Sherry Hudson Mustain, age 70, of Paris, Tenn, died Sunday, August 28, 2016, at her home in Paris, Tenn.
Sherry was a member of TVCC. She retired from Cox Oil Co. in Union City as a Regional Supervisor after 20 years. She enjoyed planting flowers, helping others, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was born May 9, 1946 in Paris, TN to the late J.C. Hudson and the late Odessa Stevens Hudson.
Sherry was married on March 5, 1965 to Jerry D. Mustain and he survives. She is also survived by her one Daughter, Stacha (Jeff) McFarland of Paris, Tenn; one Son, Chris (Sherry) Mustain of Paris, Tenn; two Sisters, Sandra
Nichols of Paris, Tenn, and Sheila (Larry) Jackson of Puryear, Tenn;
four Grandchildren, Jaelan Mustain, Brady Mustain, Keaton McFarland, and
Sydney McFarland; 1 Uncle and Several Cousins.
Besides her Parents, Sherry was also preceded in death by a Sister, Stephanie Wright.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, Tenn. She is to be cremated.
Visitation will be from 2 – 4 pm Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Tennessee
Valley Community Church with the Memorial Service to follow at 4:00 pm
with Steve Gallimore officiating.
Memorials may be made to: Henry County Relay for Life, PO Box 1505, Paris, TN 38242 or Haiti Missions, c/o TVCC, 2500 East Wood St., Paris, TN 38242.
Sheila Wilkey Smothers
Sheila Smothers, age 60 of Paris, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2016 at her residence. Her body is to be cremated and no services are scheduled.
Sheila Ann Wilkey Smothers was born December 27, 1955 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Delmer Wilkey, Sr., of Union City, TN and the late Jean Kobulnick Wilkey.
She is survived by two daughters: Laura "Stacy" Amershi of Paris, TN and Sarah Joyce Smothers of Puryear, TN; one sister: Laura (Kevin) Denton of Naples, FL; two brothers: Delmer (Robbie) Wilkey, Jr., of Dresden, TN and Kevin (Karen) Wilkey of Sharon, TN; and two grandchildren: Matthew Amerski of Jacksonville, FL and Gracie Smothers of Puryear, TN.
Besides her mother, she was also preceded in death by a daughter: Billie Rae Smothers.
Mrs. Smothers was a 1975 graduate of Dresden High School. She loved her grandchildren and was a Jehovah's Witness.
Linda Alexander Reynolds
Linda Alexander Reynolds, age 72, of Paris, Tenn., died Friday, August 26, 2016, at Vanderbilt Univ. Med. Center in Nashville, Tenn.
Linda was a Longtime Bookkeeper and Salesperson at Furniture Exchange in Paris and was a Certified Interior Designer. She enjoyed Crocheting, spending time with her family, and baking for various charitable events and family functions.
She was born April 22, 1944 in Puryear, TN to the late Nolan C. Alexander and the late Louise Moody Alexander.
Linda was married on November 25, 1982 to Roy Joseph "Joe" Reynolds and he preceded in death September 12, 2011. She is survived by her husband's Children Whom She Dearly Loved, Connie (Mike) Dennis of Crystal City, MO, Debbie (Mike) McQuade of Edgewood, KY, and Keith Reynolds of Glendale, AZ; two Sisters, Fay (Dwain) Evans of Paris, TN, and Carol (Don) Norwood of Mansfield, TN; one Brother, Johnny (Val) Alexander of Oak Ridge, TN; Grandchildren, Chris Dennis, Jeramy Dennis, Brian McQuade, Leah McQuade, Kevin McQuade, Stephen McQuade, Rebecca Reynolds, and Rachel Reynolds; 9 Great Grandchildren; 5 Nephews; and Several Great Nieces and Nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, Tenn, where the visitation will be from 4 – 8 pm Monday, August 29, 2016 and from 12 – 2 pm Tuesday, August 30, 2016. The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home at 2:00 pm Tuesday, August 30, 2016 with Bro. Ken Beale officiating. Pallbearers will be David Evans, Darrell Evans, Michael Evans, Kyle Norwood, Grant Norwood, Tristan Evans, and Will Norwood.
Interment will be at Foundry Hill Baptist Cemetery in Puryear, Tenn.
John Frank Manning
John Frank Manning, age 59, of Puryear, Tenn, died Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
Frank was President and CEO of Manning
Construction in Puryear, TN. He formerly served in the National Guard
and was an avid outdoorsman, hunter, and fisherman.
He was born in Frankfort, Germany on
January 11, 1957 to the late Carse Gene Manning and Glenda Rae Thompson
(Kenneth) Glisson who live in Puryear, TN.
Frank was married on April 23, 2012 to
Mary Jo Cieslak Manning, and she survives. Besides his Wife and
Mother, he is also survived by his two Daughters, Michelle Manning
Coble of Dawson Springs, Ky, Selena Mobley (Carl) Berry of Paris, Tenn;
one Son, Daniel Manning of Puryear, Tenn; three Brothers, Bud Manning
of Paris, Tenn, Calvin (Teresa) Manning of Paris, Tenn, and Lee Manning
of Paris, Tenn; 6 Grandchildren; and 2 Great Grandchildren.
Besides his father, he was also preceded in death by a Grandchild, Dylan Pentecost.
Arrangements are being handled by
Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, Tenn., where the visitation
will be from 11 am - 12:30 pm Friday, August 26, 2016. The Funeral
Service will be Graveside at Puryear City Cemetery at 1:00 pm Friday,
August 26, 2016, with Tellus "Mackie" Gallimore officiating.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Canter, Dale Paschall, Humberto Alvarado, Arturo Orellana, Gary Paschall, and Mike Bailey.
