Betty J. James, age 88 of Springville, TN, died Monday, September 6, 2021, at Eiffel Gardens Assisted Living in Paris, TN.
She formerly worked at Holley Carburetor in Paris. Betty loved going to NASCAR races and enjoyed traveling around the country in their motorhome. She was a member of Sulphur Well Church of Christ in Springville, TN.
Betty was born December 9, 1932, in Mansfield, TN, to the late Charlie G. Townsend and the late Evora Greer Townsend.
She was married to Ronald P. “Ron” James, who survives, of Springville.
Along with her husband, she is also survived by two sons, Dwayne Baldwin of Paris, and Bill Baldwin of Kingston Springs, TN; two stepchildren, Joey (Tammy) James of Springville, TN, and Jamie (Ashley) James of Paris; two sisters, Shirlie (Ronnie) Geurin of Murray, KY, and Joan (Bill) Greer of Franklin, TN; a special sister-in-law, Marti Owens of Springville, TN; two grandchildren, Chad (Ginger) Baldwin, and Star Baldwin Tearny; five step grandchildren, Lindsey James, Armie James, Parker James, Macie James, and Reed James; two great grandchildren, Jones Baldwin and Sela Baldwin; and one step great grandchild, Wilson Powers.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street, Paris, TN, 38242. The body is to be cremated. Memorial visitation will be Friday, September 10, 2021, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the memorial service beginning at 2:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Randy Stephens officiating.
Memorials may be made to Sulphur Well Church of Christ, 1760 Oak Grove Road S, Springville, TN 38256.