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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.

Mr. George W. Lawrence, Age 88, November 17, 1926-June 27, 2015

 

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web pic Mr. George W. Lawrence
November 17, 1926 – June 27, 2015
Service

Friday, July 3, 2015
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Watson Memorial Baptist Church
7217 Nachand Lane
Louiseville, Kentucky

Interment
Resthaven Memorial Cemetery
Louiseville, Kentucky

Ms. Stella M. Marable, Age 73, December 22, 1941-June 21, 2015

 

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web pic Ms. Stella M. Marable
December 22, 1941 – June 21, 2015
Service

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Lie In State: 12:00 Noon – 12:30 P.M.
Family Visitation: 12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M.

Smith Fork Association Tabernacle
2701 Halls Hill Pike
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Interment
Lovvorn Cemetery
Barfield Community
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Ms. Stella Mai Marable was born in Murfreesboro, TN on December 22, 1941 to the late Winfred, Sr. and Sallie Taylor Osborne. She departed this earthly life on Sunday, June 21, 2015.

She professed a hope in Christ at an early age at Mt. Zion Rucker, then

Mrs. Clara Nelson, Age 80, April 10, 1935 – June 20, 2015

 

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web pic Mrs. Clara Nelson
April 10, 1935 – June 20, 2015
Service

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Lie In State: 8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M.
Family Visitation: 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M.

Scott United Methodist Church
940 Morton Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Willow Mount Cemetery
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Clara Frances Singleton Nelson was born in Union Ridge, Tennessee on April 10, 1935, the second of five children of the late Ernest C. and Willie Emma Hord Singleton. She entered into eternal rest on June 20, 2015, after an extended illness. She graduated with honors from Bedford County Training

Mr. Robert Leslie, Age 82, May 31, 1933-June 17, 2015

 

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web pic Mr. Robert Leslie
May 31, 1933 – June 17, 2015
Service

Monday, June 22, 2015
Family Visitation: 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M.

Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel
824 Lipscomb Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Mt. Ararat Cemetery
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Robert O’Neal “RED” Leslie, was born in Limestone County Alabama on the 31st day of May, 1933 to the parents of the late Molly Tibbs and Robert Leslie (step mother Roberta Leslie). Robert married his true love Odessa Maclin in June of 1953 and to this union they were blessed with three children, Gwen “Nita”, Juanita “Darlene”

Mr. Samuel Hasting, Age 68, March 25, 1947 – June 16, 2015

 

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web pic Mr. Samuel Hasting
March 25, 1947 – June 16, 2015
Services

Friday, June 19, 2015
Visitation: 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Neuble Monument
1330 Bluebird Rd, Lebanon, TN

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Family Visitation: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M.

Market Street Church of Christ
502 East Market Street
Lebanon, TN 37087

Interment
Wilson County Memorial Park
Lebanon, Tennessee

Bro. Samuel Hasting was born to the late Robert Hasting, Sr. and Mamie Hasting on March 25, 1947. He concluded his earthly life on June 16, 2015 at his residence.

He received his education at Wilson County

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

Mary Lucindia (Mary C.) Ewing Rippy was born on January 29, 1934 to the late John A. and Leara S. Gant Ewing in Flat Creek, TN. She departed this life on May 24, 2015. She accepted Jesus Christ at

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


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