Floyd Winburn Woodard
age 89, of Gallatin, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2011. Funeral service was Saturday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m. from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Dr. Larry Yarbrough officiating. Burial followed in Sumner Memorial Gardens with family serving as pallbearers. Mr. Woodard was born in Smith County, son of the late Floyd Franklin Woodard and Osia Mae Smith Woodard. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a grandson Kaylor Kittrell and one brother Hubert Ray Woodard. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Marie Boze Woodard; two daughters, Jane and husband Bill Edwards and Connie and husband Bruce Kittrell all of Gallatin; three grandchildren, Todd Edwards, Beth Thornton and husband Eric and Kara Havron and husband Todd; brother Paul Bryant Woodard and wife Bobbie of Mayfield, KY; four sisters, Lorelle Anderson of Portland, Thelma McCloskey and husband Junior of Lenoir City, Lucy Lamberth of Portland and Joyce Atchisson and husband Thomas of White House; seven great grandchildren, Chase Thornton, Hayley Thornton, Grant Havron, Gracie Havron, Moren Edwards, Greta Havron and Graham Havron. In lieu of flowers memorials made be directed to Sumner Hospice, 575 East Bledsoe Street, Suite 9, Gallatin, TN 37066. Online condolences may be sent to the family at alexanderfh.info.
Marie Boze Woodard
age 88, of Gallatin passed away Thursday, March 24, 2011. Funeral service was Saturday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m. from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Dr. Larry Yarbrough officiating. Burial will follow in Sumner Memorial Gardens with family serving as pallbearers. Mrs. Woodard was born in Smith County, daughter of the late Clarence Fisher Boze and Mamie Annie Dillehay Boze. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Floyd Winburn Woodard “F.W.” who also passed away on March 24, 2011, a grandson Kaylor Kittrell, two brothers Prentice Carl Boze and Dewitt Bridges Boze and one sister June Evelyn Shoulders. She is survived by two daughters Jane and husband Bill Edwards and Connie and husband Bruce Kittrell all of Gallatin; three grandchildren Todd Edwards, Beth Thornton and husband Eric and Kara Havron and husband Todd; two brothers, James Gordon Boze of Gallatin and Joe Allen Boze and wife Mary Ruth of Carthage; three sisters, Lucy Irene Woodard of Pleasant Shade, Robbie Sue Oldham and husband Joe Beasley Oldham of Carthage and Hilda Ann Gray and husband Billy of Shelbyville; seven great grandchildren Chase Thornton, Hayley Thornton, Grant Havron, Gracie Havron, Moren Edwards, Greta Havron and Graham Havron. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Sumner Hospice, 575 East Bledsoe Suite 9, Gallatin, TN 37066. Online condolences may be submitted at alexanderfh.info.
Murrel L. Reigle
of Crossville and formerly of Gallatin, passed away March 26, 2011 at Vanderbilt University Hospital with her beloved husband, Thomas Reigle and her children and granddaughters by her side. Mrs. Reigle was born in Missouri, the daughter of Nolan and Hattie Mills. She married Thomas Reigle in 1982. Thomas is the former President and CEO of Bendix-Jidosha Kiki Corporation in Gallatin. Mrs. Reigle is survived by her husband, their children Laurie (Wilson) Dumont of Houston, TX, Paula and Kevin Helms of Tucson, AZ, Jeff and Kathy Wilson of Saint Joseph, MI, Charlu Reigle of St. Augustine, FL, Al and Kimberly (Wilson) Bernal of Houston, TX, Tonya Prescher of Lexington, Indiana, Donice (Wilson) Johnson and their grandchildren, Chad Hall, Shawn Hall, Donny Wilson, Nikki Little, Kristen Little, Tyler Hall, Emily Prescher and Bailie Prescher. She was active in her church, loved to cook, she loved to dance and entertain but most of all she loved her family and she too was loved by all who had the honor of knowing her. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Fairfield Glade First Baptist Church, 5160 Peavine Road, Fairfield, Glade, TN.
James E. “Jim” Tucker
age 87, of Diamondhead, MS, formerly of Gallatin, passed away Tuesday March 22, 2011. Funeral service was 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26 from the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Vanover and Chris White officiating. Interment followed in Crestview Memorial Park with Martin Harrell, Jay Tucker, Chris White, James Edwin “Jim Bo” Tucker, Bryan Tucker and Brad Reynolds serving as pallbearers. Mr. Tucker was born July 15, 1923, son of the late Henry Grady and Minnie Sanderson Tucker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Fannie Rebecca Worsham Tucker. He is survived by wife, Barbara Evans of Diamondhead, MS; son James Edward Tucker of Costa Rica; daughter Becky White of Gallatin; step-son Mitch Adcock (Patsy) of Apopka, FL; step-daughters Anita Sanderford (Jim Bo) of Diamondhead, MS and Tammy Briggs (A.J.) of Madison, MS; brother Wayne Tucker (Doris) of Franklin, TN; sister Nora Gooch of Florence, AL; four grandchildren James Edwin “Jim Bo” Tucker (Christy) of Hendersonville, Jay Tucker (Amanda) of Bethpage, Kelly Reynolds (Brad) of Spring Hill, and Chris White (Connie) of Nashville; six step-grandchildren Wes Sanderford, Chelsea Bonds, Blake Bonds and Hunter Davenport all of Mississippi and Matt Adcock and Amy Adcock both of Florida, and five great grandchildren Bryan Tucker, Brandon Tucker, Tobin Tucker, Katelyn Greenman and Grace Greenman. Mr. Tucker worked at TVA and was the former owner of Swim World in Gallatin. Online condolences may be submitted at familyheritagefh.com.
