• Mary 'Chilley' Davis Mooneyham

    Thursday, 14 June 2012

    Mary “Chilley” Davis Mooneyham, 83, died Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Stones River Hospital E/R.
    A resident of Woodbury, she was a native of Cannon Co. A member of the Centerhill Baptist Church, she was a white oak basket maker and was a retired seamstress at Valdor.
    Children: Louise Mayo of Woodbury and Buck (Paulette) Mooneyham of Smithville.
    Grandchildren: Kandy Fish, Tim (Melanie) Mayo, Tina Young, Tonya (Tim) Cantrell and Brad (Christy) Prater.
    Great Grandchildren: Ryan and Matt Sullivan, Ashley Mooneyham, Johnathan Caldwell, Tiffany, Bridget and Andrew Hutchins, Zach (Monica) Cantrell, Kelby and Eli Cantrell, Micah and Liv Prater.
    Brother: Jake (Ruth) Davis of Woodbury.
    Sisters-in-law: Mary and Lois Davis both of Woodbury.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, George Washington Davis and Angie Manus Davis; her husband, Charles O. Mooneyham, Daughter & Son-in-law, Ida Mae & Gary Prater and 12 siblings. 
    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2012 with Bro. Greg Mitchell officiating.
    Burial will be in Riverside Gardens.
    Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 2012.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Assoc.

  • Bobbie Jean Daniels Floyd

    Thursday, 7 June 2012

    Mrs. Bobbie Jean (Daniels) Floyd, 45, of Woodbury died June 4, 2012. She was born May 30, 1967 in Knoxville, TN. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Lee (Rutherford) Daniels; husband, Charles Edward Floyd, Sr.; sons, Charles Edward Floyd, Jr., John Baker Floyd and half brother, Charles Samuel Patterson.

    She is survived by her father and step-mother, Robert & Peggy Daniels of LaVergne, daughters, Rebecca Floyd and Angela Floyd; brother, Ronnie Daniels of Murfreesboro; sisters, Connie Daniels of Bradyville, Lisa Knott of Alabama, Sandra Farless of McMinnville and Teresa Bogle of Woodbury; also survived by fourteen grandchildren.

    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral HomeFriday, June 8, 2012 from 11-1 PM. Funeral services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel with Greg Mitchell officiating. Interment will be in Gilley Hill Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home (615)563-5337

  • Bettie Lee McBroom

    Thursday, 7 June 2012

    Mrs. Bettie Lee McBroom, 93, of Readyville passed away on June 6, 2012. She was born Aug. 12, 1918 to George Brown Gilley and Willie Brown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew McBroom, brother, George Brown and a sister, Mary A. Brown.

    She leaves to cherish her memory brothers, Charlie Brown, Thomas & Carolyn Brown; sisters, Margaret Dillard, Lorell Brandon, Katherine Ezell and Dora Johnson; special friend that she thought of like a daughter, Brenda Odom, a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and many friends.

    Mrs. McBroom was a member of the Auburn Hills Church of Christ. She received her education at Woodbury Elementary and attended Holloway High School in Murfreesboro.

    The family will receive friends at Smith Funeral Home, Friday, June 8, 2012 from 4-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 10 AM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Interment will be in Hoover Cemetery.

  • Margaret Geraldine Hughes Hall

    Thursday, 7 June 2012

    MARGARET GERALDINE HUGHES HALL, age 78, of Murfreesboro, died on Monday, June 4, 2012 at Community Care of Rutherford County following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Hall was born in Crossville, Tennessee to Dudley A. Hughes and Minvera Jane Montgomery Hughes Woodrey, and was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Juanita Dunbar, and two brothers, Dudley and Eugene Hughes.

    Mrs. Hall is survived by her husband David B. Hall, son Bruce Anthony Hall, of Murfreesboro, daughter Carolyn Lucille Hasty and husband Lynnie Hasty, of Bascom, Florida. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Samuel, Nathan, Benjamin, and Jonathan Hasty, Jennifer Southard and her husband Anthony, and two great grandchildren, Callie and Alena Southard.

