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Jimmy Dale Harris Class of 1966 Passes

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Beckie Cole Class of 1964 Passes

Anna Atchley Class of 1966 Passes (Recent found obituary)

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Phyllis Goodman Class of 1964 Passes

Rita Pace Class of 1969 (DNG) Passes

Aline Cary Class of 1947 Passes

Jerry Young Class of 1960 Passes

Frances Moore Class of 1962 Passes

Cheryl Tucker Anderson Class of 1969 Passes

Joe Hendrix Class of 1974 Passes

Harold Allen Stevens Class of 2008 Passes

Christine Mathis Class of 1942 Passes

David Higdon Class of 1974 Passes

Class of 1969 Reunion in 2019

Ted Harrell Presson Class of 1967 Passes

Barbara Woodard Class of 1958 Passes

Ryan Bennett Class of 2008 Passes

Melba Luckett, Former Teacher Passes

Nelda King Class of 1962 Passes

Jeffrey Pierce Class of 1985 Passes

Billy Patterson Class of 1967 Passess

Jennifer Harris Class of 1978 Passes

Sam Bailey Class of 1956 Passes

Janis Willis Class of 1970 Passes

George Green Class of 1975 Passes

Mickey Futrell Class of 1974 (DNG} Passes

Woody Horn Class of 1966 (DNG) Passes

W.T. Dillingham Class of 1965 (DNG) Passes

Cindy Lou Pruitt Class of 1970 passes



Class of 1965 Obituaries of Those That Did Not Graduate with this class

W.T. Dillingham


William Thomas Dillingham  



William Thomas Dillingham, 73, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21 at Baptist Hospital in Huntingdon. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. at Bruceton Funeral Home Chapel. Brother Billy Joe Hilliard officiant and interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery near Yuma.  


Mr. Dillingham was born on Jan. 27, 1946 in Springfield, to the late Benny Paul Dillingham, Sr. and Lillian Gray Hilliard Dillingham. He was a retired tire assembler for Goodyear Tire, he was also a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Center Point Baptist Church.  


Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister.  


Pallbearers: Matthew Dillingham, Paul Clift, Phillip Dillingham, Mikey Dillingham, Bobby Bradley, and Bobby Brotherton.


Mr. Dillingham was survived by his spouse of 53 years Georgia Lee Collins Dillingham. Two daughters: Vicky C. Dillingham and Martha A. Dillingham both of Hollow-Rock. Five sons: Samuel T. Dillingham of Camden; Leon Dillingham of Hollow-Rock; Mikey Dillingham of Bruceton; Phillip Dillingham of McKenzie; and Gabe Dillingham of Hollow-Rock. Two sisters: Lillie Edwards and Regina Grooms both of Bruceton. Three brothers: Benny Paul Dillingham Jr. of Vale; Dennis Dillingham of Vale; and Richard Dillingham of Bruceton. Nine grandchildren: Melissa, Justin, Samantha, Montana, Matthew, Gracie, Hannah, Ashley, and Leah. Four Great Grandchildren. [Source: Carroll County News-Leader]


Peggy Ann Williams Ellis
November 15, 1946 - February 17, 2018

Peggy Ann Williams Ellis, 71, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, February 17, 2018 while surrounded by her family.

Peggy was born in Carroll County, Tennessee on November 15, 1946 to the late James Franklin Williams and Alice Imogene Bailey Williams. She was a member of Stevens Chapel Baptist Church. Peggy leaves behind a legacy of unconditional love and support for the people she cared about. Her enthusiasm and charm will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

A service to celebrate Peggy’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Stevens Chapel Baptist Church, 2850 Stevens Chapel Road, Smithfield with Rev. Vernon Braswell and Rev. Marvin Ownley officiating. The family will greet friends at the church in the hour prior to the service.

Peggy is survived by her husband of 55 years, Wesley Lynn Ellis; daughter and son-in-law, Renee and Chris Cox of Goldsboro; son and daughter-in-law, Randal and Carolyn Ellis of Conover; sister, Bettie Harris of Bruceton, TN; four grandchildren, Elijah Wesley Ellis, Savannah Faith Ellis, Scarlett Grace Ellis and Alexis Brie Cox; and a dear cousin and best friend, Shirley Ragsdale of Raleigh.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Community Home Care and Hospice, 2309 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Brenda Dodd
July 29, 1947 - April 2, 2015

Brenda DoddBrenda L. Steele, age 67, of Paris, Tenn., died Thursday, April  2, 2015, at her residence in Paris, Tenn.

