Mrs. Eula Mai Preston, 94, died July 30, 2011. She was born Nov. 21, 1916 in Woodbury, TN. Her parents were the late Alton Ledbetter and Vassie (Hobbs) Ledbetter. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Y. Preston and a daughter, Ester Haney, brothers, Ben Ledbetter, Hubert Ledbetter and Bratten Ledbetter, sisters, Opal Stone, Pauline Bogle, Clara B. Ledbetter, Annie Bell Preston, Margaret Davenport and Dean Gannon.
Survivors include her daughter, Roberta Riley of Nashville; sisters, Irene Gannon of Woodbury and Emma Clancy of Nashville; five grandchildren, Michael Mayo, Gary Mayo, Shirley Garris, Joe Young and Paula Haney, eleven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ. She was a former employee of Colonial Shirt Factory and helped her husband with farming and logging. Cooking and spending time with her family were things she loved to do.
Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011 from 4-8 PM. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 in the Smith Funeral Home chapel at 2 PM. Interment will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (615)563-5337 www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net