James Monroe Key
age 82, of Portland, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011. Funeral service is 11:00 a.m. today, Wednesday March 30 from the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home with Brother Kenneth Woodall officiating. Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Franklin, KY with Danny Brown, Steve Key, Eric Hawkins, Ron Key, Joey High and Troy Jones serving as pallbearers. Remaining visitation is today from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Mr. Key was born March 5, 1929 in Sumner County. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by four brothers Hubert Key, Paul Key, Gilbert Key and Gene Key. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Dorothy Wattenbarger Key of Portland; one son Jim Key (Judy) of Gallatin; two daughters Angie Reed (Mark) of Greenfield, IN and Starr Ray (Keith) of Marshall NC; one brother Billy Key (Carolyn) of Portland; three sisters Christine Hawkins of Gallatin, Eveline Brown (William) of Portland and Patty Craddock (Bill) of Portland; six grandchildren Ben Key, Andrew Key, Kristen Key, Emily Gardner, Adam Gardner and Jordan Messer (Bobby) and one great grandchild Keeley Messer. Online condolences may be submitted at familyheritagefh.com.
Miriam G. Fuller
age 90, of Gallatin, passed away Friday March 25, 2011. Funeral Service was 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 28 from the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home with Brother Don Craighead officiating. Interment followed in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, with friends and family serving as pallbearers. Mrs. Fuller was born May 6, 1920 in Corinth, MS, daughter of the late William P. and Addie Davis George. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, Thomas F. Fuller, sister Jean Gallagher and grandchild Wendy Sloan. She is survived by daughter, Linda Sloan (Ron) of Gallatin; brothers Jack Pollard (Joann) of Ft. Smith, AR and Ray Pollard (Gail) of Burlington, NC; grandchild Rhonda Hilgadiack (Stan); two great grandchildren Nichole Ayers (Tony) and Josh Hilgadiack and one great-great grandchild Dylan Ayers. Online condolences may be submitted at familyheritagefh.com.
Patricia Thompson Carr
age 60, of Bethpage, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011. Funeral service is today, Wednesday, March 30 at 2:00 p.m from the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home with Brother J. E. Shoulders and Brother Jackie Stagner officiating. Interment follows in Bradley Cemetery with Freddy Carr, Leon Carr, Raymond Carr, David Carr, Steve Robertson, Doyle Hawkins and Kenneth Bennett serving as pallbearers. Remaining visitation is today, noon until time of service. Mrs. Carr was born January 12, 1951 in Sumner County, daughter of James Allen “Peter Bob” and Ann Marie Meador Thompson. She is preceded in death by her father James Allen “Peter Bob” Thompson and daughter Tina Leanne Carr. She is survived by husband Jerry Carr; mother Ann Marie Meador Thompson and son Eric Carr (Sandra) all of Bethpage and grandchildren Daniela Greer and Andrew Carr. Online condolences may be submitted at familyheritagefh.com.
Dr. Ronnie Gene Stout, PhD
age 53, of Gallatin, passed away March 26, 2011. Dr. Stout was employed as a clinical psychologist for 25 years, after receiving his PhD from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. He was also a longtime member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Buster and Willo Stout. Survivors include his wife, Carol Stout and daughter, Sarah Stout both of Gallatin; sister, Willodene Agnew of Lebanon; brother, Richard (Rosemary) Stout of Lebanon; sister, Nancy (Roger) Bradley; mother-in-law, Betty Stansifer of Chattanooga and a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Friday, April 1 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at Crestview Funeral Home. Memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, April 2 at 1:30 p.m. from Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 2601 Cages Bend Road, Gallatin, with Mike Potts and Mary Nobel Parrish officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Rehoboth United Methodist Church or the cancer foundation of your choice.
Jeff Barnes Draper
age 72, of Gallatin, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2011 from the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home with Bishop William Morris officiating. Interment will be in Sumner Memorial Gardens with Willie Miller, Ray Curl, Ray Stiles, Brian Weldy, Derryl Henry, Jr. and Joe Williams serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be Thursday, March 31 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Mr. Draper was born February 23, 1939 in Jackson County, son of the late Jake and Cora Wilson Draper. He is survived by wife Fran Draper of Gallatin; one son Jeffrey Allen Draper of Gallatin; one daughter Cindi Weldy (Brian) of Williamsburg, VA; one brother David Draper (Teresa) of Cottontown and two sisters Suzette Henry (Derryl) of Gallatin and Linda Draper of Cottontown. Mr. Draper was the owner of Draper’s Upholstery Shop in Gallatin. Online condolences may be submitted at familyheritagefh.com.