Interment will be at Puryear City Cemetery in Puryear, Tenn.
Infant Crimson Darcus
Infant Crimson Darcus, age 2 months of Paris, TN, passed away Sunday August 21, 2016 Henry County Medical Center Emergency Room.
service 2:00PM Friday August 26, 2016 at Maplewood Cemetery with Pastor
Jimmy Carter of New Hope United Methodist Church and Wiley Chapel
Family visitation 12:00Noon until 1:45PM Friday, August 26, 2016 at McEvoy Funeral Home.
His family will serve as pallbearers.
Crimson was born Saturday, June 3, 2016 in McKenzie, TN to Charles and Dominque Darcus, both of Paris, TN.
by maternal grandmother: Nellie Bass, Paris, TN; paternal grandfather:
Charles (Joetta Tharpe) Darcus, Paris, TN; godfather: Lamont Foster,
Paris, TN; godmother: Sharvon Howard, Paris, TN; sisters: Zamoni Love,
Jaaliyah Darcus, Jacqueline Darcus, Zikeria Darcus; brothers: Jaydynn
Darcus, Calvin Jackson and numerous cousins.
Preceded by paternal grandmother: Georgia Darcus.
Harold Lonnie Heath
Lonnie Heath, age 76 of Paris, passed away Sunday,
August 21, 2016 at his residence. His body will be cremated and a
graveside service will be Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Hillcrest Memorial
Park Cemetery with burial to follow. Bro. Glynn Orr of New Hope Baptist
Church will officiate.
Harold Lonnie Heath was born February 23, 1940 in Gleason, TN to the late James Harold Heath and the late Marjorie Owen Heath.
He is survived by two sons, Shane (Melody) Heath of Paris, TN and Van
Clendenin of St. Louis, MO; two sisters, Kaye (Jerry) Brogdon and
Phyllis Clayton both of Paris, TN; two brothers, Tommy (La Jeanna
Thornton) Heath of Murray, KY and Steven (Judy) Heath of Spring Hill,
TN; five grandchildren, Brady and Sidney Heath, Misty (Mark) Mezo, Jimmy
Winters, and Daniel Clendenin. Lonnie is also survived by seven
great-grandchildren, one son-in-law (Jack Winters), numerous nieces,
nephews, special caregivers and friends, and members of Mrs. Sadie
Besides his parents, Lonnie was preceded in death by one daughter, Pam
Winters; three brothers, Roger, Kenneth, and Gary Heath; and a special
companion Sadie Pflueger.
Lonnie was a Christian. He worked and retired as a carpenter in the Henry County area. He was a Vanderbilt basketball fan.
Memorials may be made to: Henry County Medical Center Hospice 311 East Wood Street Paris, TN 38242
Mary Alice Freeland
Mary Alice Freeland, age 100, of Paris, TN, died Sunday, August 21, 2016, at Henry County Healthcare Center in Paris, TN.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the Funeral Service being held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Vandyke Grove Cemetery in Paris, TN.
Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.
Nancy Ann Halliday
Nancy Ann Halliday, age 65, of Henry, Tenn., died Saturday, August 20, 2016, at her residence in Henry, Tenn.
Nancy was Catholic. She formerly worked at Dana Corporation and was retired from Henry County Healthcare Center in Paris.
She was born September 5, 1950 in Cleveland, OH to the late Albert Kalvaitis and the late Delores Miller Kalvaitis.
She is survived by one Daughter, Katy (Chris) Hummer of Puryear, Tenn; one Son, Craig (Tisha) Halliday of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; two Brothers, Gene (Pam) Kalvaitis of Lake Zurich, IL, and Alan Kalvaitis of Illinois; and two Grandchildren, Tyler Hummer and Lachlan Halliday.
Besides her Parents, she was also preceded in death by Brothers, Frank Kalvaitis and Michael Kalvaitis.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn. She is to be cremated, no service is planned at this time.
Ricky Lane Flood
Ricky Lane Flood, age 63, of Paris, Tenn, died Friday, August 19, 2016, at the Jackson Madison Co. Gen. Hosp. in Jackson, Tenn.
Ricky was the former Chief of Police in Henry, TN and also a former Volunteer Firefighter in Henry, TN. He also worked as a Dumptruck driver for several years in the construction industry. He enjoyed fishing and building model airplanes.
Ricky was born December 7, 1952 in Paris, TN to the late Garvin Tolbert Flood and the late Jewell Sunshine Collins Flood.
He is survived by his two Daughters, Amanda Martinez & Special Friend James McMullin of Paris, Tenn, and Andrea (Jon) Reich of Henry, Tenn; one Sister, Anna Vaughn of Paris, Tenn; two Brothers, Dale Flood of Paris, Tenn, and Ronnie Flood of Paris, Tenn; three Grandchildren, Maridyth Hamilton, Mariah Reich, and Andy Reich; and Special Friend, Debbie Flood of Henry, TN.
Besides his Parents, he was also preceded in death by a Brother, Randy Flood.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn. He is to be cremated with a Memorial Service held at a later date.
Emma Jean Nance, age 91, of Puryear, TN, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at her residence in Puryear.
service 1:00PM Friday, August 19, 2016 at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro.
