Obituaries

  • Jimmy Ray Mathis

    Monday, 23 July 2012

    Jimmy Ray Mathis, 53, of McMinnville passed away on Friday, June 20, 2012 following a sudden illness.  Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced later.

  • Maxine Matilda Nokes

    Monday, 23 July 2012

    Maxine Matilda Hale Nokes, 83, died Saturday, July 21, at DeKalb Community Hospital .           

    A native of Cannon County, she lived in Smithville, TN.

    Survivors:   

    4 Sons: Gerry (Rita) Nokes and Jeffery (Maureen) Nokes, both of Short Mtn., Nicholas (Patsy) Nokes, Sr., of Liberty; Billy (Kathy) Nokes of Pea Ridge.

    Grandchildren: Tonya Melton, Stephanie Alexander, Bill, Wesley and Natasha Nokes, Nicholas Nokes, Jr., Sarah, Hannah and Jeffery Nokes, II.

    Sister: Marie Garrett of Short Mtn. Community.

    Brother: Billy Hale of Dearborn, MI.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Hester Melton Hale; siblings, Ray, Shelah, Paul and James Thomas Hale, Ruth Barrett and Dorothy McDougal.

    A member of the Short Mtn. Methodist Church, she was a retired School Teacher at Short Mtn. School and Mud College. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society and the Eastern Star.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home  at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24.

    Interment will be in Melton Cemetery.        

    Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012.

    Pallbearers: Charles Nokes, Luke Alexander, Nick Nokes, Jr., Wesley, Jeffery Nokes, II, Jacob and Jarrett Melton.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Jamie Mullinax

    Monday, 16 July 2012

    Jamie Lynn Mullinax, 49, died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at Stones River Hospital E/R following a short illness.

    A resident of Auburntown, he was a native of Rutherford County.

    Survivors:
    Parents: Thomas Brown Mullinax & Claudia Spurlock Mullinax of Auburntown

    3 Children: Joshua Brown Mullinax of Woodbury; Lucas Mullinax & Mahalie Mullinax of Murfreesboro

    Friend: Rebecca Woodside of Auburntown

    A member of the Baptist Church, he was a Machine Operator at the Cannon Co. Hwy. Dept.

    Private Graveside Services are planned.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Woodbury Funeral Home.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

    For online tributes , http://www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Paul Douglas Nicholson

    Monday, 16 July 2012

    Paul Douglas Nicholson, 57, died Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Stones River Hospital E/R.       

    A resident of Woodbury, he was born in Jackson, TN.

    Mr. Nicholson was a member of the Baptist Church and Mark’s and Pat’s Handlebars. He was a veteran of the Navy and was a retired construction worker.   

    Survivors:   

    5 Sons: Lewis, Billy, Joey (Kayla) & Jimmy Nicholson all of Woodbury and William Nicholson of Murfreesboro.

    Brother: Nicky Nicholson of Bradyville.

    Grandchildren: Elijah Nicholson and Kaydence Nicholson of Murfreesboro.

    Wife: Cathy Nicholson of Murfreesboro.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis B. Nicholson and Fannie Jones Nicholson.  

    Graveside Services will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2012. Interment will be in Cherry Cemetery.          

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Woodbury Funeral Home.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.

    For online tributes, visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Howard Lynn Smith

    Monday, 16 July 2012

    Howard Lynn Smith, 67, died Saturday, July 14, 2012, at Stones River Hospital E/R.

    A resident of Bradyville, Mr. Smith was a native of Union County. A member of the Cornerstone Community Church, he was a retired machinist and welder. He loved his grandchildren.

    Survivors:

    Wife of 47 years: Donna D. Dugan Smith of Bradyville.

    3 Children: Wilma L. Mason (Todd) of Atlanta, Leslie E. Burden (Scott) of Cape Coral, FL, Thomas D. Smith (Sandy) of Murfreesboro.

    5 Siblings: Betty Shepherd & Robert E. Smith both of Russiaville, IN, Lee E. Smith of Maynardville, TN, Carl E. Smith of Argos, IN and Becky Masters of Indianapolis, IN.

    6 Grandchildren: James and Matthew Burden, Tamarah Taylor, Lynsey and Rusty Smith and Hunter Mason.
     
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett L. Smith and Gracie E. Norton Smith.  

    Funeral services will be held at Cornerstone Community Church at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18 with Bro. Rick McFerrin and Lts. Andy and Monica Seiler officiating.  

    Burial will be in Cherry Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from  6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Cornerstone Community Church, 50 Locke Creek Rd., Woodbury.

    For online tributes , www.woodburyfuneralhome.net.

  • Mary Gertrude Lack Vance

    Monday, 16 July 2012

    Mary Gertrude Lack Vance, 77, died Sat., July 14, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital.

    A resident of Woodbury, she was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors:
    Children: Rose Mary (Donald) Corley of Readyville; Ross Nichols and Lee Wayne (Missy) Nichols of Woodbury.

    Sisters: Betty Jean Upchurch of Murfreesboro; Violet Coppinger and Christine Carter of Woodbury.