    Mrs. Hall attended Southern Adventist University at Collegedale, Tennessee, and was married in May, 1957 to a fellow student, David B. Hall. They immediately settled in Murfreesboro, where David joined and later became the managing partner of the firm now known as Hall, Davidson &Associates, Certified Public Accountants. She assisted him in that business for over fifty years as secretary and receptionist, as well as being a homemaker. Mrs. Hall was an active member of the Woodbury Seventh-Day Adventist Church, where she served for many years as church organist, Sabbath School Superintendent, and bulletin editor.
    Graveside service will be 3:30 Saturday at Evergreen Cemetery. Pastor Dennis Clark will officiate. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm Saturday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. On line condolences may be made to 893-5151.

  • Terry Don Duke

    Thursday, 7 June 2012

    Terry Don Duke, 43, died Tuesday, June 5 at Vanderbilt Hospital.
    A resident of Morrison, he was a native of Cannon County. A member of the Church of Christ, he was a farmer.
    Mother: Linda Farless Duke of Woodbury.
    Daughter: Ashley Duke of Woodbury.
    Cousin: Lynn Duke of Woodbury.
    Mother of his daughter: Tonya Duke Warren of Manchester.
    Close friend since childhood: Fancy Lewis Ely of Woodbury.
    Also surviving are several close friends.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Don Duke; grandparents, Everett & Goldie Duke and Lovie Farless; cousins, Jason Duke & Kimberly Duke Serna.
    Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Burial will be held in McMahan Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Woodbury Funeral Home.                        
    Pallbearers: Alan Taylor, Leon Foster, Curtis Ely, Joe Fanning, Joe Umbarger, Lynn Duke, Lynn Sissom, Brian Williams
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of Funeral Arrangements

  • Aubrey "Nick" Nichols

    Monday, 4 June 2012

    Aubrey “Nick” Nichols, 81, died Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Stones River Hospital.

    A Cannon County native and Woodbury resident, Aubrey was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ and a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Navy. He was a Mganager of Farmers Co-Op, supervisor of shipping and receiving at General Aircraft Co. in Glendale, CA and Manager of Rigsby’s Feed & Seed. He was a life member of Disabled American Veterans and a member of the VFW.
    Wife: Ernestine “Tina” Goin Nichols of Woodbury.

    Brother: Ray (Jean) Nichols of Woodbury..

    Sisters: Macon Jennings & Sue Reed both of Woodbury & Faye Fann of McMinnville.

    Also surviving are several nieces & nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Nichols & Sadie Davenport Nichols; sister, Irene Morris & brother, Leon Nichols.

    Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup and Bro. Michael Thomas officiating.
    Burial will be in Riverside Gardens.

    Visitation os from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2012.

    In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Billy Smith Preacher Scholarship.

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  • Walter Calvin Alexander

    Monday, 4 June 2012

    Mr. Walter Calvin Alexander, age 69, passed away Wednesday, May 30th. Service will be Saturday, June 9th at Woodbury Church of Christ, 100 E. Water St, Woodbury, TN.  
    Mr. Alexander will Lie In State from 10:00am – 11:00am; Family Visitation 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon; and Funeral at 12:00 Noon. Burial at Hoover Cemetery in Woodbury.
    Mr. Walter Alexander was born to Georgia Lee Alexander and the late Ramsey Alexander, Sr. on November 14, 1942. He is survived by his loving wife Sue Alexander; son Christopher Alexander; daughter Kristal Alexander; three brothers, Ramsey Jr. (June), David (Mattie) and Roy (Barbara); grandchild Christopher Sevier; and two aunts Ethel Mai Marable and Louise Marable.
    Service in care of Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel of Shelbyville, TN  (931) 685-4200.