Mike Wimberley of Cottage Grove and Olive Branch United Methodist
Churches officiating, burial will follow at Price Cemetery.
as pallbearers are Kevin Bomar, Richard Ball, David Bell, Bobby Steele,
Charlie Pruett and Dennis Bush. Travis Sparks, Gary Young and James
Bennett will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation 11:00AM until service time Friday.
was born March 8, 1925 in Moundsville, WV to the late Henry Clay Snyder
and Pearl Hall Snyder Riggle. In 1943 she married Lathon Dale Nance,
he preceded February 22, 2010.
Survived by a daughter: Pamela
Nance Sparks, Puryear, TN; grandson: Travis Nance Sparks; sisters: Eula
Jean Bennett, Moundsville, WV, Leona King, Claysville, PA;
sister-in-law: Yvonne Nance (Ted) Hitt, Buchanan, TN; special caregiver:
James Bennett, Paris, TN and several loving nieces and nephews.
Preceded by a daughter: Linda Nance, three sisters and five brothers.
Nance was a Methodist by faith. She retired from Burton and Dixie of
Detroit, MI. Emma was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern
Star. Memorials may be made to: Price Cemetery Fund, c/o Mrs. Brenda
Owens, 1040 Hico Road, Puryear, TN 38251.
Mildred Taylor Harris, age 92 of Memphis, formerly of Paris, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Mid-south Health & Rehabilitation in Memphis. Her funeral service will be Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 1:00 PM at McEvoy Funeral Home with visitation begining at 11:30 AM Saturday morning prior to the service. Burial will follow in New Beaver Dam Cemetery in Buchanan, TN. Friends and Family will serve as pallbearers.
Mildred Harris was born December 16, 1923 in Henry County, Tennessee to the late Prince E. Taylor and the late Hazel Sparks Taylor. On March 14, 1942 she married Voyle C. Harris and he preceded her in death on February 11, 1999.
Mrs. Harris is survived by two daughters, Donna Lynn Harris and Hope Harris Gross both of Memphis, TN; one son, Rulon T. (Kere) Harris of Memphis, TN; eight grandchildren, Rikki Carroll, David Robison, Erin Keltner, Zachary Ashley, Joshua Ashley, Jacqueline Dingle, Rick Harris, and Drew Gross; six great-grandchildren; and niece Linda Herring Barrett of Louisville, KY.
Besides her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by one son, Voyle C. Harris, Jr., and one sister, Carleen Herring.
Mrs. Harris was a graduate of E.W. Grove High School. She was a lifetime member and former president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Mildred loved to play the piano, was a former employee of the Paris cotton gin and also worked for the Civil Service. She was a member of the Frayser Baptist Church in Memphis.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Mid-South Division, 2935 Hwy 45 Bypass, Jackson, TN 38305
Eunice "Pat" Salmon
Eunice Patricia "Pat" Salmon, age 70 of Gleason, TN, died Thursday, August 11, 2016, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, TN. Visitation day will be Monday August 15th from 4pm-7pm, and also on Tuesday August 16th after 10am. The funeral will be Tuesday August 16th at 1pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home.
There's still time to send flowers to the Visitation at the Ridgeway Funeral Home from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on August 15, 2016.
Eveleane Tuck Brockwell
Mrs. Eveleane Tuck Brockwell, age 90 of Paris, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Paris Healthcare & Rehab. Her funeral service will be 11:00 AM Friday at McEvoy Funeral Home with burial to follow at Maplewood Cemetery. Bro. Michael Barnhart of New Bethel Baptist Church where she was a member will conduct her services. Visitation will be at McEvoy Funeral Home from 5:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, August 11, 2016 and after 9:00 AM on Friday until service time at 11:00 AM.
Serving as pallbearers will be Rod Frey, Hunter Frey, John Latham, Mike Savage, Brian Adams, Devin Parker, Kevin Lemonds, Wesley Lemonds, and Will Lemonds.
Mrs. Brockwell was born in Weakley County, Tennessee to the late J.B. Tuck and the late Lena Bell Wallace Tuck. On October 13, 1942 she married John William "Brock" Brockwell who preceded her in death on January 17, 2009.
She is survived by two daughters, Sherry Ann (Dale) Steele, and Sue Owen, both of Paris, TN; one son, John William (Teresa) Brockwell, Jr., of Murfreesboro, TN; one sister, Jaylean Sills of Michigan; eleven grandchildren, Lyn Frey, Beth Savage, Anissa Underwood, Lori Lemonds, Brandi Williams, Candace Steele, Jennifer Latham, Lauren Trousdale, Amy Brockwell, Julie Adams, and Kaylyn Steele; twenty-one great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
Besides Mrs. Brockwell's parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Sarah Elizabeth "Bo" Boyd; five sisters, Dorothy Pereida, Gladys Bell, Fay Ellis, Catherine French, and Sarah L. Tuck; and one grandchild Joe Stace Boyd.
Eveleane Brockwell was co-owner and operator of Brock's Meat Processing with her husband for 37 years which was located on old Paris Murray Road in Paris.
Memorials may be made to: New Bethel Baptist Church, P.O. Box 536, Paris, TN 38242 or St Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Miles Bryan Robinson
Miles “Bryan” Robinson, age 53, of Paris, Tenn., died Sunday, August 7, 2016, at Henry County Healthcare Center in Paris, Tenn.
Bryan was a Baptist. He was a low voltage technician with E & W Electrical Solutions in Paris. He enjoyed Nascar Racing and was a collector of Budweiser Memorabilia.
He was born August 4, 1963 in Houston, TX to the late Charles Davey "Chuck" Robinson and Rebecca Sue Beckman Plummer who lives in Missouri.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his Special Friend, Sherry L. Robinson of Buchanan, TN and he was also a Special friend to Sherry’s Children and Grandchildren. He is also survived by Five Brothers.
Besides his father, he was also preceded in death by 1 Brother.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn. There will be a Graveside Service at Memorial Cemetery at 4:00 pm Wednesday, August 10, 2016 with Kenny Louden officiating.
Mrs. Peggy Carter Nichols passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at her residence. She was 74 years old. Her funeral service will be Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Campbell of Central Point Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Puryear City Cemetery. Visitation will be at McEvoy Funeral Home on Monday, August 8, 2016 from 4:00-8:00 PM and after 12:00 PM Tuesday, August 9, 2016 until service time at 2:00 PM.
Mrs. Nichols was born on December 14, 1941 to the late Parker Carter and the late Rebecca Childers Carter. She was married to James A. "Nick" Nichols who preceded her in death on December 8, 2000.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy (Dean Burger) Davis of Puryear, TN and Melissa (Jeff) Allen of Puryear, TN; one sister, Linda (L.E.) Clifford of Florida; four grandchildren, Westley (Diana) Smith, Drew (fiancé Caitie Jones) Smith, Rebecca (Kela Freeman) Smith, Rachael (fiancé Dillon Madden) Smith; and two great-grandchildren, Aubree Holland and Dominique Luca. Peggy is also survived by longtime best friend Virginia Sawyers of Puyear, TN and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Nichols was an L.P.N. who formerly owned and operated the Puryear Nursing Home. She loved to sew and quilt, was an avid seamstress, loved crafts, painting and ceramics. She also enjoyed the outdoors and nature.
George Henry Foust, age 88, of Big Sandy, Tenn., died Monday, August 1, 2016, at Paris Healthcare and Rehab Center in Paris, Tenn.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Big Sandy, TN. He retired after more the 40 years in maintenance with Picksweet Foods in Bells, TN. He was a US Army Veteran of Korea and he enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and cooking.
George was born July 21, 1928 in Como, TN to the late Lonnie Eugene Foust and the late Lurene Mann Foust.
He was married on June 2, 2004 to Thelma Pearl Runyon Foust of Big Sandy, TN, and she survives. He is also survived by his one Daughter, Rita (Billy Joe) Webb of Bells, Tenn; one Step Daughter, Barbara Mitchell of Stockbridge, Ga; four Sons, Phillip (Jennie) Foust of Bells, Tenn, David Bruce (Mary) Foust of Medina, Tenn, George Glenn (Phyllis) Foust of Winton, Calif, Darrell Foust of Bells, Tenn; 10 Grandchildren; 12 Great Grandchildren; two Special Nephews, Darren Keith (Debbie) Foust and Alan Lee (Daphne) Foust; Special Great Nephew, Brock Foust; and Several other Nieces and Nephews.
Besides his Parents, he was also preceded in death by Sisters, Clara Mae Hopper and Annie Lou Shelby; and Brothers, Murray Lee Foust and Eugene Foust.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 9 – 10 am Friday, August 5, 2016. The Funeral Service will be Graveside at Chapel Hill Methodist Cemetery near Huntingdon, TN at 10:30 am Wednesday, August 3, 2016 with Tim Barker officiating. Pallbearers will be Jason Foust, Brock Foust, Logan Foust, Jared Foust, Digger Foust and Heath Foust.
Michael B. “Big Mike” Whitney, age 71, of Mansfield, Tenn., died Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Henry County Healthcare Center in Paris, Tenn.
Mike was a retired automotive mechanic for Fed-Ex. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed horseback riding, horses, and woodworking.
He was born October 18, 1944 in Omaha, NE to the late Sherman B. Whitney and the late Mariom Burber Whitney.
Mike was married on April 14, 1975 to Geneva Lambert Whitney of Mansfield, TN and she survives. He is also survived by his two Sons, Michael (Cathy) Whitney of Wiggins, Miss, and William (Sandy) Whitney of Palm Harbor, Fla; two Step-Daughters, Janet (Ricky) French of Springville, Tenn, Rebecca McClain of Springville, Tenn; two Step-Sons, Donald Sanders of Springville, Tenn, and Ronald Sanders of Mansfield, Tenn; two Grandchildren, Stephanie (Daniel) Taylor and Alyson Whitney; Step Grandchildren, Michael (Alisa) French, Garrett (Taylor) French, Jason (Keicha) McClain, Terri (Scotty) McSwain, Rachel (Michael) Riordan, Whitney Sanders, Carley Sanders, Jessica (David) Mitchell, Richard Webber, and Mike Sanders; Step Great Grandchildren, Libbie French, Lane McClain, Brooklyn McClain, Ranson McClain, Kamryn Smith, Kensliegh McSwain, Tristan Lowery, Addilynn Forrest, and Makayla French.
Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by a Great Grandchild, Jaxon McSwain.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 9 – 11 am Thursday, August 4, 2016. The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home at 11:00 am Thursday, August 4, 2016 with David Gleason officiating. Pallbearers will be Jason McClain, Michael French, Garrett French, Michael Whitney, William Whitney and Daniel Taylor. Ricky French is named as an Honorary Pallbearer.
Interment will be at New Hope Cemetery in Hollow Rock, Tenn.
Dortha Underwood Perry, age 85, of Paris, TN passed away at her residence Monday August 1, 2016.
service 11:00AM Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at McEvoy Funeral Home with
Emily Walker of Lebanon United Methodist Church officiating, burial will
follow at Wright Cemetery.
She was born December 15, 1930 in
Hazel, KY to the late Clarence Lee Underwood and Selona Geneva Hendricks
Underwood. On December 31, 1953 she married James Loyd Perry, he
preceded August 31, 1978.
