Obituaries for March 23, 2013



Bobbie Wheeler Pedigo Woods

Betty Robinson Criner

Graveside services for Mrs. Criner will be held Monday, March 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. from the Wilson County Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Don McElroy officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and Monday from 9-9:45 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.

Mrs. Criner, age 93, of Lebanon, passed away March 22, 2013, at Quality Care Nursing Home. She was a 1938 graduate of Watertown High School and a member of First Baptist Church. She worked for the late Walter Baird at First Federal Savings and Loan and retired with 35 years of service.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, John F. Criner; brother, J.T. (Martha) Robinson Jr.; nieces, Denise (Gary) Thorne, Sandra (Tick) Bryan; nephew, Andy (Gayle) Robinson; step-son, Jack Criner.  She was preceded in death by her parents, John T. Robinson Sr., Ollie Woodroof Robinson; and sister, Hazel Robinson.

Pallbearers will be Andy and Drew Robinson, Caleb and Eric Thorne, John Pope and Tick Bryan.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, ligonbobo.com.

Jerry Mitchell Gregory

Visitation for Mr. Gregory will be held on Sunday, March 24 from noon until funeral services at 2 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Bro. Jimmy Gregory will officiate the services. Interment will be in Smith County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Gregory, 67, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 in the Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage. Mr. Gregory was a member of the Baptist faith and a truck driver.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Holland Alexander and Blanche Thelma Thompson Gregory; brother, Guinn Alexander Gregory; numerous nieces and nephews.

He is survived by sisters, Rebecca Ann Butler, Sue (Don) Carr, Rose (Terry) Beech, Inez Gibbs and Emily Gregory; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends, Donald and Angela Day.

Family and friends to serve as active pallbearers.

Reed Logue

Visitation for Mr. Logue will be Sunday, March 24 from 1-1:55 p.m. Funeral Services begin at 2 p.m. at J.C. Hellum Funeral Chapel. Bishop Belita McMurry-Fite, Eulogist. Interment will be in Rest Hill Cemetery.

He is survived by son, Micheal Baines; brothers, John Ed (Deborah) Richard and Paul Logue; sister, Faye Logue Whitley; aunt, Beatrice Logue; other relatives and friends; and devoted friends Lisa and Chaz Baines, Melinda and Calvin Sanford.

Carl Duncan Parks

Mr. Parks, 76, of Gallatin, died March 21, 2013.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.

Mae Frances Wade

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 4 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home with Curtis Bryant officiating. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. till service time on Saturday. Interment will follow at the Cunningham Cemetery.

Mrs. Wade, age 89, of Nashville, died Friday at Lebanon Health and Rehab Center. She was born in Watertown, daughter of the late Ethel "Pete" Grissom and Beulah Bass Grissom.

Frances was preceded in death by her brothers, Chester, Hugh B. and Clifton "Tip" Grissom; sisters, Pattie Brown Taylor, Ruth Bates and Edith Inez Brown; niece, Patsy Holden; nephews, Ken Nabors and Wayne Grissom. She is survived by nephews, Jack (Franell) Nabors and Charles (Bobbie) Nabors; nieces, Kaye (Ronnie) Dickens, Mary Horton, Linda Jackson, Judy Baskin; special great niece, Becky Nabors; and her loving dog, Spunky.

Wayne Oakley Webb

Visitation for Mr. Webb will be held on Sunday, March 24 from 4-8 p.m. and Monday, March 25th from 10 a.m. until funeral sercvices at 11 a.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Elder Jimmy House will officiate the services. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Mr. Oakley, age 71, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, at University Medical Center. He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard Oakley and Martha Agnes Hughes Webb; brother, Lee Allen Webb. He is survived by his wife, Dexie Lee Davis Webb; son, Bruce Wayne Webb; granddaughter, Shiane D'Lynn Webb.

Mr. Webb was a member of Knob Springs Missionary Baptist Church, a Vietnam Army veteran, and a retired Security Officer with Federal Reserve Bank.

Active pallbearers will be Chris Melvin, Jeff Dennis, Jamie Williams, Mark Dawson and Richard Lane. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons and friends of Knob Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-7007, obituary line, 615-444-7700, partlowchapel.com

Bobbie Wheeler Pedigo Woods (Granny Bobbie)

A celebration of Mrs. Woods' life will be held on Saturday, March 23 from 4-5 p.m. at Family Baptist Church, 81 Franklin Rd., Lebanon. A potluck fellowship dinner to follow.

Mrs. Woods, of the Clubs Springs community in Smith County and Lebanon, passed away peacefully at home with her husband, children, grandchildren, sister’s and other family members around her.

Bobbie, 71, was born April 30, 1941 to the late Edwin and Evelyn Lattimore Wheeler of Smithville, Tenn. She was preceded in death by granddaughter Stephanie Pedigo Soon and infant brother and sister.

Bobbie is survived by husband of 30 years James D. Woods of Club Springs community, Smith County; children, Janice Pedigo (Scott) Pierce, Debbie Pedigo (Michael) Hawkes and Gary (Joane) Pedigo, all of Lebanon, Larry (Tammy) Pedigo of Watertown, Myra Woods (Richard) York and Liz Woods (Brad) Ledbetter of Alexandria, Tenn.; 23 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, siblings, Robbie(Jerry) Callis of Lebanon, Wanda Sue (Frank) Wilkerson of Mt Juliet, Helen Rose (Houston) Keith, Christine Matthews, Marlene Goodwin, Judy Wheeler Lattimore Johnson, Eudean (Sue) Wheeler, all of Smithville.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.

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