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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.

Pastor William Henry Thompson, Age 84, March 4, 1930-June 21, 2014

 

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Web Pic Pastor William Henry Thompson
March 4, 1930 – June 21, 2014
 
Services

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Family Visitation: 5:00 P.M.- 7:00 P.M.
Bright Temple Church of God in Christ

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Bright Temple Church of God in Christ
516 Elm Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Shelbyville, Tennessee

   
William (Hen) H. Thompson was born on March 4, 1930 in Shelbyville, TN. He departed this life to be with his Father in Heaven on June 21, 2014. William was born to Morris D. and Lillian Thompson.

Mrs. Amanda Sanders, Age 98, April 16, 1916 – June 15, 2014

 

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web pic Mrs. Amanda Sanders
April 16, 1916 – June 15, 2014
Service

Saturday, June 21, 2014
Family Visitation: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M.

Woodbury Church of Christ
100 E. Water St.
Woodbury, Tennessee 37190

Interment
Hoover Cemetery
Woodbury, Tennessee

Amanda Sanders was born April 16, 1916 in Woodbury, TN to the late Lebon Alexander and Delilah Vernon Alexander and she departed this life on June 15, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Frank Sanders; son, Paul Alexander; Sister Hattie Adams; and brother, Lester Alexander, Sr.

Amanda Sanders leaves to cherish her memory,

Mr. Colia L. Streeter, Age 88, October 31, 1925 – June 3, 2014

 

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Web Pic Mr. Colia L. Streeter
October 31, 1925 – June 3, 2014
Services

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Family Visitation: 1:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel

Sunday, June 8, 2014
Family Visitation: 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M.

Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel
824 Lipscomb St
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Mt. Ararat Cemetery
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Mr. Colia Louis Streeter was born October 31, 1925 to the late Ludie and Colia Streeter, Sr. He departed this life on June 3, 2014 at Glenn Oaks facility.

He spent a lot of his time working with horses and

Mr. Leonard “Shorty” Rucker, Jr., Age 95, August 18, 1918-May 9, 2014

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web pic Mr. Leonard “Shorty” Rucker, Jr.
August 18, 1918 – May 9, 2014
Services

Friday, May 16, 2014
Visitation: 4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Nelson and Sons Memorial Chapel
824 Lipscomb St, Shelbyville, TN

Saturday, May 17, 2014
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
Rucker Cemetery
Unionville, Tennessee

Mr. Leonard Essie Rucker, Jr. was born in Rutherford County on August 18, 1918 to the late Jessie Lee Rucker and Leonard Rucker, Sr. He departed this life on May 9, 2014 at Glen Oaks Health and

Mr. Oatis Green, Jr., Age 55, August 24, 1958 – May 1, 2014

 

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web pic Mr. Oatis Green, Jr.
August 24, 1958 – May 1, 2014
Services

Saturday, May 10, 2014
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.

Bradyville Road Church of Christ
1265 Bradyville Pike
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Interment

Monday, May 12, 2014 – 11:00 A.M.
Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
Pegram, Tennessee

Mr. Oatis Green, Jr. also affectionately known as “Bubba” “Bubber” was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee to the late Oatis Green, Sr. and Evelyn Anderson Wade. Our Heavenly Father shared Oatis with us on August 24, 1958. After 55 years, God

Mrs. Debbie Atashzay, Age 63, April 13, 1951 – April 28, 2014

 

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web pic Mrs. Debbie Atashzay
April 13, 1951 – April 28, 2014
 
Memorial Service

Friday, May 2, 2014
Memorial Service: 10:00 A.M.

Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel
824 Lipscomb Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Mount Ararat Cemetery
Shelbyville, Tennessee

   
Mrs. Deborah Christine Atashzay, age 63, passed away Monday, April 28th.

She was educated in the Franklin County school system and received an Associate Degree from the University of Houston.

Mrs. Atashzay was preceded in death by her parents Mancle and Gracie Owens. She is survived by one daughter Amber Atashzay; two sons Gregg and Donald Moore; four grandchildren Amber Hargis, Gunner, Jasmine

Ms. Edna L. Miller, Age 80, August 20, 1933-April 22, 2014

 

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web pic Ms. Edna L. Miller
August 20, 1933 – April 22, 2014
 
Services

Friday, April 25, 2014
Lie In State: 4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Nelson and Sons Memorial Chapel

Saturday, March 26, 2014
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Scott United Methodist Church
940 Morton Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Shelbyville, Tennessee

   
Edna L. Miller was born on August 20, 1933 and departed this life
April 22, 2014 at Glen Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center
in Shelbyville, Tennessee. She was born in Shelbyville, Tennessee to Willie James and Mattie Lou Reeves Miller.

Mr. Lloyd G. Smith, Age 61, June 29, 1952-April 21, 2014

 

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web pic Mr. Lloyd G. Smith
June 29, 1952 – April 21, 2014
 
Service

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Family Visitation: 4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Nelson and Sons Memorial Chapel

Friday, April 25, 2014
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Nelson and Sons Memorial Chapel
824 Lipscomb Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Shelbyville, Tennessee

   
Lloyd G. Smith was born on June 29, 1952 to the late Clyde and Mable Smith. He departed this life on April 21, 2014.

Along with his father and mother, he was preceded in death by one son, Shawn Scott,

Mr. Sohrab Atashzay, Age 59, September 9, 1964-March 31, 2014

 

web pic Mr. Sohrab Atashzay
September 9, 1964 – March 31, 2014
 
Service

Graveside Service
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Service: 11:00 A.M.

Mount Ararat Cemetery
116 West End Ave.
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Mt. Ararat Cemetery
Shelbyville, Tennessee

   
   
Mr. Sohrab Atashzay was born on September 9, 1964 and left this earthly life on Monday, March 31, 2014.

Mr. Atashzay is survived by his wife Debbie Atashzay; daughter Amber Atashzay; step-children Deuce and Gregt Moore; one sister Nasrine Nezhat; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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Mrs. Helen J. Holland, Age 81, June 16, 1932-March 29, 2014

 

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web pic Mrs. Helen J. Holland
June 16, 1932 – March 29, 2014
 
Service

Friday, April 4, 2014
Family Visitation: 4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel

Saturday, April 5, 2014
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.

Galilee Primitive Baptist Church
908 Sevier Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Interment
Willow Mount Cemetery
Shelbyville, Tennessee

   
Mrs. Helen Jouiese Johnson Smythe Holland, also known as “Queen Bee”, age 81, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014.

Mrs. Holland is survived by her husband John Holland; children Ray Anthony Smythe, Thomas


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