Nancy Matthews, age 78 of Murfreesboro, died Friday, March 28, 2014. She was a native of Giles County and was preceded in death by her husband, William Matthews, and parents, James Marvin Thornton and Elva Eleanora Patterson Thornton. Mrs. Matthews was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church and a retired nurse for Dr. Estes and Dr. Tolbert.
She is survived by her children, William Mike Matthews and wife Pam of Murfreesboro, Guy Thornton Matthews and wife Mary of Lascassas, Cathy Ann Matthews of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Ava Grace Matthews of Lascassas, Carole Matthews Dempsey and husband Josh of Baxter, Angela Storelli of Murfreesboro, Jason Kremar and wife Connie of North Carolina, Gina Jones and husband Billy of Smyrna; great-grandchildren, Alexandria Jones, Trent Jones, Sophie Jones, Kyleigh Jones, Madison Dempsey, Bryson Dempsey, Clint Kremar, Matthew Storelli, Erica Storelli, John Kremar, and Clark Kremar.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Dr. Jim Clardy will officiate. Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151; www.woodfinchapel.com