Alberta Wheatley DennisJune 29, 1924 ~ May 18, 2017 (age 92)
Alberta Wheatley Dennis, age 92 of Paris, died Thursday May 18, 2017 at Paris Healthcare and Rehab Center.
Alberta attended Puryear Baptist Church for many years. She retired from Pontiac State Bank in Pontiac, MI after 21 years. She enjoyed eating and fellowshipping at family get-togethers, camping, traveling, and flower gardening.
Born June 29, 1924 in Paris, TN, she was the daughter of the late Richard Wheatley and the late Gladys Rushing Wheatley.
Alberta was married to Forrest W. Dennis on October 25, 1945 and he preceded in death on February 26, 1993.
She is survived by one daughter, Roxanna Kay (Andy) Queen of Hendersonville, NC; three sisters, Peggy Nelson of Waterford, MI, Sarah (Robert) Brown of Waterford, MI, and Sandra Martin of Goodyear, AZ; one brother, James Wheatley of Spring Hill, TN, one grandson, Jason Dennis of Portland, OR; six sisters-in-law, Faye Wheatley of Spring Hill, TN, Betty Wheatley of Springville, TN, Carlene Wheatley of Paris, TN, Modena Wheatley of Columbia, TN, Judy Wheatley of Auburn Hills, MI, and Doris McCarty of Holiday FL; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband and parents, Alberta was also preceded in death by one son, Randall Dennis; and five brothers, Fred Wheatley, Dalton Wheatley, Frank Wheatley, Wayne Wheatley, and Jerry Wheatley.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN where visitation will be Monday May 22, 2017 from 4 – 7 pm and Tuesday May 23, 2017 from 10 – 11 am. The funeral service will be Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 11:00 am at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home with Paul Veazey officiating. Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.
Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery north of Paris, TN.
Memorials may be made to: Oak Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Donna Paschall, 720 Mill Creek Rd, Puryear, TN 38251.