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Elizabeth McWherter

Elizabeth McWherter, 80, Camden, died Jan. 23 at her residence. Private graveside services will be held at Walker Cemetery, Cottage Grove. Ridgeway Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Ruben McWherter, two daughters, Jacqueline McDaniel, Cottage Grove and Vicki Thomas, Camden, plus numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was retired from the X-ray department at Henry County Medical Center.

 

Brenda Morris

Mrs. Brenda Morris, 50, of Paris died Sunday, January 20, 2013, at Henry County Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Rawls Funeral Home. Morris was the former director of the Henry County Office on Aging..

Barbara Forrest

Funeral service 11:00AM Friday at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Sanders and Bro. Billy Ross officiating, burial will follow at Ephesus Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Carroll County.

Named as pallbearers are Brandon Hart, Jeffery Wilson, Christopher Burns, Lonnie Forrest, Aaron Forrest, Mark Fasolo, honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Martin, Travis Cox, Ronnie Nash and Jim Hutson.

Visitation 4:00 - 8:00PM Thursday and after 9:00AM Friday.

She was the daughter of the late Alonzo Cleveland and Thelma Louise Briley Raymer. On September 30, 1979 she married James "Jim" Forrest, he survives, Springville, TN.

Survived by daughters: Sheila Sanders, Springville, Melisa "Missy" Sanders, Paris, TN, Retha (Pete) Burns, Paris; sons: Eddie (Amanda) Forrest, Henry, Timmy William (Cheryl) Forrest, Puryear; sisters: Willie Merrell, Paris, Mary Threet, Paris, Thelma Louise Raymer, TN; brothers: twin-Bobby Raymer, PA, William "Bill" Raymer, Memphis, Alonzo "Cleevie" Raymer, Paris; grandchildren: Brandy Evans, Brandon Hart, Tina Fasolo, Jeffery Wilson, Christopher Burns, Cody Nance, Brittney Nance, Aaron Forrest, Will Forrest, Lonnie Forrest, Michelle Forrest, Jessica Forrest, Brandon Forrest, Tyler Forrest, Jade Anderson, Ivy Anderson and numerous great-grandchildren.

Barbara was a member of Springville Baptist Church. She loved the outdoors, especially fishing, hunting and her flowers.

Gary Freeland

Memorial service 2:00PM Saturday at McEvoy Funeral Home.

Visitation 12:00 Noon until service time.

He was the son of the late Edward and Mary Alice Henderson Freeland. He married Camille Todd Freeland in 1972, she preceded April 18, 1998.

Survived by daughters: Laurah Alice Gem Freeland, Trezevant, TN, Sarah Camille "Millie" (Marvin) Smith, Henry, TN; son: George Freeland, Dover, TN; grandchildren: Dallas Hudspeth, Mathew Hamilton; special friend: Shannon Orr.

Preceded by a son: James Edward "Eddie" Lee, 2008; sister: Margaret Freeland; brother: Dennis Freeland and a grandchild: Trey Freeland, 1995.

Mr. Freeland worked at Holley Carburetor Plant.

Jane Steiner Reasons

 

Funeral service 11:00AM Saturday at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Stephens, Sulphur Well Church of Christ officiating, burial will follow at Sulphur Well Church of Christ Cemetery.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation 9:00 - 11:00AM Saturday prior to the service.

She was the daughter of James A. (Jan) Steiner, IV, Pacific, MO and Mary Schwellensattl Dueland, Paris, TN. On June 20, 1992 she married David Leon Reasons, he survives, Paris.

Survived by a daughter: Courtney (Steve) Scott, Columbus, MS; son: Anthony (Mandy) Schaefer, Paris; sister: Rebecca E. (Joshua Stepp) Steiner, Villa Ridge, MO; brother: James (Becky) Steiner, V, CA; grandchildren: Michael and Jacob Schaefer and Piper Scott.

Jana loved her dog Cleo and her cat Chris Chris. She worked at the Dana Corp. for 12 years as a machine operator.

Elizabeth Parrish

 

Elizabeth Parrish, 90, Paris, died Sunday, jan. 20 at McKenzie Healthcare Center. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Memorial Park. McEvoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She married Herman Parrish, who died in 2005. Local survivors include a daughter, Pris Lemons of Springville.

She was a member of West Paris Baptist Church.

 

Douglass Moore, DDS

Dr. Douglass Moore, 75, of Paris (Sunnyside community), died Saturday, Jan. 19 at his home. Funeral services were held at Monday, with Ridgeway Funeral Home handling arrangements. The body was cremated.

Dr. Moore was a retired dentist and a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife Lynn Ware-Moore, two daughters and two brothers.

Bobby Spaulding

Bobby Spaulding, 78, Collierville, died Sunday, Jan. 20 at Trinity Hospice House in Collierville.

Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Palestine Cemetery. Ridgeway Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Bedwell Spaulding of Collierville. Local survivors include two brothers, Dickie and Gerald Spaulding, both of Paris.

He was a retired periodical salesman for Gemco.

Mary Sue Neese

Mary Sue Neese, 97, Paris, died Friday, Jan. 18 at Henry Co. Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park at 1 p.m. Sunday. McEvoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 313 N. Poplar St., Paris, or the charity of donor's choice.

