A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.
Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.
All of our licensed directors adhere to the highest standard of ethical practices and are committed to ensuring that all of your needs are attended to. Their commitment to the community and genuine compassion toward families are but a few of the characteristics that make them outstanding in their field. We are proud to have them on our staff.
|Ed Larson, Owner, Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer Rissa Nave Larson, Owner, Pre Need Counselor|
Office Phone: 931-647-3371
Ed came to Nave Funeral Home in 1978, the same year that he married Rissa Nave Larson. He is a graduate from Belmont Universty were he received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. He is also a graduate of John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science. Ed and Rissa have three children, Chase, Clay and Carrie. They are members of First Baptist Church of Clarksville, were he serves as Deacon. He is also a member and Past President of The Clarksville Rotary Club, Past President of Tennessee Funeral Directors Association, Past President of Tennessee State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers and former Chair of Board of Trustees of Clarksville Academy.
|Tom Creech, Owner, Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer|
Office Phone: 931-647-3371
Originally from Centerville, Tom moved to Clarksville in 1997 to finish his degree at Austin Peay State University. Through college, he worked for the funeral home doing various jobs, from general duties, making removals to assisting with funerals. Upon receiving his diploma in Business Management, Tom furthered his education by attending John A. Gupton Mortuary College in Nashville. A licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer, Tom is involved with many community events and organizations. He is a member of Clarksville/Fort Campbell YMCA, Board Member with the Downtown Clarksville Kiwanis Club, Pi Kappa Alpha Alumni Association, Austin Peay State University Alumni Association, Board Member with the Austin Peay State University Governor’s Club, Leadership Clarksville '06, member of the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Business Development Committee, and a member of the Tennessee Funeral Directors Association. He is a member of the Church Of Christ.
|Tim Ferrell, Licensed Funeral Director|
Tim was born and raised in Montgomery County, graduating from Northwest High School in 1974. He is married to the former Etta Bowles and they have two children and two grandchildren. Tim received his funeral directors license in 1983 and has been actively involved in the funeral business for 35 years. Tim is a member of the Nashville Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. In addition to this, Tim is also the Pastor of Erin Cumberland Presbyterian and Locust Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Cunningham, Tennessee. He is also a member of the Downtown Civitan Club.
|Kenneth Self, Licensed Funeral Director/Manager of Nave Funeral Home, Erin, TN|
Kenneth is a licensed Funeral Director and our Manager of Nave Funeral Home, Erin, TN. He has worked in the funeral business at our Erin location for over 25 years.
|Larry Nave, Funeral Director- Embalmer|
|Tony Nave, Funeral Director|
Tony is a life long Resident of the Clarksville; Montgomery area. He and his father and brother started Nave Funeral Home in Erin, TN and later moved to Clarksville to start McReynolds-Nave and Larson Funeral Home.
|Clay Larson, Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer|
Clay is the son of Ed and Rissa Nave Larson and joined the family business in August of 2014.
He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Martin and John A. Gupton Mortuary College. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and gardening in his spare time and is a member of both the Lone Oak Baptist Church and the Erin Rotary Club.
Clay resides in Montgomery County with his wife Amy and their two children, Olivia and Logan.
|Dustin Broadbent, Licensed Funeral Director/ Embalmer|
Dustin is a lifelong resident of Erin and came to Nave Funeral Home in the Spring of 2011. He proudly serves the Nave Funeral Home Chapel in Erin.
Dustin attended Murray State University and is a 2014 graduate of the Funeral Service Program at Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham, Alabama. Dustin is the current Vice President of the Erin Rotary Club, and holds memberships with Wisdom Charity Lodge, Shriner's International, and Sigma Phi Sigma.
Dustin resides in Erin with his wife, Lynn and their son, Parker. They attend Griffin's Chapel Church of the Nazarene.
|Lance Powell, Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer|
Lance is an Erin native and came to Nave Funeral Homes in September of 2000. He proudly serves both Erin & Clarksville locations.
Lance is a 1996 graduate of Houston Co. High School, 2011 graduate of Austin Peay State University, and a 2015 graduate of the Funeral Service Program at Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham. Also, he is a member of the Gamma Beta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, and the APSU Alumni Associations. Lance resides in Houston County with his wife Jessica and their children Cameron and Sami Kaye. They attend Erin Church of the Nazarene.
|Ashley Hodges, Licensed Funeral Director|
|Jeremy Clinard, Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer|
|John Mark Thomas, Licensed Minister|
John Mark is a native of Dickson County and is married to Angelia Haley Thomas of Clarksville. Together, they have three adult children and enjoy spending as much time as possible with their three grandchildren.
John attended Union University and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 1983 and has served churches throughout Middle and West Tennessee. In 2011, John completed a 2 year Chaplain residency at the VA Hospital, Nashville and currently serves McReynolds-Nave & Larson as both the resident Chaplain and as a funeral assistant.
|Dwight Dickson, Licensed Pre Need Counselor|
Dwight was born and raised in Montgomery County. He graduated from Montgomery Central High School and retired after 47 years of Banking, Insurance and Real Estate. He is a member of Clarksville Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Kiwanis Club, Advisory Board Member of the Salvation Army, Board Member of the Austin Peay State University Governors Club and a member of the Austin Peay State University Foundation, Treasurer – Sunday School Teacher and Deacon of First Baptist Church, Trustee for Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home (Franklin, TN), member of The Gideon's International, served on the Clarksville Retail Credit Bureau Board, served on United Way of Clarksville Board and was one of the organizing directors of Legends Bank where he presently serves as a Director. Dwight was also a member of the Leadership Clarksville class of 2007 -2008.
He was chairman of the Montgomery County "Jesus Film Project" which, in conjunction with Campus Crusade for Christ, mailed a copy of the film to every household in Montgomery County. He also served eight years in the Tennessee National Guard. For the past four years Dwight has worked as a Family Service Counselor for McReynolds - Nave & Larson. Dwight married Gloria Clark in 1959. They have 2 children, Anita Dickson Powers, Dwight Dickson Jr. and 5 grandchildren.
They have lived at 3000 Spring Creek Village in Montgomery County since 1963.
|Keith Dyer, Licensed Pre Need Counselor|
|David Mackens, Funeral Director - Pre Need Counselor|
David was born and raised in Montgomery County. He graduated from Montgomery Central High School. David first came to McReynolds - Nave & Larson in 1984. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Pre-need counselor. David is married to Donna Ferrell Mackens. They are the proud parents of 2 daughters, Beth and Amy. He is member of Central Civitan. David is currently serving as the Pastor at Lone Oak Baptist Church.