Local Information

Local Information

We've put together a list of hospitality resources for friends and family who may be unfamiliar with the area. Feel free to explore all that our community has to offer below.

Local Bereavement Support Groups

Grief Share – 324-6269

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. Each week groups will watch a video seminar featuring top experts on grief and recovery subjects. Brentwood Baptist Church is one of the many locations where groups meet. Please contact Gayle Haywood at Brentwood Baptist Church or visit the GriefShare website to find a group near you.

Alive Grief Support Services – 963-4732

Alive Grief Support Services is a comprehensive program that addresses the needs that arise following the death of a loved one. This organization has professional grief counselors and trained volunteers to guide individuals (and groups) through the process of mourning. They also offer bereavement camps for children and those grieving during the holidays. Brentwood United Methodist Church hosts one of the various support groups in Nashville. Please visit the website or call for a full listing of locations and services.

Praying the Psalms of Lament – 298-9502 or 383-1815

Praying the Psalms of Lament is a grief support group for adults that explores the emotional impact of grief, healthy responses to grief, and spiritual resources for the journey through grief. Please contact Sandra Randleman at First Presbyterian Church Nashville for more information.

Women of Hope – 599-6043

Women of Hope is an ongoing ministry of encouragement, comfort, support, and guidance to women who are dealing with the loss of their husbands. This group meets the fourth Saturday of each month at Brentwood Baptist Church. Special guests address topics of interest which offer inspiration and encouragement to attendees. Open to widows of all ages in the community. Please contact Barbara Farrow for more information.

The Compassionate Friends – 356-4823 or 385-8345

The Compassionate Friends is a self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents. This group is open to parents who are grieving the death of a child of any age. They meet the second Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. at the HCA building north of Centennial Park. The Compassionate Friends Nashville Chapter



Local Cemeteries

Below is a listing of area cemeteries. The staff of Austin Funeral & Cremation Services is accustomed to working with any of the local cemeteries, and can make arrangements with out-of-town cemeteries as well. If you would like assistance in selecting cemetery property or information on other burial options, our staff would be glad to assist you.

Calvary Cemetery
1001 Lebanon Road
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: (615) 256-4590

Christ Church Memorial Gardens
15354 Old Hickory Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: (615) 834-6171
Phone: (615) 423-6600

Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens
9090 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221
Phone: (615) 646-9292

Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
(for veterans, spouses, and dependent children only)
7931 McCrory Lane
Nashville, TN 37221
Phone: (615) 532-2238

Mount Olivet Cemetery
1101 Lebanon Road
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: (615) 255-4193

Williamson Memorial Gardens
3009 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: (615) 371-9200

Woodlawn Memorial Park
3009 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: (615) 371-9200

Mt. Hope Cemetery
608 Mt. Hope Street
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: (615) 794-2440



Local Florists

Accent Flowers
312 Wilson Pike Circle
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 373-8484
Toll Free: (800) 525-1468

Rebel Hill Florist
4821 Trousdale Drive
Nashville, TN 37220
Phone: (615) 833-8555
Toll Free: (800) 886-3768

Knestrick by Design
4407 Charlotte Ave.
Nashville, TN 37215
Phone: (615) 513-9810



Local Hotels

The following are all negotiated rates. Please ask hotels for the bereavement rate through Austin Funeral & Cremation Services.


Marriott Courtyard
103 East Park Drive
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 371-9200

Hyatt Place
202 Summit View Drive
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 661-9477

Homewood Suites
5107 Peter Taylor Park
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 377-3332

Residence Inn by Marriott
206 Ward Circle
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 371-0100

Best Western
5581 Franklin Pike Circle
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 373-8585

Holiday Inn Express
5566 Franklin Pike Circle
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 221-5001

Baymont Inn & Suites
111 Penn Warren Drive
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 376-4666

Cool Springs

Marriott Cool Springs
700 Cool Springs Blvd. E.
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: (615) 261-6126

Residence Inn by Marriott
2009 Meridian Blvd.
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: (615) 778-0002

Marriott Courtyard
2001 Meridian Blvd.
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: (615) 778-0080

Magnuson Hotel
1738 Carothers Blvd.
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 277-8700


Hampton Inn Green Hills
2324 Crestmoor Road
Nashville, TN 37215
Phone: (615) 777-0001

Marriott Courtyard
1901 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 327-9900

Austin Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC
Phone: (615) 377-0775
5115 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027

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