Alford, Nina Ruth Hockett -
Beechgrove - Funeral services for Mrs. Nina Ruth Hockett Alford, age 81, of Beechgrove, TN will be conducted Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Steve Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Wilson Chapel/ Hoo Doo Cemetery. Visitation will be conducted Friday, August 8, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the funeral home. Mrs. Alford passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in Nashville, TN.She was born July 7, 1933 in Bedford County, Tennessee the eldest of six children born to the late Burrell Hockett and Mary Katherine Gibson Hockett. “Granny” as she was affectionately known to all who knew her, lived life for her family. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who was in constant motion caring for her loved ones. She always enjoyed cooking up some of her famous dishes, such as her meatloaf, pineapple upside down cake and chocolate pies. One of her favorite pastimes was nurturing her flower garden as well as a large vegetable garden from which she canned all kinds of goodies. She was a longtime, dedicated member of Noah’s Fork Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Alford is preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Lee Alford in 1997; a son, Ronald Keith “Worm” Alford; and four brothers, Lindell Hockett, Dorris Hockett, Morris Hockett and Norris Hockett.
Survivors include three children, Danny Lee Alford (Kathy) of Beechgrove, TN; Michael Alford (Cathy) of Woodbury, TN and Jessie Ruth Sloan (Marty) of Murfreesboro, TN; 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson and several step-grandchildren; a sister, Berlene West of Bell Buckle, TN; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Nina Ruth Hockett Alford.
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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355