Aretha Bingham

Aretha Bingham

Aretha Bingham, age 81 of Smyrna, died Monday, December 17, 2012. A native of Briceville, TN she was the daughter of the late Will Humphrey and Carrie (Hessler) Humphrey. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George Bingham; one son, Jerry, and one stepson, Randall Thomas.

Mrs. Bingham is survived by her daughter, Carol Peek and her husband Alvin of Bethpage, TN; stepson, Marshal Thomas; eight grandchildren, Michelle, Mike, Josh, Amanda, Amanda, Zach, Cindy, and James; and 12 great grandchildren.

Mrs. Bingham was of the Baptist faith and was a retired nurse with Clover Bottom Nursing Home. She also had worked for Nashville General Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Woodfin Funeral Chapel in Smyrna is in charge of the arrangements, (615) 459-3254. Online condolences can be made at

Funeral Home

Woodfin Chapel
1488 LASCASSAS PIKE Murfreesboro, TN 37167

Published in The Daily News Journal on Dec. 19, 2012