    Grandchildren: Dillon and Drew Corley, Dustin Nichols, David and Brianna Nichols and Josh Rooker.

    Great Grandchildren: Landon and Savanna Nichols.

    Special Friend: Linda Haley.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Hattie Parker Lack; her husband, Billy Guy Vance; 4 brothers, Lee, Ed, Norman and Willie Lack and sister, Nellie Gann.

    A member of the Plainview Baptist Church, she was retired from Samsonite.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday July 17 with Bro. Charlie Heath officiating.

    Interment will be in Riverside Gardens Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 16, 2012.

    Pallbearers: Dustin & David Nichols; Dillon & Drew Corley; Tanner Lack, Curtis Lack and Stephen Coppinger.

    Honorary Pallbearer: Josh Rooker

    For online tributes, http://www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Jeremy Russell Powers

    Monday, 16 July 2012

    Jeremy Russell Powers, age 32, of Smyrna, died Friday, July 13, 2012, from complications of surgery.  Mr. Powers attended LaVergne High School, and was a member of New Vision Baptist Church.
     
    Mr. Powers is survived by his daughter Kiya Alysse Powers; mother Linda Elaine King and her husband Phillip; father Ricky Neal Powers, Sr. all of Smyrna; brother Ricky Neal Powers, Jr. of Woodbury; grandmother Ruth Elise Ethridge Henson of Smyrna; and many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
    He is preceded in death by his grandparents Richard Powers and Harriet Straub, and grandfather Hillary Thurman Karnes.
     
    Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM Tuesday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Murfreesboro.  Burial will follow at Mapleview Cemetery.
     
    Visitation will be 12:00 until 8:00 PM Monday, and 10:00 AM until time of service on Tuesday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Murfreesboro.
     
    Online condolences can be made at www.woodfinchapel.com 615-893-5151.

  • Lyda Allmon Parker

    Monday, 16 July 2012

    Lyda Mae Allmon Parker, 89, passed away Sat., July 14 following an extended illness. A native of Cannon Co., she was a resident of Manchester.

    She is survived by her sister-in-law, Lois Allmon and many nieces, nephews, great and great great nieces and nephews. A veteran of WWII, she was in the Marines, a farmer and a homemaker. A member of the McMahan Church of Christ, she was also a member of the Ivy Bluff Home Demonstration Club.

    Ms. Parker was preceded in death by her parents, Cap H. Allmon & Hattie Brewer Allmon; husband, R. Houston Parker; siblings, Cecil I. Allmon, Hazel A. Smith, Wauline Duggin, Gladys (Polly) A. Pierce & Jack R. Allmon.
    Funeral services will be 2 pm, Monday in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff McMahan officiating.

    Interment will follow in the Ivy Bluff Cemetery.

    Visitation with the family will be from 12 noon until 9 pm Sunday, July 15, 2012.

    Honorary Pallbearers will be caregivers at McArthur Manor.
     

  • Charles M. Smith

    Tuesday, 10 July 2012

    Charles M. Smith, 74, died Sunday, June 8, 2012, at Stones River Hospital E/R.
     
    A native of Cannon County, he resided in Milton.
    Survivors:
    Wife of 56 years: Ellen Watts Smith of Milton.

    Children: Bonnie (John) Robert of Christiana, Chuck (Mary) Smith of Deerfeild Beach, Fl., Mark (Nevelyn) Smith of Milton and Penny (Stan) Martin of Knoxville.

    Grandchildren: Kyle, Dylan & Rachel Robert, Tyler Sterban, Jacob, Logan, Dalton & Morgan Smith.

    Siblings: Nora Gordon of AZ, Pauline Brower of Murfreesboro; JoAnn McDonald of FL., Bill, Fred, Ray Jr. & Jerry Smith and Betty Barlow all of IN.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray A. Smith & Briddie Bell Bryson Smith, Grandson, Zachary Sterban and Brother, Bud Smith.

    A member of the United Church of God, he worked in Construction.

    Graveside Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2012 with Bro. Fred Kellars officiating.

    Burial will be in Duggin Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.

  • Viola Blanks Campbell

    Monday, 9 July 2012

    Ms. Viola Blanks Campbell, age 94, died Saturday July 7, 2012 at Stones River Hospital following an extended illness.

    She wad a member of the Woodbury United Methodist Church and was a retired grocery clerk.
             
    A resident of the Woodbury Nursing Center, she was a native of Cannon County.

    Survivors:

    Daughter-in-law: Sally K. Campbell of Nashville.

    2 Grandchildren: Jason Derek Campbell of Nashville & Darbie Christine Simpson (Bobby) of  Murfreesboro

    Great Grandchildren: Chase, Carson, & Connor Simpson.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Clark Blanks & Mary Susan Fuller Blanks Barrett; her husband, Willie Becton Campbell; son, Joe Don Campbell; & sister, Emma Clark Blanks.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday. July 10, 2012 with Rev. John Wesley Hembree officiating. Burial willl be in  Riverside Cemetery.       

    Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday July 9, 2012.

    For online tributes, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 

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