Obituaries

  • Carroll Wayne Nichols

    Sunday, 6 May 2012

    Carroll Wayne Nichols, 76, died Thursday, May 3, 2012 at his home in Woodbury.
    A native of Cannon County, he was a member of the Woodbury FirstBaptist Church and was retired from General Electric in Murfreesboro.
    Survivors:
    2 Sons & Daughter-in-law: Lee Wayne & Missy Nichols and Gary Ross Nichols, all of Woodbury.
    Daughter & Son-in-law: Rose Mary & Donald Corley of Woodbury.
    Sister and brother-in-law: Dean & John Boyer of Gallatin.
    Very Dear Friend: Norma Jean Davenport of Woodbury.
    Also surviving are 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, George & Maggie Lee Alexander Nichols; his step-mother, Susie Davenport Nichols and his wife, Dorothy Jean Hamilton Nichols.
    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, 2012 with Bro. Hunter Hay and Bro. Tony Burnett officiating. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until time of services.
    Pallbearers: Dustin & David Nichols, Dillion & Drew Corley, Herbie Elliot, James Estes, Donald Preston & Bob Davenport
    Honorary Pallbearers: Ray Nichols, Winfred Gaither, Thomas Earl Nichols, W.R. Nichols, Josh Rooker & Russell Davenport.
    In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements
     

  • Martha Lynne Daniel Jennings

    Sunday, 6 May 2012

    Martha Lynne Daniel Jennings, 62, died Thursday, May 3, 2012 at her home in the Short Mountain Community.

    She was a Cannon County native who was a member of the Methodist Church. Martha was a retired Special Education teacher who taught at Eastside, Short Mountain and Cannon County High schools.

    Survivors:  

    Brother: Terry Daniel of Woodbury.

    Sisters-in-law: MaryAnne Daniel of Bradyville and Charlie Mae Daniel & Virginia Daniel both of Smithville.

    Also surviving are 5 nephews & 3 nieces; 9 great nephews & 1 great niece.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Shelah & Florence Gunter Daniel; her husband, William Jennings; Son, Thomas Milton Howell, II; Siblings, Joe, Billy & Jackie Daniel.

    Graveside services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, 2012 with Bro. Freddy Curtis officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Gardens Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

    Pallbearers: Martin & Will Daniel, Daniel & Jeffrey Northcutt, Matt & Skylar Daniel.

    Honorary Pallbearers:  Bruce, T.J., B.J., A.J. & Caleb Daniel.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Adams Memorial Library.

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements .

  • Clarence Ray Barker

    Sunday, 6 May 2012

    Clarence Ray Barker, 88, died Saturday, May 5, 2012 zt his home in Readyville.

    Mr. Barker, a native of Cannon County, served as song leader for over 50 years at New Hope Church of Christ, where he also served as deacon and later as an elder. He was a life long farmer and a director of the Cannon County Farm Bureau from 1967 to 2010.  In 2004 the Tennessee Farm Bureau federation selected him as outstanding volunteer leader.  Mr. Barker also served for 20 years as a Cannon County commissioner.

    Survivors:  

    Wife of 59 years: Henrietta Tenpennny Barker of Readyville.

    3 Sons & Daughters-in-law: Mark & Cindy Barker, Boyd & Gayle Barker, John & Kay Barker, all of Cannon County.

    5 Grandchildren: Luke Barker, Lydia Hancock, James Barker, Zachary Barker & Steven Barker.

    5 Great Grandchildren: Ben Barker, Evan Barker, Ragen Barker, Ethan Hancock & Josie Hancock.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Oscar Barker & Willie Bell Holmes Barker.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 with Bro. Geoffrey Sykes & Bro. Ralph Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery

    Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Monday.

    Pallbearers: Grandchildren.

    Honorary Pallbearers: Richard Burks, Howard Witty, Tony Brown & Don Northcutt.

