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Henry County and Surrounding Area Obituaries

 

 

Carlene "Chick" Roberson

Carleen "Chick" "Honey" Robertson, age 91 of Paris, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Paris Healthcare & Rehab Center. Her memorial service will be held at a later date at Trinity United Methodist Church and burial of cremated remains will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Carleen D. "Chick" Robertson was born April 26, 1927 in Bristow, Kentucky to the late Carl Griffin Robertson and the late Nelle Lee Drugan Robertson. She is survived by a sister, Elizabeth Robertson Nance of Aiken, SC; four nieces: Deborah Brossett, Sandra Johnson, Carol Vos, and LeeAnn Hawley; two nephews: Charlie (Gail) Robertson of Paris, TN and Ronnie (Cindy) Robertson Nance of Hot Springs Village, AR; a great nephew, Chip (Ardy) Robertson and a great niece, Paige Wood; two great-great nephews: Griffin Wood and Andrew Wood; and a great-great niece, Avary Wood; and several great nieces and great nephews living in other areas.

Besides her parents, Chick was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles L. Robertson I; a brother-in-law, W.A. "Dub" Nance; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Lockhart Robertson; and a nephew, James Robertson.

Ms. Robertson was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a devoted member of the United Methodist Women. She graduated from E.W. Grove High School and received advanced education from Trevecca University in Nashville, TN. She entered the U.S. Air Force in 1951 and made a career serving her country with distinction for twenty years, retiring in 1971. She was a member of DAV, American Legion, and VFW. She was an outstanding athlete and excelled in basketball and softball. She was inducted into the Paris, Henry County Sports Hall of Fame in 1999. 

Jerry Delk

Jerry Lee Delk, age 75 of Springville, Tennessee passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018 at his residence. His memorial service will be 11:00 AM Saturday, June 2, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Carol Wade and Rev. Arthur Lodge officiating. Visitation will be after 10:00 AM Saturday, June 2, 2018 prior to the service at the church.

Jerry Lee Delk was born August 12, 1942 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Carlos and Dora Delk. On March 7, 1964 he married Carol Blocher Delk and she preceded him in death on July 22, 2011.

Mr. Delk is survived by a daughter, Corey Delk Riccardi (Doug) of Clearwater, Florida; a son, Cobey Delk of Nashville, Tennessee; four grandchildren: Matthew, Meredith, and Marshall Riccardi and Riley Savannah Delk; one brother-in-law, Emmett (Marcia) Blocher of Cullman, AL; and one sister-in-law, Patricia Wade Delk of Muncie, IN.

Besides his parents and wife, Mr. Delk was also preceded in death by two brothers: Kenny Delk in 2015 and Eugene Delk in 1938.

Jerry and his family moved to Paris, TN in 1975 from Muncie, IN when he founded a business to represent manufacturers in the lamp and lighting and automotive industries. Jerry loved all sports and he was a fan of HCHS Patriot football. He was a daily reader of the Paris PI and a loyal customer of the Southside Café. Jerry was a long time member of the Rotary Club.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jerry's honor to:
Rotary Club's Bill Caldwell Good Citizenship Scholarship
Attn: Mr. David Flowers
P.O. Box 1000
Paris, TN 38242

Dr. Ted Callicot

Longtime local dentist, Dr. Ted Callicott, age 91 of Paris, TN, died Friday, May 18, 2018, at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN.

He was a 1944 graduate of E.W. Grove School.  He served in the US Army Air Force during WWII.  He graduated in 1949 from Murray State University.  He then went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee Dental School.  Dr. Ted was the longest and oldest practicing dentist in the state of Tennessee, where he practiced for 65 years.  He joined the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks (B.P.O.E.) in 1955, holding all offices in the Paris Lodge, serving as Exalted Ruler in 1958.  He was a member of the board of directors for many years and held an honorary life membership of the Paris Lodge.  He later served as the 1972 President of the Tennessee Elks Association.  He took special interest in the ritualistic work of the Order.  He was named National President in 1987, Elkdom’s highest office.  He was the sponsor of the local lodges in Iowa and Missouri.  He won the Distinguished Alumnus of Murray State University in 1989.  He was a member of First Baptist Church in Paris.  

