died Wednesday, February 4th, at Woodbury Health Care following an extended illness. She was a resident of Woodbury and was a native of Warren County.

    Survivors include; husband Jerry Young, children, Teddy Young of Christiana, Terry Young and trina McGregor, all of Woodbury, brothers, Austin Lance and Howard Lance both of McMinnville and Edsel Lance of Pulaski, 4 grandchildren also survive.

  • Altie Lee Bogle Thompson

    Altie Lee Bogle Thompson, 91, died Monday, February 2nd at her home following an extended illness. She was a resident of Nashville and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; children, Joann Lawson, Nashville, Mandy Hernandize of Arizona, Frances Rodriguez of Murfreesboro, James Thompson of Ashland City, Juan Thompson of Nashville, Janice Osborne of Springfield, Joyce Ray of Bethpage, Mike Thompson of Mr. Juliet, Juanita Hensley of Nashville and Kenny Thompson of Shelbyville, 25 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren also survive.

  • Mildred Cooper Parker

    Mildred Cooper Parker - Obit

    Mildred Cooper Parker, 89, died Saturday, January 31st at Manchester Medical Center following a short illness. She was a resident of Bradyville and was a native of Nashville.

    Survivors include; children, Stanka Dorris, Short Mountain, Penka Cosep, Murfreesboro and Jerry Parker of Bradyville, sisters Betty Clouse of Murfreesboro, Viola Brewer, Virginia, brother, Calvin Cooper of Ivy Bluff, 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren also survive.

  • Bessie Irene Higgins Leeman

    Bessie Irene Higgins Leeman, 96, died Friday, January 30th at Stones River Hospital following a short illness. She was a resident of Morrison and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; daughter, Agnes Smith, Murfreesboro, Lida Hockett, Beech Grove, Janie Pirtle, Murfreesboro and Ola Duggin, Woodbury, son, Melvin Leeman, Manchester, brothers, Joe Higgins, Gallatin and Henry Higgins, Colorado, sister, Ina Dutton, Murfreesboro, 15 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren also survive.

  • Donald Sherrell

    Donald Sherrell, 68, died Tuesday, January 27th following an extended illness. He was a resident of Woodbury and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; wife, Geraldine Dover Sherrell, daughter, Cindy Estes of Smithville, step-sons, Robert Easterwood and Don Easterwood, both of Woodbury, Danny Easterwood of Smithville, siblings, Virginia Morton of Hollow Springs, Carolyn Viola of Murfreesboro, Helen, Paschal of Woodbury and Billy Sherrell of Woodbury.

    Funeral services for Donald Sherrell will be Thursday at 2:00pm in the chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Brother Joe Sissom and Brother Doyle Sadler will conduct the service. Burial will be in Cherry Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday from 3:00pm until 9:00pm at the funeral home.

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • James A. Ford

    James A. Ford, 80, died Sunday, January 25th at Tennessee State Veterans Home after an extended illness. He was a resident and a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; sons, Larry Ford of Florida and Terry Ford of Maryland, sisters, Faye Rogers of Hermitage and Willa Deberry of Woodbury, half-sister Janice Bills of Lewisburg, half-brother Joe Ford of DeKalb County, 4 grandsons and 2 great-grandsons also survive. He was a veteran and a retired Chief Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force.

    Graveside services for James A. Ford will be Wednesday, January 28th at 10:00am in Riverside Gardens. Brother Herb Alsup will conduct the service.

    Woodbury Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

  • Robert Franklin Tate, Senior

    Robert Franklin Tate, Senior, 76, died Friday, January 23rd at Stones River Hospital following a short illness. He was a resident of Woodbury and was a native Altamont.

    Survivors include, sons, Robert Tate, Junior, Woodbury, James Alford, Indiana, sisters, Topsy Whitman, Altamont, Gladys Ross of Michigan, Judy Boren, McMinnville, 5 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren also survive. Mr. Tate was a retired chair maker and former owner of the Highway 70 Chair Shop.

  • Maria Edythe Eschrich Delaney

    Maria Edythe Eschrich Delaney, 75, died Friday, January 23rd in Nashville following a short illness. She was a resident of Woodbury.

    Survivors include; children, John Arthur Eckerson of Manchester, Emma Carlson of Smithville, Raymond Alan Eckerson of Murfreesboro and Kathleen Louise Cousino of Smyra, step-children include; Julie Cooke of New York, Pegene Pitcairn of Pennsylvania, Gabrielle Uber of Pennsylvania, Bryce Delaney of Georgia, 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren also survive.

  • Louise Moore Moss

    Louise Moore Moss, 82, died Thursday, January 22nd at Carestone Assisted Living. She was a resident of Woodbury and a native of Lawrenceburg.

    Survivors include; sister-in-law, Eva Gray Youngblood of Woodbury, nieces, Cortilla Fann of Woodbury, Linda Eller of Chattanooga, Kathleen Dunn of Arizona, Betty DePew of Texas, several great and great-great nieces and nephews.

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