Survived by daughters: Donna (Gerald)
Sinclair, Paris, TN, Kathy (Michael W.) French, Paris, TN; son: Jeff
Perry, Paris, TN; sister: Selona Jackson, Puryear, TN; brother: Ralph
(Joan) Underwood, Burns, TN; grandchildren: Paul (Sarah) Wills, Chelsea
(Jonathan) Lodge, Koby (fiancé' Ami Lancaster) Perry, Brook (Rod) Ray.
Also survived by numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends
and a special caregiver: Tammy Barnhart, Huntingdon, TN.
by sisters: Ila Bell, Betty Owen, Annie Laura Under, preceded in
infancy; brothers: Paul Underwood, W.D. Underwood, T.J. Barkley,
Prentice Underwood, Stacy Underwood, Earl Underwood, Lexie Underwood and
a grandson: Jason Hudspeth, April 1, 1991.
Dortha was a graduate
of Puryear High School. She worked for Bell Telephone and was
owner/operator of Perry's Market. She was a longtime member of Lebanon
United Methodist Church and was a former member and president of the
Paris Lions Club. Memorials may be made to: Henry County Healthcare
Diana Smith Clement, age 86, of Jackson, TN, died Saturday July 30, 2016 at the Northbrooke Healthcare Center in Jackson, TN.
Born May 8, 1930, in Springville, TN, she was the daughter of the late Johnie Smith and the late Juliet Doty Smith. She married Edward Clement November 24, 1949; he preceded her in death on June 13, 2015.
Ms. Clement retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. She was a member of the Northside United Methodist Church in Jackson, along with belonging to the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her three sons: Thomas Edward Clement, Gerald Wayne Clement and James Dale “Jim” (Connie) Clement all of Jackson; two sisters: Barbara Muzzall of Paris and Marilyn Townsend of McKenzie; a sister in law: Crystal Smith of Mansfield.
Additional survivors include her grandchildren: Lee Clement, Ashley (Troy) Coleman, Jenny (Brandon) Koebernick, Julie (Brent) Price, Sara (Lynn) Luedecke, Catherine (Will) Weddington and Emily Clement; and 7 great grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband two sisters: Ann Mathis and Jeanette Reese along with two brothers: John Smith and Lucian Smith preceded in death.
Visitation will be Wednesday August 3, 2016 at Ridgeway Funeral Home from 11 AM to 12 PM with a Graveside Service to be held Wednesday August 3 at 12:30 PM at Pleasant Hill Methodist Cemetery with Brian Wimberley officiating.
Her grandchildren will serve as Pallbearers for the service.
Memorials may be made to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery Fund c/o Faye Turner 9660 Hwy 641 S, Springville, TN 38256
Carol Anne Beverly, age 65, died Saturday July 30, 2016 at the St. Thomas Rutherford County Hospital.
Born February 2, 1951, in Memphis, TN, she was the daughter of the late Rupert Eugene Lockman and the late Eunice Elizabeth Castleberry Lockman. She was also preceded in death by her husband Jim Beverly.
Before her health declined, Carol was an LPN in Corinth, MS. She was a Christian and loved The Wizard of Oz memorabilia.
She is survived by her daughters: Amanda Jo (Willie) Hight of Shelbyville, TN and Michele Leana (Darren) Duke of Decaturville, TN; her sisters: Sandra (Mike) Jones of Lexington, TN and Judy (Rickey) Farris of Paris; her brother Michael Eugene Lockman of Paris. Additional survivors include her grandchildren : Ami Marisa Duke of Decaturville, TN and Jacob Dalton Duke of Paris and a great grandson: James Fletcher of Springhill, TN.
Visitation will be Tuesday August 2, 2016 at Ridgeway Funeral Home from 4:30 to 6:00 pm and continue on Wednesday August 3, 2016 after 10 am until the service. The funeral service will be held in LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home on Wednesday August 3, 2016 at 11:30 am.
Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers for the service.
John R. Salmon of Puryear, TN passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Paris Healthcare & Rehab.
No visitation is scheduled. His body will be cremated and a private service will be scheduled at a later date.
Mr. Salmon was born February 18, 1935 in Hazel, Kentucky to the late Martin C. Salmon and the late Thelma M. Curd Salmon. On October 10, 1956 he married Marlene J. McCormick who preceded him in death on February 13, 2012.
John R. Salmon is survived by two sons, Kenneth A. Salmon of Puryear, TN and Michael F. (Tina) Salmon of Paris, TN; one sister, Melanie (John) Hebb of Bartow, FL; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Joanne Salmon; one son, Donald Ray Salmon; and one sister, Jane Anne Rayburn.
Sarah "Bo" Boyd
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth ‘Bo’ Boyd, daughter of the Laverne Eveleane ‘Teeny’ Tuck Brockwell and the late J.W. ‘Brock’ Brockwell was born August 9, 1943 in Paris, Tennessee. At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and was a dedicated member of New Bethel Baptist Church. At New Bethel, she served faithfully as she was involved in youth activities for many years.
She was united in holy matrimony to Joe Garvis Boyd on June 14, 1963. This union was blessed with five children. Her husband Joe preceded her in death on February 9, 2009.
Bo was an active member of Girl Scouts of America for 23 years and served as a Scout Leader for her daughters as well as her granddaughters. She retired from Wal-Mart after 25 years of service.
Bo was a woman that many aspired to be more like and were grateful that God allowed her to be their mentor and friend. If you knew her, then you know she was the true matron of her family, and if you didn't, then you truly missed out on a beautiful blessing. She never walked away from those she loved without a hug, a kiss and an “I love you”. Her Christian life was evident to so many and her influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her.