    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

  • Gary W. Barton

    Friday, 27 April 2012

    Mr. Gary W. Barton, 50, of Murfreesboro died April 25, 2012. He was born March 10, 1962 in Nashville, TN. He was preceded in death by a sister, Terri Gail Barton.

    He is survived by his parents, Bill Barton and Patsy (Davis) Barton of Murfreesboro; daughter, Chelsea Barton; brother, Darrell & Sandy Barton of Woodbury; sister, Sheile & Rich Mitchell of Smyrna; nieces, Melissa Barton, April DeFore, Rebekah & Jason Luck and Amanda Allen; a nephew, Ryan Mitchell; and a great nephew, Zachary Luck.

    Mr. Barton was a former employee of Whirlpool. He loved being outdoors, hunting and fishing.

    Visitation will be Friday, April 27, 2012 at Smith Funeral Home from 11-12. Graveside services will follow at Riverside Garden with Jimmy Jernigan officiating. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337 www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net

  • Georgia May Smith

    Friday, 27 April 2012

    Georgia May Smith, 91, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Woodbury Nursing Center.
    Born in Centrailya, IL, Ms. Smith was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, a homemaker and a babysitter.
    Survivors:
    Husband of 58 years: Loy L. Smith of Woodbury.
    Children: Betty Faye Johnson of McMinnville & Mary Loy (Wayne) Brown of McMinnville.
    Grandchildren: Shelia (Brian) Kelly, Timmy (Betty) Muncy, Angela Wiggins, David (Lori) Brown, Lisa (Jim) Wesmore.
    Great Grandchildren: Rachel, Derek, Tabitha, Nancy, Chase,Candice,Brittany, Cole, Dillon, Travis & Austin.
    Great Great Grandchildren: Treyton, Ashlyn, Aliyah, Gabrielle & Alyah.
    Also survived by Brother-in-law & Sister-in-law, James & Olivene Smith and Francis Smith.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy & Beulah Cross Wells.
    Funeral services will be held at the Woodbury Church of Christ at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Friday and she will lie in state at Woodbury Church of Christ from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Woodbury Day School or the Billy Smith Preacher Training Scholarship Fund.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

  • Mildred M. Mathis Prater

    Thursday, 26 April 2012

    Mildred M. Mathis Prater, 81, died Tuesday, April 24 at River Park Hospital in McMinnville.

    A resident of Woodbury and native of Warren County, Ms. Prater was a member of the Ivy Bluff Church of Christ and a retired seamstress.

    Survivors:  

    Children: Wayne K. (Linda) Prater of Clark Lake, MI and Belinda J. Kiel of Woodbury.

    Sister: Macon Todd of Woodbury.

    3 Grandchildren: Michelle Prater Smith, Christine Prater and Michael Prater.

    Special Nieces: Sherry Mathis Winnett and Savannah Winnett of McMinnville.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Will B. Mathis & Nora Barrett Mathis; Husband, Merrion Leon Prater and her Son, Steven Prater.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday April 27, 2012 with Bro. Larry Womack officiating. Burial will be in Ivy Bluff Cemetery, Warren Co.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 and Friday until time of  services.

  • Dennis Edward Dayton

    Monday, 23 April 2012

    Dennis Edward Dayton, 75, of Woodbury, died Saturday, April 21, at Woodbury Health Care Center following an extended illness.

    A native of Cumberland County, he was a member of the Woodbury First Baptist church. Dennis was retired from TVA where he was an Electrician. He was a veteran of Air Force. Dennis loved his time with his family the most and he also loved spending time outdoors.

    Survivors:

    Wife of 54 years: Pat Bohannon Dayton of Woodbury.

    Children: Jeff Dayton of Charlotte, NC., Terri (Hershel) Logan of Woodbury, Jim (Mary) Dayton of Smyrna.

    Grandchildren:  Josh Mullinax, Dakota Logan, Rebekah, Sarah, Joseph Dayton, Liz & Zach Dayton.