Brenda married Don Lewis Steele, Sr. Oct. 2, 1970, and he preceded in death Dec. 5, 2010.   She owned and operated Steele Restaurant Supply with him.   She was a member of the Prospect Baptist Church in Hollow Rock. TN and a former Member of Paris Henry County Rescue Squad when females were known as "Crewettes".      She also enjoyed her family and grandchildren.

She was born July 29, 1947 in Milan, TN to the late Ruben Dodd and the late Edna Waters Dodd.

Brenda is survived by her  One Daughter,  Heather Steele of Paris, Tenn;  One Son,  Don (Jeannine) Steele, Jr. of Paris, Tenn;  One Brother,  Bill (Mickey)  Dodd of Hollow Rock, Tenn;  Grandchildren,  Austin Steele,  Brendon Steele, and  Will Smith;  Special Niece,  Debbie (Durante) Pryor  and her family Christie Hall & Chuck (Christi) Hall.

Besides her husband and parents, Brenda was also preceded in death by a Son,  Jeffrey Lewis Steele.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where the visitation will be from 4 – 7 pm Friday, April  3, 2015 and from 11 am – 1 pm Saturday, April  4, 2015.  The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home at 1:00 PM Saturday, April  4, 2015.  

Carlton Gerrell will officiate.   Pallbearers will be John Pain, David Fitzhugh, Chuck Hall, Durante Pryor, Jesse Wilson, and Noah Taylor.  

Interment will be at Prospect Cemetery near Hollow Rock, Tenn.


Roy N. "Fozz" Foster


Roy N. “Fozz” Foster, 66, of Hollow Rock, died Thursday, July 4, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris.Funeral service was held at Le- Don Chapel Ridgeway Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, with Joe Abbott officiating. Inter­ment was at New Hope Cemetery in Hollow Rock. Pallbearers serving were Mike Clark, Dennie Wayne Kee, Anthony McMack- ins, Jimmy Lowe, and Dwight Bullington. Jimmy Turner served as an honorary pallbearer.

He was bom on April 5, 1947 to the late Marvin Foster and An­nie Cumie Cook Foster. He was a certified auto body mechanic and retired maintenance supervisor of Carroll Co. E911 Dept.

He is survived by a daugh­ter, Lecrisha (Paul) Brinkley of Bells; a son, Jason (Jackie) Foster of Paris; a special friend, Martha Williams of Huntingdon; and his grandchildren, Kris­ten Douglas, Hayley Brinkley, Hunter Brinkley, Courtney Cobb, Kimberley Cobb, Kahlan Foster, Luke Foster and Ryan Foster.

Ridgeway Funeral Home of Paris in charge to the arrangements. [Source: Carroll County NEWS-LEADER]

Jackie Hendrix
October 22, 1947 - December 1, 2011

 Mr. Jackie Ray Hendrix, 64 of Buena Vista, Tennessee passed away Thursday, December 01, 2011 at Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Interment will follow in McAuley Cemetery. Bro. Steve Davis will officiate the service. The family will receive friends at Chase Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00PM to 8:00 PM and on Saturday from 8:00 AM until time of service.

 Mr. Hendrix was born October 22, 1947 in Carroll County, Tennessee to the late Charlie Ray Hendrix and Rhoda Mae (Birdwell) Hendrix. He was a retired United States Army Veteran and who served in Vietnam. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert Leon “Bob” Hendrix.

 He is survived by one sister, Judy Hendrix Hooper (husband Ray) of Gray and two brothers, Charlie Ray Hendrix of Big Sandy and Joe Douglas Hendrix of Buena Vista.

Betty Riggs

Betty Ann Weatherly
September 17, 1947 - March 30, 2015

Betty Ann Weatherly, 68, died in her home in Bruceton on Monday, March 30,  2015. Ms. Weatherly, a retired secretary for McClanaham Rock / Vulcan Material, was born on September 17, 1947, in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Charles Sylvester Riggs and Mattie Lou Gribbins Riggs. Mrs. Weatherly was a member of Sandy Point Baptist Church and a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Sylvester Riggs.

She is survived by her husband, Lindell “Doc” Weatherly of Bruceton; two daughters, Dana Douglas and Delanna Nolen, both of Bruceton; two sisters-Mary Robertson of Camden and Mary Lou Burgett of Gordan, Texas; three grandsons; Michael Weatherly, Tyler Weatherly, and Brian Douglas, all of Bruceton.

Visitation was on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at Bruceton Funeral Home with Rosary at 7 p.m. Services will be conducted by Bro. Leonard Greer on Thursday, April 2 at 10:00 a.m. at Bruceton Funeral Home with interment at Sandy Point Cemetery near Camden. Pallbearers were: Brian Douglas, Tyler Weatherly, Michael Weatherly, and Elvis Williams. [Source: McKenzie Banner]