She unexpectedly departed this life Friday, July 29, 2016 at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tennessee. The family will receive those who wish to pay respect from 12:00 to 3:00 PM Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at McEvoy Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at Maplewood Cemetery at 3:30 PM. Those with the privilege of serving as her pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons; Hunter, Josh, Blake, Aiden and Tyler Frey, Josh and Justin Hofmann and Ethan Berry. Honorary pallbearers are her granddaughters; Stacie Savage, Isabella Williams, Olivia Williams and Katie Savage and her grandsons Samuel and Ryan Latham and her great grandson Jaxon Frey.
Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children: Nina ‘Lyn’ (Rod) Frey, Amanda ‘Beth’ (Mike) Savage and Brandi Jill Williams all of Paris, Tennessee, Jennifer Dean (John) Latham of Jackson, Tennessee,Paula (Jimmy) Hofmann of Burke, Virginia and Carol Tate of Springfield, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her beloved son, Joe Stace Boyd on March 23, 1989.
She is survived by her sisters Sue Owen and Ann (Dale) Steele of Paris, Tennessee and her brother John (Teresa) Brockwell of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
She will forever be remembered as Grammy Bo by her grandchildren; Stacie Savage, Hunter (Morgan King) Frey, Isabella Williams, Olivia Williams, Katie Savage, Samuel Latham, Ryan Latham, Josh (Kelly) Frey, Josh(Tanya) Hofmann, Justin Hofmann, Wesley (Cassandra) Tate and B.J. Tate and her great grandchildren; Jaxon,Blake and Aiden Frey, Ethan Berry, Stormie Bratchi,Lex Tate and Maya Hofmann; as well as, Mindy (Jeff), Hannah, Kaylynn Maci and Anniston Jarnigan,TJ, Tyler and Molly Frey, and Emilee, Braedyn, Bryna and ColesonZurga. She will be missed by a host of deeply loved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorials may be made to New Bethel Baptist Church Children &Youth or St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.
Stephanie Renee Boyd, age 47, of Buchanan, Tenn., died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at her residence in Buchanan, Tenn.
She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and worked as a Lab Technician at Henry County Medical Center.
She was born May 30, 1969 in Trezevant, Tenn. to her father, Homer Keel of Atwood, Tenn. and her mother, the late Diane Snyder of Trezevant, Tenn.
Stephanie was married on February 11, 1995 to William Timothy "Tim" Boyd.
Besides her father, she is also survived by her one Daughter, Olivia Boyd of Buchanan, Tenn; one Son, William Andrew "Drew" Boyd of Buchanan, Tenn; one Brother-in-law, Terry Boyd of Buchanan, Tenn; and Father-in-law, Jimmy Boyd of Buchanan, Tenn.
She was also preceded in death by her Mother-in-law, Jacqueline "Jackie" Boyd.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 11 am – 1 pm Monday, August 1, 2016. The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home at 1:00 pm Monday, August 1, 2016 with Joe Ed Smith officiating.
Pallbearers will be Jack Sparks, Andy Forsythe, Danny Williams, Brian Rogers, Dale Lindsey, and Mark Murphy. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Henry County Medical Center Lab Staff.
Interment will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Buchanan, Tenn.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Boyd Family, c/o Friendship Baptist Church, 1385 Friendship Rd., Buchanan, TN 38222.
William Timothy Boyd
William Timothy “Tim” Boyd, age 45, of Buchanan, Tenn., died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at his residence in Buchanan, Tenn.
He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and worked as an X-Ray Technician at Murray Calloway County Hospital in Murray, KY.
Tim was born May 17, 1971 in Paris, Tenn. to his father, Jimmy Boyd of Buchanan, Tenn. and his mother, the late Jacqueline "Jackie" Boyd.
He was married February 11, 1995 to Stephanie Renee Boyd.
Besides his father, he is also survived by his one Daughter, Olivia Boyd of Buchanan, Tenn; one Son, William Andrew "Drew" Boyd of Buchanan, Tenn; and one Brother, Terry Boyd of Buchanan, Tenn.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 11 am – 1 pm Tuesday, August 2, 2016. The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home at 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 2, 2016 with Joe Ed Smith officiating.
Pallbearers will be Cutter Lawrence, Tim Hicks, Jerry Grider, Tim Hester, Carter Green and Rob Camper.
Interment will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Buchanan, Tenn.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The Boyd Family, c/o Friendship Baptist Church, 1385 Friendship Road, Buchanan, TN 38222.
Steven Lee Herndon
Steven Lee “Steve” Herndon, age 46, died Tuesday July 26, 2016, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN. Steve had recently been diagnosed with colon cancer.
Born in October 15, 1969, in Paris, TN, he was the son of Danny Herndon of Paris and the late Brenda “Borenda “Dillion Blackburn. Steve was a self- employed handyman. He worked on homes as well as cars and anything else people ask him to fix. Steve formerly attended Fairview Baptist Church. Besides work, he enjoyed shooting pool, camping, hunting and fishing.
Along with his father, he is survived by his daughter: Kaylee Lyn Herndon of Smyrna, TN; two brothers: Darrell Ray Herndon of Paris and David Herndon of Mt. Juliet, TN; Aunts who served as caregivers: Linda Berry of Puryear and Judy Tate of Paris; nephews: Justin Ryan Herndon and Bryan Herndon both of Paris; and several other aunts and uncles.
An additional survivor, James Greer of Paris was a special friend along with a caregiver.
