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Henry County and Surrounding Area Obituaries
 

 

Willis Sharpe

Willis Lee Sharpe, age 83, of Paris, Tenn., died Tuesday, November  4, 2014, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn. 

He was married Sept. 3, 1977 to Karon Joyner Sharpe, and she survives.

 He was a Retired Supervisor of Grounds and Buildings for Marquette County Wisconsin.    He was also a Member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

Willis was born February 20, 1931 in Westfield, WI to the late Spencer  Albert Sharpe and the late Lydia Louise Lippert Sharpe.

Besides his wife, he is also survived by his Seven Children all in Wisconsin;  12 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren; His Step Family-2 Children, 4 Grandchildren, and 9 Great Grandchildren; Special Brother-in-laws, Jerry (Lana) Joyner of Paris, TN and Dale (Cindy) Joyner of Henry, TN.        

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn.  He will be cremated with A Memorial Service at New Life Baptist Church at 3:00 PM Saturday, November  8, 2014. 

Dale Joyner will officiate. 

Memorials may be made to:  American Diabetes Association,  1701 North Beauregard Street,  Alexandria, VA  22311    or      diabetes.org

Janice Fitzhugh

Janice Carol Fitzhugh, age 67, of Paris, Tenn., died Thursday, October 30, 2014, at Residence in Paris, Tenn. 

She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Janice was born December 12, 1946 in Paris, TN to the late Cecil Clutts and the late Louise Barrows  Clutts.

She is survived by her  One Son,  Jeremy Fitzhugh of Buchanan, Tenn and One Grandson, Jaycob Fitzhugh.         

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn.   There will be a Graveside Memorial Service at Rose Lawn Mausoleum at 4:00 PM Friday, November  7, 2014.

Entombment will follow in Rose Lawn Mausoleum in Paris, Tenn.

Donna Bowers

Donna Jo Hill Bowers, age 74, of Springville, Tenn., died Saturday, November  1, 2014, at Paris Healthcare and Rehab Center in Paris, Tenn. 

She was born January 13, 1940 in Blytheville, AR to the late Joe N. Hill and the late Maureen Godwin Hill.

Donna was married on November 4, 1983 to Dennis Neal Bowers and he preceded in death January 26, 2011.  

She had attended Mt. Juliet Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses and The Paris Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She was a former Daycare operator and a Homemaker.

She is survived by her Two Daughters,  Kelly (Jeff) Nelson of Nashville, Tenn,  Julie Flannagan of Gallatin, Tenn,   One Son,  Kevin (Janet) Lewellen of Springville, Tenn;  Two Step-Daughters,  Sandra Craddock and Caroline Birchmore;  Two Step-Sons,  Stephen Neal Bowers and Michael Bowers;  Seven Grandchildren,  Ashleigh Lewellen of Springfield, MO,  Justin (Kelly) Lewellen of Nashville, TN,  Caitlin Lewellen of Springville, TN,  Jenna Claire Nelson of Nashville, TN,  Julianna Nelson of Nashville, TN,  Aiden Flannagan of Gallatin, TN,  Keegan Flannagan of Gallatin, TN;  Two Great Grandchildren, Ava Lewellen of Buchanan, TN, and Darby Lewellen of Nashville, TN;  Several Step Grandchildren and Several Step Great Grandchildren. 

Besides her Husband and Parents, Donna was preceded in death by a Son-in-law, Tony Flannagan,  Step-son, Brook Anthony Bowers, and Sisters, Nancy Oliver and Mary Lou Hatch.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 12 – 2 pm Saturday, November  8, 2014.    The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of

Ridgeway Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Saturday, November  8, 2014.

Stephen Bowers will officiate.   Honorary Pallbearers will be Justin Lewellen, Joseph Austin, Chris Austin, Jeff Nelson, Michael Bowers, and Aden Flannagan. 

Cremation will follow the service then burial will be in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Collierville, TN.

 

Ollie Williams

Ollie “Brownie” Williams, age 86, of Paris, Tenn., died Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at Henry County Healthcare Center in Paris, Tenn. 

She was married November 9, 1946 to James Floyd Williams he died April 9, 2005.    She graduated from Trezevant High School.    She was a former secretary at Edgewater Hospital in Chicago, IL and a former member of Pilgrim Rest Presbyterian Church that was in Christmasville, TN.    She was also a former member of the Paris Moose Lodge.

Ollie was born October 7, 1928 in Christmasville, TN to the late Lee Andrew Arrington and the late Edna Smith Arrington.

She is survived by her  Two Daughters,  Carole Williams of Berrien Springs, Mich,  Sherry (J.T.) Crosno of Paris, Tenn;  Two Sons,  Joel (Teresa) Williams of Chicago, Ill,  James David (Julie Ann) Williams of Chicago, Ill;  One Sister,  Betty Jean (John) Terrones of St. Petersburg, Fla;  Grandchildren, Brian (Michelle) Crosno, Joel (Misty) Crosno, Vanessa (Jesus) Manteca, Benjamin (Mavis) Williams, Zachary Schnitta, and Jillian Schnitta;  Great Grandchildren, Jordan Crosno, Jessica Crosno, Leah Jo Crosno, and Alyvia Crosno.    

Ollie was also preceded in death by a Sister, Annella Arrington and Brothers, Richard and Willard Arrington.      

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 4 – 7 pm Friday, October 31, 2014 and after 11:00 AM to Saturday, November  1, 2014.     The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home at 12:30 PM Saturday, November  1, 2014.

Gary Don Williams and Sam Dowland will officiate.  Grandsons will be Pallbearers

Interment will be at Pilgrim Rest Cemetery in Christmasville, TN.

Debbie Page

Debbie Scott Page, age 60, of Paris, Tenn., died Thursday, October 30, 2014, at her Residence in Paris, Tenn. 

