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Nina Jones

December 2, 1965 — March 6, 2024


Mrs. Nina Jones, age 58


Of Waverly, TN passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN. She was born December 2, 1965, in Waverly, TN. As a dietary cook at Humphreys County Nursing Home for 15 years, she nourished not just the bodies but also the spirits of all those she served. Her dedication to her work was unparalleled, and her kindness touched the lives of many. Nina found solace and joy as a member of the Richland Avenue Church of Christ, where her faith shone brightly through her actions and words.


Nina was a woman of many passions, but above all, she treasured spending time with her family. Whether it was cooking together in the kitchen, embarking on adventures in Gatlinburg, TN, or cheering on her favorite team, the Tennessee Titans, Nina's joy was always evident in those moments shared with her loved ones. Nina's passion for reading illuminated her path and enriched the lives of those around her. She had a remarkable ability to immerse herself in the pages of a book, finding solace, inspiration, and joy within the words penned by countless authors.


Mrs. Nina’s wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 4:00pm Sunday, March 17, 2024, at Richland Avenue Church of Christ with Bro. Kenneth Flemmings officiating.





   Alec James Jones (fiancée: Khadijah Combs) of Paris, TN



   India Nicole Ervin (Steven Ervin, Jr.) of Clarksville, TN



   James Ralston, Jr. of Waverly, TN



   Machelle Ralston of Waverly, TN

   Loretta Ralston of McEwen, TN



   Aiden Jones, Emilee Combs, Aaniya Matthews, and Aaliyah Ervin


Nieces & Nephew:

   Jamison Terry, Quita Zerr (Frankie) and Tish Jackson (D.J.)


Great Nieces & Nephews:

   Makhira Ralston, Tyler Whitmon, Cordae Jackson, Keilil Ralston 

   Brianna Nichols, Lily Wells (Isaiah) and James Zerr


Special Sister:

   Tammy Smith 


   Hazel Coleman and Sarah Burns


Preceded in death by:


Parents: James Ralston, Sr. and Francis Burns Ralston

Sister: Alice Ralston Harmon

Niece: Kenda Ralston


In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Dialysis Clinic: 505 West Main Street, Waverly, TN 37185 or to the Tennessee Kidney Foundation: P.O. Box 330989, Nashville, TN 37203.

Arrangements by Humphreys County Funeral Home (931) 296-5955

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Sunday, March 17, 2024

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Richland Avenue Church-Christ

Richland Ave, Waverly, TN 37185

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