Visitation will be held Friday July 29, 2016 at Ridgeway Funeral Home from 4 to 7 pm and continue on Saturday after 12 noon. The funeral service will be held in LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home on Saturday at 2 PM, with Richard “Soup” Raymer officiating.
Burial will follow the service in Chalk Hill Cemetery in Camden, TN.
Friends and family members will serve as Pallbearers.
Rubie Melton, age 63 of Paris, TN passed away Monday, July 25, 2016 at Oak Manor Healthcare Center in McKenzie, TN.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
She was born November 26, 1952 in Paris, TN to the late J.W. Marrs and Donna Lee Reynolds Marrs.
Survived by her former husband: Billy Melton, Paris, TN; son: Terry Melton, Paris, TN.
Preceded by a son: Bill Lynn Melton.
Memorials may be made to: McEvoy Funeral Home, P.O. Box 158, Paris, TN 38242.
Debra Dawson, age 56, of Henry, TN, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016 at her residence in Henry.
Memorial service 12:00PM Saturday, July 30, 2016 at McEvoy Funeral Home.
Visitation Saturday, 11:00AM until service time.
was born April 22, 1960 in Springfield, IL to Harold (Barb) Jones,
Springville, TN and Margaret Schuchardt Scott, Paris, TN. Preceded by
her husband Grant Dawson, Jr.
Survived by her Fiance': Jason
Webb, Henry, TN; daughters: Jennifer (Jay) Watkins, Paris, TN, Tokafay
(Scotty) Hawkins, Puryear, TN; sisters: Megan Jones, Crofton, KY,
Maureen (Tommy) Thompson, Paris, TN; brother: Charlie (Melody)
Schuchardt, Paris, TN; grandchildren: Lukas Hawkins, Dylan Hawkins,
Austin Wilson, Jacob Wilson.
Preceded by grandmother: Emma Pearllene Correll Beagles.
Dawson was a Catholic by faith. She was a school bus driver for the
Henry School. She enjoyed reading books, attending drag racing, doing
arts and crafts, flea markets and shopping. Debra dearly loved her
family especially her grandbabies. Memorials may be made to: McEvoy
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 158, Paris, TN 38242.
Karen A. Vogt, age 67, of Paris, TN passed away Monday, July 25, 2016 at Henry County Healthcare Center in Paris.
Memorial visitation 2:00 - 4:00PM Thursday, July 28, 2016 at McEvoy Funeral Home.
She was born March 18, 1949 in Chicago, IL to the late Sigurd and Elinor Martins Fanuelsen.
by daughters: Diane (Dennis) Mewes, Puryear, TN, Dawn Vogt, Chicago,
IL, Debbie Vogt, Chicago, IL; son: David Vogt, Chicago, IL; twin sister:
Kathryn (Currie) Clement, Tucson, AZ; sister-in-law: Dolores Fanuelsen,
Hutley, IL; grandchildren: seven; great-grandchildren: two.
Preceded by a brother: Douglas Fanuelsen.
Mrs. Vogt was dearly loved by her family and friends. She will be missed.
Buddy E. Parrish, 87, of Cape Girardeau died July 24, 2016 at his home.
He was born February 28, 1929, at Palmersville, Tennessee, to Yancy B. and
Hilda G. Pentecost Parrish.
He grew up on the family farm in northwest Tennessee near Cottage Grove. In
1966, he bought farm land in Tennessee and became a "weekend farmer,"
raising small acreage of soybeans, corn and beefalo cattle. The farm was
sold in 2008.
He and Marsha M. Savers were married November 20, 1971.
Parrish graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1947.
He was inducted into the US Army on November 21, 1950, serving during the
Korean conflict as a corporal, stationed at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, an
instructor of light infantry weapons. He received an honorable discharge on
Nov. 21, 1952.
After his discharge, he worked at the atomic plant in Paducah, Kentucky
until 1955, when he went to college at Memphis State University, graduating
He was a senior sales specialist with the Upjohn pharmaceutical company
(which later became part of Pfizer) for 31 years, working in Mattoon,
Illinois for 10 years; then transferring to Cape Girardeau, retiring in
1990. In the seventies and eighties, he won five national sales awards.
He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, Harold O. Grauel Lodge
# 672 (receiving his 50-year pin in 2010), Masonic York Rite bodies and
charter member of the Cape Shrine Club. He was also affiliated with Cape
Rock Chapter #60, Order of the Eastern Star, Elks Lodge # 639 and Troop 2,
Boy Scouts of America as an assistant scoutmaster for a number of years.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years; daughters, Tammy Parrish (Jim
Heirbaut) of Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Pene (Chris) Schrock of Mattoon;
a grandson, Hunter Allen Parrish of Cape and granddaughters Ella Heirbaut of
Amsterdam and Jennifer Ronstadt of Mattoon; a brother, Ted L. Parrish of
Cottage Grove, Tennessee; and a sister, Mary Carrell of Paducah, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Shawn Parrish (2007); and
two sisters, Sue Elliott and Pat Miller.
Visitation will be at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel 4:00 to 8:00 pm
Thursday, July 28, 2016 with a Masonic service at 7:00 pm.
Funeral services will be at Centenary United Methodist Church 9:00 am
Friday, July 29, 2016. A one-hour visitation will be held at Ridgeway
Funeral Home from 2:00-3:00 pm Friday in Paris, Tennessee followed by a
graveside service at 3:30 pm at Walker Cemetery near Cottage Grove.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be directed to the
Shriners Hospital for Children, 2001 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis MO
Online condolences may be sent to Ford and Sons Funeral Home at
Pattie Sue King Poole, age 82 of Greeneville, TN formerly of
Paris, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 23, 2016. She passed
away at Laughlin Healthcare Center in Greeneville.
Service will be Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in Paris with Joey Tillery of First Baptist Church in Greeneville officiating.
as pallbearers are Tim King, Trent King, Justin Flanagan, Rusty Buford,
Collin King and Tyler King. Airman 1st Class Lee Kimes will serve as
Visitation 9:00 - 11:00AM Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at McEvoy Funeral Home.
by her husband George Arthur Poole, Sr. Flora, MS, they were married
September 20, 1980; daughter: Traci King (Rusty) Buford, Coldwater, MS;
sons: Timothy (Stacy) King, Afton, TN, Trent (Kathy) King, Brandon, MS;
grandchildren: Collin King, Tyler King, Lauren King, Justin Flanagan,
Jason King, Lisa Spurlock, Kristene Davis; great-grandchildren: Aiden
Flanagan, Anniston Flanagan, Lee Kimes, Katie Kimes and Emily Davis.
by her parents: Elmo Cates and Imogene Bennett Cates Bomar;
step-father: Ralph L. Bomar and husband: Robert Freeman King.
was a member of Rheatown United Methodist Church in Rheatown, TN. She
was a dedicated and loving mother who enjoyed gardening and cooking for
Joanne Williams Baker, age 79, of Paris, TN, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.
service 10:00AM Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the Van Dyke Church of
Christ with church minister Bro. Roger Banks officiating, burial will
follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Visitation 4:00 - 8:00PM Wednesday at McEvoy Funeral Home.
Visitation after 9:00AM Thursday at the Van Dyke Church of Christ.
Baker was born in Paris, TN to the late Roy and Frances Cowan
Williams. On June 2, 1956 she married Gene Baker, he survives, Paris,
Survived by a daughter: Marsha Baker Diaz, Mt. Juliet, TN;
son: Mike (Amy) Baker, Madison, AL; grandchildren: Lacey Gray Weaver,
Katelyn Diaz, Alyssa Baker, Cole Baker; great-grandchildren: Kaden
Weaver, Kenslee Weaver; sisters: Helen Freeman, Paris, TN, Betty (Jerry)
Casteel, Paris, TN, Patricia Luckinbill, Phoenix, AZ; sister-in-law:
Alicia Williams, Belleview, TN; several nieces, nephews and special
Preceded by sisters: Dorothy Wimberley Pounds, Nancy Moon Greer; brother: John Williams and Fred Nolan, preceded as a child.
Memorials may be made to the Van Dyke Church of Christ, c/o Terry Wilkinson, 3530 Van Dyke Road, Paris, TN 38242.
LaRue McClure, age 81 of Como, TN, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at her residence in Como, TN. A private, family service will be held.
Don Green Sr.
Don “Smooth” Green, Sr., age 83, of Paris, Tenn., died Monday, July 18, 2016, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn.
Don began his love of golf at an early age while working as a caddy in Humboldt, TN. He was a former miner in Colorado for 12 years and also worked as Route Salesman for White Company and Dollar Amusement Co. for several years. Don served in the National Guard for 8 years. He was a lifelong avid golfer, with 3 hole-in-ones, with 1 of them coming at age 80. He had been a Paris Country Club member since 1976.
He was born May 23, 1933 in Humboldt, TN to the late Idus Martin Green and the late Fannie Lorine Kolwyck Green. He was raised by his step-mother, Annie B. Kolwyck Green after the death of his mother.
He is survived by his four Daughters, Stephanie Green & Special Friend Dale Russell of Springville, Tenn, Jodie (Brian) Matthews of Huntingdon, Tenn, Donna (Paul) DuPree of Milan, Tenn, and Jennifer (Michael) Cook of Spring Hill, Tenn; two Sons, Donald "Buddy" (Debbie) Green, Jr. of Puryear, Tenn, and Jason (Brittney) Green of Camden, Tenn; one Step Brother, Bob Kolwyck of Germantown, TN; 12 Grandchildren, Rachel Stigall, Jerry Stone, Brian Patterson, Amanda Patterson, Andrew DuPree, Dena Bell, Olivia Cook, Lilah Cook, Zane Green, Amber Boone, Heather Tharpe, and Ellee Green; and 17 Great Grandchildren.
Besides his Parents and Step Mother, he was also preceded in death by a Daughter, Dena Delisa Green; a Brother, Jerry Thomas Green and a Grandchild Easton Lee Green.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 4 – 8 pm Saturday, July 23, 2016 and from 1 – 3 pm Sunday, July 24, 2016. The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home at 3:00 pm Sunday, July 24, 2016. Larry Hollingsworth will officiate. Pallbearers will be Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, and all of his golfing buddies are to be Honorary Pallbearers.
Interment will be at Rose Lawn Memory Garden in Paris, Tenn.
Memorials may be made to: Easton’s Angels, PO Box 1371, Paris, TN 38242.
Dale Lindsey, age 59, of Tiptonville, Tenn, formerly of Paris, died
Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Reelfoot Manor Nursing Home in Tiptonville,
He formerly worked at Mar-Kel Lighting and K.T. Clay Co.
He was born October 16, 1956 to the late Martha Frances Lindsey.
He is survived by his one Sister, Joyce Lindsey of Hornbeak, Tenn; and one Niece, Angela Lindsey of Hornbeak, TN.
Besides his mother, he was also preceded in death by a Sister, Judy Lindsey.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn.
A Graveside Service was held at Chapel Hill Cemetery at 3:30 pm Sunday, July 17, 2016.
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