Obituaries

  • Jonell Bratcher

    Thursday, 6 September 2018

    Jonell Bratcher age 71 of Smithville, passed away Wednesday morning, September 5, 2018at her residence.  She was born October 29, 1946 to her parents, the late Frank Brown and Betty Sue Hale Sullens.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.M. Bratcher; 1 brother, Frank Sullens.  She was a member of the Blues Hill Church of Christ and a retired factory worker. 
     
     
    Jonell leaves to cherish her memory, 2 sons, Jason and Joel Bratcher both of Woodbury; step-son, Barry (Regina) Bratcher of Germany; 3 grandchildren, Aaron Bratcher, Jacob Bratcher and Vanessa Bratcher; 2 sisters, Peggy (Donnie) Scott of McMinnville and Regina (Pete) Saddler of Detroit, MI; 2 nieces and 2 nephews. 
     
     
    Funeral services will be conducted 1:PM Saturday, September 8, 2018 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Rannie Phillips officiating and burial will follow at Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be on Friday 1:PM until 8:PM and Saturday 10:AM until the time of the service at 1:PM.
     
     
    DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  
     

  • James Stacey, Jr.

    Sunday, 2 September 2018

    James Stacy Jr., 74, died Friday at Alive Hospice of Murfreesboro. He was a native of Cannon County. 
     
    Survivors include; siblings Clyde Ray Stacy, Ruby Stacy Best, Alice Stacy Parker, Sally Stacy Cantrell and Viva Stacy Medders. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
     
    He was a member of the Baptist Church and was a construction worker.
     
    Graveside Services for James Stacey, Jr. will be Tuesday at 2:00pm in the Gilley Hill Cemetery. Bro. James Caudill will conduct the service.  Visitation with the family will be from:  12:30pm to 1:30pm Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
     

  • Dorothy Ann Miller Ross

    Thursday, 30 August 2018

    Mrs. Dorothy Ann “Dottie” Miller Ross, 65, of Woodbury passed away on August 28, 2018.  She was born in Woodbury, TN on August 30, 1952.  Her parents were the late George Smoot Miller and Pauline Mathis Miller.  She was also preceded in death by brothers, Jesse James Miller, William “Bill” Miller, and George Edgar Miller; step-son, Eddie “Bubba” Denzil Ross; and brother-in-law, Floyd Gannon.
    She is survived by her husband, Eddie “Ed” Ross; daughter, Linda (Chris) Davis of Bradyville; step-daughter, Cleo Rogers of Kittrell; brother, Raymond Miller of Bradyville; sisters, Fannie Gannon, Ruby Allred, Mary Stone all of Woodbury, Sarah (Carl Ray) Mathis, Lorene Holland both of McMinnville; sisters-in-law, Diane Miller and Ida Miller; grandchildren, Jacob Tyler Davis, Destiny Faith Mitchell, Hunter Blake Davis, and Christopher Brady Davis, Larissa Ross, Cody Ross, Carolyn Moore, and Billy Rogers; and great granddaughter, Graelynn Rae Mitchell, Lamayna Dion, Wild Martin, Tia Farmer, Tyler Farmer, Alyssa Moore, Joshua Moore, Caleb Rogers, and Christopher Rogers; special friend, David Anthony “Tony” Wilson of Woodbury; as well as several nieces and nephews.
    She was the kind of person who never met a stranger.  She loved all children and especially her grandchildren and great granddaughter.  Over the years she worked at Val-Dor Shirt Factory and more recently has been a waitress at the Scoreboard Restaurant since their opening.  She loved the job at the Scoreboard because she could talk to people.  During her free-time she enjoyed fishing, cooking, flower gardening, and watching cardinals and humming birds.  She was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ. 
    Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 31, 2018 from 3-6 pm.  Funeral services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel at 6 pm.  Bobby Davis will officiate.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations are requested to assist with funeral expenses.  Contact Smith Funeral Home to donate.  Share memories and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net  Smith Funeral Home, 303 Murfreesboro Rd. Woodbury, TN 37190, 615-563-5337
     

  • George Alton Farless

    Saturday, 25 August 2018

    George Alton Farless, 76,  passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Centennial Medical Center.  He was a native of Cannon Co.

