Mrs. Lillie Mae McDowell Stallworth “Granny”


September 2, 1932 – May 31, 2020


Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Family Visitation: 10:30 A.M.
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M.

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

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
9:00 A.M.
Middle TN State Veteran’s Cemetery
7931 McCrory Lane
Nashville, Tennessee

Mrs. Thelma Louise Franklin


September 15, 1931 – May 26, 2020


Friday, May 29, 2020
Public Viewing: 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Saturday, May 30, 2020
Family Visitation: 1:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M.

All services held at
Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 East Burton Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Sand Hill Cemetery
LaVergne, Tennessee

Thelma Louise Franklin was born September 15, 1931 and she left this earthly life on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at St. Thomas Hospital.

Thelma was the 2nd child to the late Elvira and Charles Taylor, Sr. She was educated in Evansville, Indiana and was part of the Eastern Star Ch.10.  She worked at Meharry Hospital, Central State Hospital, Dell Computers and she was a security officer.  Thelma was a member of St. James CME then moved to Faith United and then found a home at Sand Hill Church of Christ.

Thelma is survived by two daughters, Anna (Tony) Stanley and Catherine Franklin Morton Woods; god daughter, Sandra Waterwave; devoted granddaughters, Hazel Franklin and Sonya Jennings; grandchildren, Loniel Morton, Donna Selbourne and Neal Mapps; devoted sister in law, Kress Taylor; devoted friends, Sandra Reed, Pastor Wellington and Donna Johnson; along with a host of great grandchildren and friends.

Lavoishier Maurice Ridley

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July 18, 1987 – May 23, 2020

Friday, May 29, 2020
Visitation: 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

SAG Funeral Home
1503 Buchanan Street
Nashville, Tennessee

Mr. Lavoishier Maurice Ridley, age 32, passed away Saturday,  May 23rd.  He is preceded in death by his father, David Howard.

Lavoishier is survived by his mother, Annie Ridley; siblings, Derisha Ridley, Aaron Bryant, Lepale Ridley and Lashay Spencer; along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

John 14:27

Doña Francisca Cedillo Florencio

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October 4, 1952 – May 18, 2020

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Family Visitation: 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
@ Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 East Burton St., Murfreesboro, TN

Graveside Service
Friday, May 22, 2020
10:00 A.M.

Mapleview Cemetery
411 Maple Street
Smyrna, Tennessee

Mrs. Marian Nelson

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June 11, 1960 – May 13, 2020

**Due to COVID-19, this Celebration will be a Drive-In Service. Parking will be available at the rear of the church and a maximum of ten people at a time will be allowed to view Mrs. Marian.  Once the service begins, please remain in your vehicle and tune in to 89.7 FM in order to be a part of the service** 


Saturday, May 16, 2020
Lie In State: 10:00 A.M.
Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral: 12:00 Noon

Hwy 231 Church of Christ
4331 Shelbyville Hwy
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Lovvorn Cemetery
987 River Barfield Road
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Marian was born on June 11, 1960 to the late Tommy and Lorene Nelson in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  She left this earthly life on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Marian was raised in Murfreesboro, TN and graduated from the Rutherford County School System.  She was a quite woman who found joy in picking turnip greens.  Later in life, she was baptized into Christ at Hwy 231 Church of Christ. 

Marian is survived by her two children, Tameka and Marcus Nelson; grandchildren, Du’Ricco Johnson, Du’Marcus Voorhies, Du’Mekia Nelson, Du’Mario Nelson, Du’Monta Burns, Du’Ron Alexander, Jr., and Du’Marion Dumas; three great grandchildren; two sisters, Sarah (Jerry) Holman and Jimmie “Gert” Nelson Shannon; six brothers, Tommy (Betty) Nelson, George (Vanessa) Nelson, William (Marie) Nelson, Albert (Judy) Nelson, Clarence (Debra) Nelson and Pleas (Jenna) Nelson; beloved friends, Stacy and Jessica; along with a host of other relatives and friends.