Dereshia Marquia Benford, age 18, passed away July 7, 2020, at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
Survivors include, Parents, Novashia Smotherman and Derevous Benford; Grandparents, Sherman and Felita Smotherman, Charlie Richardson, and the late Glenda "Frannie" Benford; Siblings, Nyasha and Dashawn Smotherman, Quintorrius, Marqwell, and Delayiah Benford; Devoted Niece and Nephew, Malachi and Tamira; Devoted Aunts, Jantrice (Justin) Johnson, Kendra (Darryl) Chaney; Aunts, Lisa (Roderick) Black, LaNesha Benford; Sisters and Brothers In Love, JaNora (Ah'man) Nance, Kendrick Norman and Family, Kenya Chaney, Kentoria (Kenzlei) Chaney, Francise Chaney, Bran'Nyshiah Herrin; Devoted Family and Friends, Faye Donnell, David Bates, Kyle Freeman, Jervailla Whittaker, TyVaria, Kyla, Rob, Ty'Klecia, Tamia, Tamarra, Quantaz, Jenna, Mikea, Timijah, Jaden, Tero and The Highway 231 Swag Group. A Host of close family and friends that she loved dearly.
Drive through visitation Saturday July 11, 2020, 4-6 PM at Hellum Funeral Chapel. Sunday, visitation 12-1 PM with drive in service to follow at Hwy 231 So. Church of Christ, 4331 Shelbyville Hwy., Murfreesboro, TN, Bro. Anthony Walker eulogist. Interment Lovvorn Cemetery.
In lieu of a repast, there will be a celebration in Rogers Park immediately following the interment.
As you grieve know that you the Benford and Smotherman families are being remembered and honoring the memory of Dereshia.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Hellum Funeral Home, Inc., 611 So. Highland Ave., Murfreesboro, TN, 615-893-4323.
Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of J.C. Hellum Funeral Home | TN.
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