Ted was born September 1, 1926, in Paris, TN, to the late Hunter Wesley Callicott and the late Jewell Brannon Callicott.

He was married March 9, 1984, to Betsy Dye Callicott, who survives, of Paris, TN.

Along with his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Kathy (Larry) Ray of Buchanan, TN; one grandson, Chris (Wendy) Ray of Memphis, TN; and one great grandson, Jacob Ray.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Lowell Callicott.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN, where visitation will be Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and continue Sunday, May 20, 2018, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.  The funeral service will be Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 2:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Steve Gallimore officiating. 

Pallbearers will be Dr. David Travis, Chris Ray, Eddie Wilson, Jack Frost, Randy Shook, and Ronnie Attkisson.  Named as Honorary Pallbearers are all of Dr. Ted's B.P.O.E. friends.

An Elks service will take place at graveside at Walker Cemetery in Paris, TN, with burial to follow.

Memorials may be made to:  Elks National Foundation, 2750 N. Lakeview Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614-1889.

Michael Evans

Michael W. Evans, age 63, of Paris, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at his residence. He was buried in Bethesda Cemetery on Friday, May 18, 2018 with local family present. No service or visitation was scheduled. The family requests that those who wish to pay their respects visit his grave, located just behind the Bethesda Cemetery sign.

Michael was born May 7, 1955 in Paris, Tennessee to the late Walter Warren Evans and Geraldine Watkins Evans, who survives in Paris. He is also survived by two sons: Michael Evans and Kelly Evans, both of Michigan; sister: Barbara (Roger) Coleman of Paris; and brother: Walter Lee Evans of Paris.

Mr. Evans was known as “Mr. Fix It” as he was a longtime automotive mechanic. He was a very talented musician who could play any instrument. Michael had a tremendous sense of humor and was thought to be a comedian among his family and friends, also making him loved by many.

William Turner

William Clenoy “Bill” Turner, age 81 of Springville, TN, died Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Paris Healthcare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Paris, TN.

 

He lived in the Pleasant Hill Community of Springville for over 50 years.  He was an active member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, where he was a long time lay speaker and Sunday school teacher.  Bill retired from Dupont in 1995 with 30 years of service as a maintenance mechanic & welder.  He was an avid builder of anything with an engine including dragsters, stock cars, motorcycles, and homebuilt aircraft.

 

Bill was born April 24, 1937, in Vale, TN, to the late William H. Turner and the late Ruby Mae Frensley.

 

He was married June 2, 1957, to Faye Carter Turner, who survives, of Springville, TN.

 

Along with his wife, he is also survived by two sons, Rick (Toni) Turner of Vonore, TN, and Rusty (Tracy) Turner of Paris, TN; two brothers, Jimmie (Cathy) Turner of Vale, TN, and David (Angie) Turner of Huntingdon, TN; four grandchildren, Trent (Tara) Turner, Carrie (Cody) Black, Wesley (Lindsay) Turner, and Josh (Kathleen) Turner; and six great grandchildren.  

 

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN, where visitation will be Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, and continue Sunday, May 20, 2018, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  The funeral service will be Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 4:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Dr. Barry Scott and Jerry Stephenson officiating.

 

Pallbearers will be David Turner, Trent Turner, Josh Turner, Wesley Turner, Cody Black, and Nathan Baker.

 

Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Springville, TN.

 

Memorials may be made to:  Pleasant Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Faye Turner, 9660 Highway 641 S, Springville, TN 38256 or to the charity of your choice. 

 

Robert Bradley Jr.

Robert “Bobby” Bradley Jr., age 38 of Cottage Grove, TN, died Monday, May 14, 2018, in St. Louis, MO.

 

Bobby was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army. He was a self-employed mechanic, who besides working on cars, loved fishing. He was a big fan of the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Cubs. 

