Class of 1965 Obituaries of Those That Did Not Graduate with this
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.
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.
his parents he was preceded in death by a sister.
Matthew Dillingham, Paul Clift, Phillip Dillingham, Mikey Dillingham, Bobby Bradley, and Bobby
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.
Grandchildren. [Source: Carroll County News-Leader]
Peggy Ann Williams
November 15, 1946 - February 17,
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
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.
July 29, 1947 - April 2, 2015
Brenda 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
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"
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
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
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 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
She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles
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: