Munford Chapel Ebituaries

Thelma S. Jones

Thelma S. Jones, 59, of Drummonds, TN passed away September 25, 2016. She was a longtime employee of Kroger and enjoyed riding horses and motorcycles. Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her sisters, Bobbie Trice and Peggy Hall; and a brother, Joseph Billings. She is survived by her sons, Jonathon Jones and Billy Billings, both of Drummonds, TN; sister, Vickie McClung of Drummonds, TN; and two grandchildren, Mary and Josie Billings. The family will receive friends Friday (Sept 30) from 5:00pm - 8:00pm with a service Saturday at 11:00am at the Munford Chapel. Interment to follow in Poplar Grove Cemetery.

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W. Joe Blackwood

W. Joe Blackwood, 55, owner of D&D Auto Works, that was passed on to his son, passed away September 17, 2016. He was a member of Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, enjoyed spending time with his family- especially his grandchildren, and helping friends in the community. Mr. Blackwood was preceded in death by his daughter, Rebecca Blackwood; mother, Cora Faye Tankersley; father, Raymond Blackwood; brother, Aubrey Blackwood; grandparents, Ruby Wash and Luther Wash; daughter-in-law, Cherry Blackwood. He is survived by his wife, Marsha E. Hutchison Blackwood; daughter, Donna (Joshua) Giles; son, Daniel Blackwood; sisters, Dorothy Miller and Judy Smith; brothers, James Blackwood, Felix Blackwood, Richard Blackwood, Jeffrey Tankersley, and Michael Tankersley; five grandchildren; aunt, Mary Lovette. The family will receive friends Monday (Sept 19) from 5:00pm - 8:00pm with a service Tuesday at 11:00am at the Munford Chapel. Interment to follow in Poplar Grove Cemetery. The family asks any memorials be made to Poplar Grove United Methodist Church.

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Gerald Wayne Cornelius

Gerald Wayne Cornelius, 66,  passed away on September 7, 2016 at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis. The family will receive friends on Saturday,  September 17th at 3:30p.m.  A memorial service will follow at 4:00 p.m. at Munford Funeral Home-Munford Chapel.  He leaves his brothers, Albert Cornelius, Clark Cornelius, Harold Cornelius; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  He was predeceased by one brother, Bill Cornelius.

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Ryan Patrick Snoddy

Ryan Patrick Snoddy, 23, Shop Foreman for Rushing Mechanical, died September 5, 2016.The Family will receive friends at a catered reception Thursday, September 8 from 5-7 p.m. with the service following at 7 p.m. all at Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel. He was a kind hearted, loving individual, an amazing father, friend to everyone and loved by all. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Robert Snoddy, Ben Smith, Jack Wagner, Robert Barker and his brother, Sean Snoddy. He is survived by his wife, Angela Snoddy and children, Maci and Hayden; mother, Kimberly (Bob) Barker and father, Kevin (Dee) Snoddy; grandmothers, Anna Jean Snoddy, Clella Smith, Patricia Wagner, JoAnn Barker; sisters, Kathy Billings and Janiece Ence and brothers, Todd Nelson, P.J. McPeak, and Casey Barker.

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William Simonton Boyd

William Simonton Boyd, 101, passed away on September 2, at his home in Munford. He was born April 20, 1915 in boydAtoka. William was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Beryl Black Boyd and his sister, Frances Boyd Hester. He was a devoted husband and father who will be greatly missed by his family. William is survived by his four children: Bill (Joyce Jacobsen) of Middletown, CT, Bette Lolley (Bill) of Brandon, MS, Tom (Margaret Ford) of Newton, MA, and Peggy Boyd of Munford. His legacy includes being Granddaddy to ten grandchildren and      Great-Granddaddy to sixteen great-grandchildren.

For most of his career, William worked at S&W Construction Company, overseeing such jobs as Poplar Plaza Shopping Center, Memphis Country Club, and an addition to the Coca Cola Bottling Plant. Before going to work for S&W, he was a home builder in Tipton County. After retirement William, oversaw the renovation of the Tipton County Court House. He was twice elected Tipton County Commissioner and served as Chairman of the Tipton County Public Works Committee.

William was an active member of the Tipton Masonic Lodge where he was Master of the Lodge. He reached the 33rd degree in the Scottish Rite and was a past Grand Commander of the Knights Templar in Tennessee.

William lived a long productive life and was well loved by all who knew him. In 2015 he celebrated his 100th birthday with 100 friends and family. He was a charter member of the Munford CAVE Club where he enjoyed many a cup of coffee with his friends.

William was a member of the Munford Presbyterian Church for many years, serving as an Elder and Deacon before returning to Salem ARP Church, where he was a member as a young man.

The family wants to express our appreciation to William's caregivers Polly Beasley, Frankie Fletcher, and Amanda Southall, RN, who have all been so kind and thoughtful while caring for him.

Services will be held at the Salem Presbyterian Church, on Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. with visitation in the sanctuary beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow immediately in the Salem cemetery. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be given to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Salem Presbyterian Church.
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