 

Bobby was born September 24, 1979, in Elmhurst, IL to Robert Hall Bradley, Sr., of Cottage Grove, TN and Debra Ray Hardwick of Paris, TN. 

 

Along with his parents, he is survived by one sister, Shannon Bradley of Paris, TN, grandmother, Carolyn Ray of Paris, TN; nephew, Donavan Bradley of Paris, TN; and his step father, Marty Hardwick of Paris, TN.

 

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, W.C. and Zelma Bradley.

 

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN, where visitation will be Friday, May 18, 2018, from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, and continue Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.  The funeral service will be Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 11:00 am at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home with Phillip Hardwick and Wayne Bradley conducting the service.

 

Pallbearers for the service are Nick Bradley, James Bradley, William Bradley, Wayne T. Bradley, Brandon Ray, Richard Glisson, Ryan Tyler and Kye Norton.

 

Honorary Pallbearers are Clint Graff, Ralph Burnell, and Donavan Bradley.

 

Burial will follow the service at Walker Cemetery in Paris, TN.

 

Memorials may be made to: Paralyzed Veterans of America, 1030 Jefferson Ave. #2D-100, Memphis, TN 38104.

Frances Boggs

Frances was born Feb.7, 1938 in Niles, OH to Clyde L. Cline and Ida Mae Jennings Cline. 

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, David, Clyde L.(junior), George, and Ursel Cline, and one sister, Shirley Tillery.

 

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Eugene Boggs of McKenzie, TN; and four children, Robert Boggs of McKenzie, Gary Boggs of McKenzie, Cindy Dycus of Milan, and Linda (Brad) Langley of McKenzie; one sister, Virginia Campbell of Ohio; three grandchildren, Jonathan (Leah) Dycus of Milan, Matthew Langley of McKenzie, and  Caitlin Langley of McKenzie; and one great grandchild, Carson Dycus of McKenzie.

 

A memorial is being planned at Faith in Christ Ministries, 14170 Paris St, Huntingdon, TN 38344.

 

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN.

Jennie Pace

Jennie “Sally” Paschall Oakley Pace, age 88 of Paris, TN, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at her residence.

She was a former nurse assistant to Dr. Rhea at the Rhea Clinic and retired from Holley Carburetor. Jennie enjoyed gardening and loved spending time at the senior citizens center. She was a member of Van Dyke Church of Christ.

Jennie was born October 20, 1929, in Cottage Grove, TN, to the late Raymond J. Paschall and the late Alna McClain Paschall.

She first married Howard Oakley, Jr. in 1950 who preceded in death August 2, 1997. She then married Estel Pace December 31, 2001 who died in July 20, 2012.

Survivors include her daughter: Jerry McCann of Paris; a sister: Brenda (Bobby) Owen of the Hico Community; one brother: Joe Mac Paschall of Buchanan; three grandchildren: Chad Oakley of Jackson, TN, Nicki (Chris) Escue of Portland, TN, Derek (Starry) Ivy of Benton, MO; and four great grandchildren: Kelly, Ryan and Hunter Ivy and Annalise Escue.

In addition to her family, Jennie left these special friends: Lottie Smith, Evelyn Ashby, Shirley Redden, Cody and Lindsey Craig and their son Cohen, Randy and Pam Peale and their son Mason (Morgan) Peale.

Along with her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a daughter: Donna Ivy.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home 201 Dunlap Street, Paris, TN, where the visitation will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 11 AM until the time of the service. The funeral service will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 1 PM with Roger Banks officiating.

Pallbearers for the service are: Terry Wilkinson, Mason Peale, Chris Escue, Dave Perry, Steve Blake and Jimmy Patterson.

Honorary Pallbearers are the Elders of VanDyke Church of Christ: Billy Russell, Vince Blake and Gene Baker.

Burial will follow the service at Walker Cemetery in Paris, TN.

Memorials may be made to the VanDyke Church of Christ, c/o Terry Wilkinson 3530 VanDyke Rd., Paris, TN 38242.

