LifeNotes: Lura Bird Bainbridge Brothers

Lura Bird Bainbridge Brothers

Lura Bird Bainbridge Brothers

Music Row realtor Lura Bird Bainbridge Brothers died on Thursday, May 2.

Brothers attended Graham Eckes School in Palm Beach, Fla. before graduating from University School in Nashville. Prior to entering into the real estate business, Brothers worked at Clement Recording Studio and Monument Records. After working with Dobson & Johnson for six years, she formed her own company, Lura Bainbridge Real Estate, in 1985. She was a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Tennessee Association of Realtors and the Country Music Association. She quickly became a well-known figure in Nashville business.

Known as the real estate agent to the stars, she worked with artists including Kenny Rogers, Alan Jackson, Clint Black, John Fogerty, Tanya Tucker, Randy Travis, Garth Brooks, J.D. Souther, Rosanne Cash and Rodney Crowell. She was among the first real estate agents to recognize the land value of Music Row and handled many transactions involving Music Row real estate.

The family will hold a memorial service on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Belmont Church (68 Music Square East). Visitation begins at 1 p.m. with a service to follow at 2 p.m. Contributions may be made to Caleb Company; Word of Faith Christian Center; Sarah Cannon Fund; the Nashville Union Rescue Mission; or the charity of your choice.

Brothers is survived by her husband, Judge Thomas W. Brothers; son, Thomas Bainbridge; her two granddaughters, Peyton and Grace; sisters, Annie Bird Cansler, Linda Bird Laughter and Catherine Bird. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Bobby. Honorary Pallbearers are Jean Ann and Mike McNally and the Music Row Bible study group, Dane Bryant, Colonel Silas Purvis, Rose Drake, Rick Sanjek, Sandy and Tom White, Harris Gilbert, Beverly Keel, Dr. John Brothers and Martha Woods.

A full obituary is available here.

 

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