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Obituaries

Nelson and Son’s Obituaries is provided as a complimentary service to the families that entrusted the care of their loved ones with us. Please feel free to post online condolences for the family if you choose. Click on the names below to view the full obituary.

Please use the drop down box below to view our archives of obituaries or use the search form on the left to search for a specific person.

Mrs. Mary L. Rippy, Age 81, January 29, 1934-May 24, 2015

 

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Web Pic Mrs. Mary L. Rippy
January 29, 1934 – May 24, 2015
Service

Friday, May 29, 2015
Visitation: 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Bird Street Church of Christ
428 Bird street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Lewisburg, Tennessee

Mrs. Brenda E. Murray, Age 54, April 27, 1961-May 3, 2015

 

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web pic Mrs. Brenda E. Murray
April 27, 1961 – May 3, 2015
Service

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Family Visitation: 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M.

Scott Avenue Church of Christ
2118 Scott Ave.
Nashville, Tennessee

Interment
Greenwood West Cemetery
Nashville, Tennessee

Brenda E. Murray was born April 27, 1961 in Nashville, TN to Bill Carter and the late Doris E. Leach. She received her education in the Davidson County Public School Systems.

She leaves to cherish her memories her father, Billy (Elaine) Carter; one brother, Samuel Leach; two sisters, Patricia Brooks and Tanya (Troy) Brooks; three aunts,

Rev. John Edward Brown, Jr., Age 50, August 15, 1964-May 2, 2015

 

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web pic Rev. John Edward Brown, Jr.
August 15, 1964 – May 2, 2015
 
Services

Friday, May 8, 2015
Lie In State: 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Service: 6:00 P.M.

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Lie In State: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M.
Family Visitation: 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M.

St. Marks United Methodist
1267 N. Rutherford Blvd.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Interment
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Shelbyville, Tennessee

**In Lieu of flowers please donate in Honor of John Brown, Jr. to the Cancer Foundation**
www.pancan.org

   
The Rev. John E. Brown, Jr. passed in peace on May 2, 2015. John Jr.

Mrs. Edith Arlene Johnson, Age 46, June 2, 1968-April 4, 2015

 

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web pic Mrs. Edith Arlene Johnson
June 2, 1968 – April 4, 2015
Service

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Bird Street Church of Christ
428 Bird street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Ervin Cemetery
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Edith Arlene Johnson was born on June 2, 1968 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. She attended Shelbyville Central High School and received her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She was baptized into Christ at an early age and attended the Bird Street congregation. She later made her home in Murfreesboro.

Edith

Mr. Kevin Shephard, Age 45, December 17, 1969-March 30, 2015

 

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web pic Mr. Kevin Shephard
December 17, 1969 – March 30, 2015
Service

Friday, April 3, 2015
Lie In State: 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 East Burton St, Murfreesboro, TN

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Family Visitation: 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M.

Sand Hill Church of Christ
315 Fergus Road
La Vergne, Tennessee

Interment
Gladeville Cemetery
Gladeville, Tennessee

Kevin Shephard was born December 17, 1969 to the late James and Mary Shephard; Love Angels came and got him on March 30, 2015. He was also preceded in death by one brother Ricky

Mr. David Lee “Sweet” Brown, Age 65, November 20, 1949-March 25, 2015

 

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Web Pic Mr. David Lee Brown
November 20, 1949 – March 25, 2015
Service

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Family Visitation: 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M.

Silver Spring Missionary Baptist Church
311 Mill Lane
Smyrna, Tennessee

Interment
Private Family Burial
Brown Family Cemetery

David Lee Brown aka Sweet was born November 20, 1949 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee to the late Harry Brown and Betty Mae Harris. He made his heavenly transition on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Saint Thomas Hospital West. He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Brown, brothers Eddie James and Jimmy Brown and sister

Mr. Frederick D. Pinkerton, Age 55, March 23, 1959-March 6, 2015

 

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web pic Mr. Frederick D. Pinkerton
March 23, 1959 – March 6, 2015
Services

Friday, March 13, 2015
Lie In State: 1:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Family Visitation: 11:00 P.M. – 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 East Burton Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Interment
Pinkerton Family Cemetery
Christiana, Tennessee

Frederick Demetrius Pinkerton opened his eyes to the world on March 23, 1959. He closed his eyes to go be with the Lord on Friday March 6, 2015. He was born to Mr. Fred K. Pinkerton and also

Mr. Daniel Carmichael, Jr., Age 58, February 2, 1957-February 21, 2015

 

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web pic Mr. Daniel Carmichael, Jr.
February 2, 1957 – February 21, 2015
Services

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Family Visitation: 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel
824 Lipscomb St, Shelbyville, TN

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Lie In State: 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Family Visitation: 11:00 P.M. – 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

The Mount Zion M.B. Church
305 West Maple Street
Fayetteville, Tennessee

Interment
Pleasant View Cemetery
Fayetteville, Tennessee

Elder Daniel “Danny” Carmichael, Jr. was born on February 2, 1957 to the late Daniel Carmichael, Sr. and Katherine Kelso Neese in Fayetteville, TN. Elder Carmichael

Mrs. Teresa J. Johnson, Age 60, April 23, 1954-February 20, 2015

 

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web pic Mrs. Teresa J. Johnson
April 23, 1954 – February 20, 2015
Services

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Family Visitation: 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
St. Henry Catholic Church

Friday, February 27, 2015
Lie In State: 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Family Visitation: 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M.

St. Henry Catholic Church
6401 Harding Pk.
Nashville, Tennessee

Interment
Middle Tennessee Verteran’s Cemetery Pegram
Nashville, Tennessee

Mrs. Tula Mai Anderson, Age 69, October 10, 1945-February 4, 2015

 

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web pic Mrs. Tula Mai Anderson
October 10, 1945 – February 4, 2015
Service

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Lie In State: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Family Visitation: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M.

Hwy 231 Church of Christ
4331 Shelbyville Hwy
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Interment
Johnson Rd. Cemetery
Christiana, Tennessee


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