Obituaries

  • Horton Elrod

    Horton Elrod, 79, of the Porterfield Community of Cannon County died March 28th.

    Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Elrod, step-son, John Dorris of Milton; step-daughter, Ann Stinson of Smyrna; 3 grandchildren, sister, Jane Smithson of Milton, several nieces and nephews also survive.

    Elrod was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served during the Korean war.

  • Edward Bratten Odom

    Edward Bratten Odom, 76 of Readyville died Saturday, (March 27th) at his home. He was a native of Cannon County.

    He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nannie Rachel Rogers Odom, children, Savannah Pollard, Jeff Odom, Barbie Ingle and Shirley Radford all of Kittrell, Timmy Odom and Samantha Osborne both of Murfreesboro, siblings, Ronnie Odom of Woodbury, Paul Odom and Eva Odom Green both of Murfreesboro and John Odom, Jr. of Oklahoma, 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren also survive.

  • Brenda Kaye Lynn

    Brenda Kaye Lynn, 66, died Friday, March 26th at Maury Reginal Hospital following an extended illness. She was a resident of Pulaski.

    Survivors include; husband, Gari Lynn, son, Rob McNeese of Pulaski, daughter, Erin Nichols of Woodbury, sisters, Bettye Clark of Columbia, Alice Woodard of Lynnville and Frankie Davis of Huntsville, brother, Tommy Ervin of Lynnville, 4 grandchildren, 1 step-grandchild 1 step-great-grandchild also survives.

  • Ernest Howard Young

    Ernest Howard Young, 63, died Tuesday, March 23rd at his home following an extended illness. He was a resident of Woodbury and a native of White County.

    Survivors include; his wife of 40 years, Louella Jernigan Young, son, Keith Foster Young of McMinnville; daughter, Karen Nicole Duggin of Murfreesboro; mother, Ethel Rich Young, two granddaughters, three brothers, James Creed Young and Robert Wayne Young of Sparta, Danny Thomas Young of Smithville.

  • Hillstrom Memorial

    A memorial service has been announced for Rachel Nadine Milligan Hillstrom and Jack Lidberg Hillstrom.

    Rachel was a native of Cannon County. Jack was a native of North Dakota.
    They shared 62 years of marriage together before Rachel passed on May 18, 2006. Jack followed on September 14, 2009.

  • Jack Dempsey West

    Jack Dempsey West, 75, died Friday, March 19th at Stones River Hospital following an extended illness. He was a native and resident of Woodbury.

    Survivors include; his wife of 53 years Margie Foster West, sons, Darrell and Bryan West, both of Woodbury and Mark C. West of Murfreesboro, 6 grandchildren also surviving, sisters Helen Alexander of Woodbury and Ruth Pugh Of Liberty.

    He was a veteran having served in the Army during the Korean War. Retired from the VA Hospital after 30 years.

  • Michael Lewis Davenport

    Michael Lewis Davenport, 50, died Tuesday, March 16th Stones River Hospital following an extended illness. He was a resident of Liberty and was a native of Wilson County.

    Survivors include; his wife of 26 years, Tammy Taylor Davenport, sisters, Sue Davenport and Brenda Vanatta of Woodbury,aunts, Dorothy Young, Dorothy Moore and Ruby Young, uncle, James Robert Cauldwell.

  • Jim Grady King

    Jim Grady King, 87, died Saturday, March 13th following an extended illness. He was a resident of Auburntown and was a native of Cannon County.

  • Johnny Wayne Bryson

    Johnny Wayne Bryson, 56, died Saturday March 13th. He was a resident of Cannon County and was a native of Lebanon.

    Survivors include; parents Johnny and Shirley Bryson of Woodbury, his wife of 19 years, Mary Litchford Bryson, sons, John Bryson of White Bluff and Max Bryson of Lebanon, daughters, Reba and Rachel Elder, both of Missouri, sisters, Myra Melton of Woodbury and Teresa Smith of Morrison, several nieces and nephews also survive.

  • James Lytle Witty

    James Lytle Witty, 85, of Woodbury died Thursday, March 11th following a short illness. He was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors include; his wife of 20 years, Pauline Alexander Witty, sister, Florene Ervin of Greenbrier, several nieces and nephews also survive.

    Witty was a veteran of the Army having served during World War II where he received 3 battle stars.

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