Her husband, John Paul Neese preceded her in death. She was a member of First Baptist Church and a homemaker.

 

Arlette Pillow

Arlette Pillow, 71, Springville, died Friday, Jan. 18 at Henry Co. Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at McEvoy Funeral Home, with burial at Birds' Creek Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1210 E. Wood St., Paris.

Her husband, Basil Pillow died in 1999.

She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and a homemaker. Memorials may be directed to Holy Cross Church, 1210 E. Wood St., Paris.

Louise Jackson

Louise Jackson, 84, Paris, died Saturday, Jan. 19 at Paris HealthCare Center. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Maplewood Cemetery. McEvoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Her husband, Curtis Jackson, died in 1996.

Local survivors include a daughter, Norma Reeves, Big Sandy.

She was a member of New Bethel Church of Christ and a homemaker.

 

James Hodges

James Hodges, 89, Palmersville, died January 18 at Henry Co. Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at McEvoy Funeral Home, with burial in Hodges Cemetery, Palmersville.

He was a member of Cottage Grove Church of Christ and was a U.S. Army veteran in WWII. He was a farmer and worked at Lear Siegler in Union City and the former Holley Carburetor in Paris.

His wife, Robbie, survives with a son, James Wilson Hodges, Palmersville.

 

Tony Dale Wyatt

Tony Wyatt, 48, Hazel, Ky., died Jan. 16 at Western Baptist Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with cremation to follow.

His wife, Charlotte Jones Wyatt, preceded in death. Local survivors include his sister, Darlene Hardison, Puryear.

He worked at Briggs and Stratton and Anderson Farms in Murray.

Memorials to the Tony Wyatt Family, in care of Ridgeway Funeral Home, Paris.

Mattie Glisson Norton

Funeral service 2:30PM Friday at McEvoy Funeral Home with Gary Collier officiating, burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery.

Named as pallbearers are Harold Bass, Jackie Hamilton, Kenny Sherrod, Emory Bradley, Chuck Lyons and Hansel McCadams.

Visitation 3:00 - 8:00PM Thursday and after 11:00AM Friday.

She was the daughter of the late Albert Clinton and Sarah Elizabeth "Bettie" Shankle Glisson. On February 13, 1937 she married Joel L. Norton, he preceded January 21, 1988.

Survived by a daughter: Sarah (Dickie) Brewer, Paris, TN; granddaughter: Dawn (Robert "Bo") Richardson, Paris and Memphis, TN; great grandchildren: Elizabeth (Eric) Gallimore, Memphis, TN, Emily Richardson, Washington, DC, Rob Richardson, Memphis, TN; special caregivers: Rubye Walters, Margaret Mitchell and Kim Howell.

Preceded by a daughter in infancy: Jo Beth Norton; three brothers: Harvey, Coy and Noah Glisson.

Mrs. Norton attended the Primitive Baptist Church. She retired after 26 years from Holley Carburetor Plant and formerly worked at Salant and Salant in Paris.

Memorials may be made to: AG in the Classroom, P.O. Box 313, Columbia, TN 38402.

Nathaniel Greer

Nathaniel Greer, 69, Henry, died Tuesday, January 15 at Henry County Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery in Henry.

He married Linda Greer, who survives with a daughter, Connie Greer, Mich.; and son, Nathaniel, Henry, and several grand and great-grandchildren.

He was a retired welder and had been in the Huron Twp., Mich. VFD for 35 plus years.

 

 

Morine Melton Hart

Morine Hart, 81, Puryear, died Jan. 14 at Henry County Medical Center. Funeral will be noon Friday, Jan. 18 at Ridgeway Funeral Home. Burial will be at Bevil Cemetery.

She married Don Hart, who survives with a daughter, Debra Hart-Crutcher, Puryear; and sons Danny and Ranny Hart, Puryear and a sister, linda Lori McCarty, Puryear.

She worked 21 years for Salant and Salant.

Linda Diane Hutson

Linda Hutson, 68, Puryear, died Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Paris HealthCare. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Memorial Cemetery.

She was retired from Dana.

Survivors include daughters Stacey Pittinger, Murray and Trina Wagers, Pais; son William, Bruceton and sister, Shirley Weatherford, Memphis.

Cora Killebrew

Cora Killebrew, 105, formerly of Springville, died Jan. 14 at her daughter's home in Huntsville, Ala. Graveside service 12:00PM Thursday at Poplar Grove Cemetery with Bro. Charles Cate officiating.

Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation at the funeral home 9:00 - 11:00AM Thursday.

Born in Coldwater, KY to the late James Molonzo and Alta Bedwell Hughes, she married Carl Otto Killebrew April 15, 1929, he preceded September 22, 1971.

Survived by daughters: Betty Joyce Whittle, Hendersonville, TN, Beverly Ann (Red) Dunlap, Huntsville, AL; grandchildren: Willie Whittle, Phillip (Georgie) Whittle, Randy (Selena) Whittle, Janis (Mike) Klitzing, Greg (Kelly) Dunlap, Jeff (Karen) Dunlap; eleven great-grandchildren; twelve great great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Preceded by a son-in-law: R.D. Whittle; three sisters: Modell Rogers, Nettie Mae Parker and Gertie Adams; five brothers: Ollie, Gaylon, Clayton, Leon and Ralph Hughes.