    He is survived by his daughter, Debra (Joey) Grandey of Bradyville; partner, Hazel Scott of Woodbury; grandchildren, Alan (Becky) Harrell, Colleen Farless, Lindsey Farless, Kasey Farless, Ciara Scott and Kayla “Jack Rabbitt” Scott; great grandchildren:  Carter Harrell, Porter Bond and Johnathan Pewitt and sister,  Peggy (Don) Brandon of Murfreesboro.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe & Thelma Duke Farless; 2 sons, Jeff Farless and Russell Farless; Brother, JC Farless; and Uncle, Jesse Lee Duke

    George was a member of the Church of Christ, loved to fish and camp.  He was retired from Electrolux and the owned the Woodbury Game Room and Farless Grocery.

    Funeral Services will be 2 pm Sunday, August 26, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Cripps officiating.  Interment will follow in the Riverside Gardens.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm to 8 pm Saturday, August 25, 2018.

    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave his family condolences, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 
     

  • Tammy Marie Burger Newby

    Saturday, 25 August 2018

    Tammy Marie Burger Newby, 56, passed away Fri., August 24, 2018 at St. Thomas West.  She was a native of Cannon Co., Tn. 

     

    She is survived by her husband, Ricky Newby of McMinnville; children, Jeffery Adams and Eddie Lynn Adams both of McMinnville, Becky Marie Sanchez of Morrison; grandchildren, Antonio Sanchez, Brianna Adams, Lilianna Sanchez, Juliana Sanchez, William Adams and Addison Adams; sisters, Treva Burger of Woodbury and Lisa Burger of McMinnville.

     

    She was preceded in death by her parents, John Carson & Shirley Ann Mayo Burger; Sister, Kathy Burger and brother, Danny Joe Burger.

     

    A member of the Baptist church, Tammy was a housewife.

     

    Funeral Services will be 1 pm Friday, August 31, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Centerhill Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm until 8 pm Thursday, August 30, 2018.  Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave condolences for the family please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 
    , 56, passed away Fri., August 24, 2018 at St. Thomas West.  She was a native of Cannon Co., Tn. 

     

    She is survived by her husband, Ricky Newby of McMinnville; children, Jeffery Adams and Eddie Lynn Adams both of McMinnville, Becky Marie Sanchez of Morrison; grandchildren, Antonio Sanchez, Brianna Adams, Lilianna Sanchez, Juliana Sanchez, William Adams and Addison Adams; sisters, Treva Burger of Woodbury and Lisa Burger of McMinnville.

     

    She was preceded in death by her parents, John Carson & Shirley Ann Mayo Burger; Sister, Kathy Burger and brother, Danny Joe Burger.

     

    A member of the Baptist church, Tammy was a housewife.

     

    Funeral Services will be 1 pm Friday, August 31, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Centerhill Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 pm until 8 pm Thursday, August 30, 2018.  Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave condolences for the family please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 
     

  • JoAnn Francis Davis

    Saturday, 25 August 2018

    Mrs. JoAnn Francis Davis of Woodbury, TN., passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on August 25, 2018, following an extended illness.  She was 77.
     
    JoAnn was born on April 2, 1941, in Woodbury, TN. to her parents, the late Rayburn & Mae Bell Bryson Francis.  After marrying Buddy, she threw her energies into raising their children and her kitchen was always open.  JoAnn had a personality and sense of humor that brought abundant laughter and joy into any room she entered.  She was very involved in her community, acting as a city council woman for several years.  JoAnn attended Woodbury First Baptist Church.  She will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sibling, friend and neighbor to many and she was passionate about helping others.  She leaves us rich in memories.
     
    JoAnn was preceded in death by her loving husband, William “Buddy” Arthur Davis and her siblings, Elizabeth Wilson, Naomi Francis and James Francis.  JoAnn is survived by her special, lifelong friend, Doxie Sissom; daughter, Shannon Davis; sons, Keith Davis (Christie) and Kirk Davis (Christa); siblings, Bud Francis, Nile Francis, Mary-Lillian Hall, Billy Francis and Bobby Francis; grandchildren, Erin and Nathan; great grandson, Daxton; and step grandchildren, Josh, Cassie (Blake), Kenny and Autumn; as well as many nieces and nephews.
     
    Graveside services will be 2 pm Monday at Riverside Gardens with Bro. Dean Anderson officiating.  Pallbearers include Brad Hall, David Wilson, Glenn Brannon, Shane Gannon, Josh Pope and Blake Lawson.  Visitation with the family will be 4 pm until 8 pm Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave condolences for her family please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net 
     

  • Hazel Katherine Burt

    Wednesday, 22 August 2018

    Hazel Katherine Burt, age 78, of Woodbury passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Woodbury Health & Rehab.  She was born in Cannon County on July 18, 1940 to the late Claude & Molly Brown Mayo.
     
