Obituaries

  • Mary Elizabeth Kemp

    Mary Elizabeth Kemp, 95, of Murfreesboro, Tn., passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022 at NHC Healthcare in Sparta.  A native of Birmingham, AL., she was the daughter of the late John Johnson and Lucile Russel Johnson.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lloyd Kemp; grandson, Michael Sadler … Read more


  • Lee Higgins

    Mrs. Lee Higgins, age 86, of Woodbury, Tennessee, passed away in her home in Woodbury on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. She was born on January 15, 1936, in Woodbury, Tennessee to the late Cecil and Eula Mai (Bogle) Gannon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Rob” Higgins. She is survived by … Read more


  • Wanda Jewell Tarpley

    Wanda Jewell Tarpley, 91, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at Woodbury Health and Rehab.  A native of Cannon Co., she was the daughter of the late Jim B. & Clistie Wilcher Cummings.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sandy & Mike Halliburton of Readyville; her grandchildren, Tonya (Jeff) Gannon and Kristy Halliburton … Read more


  • Kathy Odom McBroom

    Kathy Odom McBroom, age 69, of Smyrna, TN passed peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2022 due to complications of a hemorrhagic stroke. Kathy was a native of Cannon County, born May 2, 1953.  She had a host of friends and family she adored, to whom she was known for her generosity, kindness and passion to … Read more


  • Dale Merriman

    Dale Merriman, 72, passed away August 6th, 2022, with his children by his side in Aubrey, Texas. Dale was born August 28th, 1949, in Woodbury, Tennessee to William “Dick” and Willie Matt Merriman. Dale spent his days as a child playing with his three siblings in the hollers of Hollis Creek. When he was old … Read more


  • Raymond Campbell

    Raymond Campbell, 83, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022 at Southern TN Regional Medical Center.  Born in Cannon Co., he was the son of the late Sanford Campbell and Nobie Bryson Campbell.  He is survived by his children, Barbara Riddle of Murfressboro, Kenneth Campbell and Shannon Riddle of Tullahoma; siblings, Mildred Harville of Tucson, AZ., … Read more


  • Deborah Elaine Lorance

    Deborah Elaine Lorance, 71, of Woodbury passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 at Legacy Health and Rehab. A native of Cannon Co. She is the daughter of June Gunter of the Short Mountain Community  and the late Lemon Ray Gunter. In addition to her mother she is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, … Read more


  • Gary Hollandsworth

    Gary Hollandsworth, 82, Thursday, August 5, 2022 at Woodbury Health and Rehab.  He was born in Cannon Co., the son of the late James Coleman and Edie Womack Hollandsworth. He is survived by children, Steven Hollandsworth of Woodbury and Leslie (Aaron) Self of Murfreesboro ; grandchildren, Jarred (Ali) and Justin (Meredith) Asbury and Britta (Justin) … Read more