Woody, Herman (Ten Mile)

Friday, January 25, 2013

Herman Woody, 88, of Ten Mile, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at his home. 

He was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church where he led the choir for years. He was a veteran of World War II and retired from Meigs Co. Board of Education. He enjoyed raising and showing Bantams Chickens. Accomplishments include Life Achievement Award of the American Bantam Association and to obtain this level you must have accumulated 20 gold star wins or their equivalent at sanctioned shows of the ABA. This means that your birds have defeated at least 40 thousand birds. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, W.F. Woody and Nettie Walker Woody; brothers, Martin, W.F., Hubert and Bruce Woody; and sister, Nell Woody Sharp. 

Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Lee Russell Woody; son, Gerald Woody; sister, Helen Woody; sister-in-law, Bernice Woody, all of Ten Mile; and brother, Roy Woody and his wife Trish, of Powell. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 26 at 11 a.m. in the Bowers Funeral Home Chapel Rev. Mark Duggan officiating with interment to follow at Mt Zion. Pallbearers will be Harrell Bidwell, Ricky Bivens, Eddie Bivens, Greg Buckner, Mark Erwin, Danny Wattenbarger, Ray Ratledge and Bill Woody. Honorary Pallbearers will be Butch Edgemon, Richard Boggess, B. Edgemon, Steve Miller, Gene Wade, C.L. Swafford and Ray Melton. 

The family will receive friends Friday, January 25 from 4-8 p.m. at the Bowers Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.

Special thanks to caregiver Sallie Brown. In lieu of flowers family suggest memorial funds be made to Mt. Zion Cemetery Fund c/o Patricia Crabtree 22 Upper Concord Rd Ten Mile, TN 37880 or the Meigs Co. Retired Teachers Association. 


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