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Tonya Scales Haynes
Tonya Scales Haynes

NEW GENERATION FUNERAL HOME is a diversified funeral home owned by Tonya Scales Haynes and her husband Deric Haynes as well as Derrick L.  Jackson and his wife, Laurie Smith-Jackson. 

New Generation Funeral Home humbly serves the diverse families of Davidson County, Rutherford County, Sumner County, Wilson County, and the surrounding counties of Middle Tennessee. 

Our professional and attentive staff are some of the most loving and caring people that you will ever meet. We sincerely care about the families we serve, and we are committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards possible. We serve each family as if each family is our family. Our desire is to exceed the expectations of all of our families.

TONYA SCALES-HAYNES is a graduate of John A. Gupton Mortuary College in Nashville, Tennessee with a degree in Mortuary Science.

Tonya is a licensed funeral director, licensed embalmer and a licensed insurance agent.

Funeral service has run through her blood line for over 96 years.  She is the daughter of Robert "Bob" Scales and the grand-daughter of the late Robert "T-90" Scales and Mary Scales of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Tonya is a premier embalmer and is well respected locally and nationally serving in leadership positions in both the local and national funeral director associations and conventions. She currently serves as the President of the Tennessee State Funeral Directors & Morticians Association.

Tonya has been recognized by several organizations for her extraordinary and outstanding leadership and professionalism.  The Leadership conference For Progressive Adults granted her a Certificate Of Achievement Award for her career advancements and community involvement.

Tonya has also been nominated for the Business Journal Women of Influence Award that celebrates and highlights exemplary women who are making a difference in their communities.

Tonya is a very compassionate Funeral Director and Embalmer with the heart of a servant.  She carefully and attentively guides each family through the funeral and cremation arrangement process.  She takes her time with each family and meticulously answers each question with the interest of the family in mind.

Tonya is very active in community, civic, and charitable organizations.  She seeks to conduct business in a Godly and professional manner.  Tonya is married to Deric Haynes and is the proud mother of Jacquita, Akia, and Mya.  Her life's mission is to be a "vessel of healing" to those who are hurting and a "source of strength" to those who are struggling.

DERRICK L. JACKSON is a graduate of John A. Gupton College Of Mortuary Science Funeral Director's Program. He is a licensed funeral director and a licensed pre-need insurance agent.

Derrick is a very compassionate Funeral Director and a very sensitive Pre-Need Insurance agent. He lovingly and patiently shepherds families through one of the most difficult times of their lives.

Derrick has been named one of the most influential persons of Sumner County, Tennessee. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Gallatin, and he is very active in civic, charitable, and community activities.

Derrick holds a Master's Degree in Theology from Vanderbilt University Divinity School, a Master's Degree in Busines Administration from Kellar Graduate School Of Management, and a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas.  Additionally, he received the Valedictorian Diploma from Leflore County High School in his home town of Itta Bena, Mississippi, and he is pursuing the Doctorate Of Ministry Degree from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Derrick is married to Laurie Michelle Lanakila Smith Jackson, and he is the father of Jeffery and Joshua and the grand-father of Sanai Marie.  Derrick's  life motto is based on the words of a gospel song that says, "If I can help someone as I pass along... if I can cheer someone with a word or song...if I can show someone that he is traveling wrong...then my living will not be in vain."


* Transferring  Existing Pre-Planned & Pre-Funded Arrangements
* Veterans/Social Security Benefits Assistance
* Advance Planning & Pre-Need Arrangements
* Special Limousine & Transport Services
* Personalized Life Celebration Services
* Caskets, Vaults, Urns & Head Stones
* Cremation Services Without Visitation
* Funeral Program Design & Printing
* Cremation Services With Visitation
* Domestic & International Shipping
* Non-Traditional Funeral Services
* Traditional Funeral Services
* Death Away From Home
* Private Family Services
* Out-Of-Town Services
* The Dove Ceremony
* Grave-Side Services
* Memorial Services
* Limousine Service
* Obituary Support
* Grief Counseling
* Repast Facilities
* Military Services
* Notary Public
* Monuments
* Cemeteries
* Cremations
* After-Care

RECOGNIZING that each life is unique, we provide personalized and customized services that celebrate the life and uniqueness of your loved one.  All of our services are facilitated with an attitude of reverence, dignity and respect.

NEW GENERATION FUNERAL HOME is committed to offering you and your family a wide range of services and options to fit every budget and fulfill every wish with respect for all faiths, customs and traditions.

IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAVE ALREADY PRE-PLANNED OR PRE-FUNDED A FUNERAL OR CREMATION ARRANGEMENT AT ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME  and would like to change, we accept all insurance policies, burial policies, and pre-need contracts and arrangements from other funeral homes. 

FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, our team is available to you and your family 24 hours a day and 7 days a week at (615) 365-7105.

 Tonya Scales Haynes, Pastor Derrick Jackson, or Jo Anna Kelly, for all of your funeral and cremation needs at (615) 365-7105.


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