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Robbie Jean "Tutti" French

November 2, 1933 ~ January 29, 2018 (age 84)
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Robbie Jean "Tutti" French, age 84 of Paris, died Monday, January 29, 2018, at the Henry County Medical Center in Paris, TN.


She was a member of Lighthouse Ministries in Puryear, TN.  She formerly worked at Clifty Farms in Paris and at Turtle Wax in Chicago, IL.  Tutti enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening and canning and she loved yard sales.


Born November 2, 1933 in McKenzie, TN in Henry County, she was the daughter of the late Barney Ray Lee and the late Opal Shell Lee.


Tutti was married on January 16, 1949 to H.L. "Kitty" French and he preceded her in death on May 27, 2012.


She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Gail (Eddie) Booth of Paris, TN; three sons, Billy Ray (Kim) French of Paris, TN, Larry Dale (Jane) French of Springville, TN, and James Robert “BZ” (Diane) French of Paris, TN; 17 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and 8 great great grandchildren. 


Besides her parents and husband, Tutti was also preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Dewayne French; four sisters, Dorothy Harper, Christine Sanders, Shirley Ann Gaskins, and Delores “Dolly” Edwards; and two brothers, Edward Lee and Willie Ray Lee.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN where visitation will be Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 4 – 7 pm.  Visitation will continue Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Lighthouse Ministries in Puryear, TN from 11 am – 1 pm with the funeral service at 1:00 pm with Darren French and Robbie Moore officiating. 


Pallbearers will be Darren French, Dewayne French, Brian French, Jason French, Blake French, Bubber Booth, Joshua Booth, and Jason Booth.


Burial will follow in the Henry County Tabernacle Cemetery in Springville, TN.    

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