OBITUARY: Gracie H. Brandon


Gracie H. Brandon passed away at her residence on August 19, 2018.

She was a native of Cannon County, but lived most of her life in Rutherford County. Gracie was retired from the Rutherford County School System as a custodian.

Gracie was preceded in death by her parents, Sheila Hughes and Bertha Ferrell Leyhew; step-father, Ruel Leyhew; and brother Jimmy Hughes. She is survived by her husband, John Brandon; sons, Stevie Nixon, Mathew Nixon; step-sons, John (Betty)Brandon Jr. and Jeff (Jan) Brandon; daughter, Nancy (Kevin) Thomas; brother, Franklin (Debra) Hughes; sisters, Joy Eubanks, Betty (Billy) Sanford, and Katherine (Buddy) Young; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and loving caregiver Wynona Harris.

Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation. A chapel service will be 10:00 A. M. Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Jennings and Ayers Chapel. Active pall-bearers will be friends and family members. Burial will follow the service at Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro, TN.

Please leave online condolences at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation are in charge of the local arrangements, 820 S. Church Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422.

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