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Scales & Sons Funeral Home, Funeral Homes, Murfreesboro, TN

National Funeral Directors Association

National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association

Tennessee State Funeral Directors & Morticians Association

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce


Blanche Matthews



Public Viewing:
1:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Thursday August 21, 21014
Scales and Sons Chapel, 314 East State Street, Murfreesboro Tn 37130

Visitation with the Family:
12 noon on Friday August 22, 2014
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 762 Holly Grove Rd, Lascassas, TN 37085

Celebration of Life:
1:00 p.m. on Friday August 22, 2014
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 762 Holly Grove Rd, Lascassas, TN 37085

Service of Committal and Interment:
Evergreen Cemetery

Esther Blanche Martin Matthews was born July 7, 1927 to the late Jim and Burton Martin. She departed from this life on August 17, 2014.

She was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the Nurses Guild.

She worked at Park Sherman, Central State, Murfreesboro Health Care Center, and as a Private Duty sitter, until she retired.

She was preceded in death by sister, Ollie Mae Rankins, and brothers, Henry Clay Martin Hot Pappa and Willie D. Martin.

She leaves to cherish her memory: four loving children, Gail Denise Matthews, Charles (Machelle) Matthews, Dewayne (Robbie) Matthews, and Felicia (Larry) Coleman; a loving devoted sister, Annie White; sisters-in-law, Margaret A. Martin, and Sadie (Albert) Wade; loving grandchildren, Kalitha Martin, Djuane Matthews, Ariel Matthews, Larry and Tyrez Johnson, Dominique Coleman, Richard Matthews, Aliyah Watkins, Brooke Matthews and Charles Matthews Jr.; great grandchildren, Riaunna Knight, Malachi Brown, and Joe Batey; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him."
~ II Samuel 14:14 NIV

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

PHONE: (615) 893-1313 - 24 hours a day

314 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

P.O. Box 1371
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1371