Mrs. Killebrew was a member of the Springville Church of Christ and a homemaker.

Harold Merrell

Harold Merrell, 83, Bruceton, died Jan. 10 at Huntingdon. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Wednesday, at Point Pleasant Cemetery.

He married Nancy Merrell and she preceded in death. Local survivors include a son, William, Paris.

He was a self-employed painter.

Vola Ree Clendenin

Vola Ree Clendenin, 90, Paris, died Sunday, Jan. 13 at Henry County Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McEvoy Funeral Home, with burial at Bethesda Cemetery.Funeral service 11:00AM Wednesday at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Charles Cate officiating, burial will follow at Bethesda Cemetery.

Visitation 4:00 - 8:00PM Tuesday and after 9:00AM Wednesday.

Mrs. Clendenin was a member of the New Bethel Church of Christ. She retired from the Henry County School System having taught at Oakland, Springville, VanDyke and Henry schools. Upon retiring she volunteered as a tutor and was very active in Henry County Helping Hand.

Preceded by her parents: William Shade and Annie Vaughn Brown; husband Joe L. Clendenin; six sisters: Laverne Hill, Sally Pierce, Eunice Kohn, Lois McClain, Mildred Hughes, Keren Miller and two brothers: Broughton and Gordon Brown.

Survived by several nieces and nephews.

 

Martha Louise Wynn

Martha Louise Wynn, 86, Paris, died Saturday, Jan. 12 at Henry County Health Care. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with burial at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Henry Co. Healthcare, 239 Hospital Circle, Paris, Tenn., to patients' fund.

Roger Heath

Roger Heath, 69, Paris, died at his residence Saturday, Jan. 12.

Private services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Community Development Services, Martin.

Otis Smith Jr

Otis Smith Jr., 88, Paris, died Thursday, Jan. 10, at his residence.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with burial at Bevil Cemetery.

He was first married to Wana Fay Singleton Smith, who died 1996. He then married Nellie Hale Smith, who survives with six daughters, Deloris Capps, Paris; Gail Roth, Tex.; Tammy Vinson, Paris; Sheila Hawley, Paris; Debbie Crosno, Memphis; Vicki Anderson, Ky.; six sons, Douglas, Paris; Tommy, Paris; James, Charmin, Tex.; Larry, Paris; Donald, Puryear; Ricky, Pais; two sisters, Irene Seager and Doris Ann Clement, both of Paris; two brothers, Billy and Johnny, both of Paris, 31 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren.

He worked as a security guard at Emerson and drove a Henry Co. school bus for years.

Billy Hopper

Billy Hopper, 71, Metropolis, Ill, formerly of Paris, died Saturday Jan. 12 at Paducah. Funeral serices will be held at noon Monday at McEvoy Funeral Home, with burial at Hillcrest.

Visitation is scheduled on Monday at McEvoy Funeral Home from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. prior to the service. He is survived by his wife, Lottie Hopper of Metropolis, IL, daughter Kelli (Travis) Sanders of Milan, TN, daughter Cindy (Lee) Jennings of Metropolis, IL and his brother William (Jewell) Hopper of Paris, TN. He is also survived by grandchildren, Tyler and Madilynn Jennings and Wade Sanders. Billy worked for Plumley/Dana for 34 years and retired as Maintenance Supervisor. He was a Baptist by faith. Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

 

James Harding

James Harding, 68, Buchanan, died Jan. 9 at St. Thomas Hospital, Nasvhille. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, with entombment at Rose Lawn Mausoleum.

He married Laura Cavaliere Harding, who died in 2002. Local survivors include a daughter, Misty Paschall, Cottage Grove; and special friend Jean Bliss, Buchanan.

He was a retired operations tech with GM in Detroit and formerly owned and operated K & L Family Cafe with his wife.

 

Becky Martin

Becky Martin, 62, Rose Hill Miss., died Thursday, Jan. 10 at Jackson Madison Co. hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with burial in Hillcrest Memorial, Paris.

Her husband Rev. Eddie Martin survives with a daughter, Lesley Honer, Ga.; son Josh Martin, Jackson; brothers Rex Hartsfield, Paris; Roger Hartsfield, N.C.; and Mike Hartsfield, Md.

Margaret Enoch

Margaret Elizabeth Enoch, 92, Paris, died Jan. 8 at Paris Healthcare Center. Graveside services will be held at Bevil Cemetery at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10.Ridgeway Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Her husband, Pryor David Enoch preceded in death. Survivors include a son, James Enoch, Texas; daughters, Margaret Enoch and Betty Lou Enoch and caregiver and friend, Patty Schleiss, Pais.

Effie Colvin

Effie Colvin, 99, Paris, died Jan. 10 at Henry County Medical Center. There will be no services and she will be buried in St. Louis.

Her husband, Gerald, died in 2009. She is survived by several grand and great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker. McEvoy Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

 

 


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