Nell C. Fly

Born in Dekalb County, TN on August 4, 1931

Departed on September 23, 2011 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Nell C. Fly, age 80 of Hendersonville, TN passed away Friday, September 23, 2011 at her home. Mrs. Fly was the eldest daughter born August 4, 1931 to John Lee and Leona Young Cantrell. Mrs. Fly was the quintessential wife, mother and grandmother, who cherished time with her friends and family, whether it was sharing a meal or playing her favorite card game, Shanghai. She was a jigsaw puzzle enthusiast and the more difficult the puzzle, the better. Above all, Mrs. Fly was a good-hearted Christian woman who loved her Lord and a dear friend to the Challenge Class at Bluegrass Baptist Church, who will serve as honorary pallbearers. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Morgan, Jewell and Prentice Cantrell. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Joseph P. Fly; children; Diane Heath, Jody Lori Fly, Deborah Frank Waller and Randy Kristen Fly; grandchildren, Ashley Heath, Leslie Adam Ward, Jason Natasha Heath, Preston Waller, Jordan Heath, Dylan Fly, Caitlin Waller, and Allie and Anna Fly; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Jayden Heath, Ailidh and Ewan Ward; close family friend, Donna Gayle Gardner. A Life Celebration service will be conducted at 10 A.M., Monday, September 26, 2011 from the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home with Rev. Matt Tullos officiating. Interment will follow in the Hendersonville Memory Gardens with Jason Heath, Preston Waller, Jordan Heath, Dylan Fly, Adam Ward, Florian Eppinger, Mike Williams and Dylan McDonald serving as active pallbearers. Visitation will be from 1 P.M. until 3 P.M. and from 5 P.M. until 7 P.M., Sunday, September 25, 2011 at Hendersonville Funeral Home. Memorial contributions should be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Bluegrass Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Hendersonville Funeral Home, 615 824-3855.

2 Comments to Nell C. Fly

  1. Boardman Family
    September 25, 2011 12:00 am

    We are very sorry about your loss. Nell was a wonderful woman and will be missed. With heart felt sympathy, Liz, Susan, and Paula

  2. Melissa Simpson
    September 25, 2011 12:00 am

    I love you Aunt Nell, you will be
    greatly missed.