Margaret Dillon

Margaret "Helen" Dillon, age 76, of Paris, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Helen's body is to be cremated. A memorial service and visitation will be planned by her family and announced by McEvoy Funeral Home.

Ms. Dillion was born February 11, 1942 to the late Doss Henry Dillon and the late Edna May Winsett Dillon. She is survived by sisters: Janice Graves of Puryear, Carolyn Dean of Paris, Linda Berry of Puryear, Judy Tate of Paris; brothers: Roy Dillon of Puryear and James Dillon of Paris; and by numerous nieces and nephews. Helen was known to be a dedicated homemaker. 

Warren Brown

Mr. Warren Brown, age 82 of Springville, Tennessee died on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Eiffel Gardens Assisted Living of Paris

Mr. Brown was born on December 4, 1935 in Henry County, Tennessee to the late William Broughton Brown and Rose Oliver Brown.

He and Nellie “Coe” Coralene Bishop Brown(preceded) married on May 6, 1956.

Mr. Brown is survived by his brother, Paul(Julie)Brown of Springville, and nephews Nathaniel and Landon Brown.

He was a member of  Sulphur Well Church of Christ. He was an Army/National Guard Veteran and former vice president of human resources for Dunlop Tire Co.

Visitation will be at McEvoy Funeral Home and is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15th from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00p.m.m and on Wednesday after 12:00 p.m.

Funeral service is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 16th and burial will be at Bethesda Cemetary.

Pallbearers: Victor Baldwin, Dr. Robert Gardner, Glenn Wimberley, Larry Wimberley, David Reasons, and Dale Reasons

Dennis "Bubba" Carter

Dennis “Bubba” Carter, age 41 of Puryear, TN, died Friday, May 11, 2018, at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN. 

 

He worked in construction as a roofer for several years.  He enjoyed cars and hanging out with his family and friends, especially his daughter.

 

Dennis was born February 7, 1977, in Berwyn, IL, to Barbara Cole Carter, who survives, of Puryear, TN, and Dennis Ray Carter who survives, of Puryear, TN.

 

Along with his mother and father, he is also survived by one daughter, Alyssa Ann Carter of Henry, TN; five brothers, Mark Beimal (Marcy Vaira) of Romeoville, IL, Danny Carter of Paris, TN, Royce Carter of New York, Ryan (Kirsten) Carter of Puryear, TN, and Lannie Carter of Illinois; several other stepsisters, stepbrothers and extended family; and the mother of his daughter, Stacey Guerrero of Henry, TN.

 

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN, where visitation will be Monday, May 14, 2018, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. 

 

The body is to be cremated following the visitation.  

 

Memorials may be made to:  Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242, on behalf of the Dennis Carter Family.

Carolyn Davis Nolin

Mrs. Carolyn Davis Nolin, Age 83 of Paris, died on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Henry County Medical Center.

Mrs. Carolyn Nolin was born on March 15, 1935 in Henry County, Tennessee. She and the late John Henry Nolin were married for 56 years.

There will be a private graveside service at Memorial Cemetery. Carl Holder will officiate the service.

No visitation is scheduled

Betty Jean Thompson

Betty Jean Thompson, age 85 of Buchanan, TN, died Thursday, May 10, 2018, at her residence in Buchanan, TN.

She retired after several years working as a nurse at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and for Dr. Quertermous.  She was a member of New Liberty Church of Christ.

Betty Jean was born August 4, 1932, in Buchanan, TN, to the late Leonard Virgil Clayton and the late Vela Gray Lamb Clayton.

She was married May 19, 1949, to Charles H. Thompson, who preceded her in death on June 20, 2009.

She is survived by two daughters, Debbie (Doug) Jackson of Buchanan, TN, and Patty Thompson of Buchanan, TN; one sister, Joyce Ballentine of Humboldt, TN; one brother, Pete Clayton of Memphis, TN; two grandchildren, Eric (Kim) Jackson of Buchanan, TN, and Emily (John) Broomfleet of Buchanan, TN; and six great grandchildren, Katie Broomfleet, Zayne Broomfleet, Tori Jackson, Adyson Broomfleet, Carly Jackson, and Jocee Jackson.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN, where visitation will be Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, and continue Sunday, May 13, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.  The funeral service will be Sunday, May 13, 2018, at 2:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with John Dale officiating. 