    Sister: Barbara Dayton Rushing of Crossville.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, James & Nell Anderson Dayton and his daughter, Marcy Dayton.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 with Bro. Hunter Hay officiating. Interment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Crossville.

    Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday until time of  services.

    In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc. and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

  • Patricia Ann Prater Spry

    Friday, 20 April 2012

    Patricia Ann Prater Spry, 73, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Woodbury Health Care Center.

    A native of Cannon County and resident of McMinnville, Patricia was a career military wife thus living from South Carolina to California and a few states in between. Being a mother and sometimes a father with two boys was almost a full time job during Boyd’s overseas assignments. Every new assignment in the states meant a new secretary job for Patricia and some assignments server as a church secretary.  (Samsonite, Tn Farmer Co-op, Saco Lowell, Barbecure King Corp., Woolco, General Business Services, Internal Revenue and Cannon Co. Board of Education.) She was a member of Central Church of Christ in McMinnville.

    Survivors:  

    Husband of 53 years:  Boyd Calvin Spry of McMinnville

    Sons:  Jeff Spry and his wife, Tammy Bowman Spry of Little Rock, AR and David Spry of McMinnville

    Grandchildren:  Amanda Spry of Nashville, Tyler Spry of Chattanooga and Lexy Spry of Smithville and McMinnville

    Brother: Phillip Warner Prater and his wife, Judy of Woodbury

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Shelah Haskel Prater & Opal Winnett Prater and is daughter-in-law, Robin Haley Spry.

    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup & Bro. John Payne officiating. Burial will be in Midway Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on  Saturday, April 21 and Sunday until time of services.

    In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central Church of Christ Jail Ministry, Midway Cemetery Fund or Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

    For online tributes, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

  • Mary Ann Hall Barnicle

    Thursday, 19 April 2012

    Mrs. Mary Ann (Hall) Barnicle, 65, of Murfreesboro died April 16, 2012. She was born March 8, 1947 in Murfreesboro. Her parents were William Hall and Louise (Adams) Hall. She was preceded in death also by her step-mother, Ruth Hall, sons, Steve Gilley, Elijah Gilley and Billy Wyrich, brother, Jule Alan Hall and a half-brother, Glen Hall.

    She is survived by her husband, Gary Barnicle, son, Jimmy Wyrich, half-brother, Pete Hall, half-sisters, Margie Hall and Jennie Hall, two granddaughters, Joann Nicole Filyaw and Stacey Louise Wyrich, also two great grandchildren.

    She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was a former employee of Samsonite and Chromalox. She was a devoted and loving mother.

    Graveside services will be held Friday, April 20, 2012 at 11 AM in the Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro. T. B. Gentry will officiate. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  • Peggy Joyce Bly

    Thursday, 19 April 2012

    Peggy Joyce Bly, 67, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Centennial Hospital.
    A native of Davidson County, she lived in Woodbury.
    Survivors:
    2 Sons:  Christopher Bly of Woodbury & Jeff (Alyse) Bly of Woodbury.
    Grandchildren: Abigal Bly, Nicole Clemmons, Tera Srader, Riley Johnson, Kayla Bly, John Taylor Pomeroy & Kelsey Fletcher.
    Siblings: Charlie Bly of Nashville, Mary Ann Shrum of Woodbury, Jean Canada of Lebanon, James (Ruth) Bly of Gassaway, Sue Kentner of Hendersonville, Fay Lafevers of Murfreesboro, Eleanor (Kerry) Hughes of Woodbury.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeffie Bly & Joanna Scott Bly; Siblings, Magaline Merritt and Robert Bly.
    She was retired from Emerson Corp., formally Heatcraft where she was a line supervisor. She was a Christian who loved spending time with her family and grandchildren and collecting Roosters.
    Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2012 with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 and Friday until time of  services.
    Woodbury Funeral Home Is In Charge Of The Arrangements

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