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Elease Murphy-Brannon

March 31, 1932 — July 11, 2023

 

Elease was born to Helen and Joe W. Murphy on March 31, 1932 (Both deceased) as well as Brothers Joe W Murphy, Jr., William “Bubba” Murphy, Sisters Dorothy Grison, and Annie Ruth Dancy.

Elease transitioned from the earthly life to eternal peace on July 11, 2023 surrounded by her children and grandchildren

She confessed her hope in Christ with the Church of Christ then with Kane Avenue Baptist Church.

She married Thomas ‘Earl’ Brannon in 1948 and from this union 5 children were born. She was a caring mother to her children and every child she ever met.

Elease and her late husband owned and operated The Basement Bar on Lincoln Street.

She enjoyed traveling the world, Roller Skating at the Hippodrome, Swimming and puzzles.

Elease leaves to cherish in memories: Sons Thomas Earl Brannon, Jr. Lavelle Brannon, and William Brannon, Daughters Linda (Herbert) Harris, Deborah Brannon, and Tkei Petway Brannon, Fourteen Grandchildren, 36 Great Grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. Her Brother Jackie W. (Janet) Murphy. Sisters Brenda Murphy, Gail (Ronald) Thompson, Helen Fay Strickland ( ), Bettie Jo (Dennis) Woodson, Terita Murphy.

Grandchildren: Toya Bryant, Derek Brannon, Tamika Vinson, Ravean Brannon, Shanequa Brannon, LaVelle LaMark Brannon, Tiffany Brannon, Carl (Naomi) Phillips, Tonya Mason-Fentress, Kenya Harris Calloway, and Nekea (Gary) Franklin.    

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Kayne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church

1025 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

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Friday, July 21, 2023

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Terrell Broady Funeral Home, Inc.

3855 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN 37218

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Visitation

Saturday, July 22, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Kayne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church

1025 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

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Interment

Saturday, July 22, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Hills of Calvary Memorial Park

4411 Ashland City Hwy, Nashville, TN 37218

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