Serving as pallbearers will be Tony Thompson, Kerry Thompson, Trent Thompson, Mike Pflueger, Pat Stacey, and David Lassiter.

Burial will be in New Liberty Cemetery in Buchanan, TN.

Nona Manha

Nona Manha, age 90 of Paris, TN, died Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Paris Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Paris, TN.

 

She was a homemaker who recently moved from Reno, NV, to Tennessee to be closer to several family members.  Nona loved sewing & scrapbooking, working in her yard, and enjoyed her flowers.  She was an active member of the Sierra Vista Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Reno, NV, where she was very faithful in her ministry as one of Jehovah’s witnesses.  She was a devoted wife who loved being a mother and grandmother.  She was very hospitable and generous, and a good friend who cared for others.

 

Nona was born July 20, 1927, in Coalville, UT, to the late Frank Tow and the late Delilah Hill Tow.

 

She was married December 11, 1943, to her husband of 65 years, Joe Manha, Jr., who preceded her in death in February 2009.

 

She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Monck of Paris, TN; one son, Danny (Linda) Manha of Reno, NV; six grandchildren, Ben (Brandie) Monck, Jonah (Jessica) Monck, Tony (Mika) Monck, Heidi (Zach) Bales, Justice (Nicole) Manha, and Andrea Manha; and eight great grandchildren, Sage (Austen) Keen, Acacia Monck, Paisley Phillips, Oliver Phillips, Evelyn Bales, Zeke Bales, Joanna Manha, and Miranda Manha.

 

Along with her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by three sisters, Fay Reinhold, Georgia White, and Phyllis Tow; and one brother, Jim Tow.

 

Local arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN.  Funeral arrangements are being handled by Walton’s Funeral Home, 875 W 2nd St, Reno, NV 89503, where visitation will be Wednesday, May 23, 2018, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm with the funeral service beginning at 12:00 pm.

Charles McMillen

Charles A. McMillen, age 93 of Paris, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Henry County Healthcare Center. His funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Paris with Joe Hansen, Gary Collier, and Bob Valentine officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. on Monday, May 14, 2018 at McEvoy Funeral Home and again on Tuesday after 9:00 A.M. until time of service at First Methodist Church.

Mr. McMillen was born February 20, 1925 on Crawford Avenue in Paris, Tennessee to the late David B. McMillen and the late Novella Collins McMillen. He married Margaret Berry McMillen on December 4, 1944 in Punta Gorda, Florida. She preceded him in death on August 9, 2011. Charles is survived by his daughters: Meg (Larry) Corrow of Carlyle, Illinois and Jan Dixon of Kennebunk, Maine; grandchildren: Jesse (Brigida) McMillen, Allyson McMillen, Laura Lippay, Stephen Lippay, Jarrett Corrow, Ethan Corrow, Darcy (Stefan) Kuenzel, Rodney Dixon, Jr., and Mason (Anna) Dixon; eleven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. Besides his wife and parents, Charles is also preceded in death by his son: Mike McMillen, sister: Elizabeth McMillen Heuss, and brother: David B. McMillen, Jr.

Mr. McMillen joined the U.S. Army on May 5, 1943 and entered Aviation Cadet Flight Training. He graduated a B-24 pilot and his wife Margaret pinned his wings on him November 20, 1944 at Buckingham Field, Ft. Meyers, Florida. Charles was a longtime and active member of First United Methodist Church in Paris. He was affectionately nicknamed "911 Charlie Mac" by his neighbors as he always came to their rescue to lend a hand anytime he was needed.

