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Geneva Frances Conger

November 16, 1926 — October 22, 2023

Paris, TN

Geneva Frances Conger, age 96 of Paris, TN, died Sunday, October 22, 2023, at Jackson -Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN.

 

She retired from Holly Carburetor in Paris.  She formerly worked at Salant & Salant, Clippard, and Mitchum in Paris.  Geneva enjoyed quilting, embroidering, gardening, and mowing her yard.  She was an active member of Springhill Baptist Church.

 

Geneva was born November 16, 1926, in Paris, TN, to the late Robert Clayton and the late Nobie Ora Barnhill Clayton.

 

She was married December 28, 1943, to Elroy Buck Conger, who preceded her in death on October 1, 2000.

 

She is survived by two daughters, Wanda Burke and Frances Conger both of Paris, TN; three sons, Sam (Lela) Conger of Henry, TN, Danny (Agnes) Conger of Hollow Rock, TN, and John (Donna) Conger of Paris, TN; son-in-law, Gary Barrett of Paris, TN; nine grandchildren, Angela Carol Conger, Jace Plantagenet, Melanie Conger, Jill Conger, Lori Bowden, Anthony Clayton, Isaac (Brittani) Conger, David (Leighann) Barrett, and Samantha Barrett; and ten great grandchildren, Gage Conger, Hunter Bowden, Courtney Bowden, Haylie Clayton, Rowan Conger, Phoenix Conger, Abbey (Drew) Dodd, Austin Conger, Garrison Barrett, and Alayna Barrett; and two great-great grandchildren, Blakely Dodd and John Elroy Dodd.

 

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one daughter, Demona Barrett; one grandson, Jamie Conger; and five brothers, Ellis Clayton, Eulus Clayton, J.D. Clayton, Elisha Clayton, and Benny Green.

 

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Tuesday, October 24, 2023, from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, and continue Wednesday, October 25, 2023, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Springhill Baptist Church at 1301 Springhill Road Paris, TN.  The funeral service will be Wednesday, October 25, 2023, at 2:00 pm at Springhill Baptist Church, with Gary Collier officiating.

 

Serving as pallbearers will be David Barrett, Isaac Conger, Jace Plantagenet, Mason Conger, Joe Clayton, Josh Jenkins, Austin Conger, Hunter Bowden, and Drew Dodd.

 

Burial will be in VanDyke Grove Cemetery in Paris, TN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Springhill Baptist Church

1301 Spring Hill Rd, Paris, TN 38242

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Springhill Baptist Church

1301 Spring Hill Rd, Paris, TN 38242

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