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Miranda K. Talley



3:00 pm - 6:00 pm on Friday, July 8, 2011
Scales & Sons Funeral Home

11:00 a.m. - 12 noon on Saturday, July 9, 2011
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Lascassas, TN

Funeral with Rev. Jerry Marable officiating; Rev. Freddie B. Carpenter, Jr., Eulogist:
12:00 Noon on Saturday, July 9, 2011
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Lascassas, TN

Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, TN

Miranda K. Talley, age 54, was born to the late Willie D. Christmon (June 2005) and Cleo F. Talley (August 2002) on June 28, 1957. She received her education in Rutherford County and graduated from Oakland High School in 1976. She died on July 5, 2011 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN.

Miranda was employed with Donelson Hospital until its closing. She also worked at Peachtree Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Miranda did private sitting for the elderly until she was hired at Sunnington Assisted Living and Senior Care as a Certified Nursing Technician until her health failed.

She was preceded in death by her brother, DeWayne Talley (August 1999), niece, Felicia Davis (August 2004) and nephew, Corey "Bo" Talley (March 2002).

She leaves to cherish her daughter, Kenisha "Ne Ne" Talley and son, Kerrick Trael Talley, both of Murfreesboro, TN; sisters, Theresa Talley of Murfreesboro, TN, Mary Talley (Paul) Patton of Youngstown, OH, Hattie (Sam) Esmond and Barbara Christmon, both of Nashville, TN; grandsons, Montell Collier and Maleiki Talley; granddaughters, Mari Collier and Mikah Talley, all of Murfreesboro; neices, Shameka (Damon) Price and Tahlar Crockett of Murfreesboro; Sonia Patton of OH and Keisha (Rod) Johnson of Nashville; nephews, Paul Patton II of Orlando, FL, Jared Christmon of Texas, Stacey Christmon of Nashville and Chris Christmon; aunt, Hattie Christmon of Nashville and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins (devoted, Mary Hardy and Susie Martin) other relatives and friends.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

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