  • Martha Sue Phillips

    Monday, 4 June 2012

    Martha Sue Phillips, age 68, of Smithville, passed away on June 1, 2012 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She was a native of Woodbury, but lived most her life in Rutherford County. Martha was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.


    Martha was preceded in death by her mother Gladys Mullins ; son, Frank Wilson Jr. ; and brother, Donald Phillips. She is survived by daughters, Melissa Holbrooks of Watertown, Theresa Wilson of Kentucky, Karen Wilson of Murfreesboro, Marilyn White of Kentucky and Cathy Hill of Murfreesboro; sister, Nina Adams of Smyrna Tn. ; and grandchildren Johnny Kennedy, Donny Kennedy, Neil Vonstoch Jr, Gala Holbrooks, Timothy White, Amanda White, Ricky White, Baue White, Michael Monday, Angela Wilson, Ricky Wilson, Jessica Wilson, Dusty Wilson, Ericka Wilson and twelve great grandchildren.


    A chapel service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012 at Jennings and Ayers Chapel with Brother Jim Averett officiating Burial will follow at Prater Cemetery in Woodbury with grandsons serving as active pallbearers.


    Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences at

  • Lois L. McGriff

    Saturday, 2 June 2012

    Mrs. Lois L. McGriff, 75, of Woodbury died June 2, 2012. She was born July 29, 1936 in Rison, Arkansas. Her parents were the late Vera Meadows Neal and Louannie (Vettoe) Neal. She was also preceded in death by a son, Larry Eugene McGriff; daughter, Teresa Suzette McGriff; brother, Charles "Buddy" McGriff; sister, Grace Clayton and a granddaughter, Jennifer Lovvorn.
    She is survived by her daughter, Phylis & Jeff Lovvorn of Woodbury; sons, Guy & Cindy McGriff of Humble, TX and Billy & Irene McGriff of Huffman, TX; sister, Myrtle Irene Warden of Ward, Arkansas; nine grandchildren, Jessica & Brooks Lance, Billy Adkison, Michelle Bond, Chirs McGriff, Laura McGriff, Larry E. McGriff, Jr., Jean Ann McNutt, Guy McGriff, Jr. and Kellen McGriff, also eleven great grandchildren.
    Mrs. McGriff was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ. She loved spending time with her family.
    Visitation will be Monday, June 4, 2012 at Smith Funeral Home from 2-8 PM. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11 AM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Herb Alsup will officiate and interment will be in Gaither Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association or American Cancer Society. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details.

  • Ed Long

    Sunday, 27 May 2012

    Ed Long, 69, died Friday, May 25, 2012  at Stones River Hospital E/R.      

    A resident of Cannon Co., he was born in Sequatchie Co.

    Ed was a member of the Centerhill Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge #774, Woodbury. He also was a Plumber, Pipe Fitter & Welder in Local 572 Nashville and a veteran of the Army. He was an accomplished musician where he was known for playing the Banjo.  He played many shows, festivals and for groups and was also known as a comedian.


    Wife of 47 years: Jeraldean Markum Long of the Centerhill Community.

    Daughters: Susan (Barney) Darland of Pleasant View, TN. and Christy Melton of Woodbury.

    Granddaughters: Kayla (Casey) Barrett of Readyville; Kasey Melton of Woodbury; Chelsea & Kristen Darland both of Pleasant View, TN.

    Siblings: Anita Coon of Pikeville, Rita (Jerry) Douglas of Dunlap, Tina (Ruben) Batten of Dunlap, Susie Parrot of Mobile, Al., Homer (Carolyn) Long of Bushnell, FL. And David (Claudette) Long of Pickens, SC.

    Sisters-in-law: Glenda Harris & Doris Markum both of the Centerhill Community.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Milton Long & Dora Belle Camp Long; Siblings, Leonard, Steve, Anthony & Frank Long, Jr. and Brothers-in-law, Bill Coon, Kerry Harris & Jimmy Markum.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2012 at Centerhill Cemetery with Bro. Greg Mitchell.

    Visitation will be after 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 27, 2012.