Characters 2019

Thank you to our 9 Characters

If you would like to help raise money for one of our characters, follow the link below to donate securely via PayPal.  Be sure to select which character you would like to support in the drop down menu.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! 

ALL proceeds from our characters will go directly to Murfreesboro Cold Patrol and Oaklands Mansion.  To learn more about these great organizations, click a button below.

Miss Scarlett

Melissa James is a Senior Vice President with Pinnacle Financial Partners.  She is very active in the community with RUTHERFORD Cable, Crime Stoppers and as a graduate of Leadership Rutherford.  She enjoys listening to live music, Barre 11 classes, and doing anything outdoors.  She is thrilled to have the opportunity to portray Miss Scarlet at this year’s Clue Party.

Colonel Mustard

Kara Kemp is the owner of KJ Kemp Coaching, the Co-Creator of Bloom Stage, a quarterly event that blends storytelling, poetry, music & art in Murfreesboro as well as serves as the Ringmaster (aka General Manager) of Tangerine Salon & Spa. She loves to wear a lot of hats…and she is ecstatic to don the hat of Col. Mustard from one of her favorite childhood movies for a great cause.  She is a champion of people & their stories and enjoys adventuring in life with her husband, Tony Woodall.

Mr. Green

Gabe Frazier owns an insurance agency in Murfreesboro.  He is proud to call Murfreesboro home and enjoys being involved in his community. 
He is the proud Father of his two children, Alisha and Jameson. 

Rusty Brown

Shawn Hackinson owns The Alley on Main with his wife, Christy. Shawn is the father of 3 boys, Gray, Park and Huck. In his spare time, he likes to get in as many mediocre rounds of golf as he can.
Shawn has raised the stakes for our fundraiser.  If the community helps him raise $1000, he will play Rusty Brown the Gardener.  HOWEVER, if the community can raise $2000, he will play Yvette the Maid!  So YOU can decide his character!  Follow the link at the top of the page to donate.

Mrs. White

Mary Fuggit is the Client Relations Manager at Gateway Title Services, LLC.  She serves on the board of RING (Rutherford Independent Networking Group), is a Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Diplomat and past Officer.  

Mrs. Peacock

Mara Smotherman is a middle school math teacher at the Gateway Academy. When she isn’t teaching, she’s acting and singing in productions for the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts, the Murder Mystery Company, and Hamiltunes. She lives with her husband, Charley (bassist for local band The Dirty Delusions), and their four pet succulents. She is excited for the opportunity to use her acting for such a wonderful cause.

Judge Gray

Brad Hopkins is a Realtor at Exit Realty Bob Lamb and Associates. He is very active in the community through MYP, the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Diplomat program and the Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors. Brad is a graduate of  MTSU and a proud supporter of MTSU and the BRAA. He has two amazing kids, Mya who is a sophomore at WKU and Evan who is a freshman at the Rockvale High School. 

Professor Plum

Dr Josh Morter is a Veteran and 3rd generation chiropractor at Morter Family Chiropractic.  He thrives on serving his community and  helping Murfreesboro achieve excellent health.  He is a youth leader at church and loves camping, fishing, and anything outdoors.  His number one passion is his wife and three amazing children.

Mr. Umber the Butler

Matthew Stump is The Mortgage Artist and provides his customers with competitive home loan options, creative solutions, and personalized attention. Stump studied Studio Art with an emphasis in Sculpture at Middle Tennessee State University and is married to Julie and they have three children: Bailee, Preston, and Miles. In addition to his award of January 2018’s United Way Volunteer of the month, he also supports Murfreesboro Young Professionals, Business Associates of Murfreesboro, and The Center for the Arts.

Matthew was a part of our 2018 Inaugural event as Mr. Green and had so much fun, he is joining us again this year.  Matthew will play Mr. Umber, the Butler.  Matthew will help lead the story, assist guests with interviewing characters and point you in the right direction… or WILL HE?!  We are grateful to have Matthew help us make this year’s event even better!