The family requests that memorials be made to:

First United Methodist Church

Video Fund

P.O. Box 25

Paris, TN 38242

or

Disabled American Veterans

P.O. Box 14301

Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301

Wanda Rankin

Wanda Rankin, age 85 of Paris, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Paris Healthcare Center. Her funeral service will be 4:45PM at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Gerald Scott officiating. Burial will follow at Poplar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be at McEvoy Funeral Home after 3:00PM until service time. Pallbearers will be Cody Millsap, Daniel Stephenson, Trevor Haepp, Lee Jones, Jimmy Johnson, Dylan Johnson and Brandon Stephenson.

Wanda Rankin was born June 27, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Henry Lester Dalton and the late Sadie Rosella Higgins Dalton. On September 23, 1952 she married Thomas Lloyd Rankin and he preceded her in death on February 6, 1990.

Ms. Rankin is survived by three daughters: Cindy (Bill) Otten of Kennewick, WA, Marie Wyatt of Reidland, KY and Mayela (Charles) Rish of Paris, TN; one son, Tim Rankin of Paris, TN; ten grandchildren: Jimmy Johnson, Larinda (Donnell) Garner, Patricia (Mike) Rolo, Amanda (Ricky) Anderson, Stacey Dean, Heather Rankin, Misty Enoch, Thomas Wachter, Daniel (Kim) Stephenson, and Carrissa (Lee) Jones; seventeen great grandchildren: Dylan Johnson, Tanna (Dillan) Ford, Jordan Sesate, Keiauna Sesate, Brandon Escobedo, Alexia Escobedo, Rialey Davis, Jamison McElroy, Meagan Millsap, Cody (Jordan) Millsap, Austin Wachter, Aiden Wachter, Brandon Stephenson, Bryce Stephenson, Trevor Haepp, Blaine Childers, and Danilynn Jones; two great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, Ms. Rankin was also preceded in death by a son, Stephen Rankin; and 20 siblings.

Jerry Lee Delk

Jerry Lee Delk, age 75 of Springville, Tennessee passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018 at his residence. His services will be announced later.

Jerry Lee Delk was born August 12, 1942 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Carlos and Dora Delk. On March 7, 1964 he married Carol Blocher Delk and she preceded him in death on July 22, 2011.

Mr. Delk is survived by a daughter, Corey Delk Riccardi (Doug) of Clearwater, Florida; a son, Cobey Delk of Nashville, Tennessee; four grandchildren: Matthew, Meredith, and Marshall Riccardi and Riley Savannah Delk; one brother-in-law, Emmett (Marcia) Blocher of Cullman, AL; and one sister-in-law, Patricia Wade Delk of Muncie, IN.

Besides his parents and wife, Mr. Delk was also preceded in death by two brothers: Kenny Delk in 2015 and Eugene Delk in 1935.

Jerry and his family moved to Paris, TN in 1975 from Muncie, IN when he founded a business to represent manufacturers in the lamp and lighting and automotive industries. Jerry loved all sports and he was a fan of HCHS Patriot football. He was a daily reader of the Paris PI and a loyal customer of the Southside Café. Jerry was a long time member of the Rotary Club.

Randy Pace

Randy Pace, age 58 of Buchanan, TN, died Monday, May 7, 2018 at his residence.

He formerly worked as a heavy equipment operator for Tennessee Asphalt for several years.  He was Baptist.  Randy graduated from HCHS in 1977.  He loved playing video games and especially loved picking at his nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews because he loved them so much. 

Randy was born October 11, 1959 in Paris, TN to the late Joe Pace and Jo Ann Hinson Pace who survives of Buchanan, TN.

Besides his mother, Randy is also survived by two sisters, Diane (Jimmy) Lipford of Buchanan, TN, and Deborah Pace of Buchanan, TN;  one brother, Bobby (Ethel) Pace of Buchanan, TN; two nieces, Crystal (Tommy) Hutson, and Shaunda Pace; two nephews, Bobby (Christine) Keatts, and Jason (Kim) Pace; three great nieces; and six great nephews.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN.  He is to be cremated and no services are scheduled at this time. 

 

 
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