She was married January 5, 1971 to Glenn Dean Page, he preceded in death June 13, 2013. She was a member of Henry Methodist Church and  retired after 20 years as a teachers assistant at Henry School. She enjoyed her kids at school,  and loved her family and grandchildren.

Debbie was born July 15, 1954 in Paris, TN to the late Earl Douglas Scott and the late Betty Throgmorton Lewis.

She is survived by her  One Daughter,  Christie Morris of Paris, Tenn;  One Son,  Danny (Faylynn) Page of Paris, Tenn;  One Sister,  Jackie (Tom) Bucci of Dexter, N.Y.;  Grandchildren, Austin Morris, Nathan Morris, Raven Page, Riley Page, and Kyleigh Page;   In-Laws, Gen and Sue Page of Henry, TN;  Sister-in-law, Jan (Gary Don) Williams of Henry, TN;  Brother-in-Laws, Darryl (Freida) Page of Henry, TN,  Terry Page of Kingsport, TN;  Special Cousins, Anne Brewer, Wanda Culpepper, and Judy Herndon.       

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 4 – 8 pm Saturday, November  1, 2014 and after 12:00 PM Sunday, November  2, 2014.    The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Sunday, November  2, 2014.

Dennis Irby and Gary Don Williams will officiate. 

Interment will be at Bevil Cemetery in Paris, Tenn.

Virginia Evans

Virginia Wilson Evans, age 89 of Puryear, died Monday at Belvedere Commons of Franklin.

Mrs. Evans was a member of Whitlock Church of Christ and a graduate of Puryear High School. She worked at Fruehauf Trailer for almost 30 years.

Visitation will be 11am to 1:30pm on Thursday October 30th at McEvoy Funeral home prior to the service. Service will be at 1:30pm with burial to follow in Birds Creek Cemetery.

Jean Taylor

Imogene “Jean” Taylor Salmon, age 88, of Paris, Tenn., died Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn. 

She was First married to Charles Joseph Harr and he died August 20, 1994. 

Then she married Brooks O'Steen and he died September 12, 2006.    Then she married William Warren Salmon who survives.   Jean was a Retired Manager for Hollow Rock Auto Auction in Hollow Rock, TN and a Member of  Mansfield Baptist Church.

She was born October 23, 1925 in Caruthersville, MO to the late Willie Irvin "Pete" Taylor and the late Lula Mae Taylor Taylor.

Besides her husband, William Warren Salmon,  she is also survived by  One Son,  Bob (Linda) Harr of Bruceton, Tenn;   One Daughter-in-law, Inez Harr of Ryan, Ark;  Step Children, Lloyd (Sissy) Salmon and Shane Salmon;  Grandchildren, Christina Martin, Kathy Chism, Ronnie Harr, and Donnie Harr;  And 10 Great Grandchildren. 

Jean was also preceded in death by a Daughter, Brenda Jan Coy;  Son, Gary Lee Harr;  Sister, Nellie Mae Benefield;  Brothers, Ray Taylor and Billy Taylor.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 12 – 2 pm Friday, October 24, 2014.    The Funeral service will be at LeDon Chapel of  Ridgeway Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Friday, October 24, 2014.

Chad Kennedy will officiate.  Interment will be at Mixie Baptist Church Cemetery near Huntingdon, Tenn

Pearley Kuykendall

Pearley Ann Harrellson Kuykendall, age 74, of Paris, Tenn., died Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at the home of her Daughter in Paris, Tenn. 

She was a retired LPN and a Member of TN Valley Community Church.    She was also a Family Resource Center volunteer worker.    She Loved her family and was a very giving person who enjoyed helping others in anonymous ways.

Ann was born September 9, 1940 in Puryear, TN to the late Dolphus Harrellson and the late Lydia Merrell Harrellson.

She is survived by her  Two Daughters,  Cindy Linsman Slaman of Paris, Tenn and her Life Partner Larry Sherron of Clarksville, TN;   Lydia Maria (Chad) Cox of Puryear, Tenn;   Four Grandchildren, Avery Cox, Rush Cox, John Rushing, and Jared Davis; Two Great Grandchildren, Colin Davis, and Dawson Rushing.        

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn.   The will be a  Graveside Service at Rose Lawn Memory Garden at 11:00 AM Thursday, October 23, 2014

Jimmy Allison will officiate. Interment will be at Rose Lawn Memory Garden in Paris, Tenn.

Memorials may be made to: Henry County Sheriff’s Dept. Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 639, Paris, TN  38242

Anastasia Randoll

Anastasia Mae “Ana” Randoll, age 4, of Buchanan, Tenn., died Friday, October 17, 2014.

She is survived by her Parents, Morgan and Jessica Randoll of Buchanan, TN;  Maternal Grandparents, Roney and Debbie McMackin of Paris, TN;  Paternal Grandparents, Gregory and Maureen Randoll of Buchanan, TN;  Paternal Great Grandmother, Jayne Randoll of El Dorado Springs, MO; and Several Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.

Ana was in Ms. Candy McDaniel’s Pre-k Class at W. G. Rhea School.       

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the Memorial Visitation will be from 4 – 6 pm Thursday, October 23, 2014.  The Memorial Service  will be at Ridgeway Funeral Home at 6:00 PM Thursday, October 23, 2014

Mike Wimberley will officiate.  

Memorials may be made to: The Ana Randoll Family, c/o Ridgeway Funeral Home, P.O. Box 788, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, TN  38242

Elizabeth Kay Dowell

Elizabeth Kay Dowell, age 56, of Pairs died at her residence on Saturday October 18th.

A memorial visitation will be held at her home Sunday October 26th starting at 1pm.

Previous obituary announcements can be found HERE

 
 

 

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