    Survivors include her children, Donald (Sandra) Burt of Woodbury, James (Kim) Burt of Readyville, Carla (Danny) Lowe of Murfreesboro, Alan (Laurie) Burt of Hazlegreen, AL, & Barry Burt of Woodbury; Siblings, Ida Mae Mayo of Woodbury, Carl Mayo of Woodbury, Willene Mayo, & Sarah Melton, both of Woodbury; and Grandchildren, Holly Groe, Daniel Burt, Michael Burt, Daxton Burt, Jade Smith, Jessica Lowe, Justin Burt, Tristan Burt, Chelsea Campbell, McKenzie Coggin, Kyle Vinson, & Stevie Vinson.
     
    11 great grandchildren also survive.
     
    She was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church and was retired from Whirlpool.
     
    Funeral Services will be 12 Noon Saturday, August 25, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Groe officiating.  Interment will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 PM to 8 PM Friday, August 24, 2018 at the funeral home.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Michelle Joy Summer

    Wednesday, 22 August 2018

    Michelle Joy Summer, age 15, of Auburntown passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Vanderbilt Hospital.  She was a native of Rutherford Co.
     
    Survivors include her mother, Bonnie Wilson Summer of Auburntown; Grandmother, Kelli Hayes of Auburntown; Grandmother & Grandfather, Tommy & Shauna Wilson of Gassaway; Step-Grandfather, Teddy Curtis of Woodbury; Aunt & Uncle, Josh & Tracy Tallman of Murfreesboro; Uncles, Joseph Curtis of Auburntown, Danny (Janette) Mayo of Murfreesboro; Lucas Mayo of Murfreesboro, & Matthew Mayo of Nashville; Cousins, Cooper Tallman, Emily Davis, Elizabeth Jones, & Evelyn Mayo; and Great Aunt, Laura Pirkle of Manchester.
     
    Michelle was a member of the Dry Creek Baptist Church and was saved on July 15, 2014 and baptized July 20, 2014 by Danny Mayo.
     
    Funeral Services will be 3 PM Thursday, August 23, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Owens & Bro. Danny Mayo officiating.  Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 12 Noon to 3 PM Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the funeral home.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Jodie Christine Bryson Rich

    Tuesday, 21 August 2018

    Jodie Christine Bryson Rich, age 96, of Woodbury passed away Monday, August 20, 2018 at Woodbury Health & Rehab.  She was born on January 25, 1922 to the late Joe Bryson & Tina Barrett Bryson in Cannon County.
     
    Survivors include her children, Robert W. (Wanda) Rich of McMinnville, Jerry (Nell) Rich of Knoxville, & Larry (Joan) Rich of Woodbury; Sister, Irene Rich of Murfreesboro; Grandchildren, Charlie Rich, Michelle Rich, Tracey Reed, Justin Rich, Jennifer Conner, Bryan Rich, Kevin Rich, TJ Rich, & Kortny Blaylock; and Great Grandchildren, Ashley Ross, Jessica Jenkins, Kayla Kincer, Kyle Van Patten, Christian Rich, Nicholas Reed, Blake Reed, Braeden Rich, Ethan Conner, Kallie Ross, Braden Ross, Brooklyn Blaylock, Brody Blaylock, Landin Rich, Dillin Rich, & Masin Rich.
     
    In addition to her parents, Ms. Rich was preceded in death by her husband,  Floyd Leburn Rich; Sons, Thomas & Donnie Rich; Sister, Evelyn Hayes; Daughter-in-law, Ella Rich; and Granddaughter, Tammy Rich.
     
    Ms. Rich was a member of the First Baptist Church and was retired from the cutting department at White Stag.  She also volunteered her time at the hospital.
     
    Funeral Services will be 2 PM Friday, August 24, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bros. Bobby Nichols & Thurman Seiber officiating.  Interment will follow at Riverside Gardens Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 8 PM Thursday, August 23, 2018.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615.563.2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

  • Demetrius Marlene Bogle

    Tuesday, 21 August 2018

    Demetrius Marlene Bogle, age 44, of Auburntown passed away Friday, August 17, 2018 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital.  She was a native of Tullahoma.
     
    Survivors include her parents, Charles & Dean Bogle Vantrease of Auburntown; Fiance, Lenny Zellman of Auburntown; Brother, Aaron (Heather) Vantrease of Auburntown; Sister-in-law, Amy Bogle Court of Woodbury.
     
    Several nieces and nephews also survive.
     
    Demetrius was a member of the Baptist Church.
     
    Funeral services will be 3 PM Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Reed Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 PM to 9 PM Tuesday, August 21, 2018.
     
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.
     
    Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net
     

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