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Judy Carol Wade

March 31, 1956 — May 12, 2024

McKenzie, TN

Judy Carol Wade age 68 of McKenzie, TN, formerly of Henry County, TN, died Sunday, May 12, 2024, at her residence.

Judy enjoyed cooking, gardening, and listening to country music. She also enjoyed dancing, of which, the Waltz was her favorite, but her passion in life was spending time with her grandchildren. Judy was Baptist in faith.

Born March 31, 1956, in Paris, she was the daughter of the late Henry Delmar Johnson, Sr, and the late Alene Ball Johnson.

Survivors include her three children, Tracy (Michael) Scott of Paris, TN, Jeanne (Josh) Scott of Maryville, TN, and Jason (Michelle) Wade of Paris; three sisters, Linda Willis of Gray, TN, Dianne Seay of Newport, TN, and Virginia (Elvis Jr.) Kennon, who was also her best friend; nine grandchildren, Jordan Berry, Wesley Papaleo, Jaytland Papaleo, Emilee (Dylan) Roberts, Dylan Scott, Devin Scott, Kadin Scott, Kaelin Wade, and Paul Wade; five step grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren, Jace Roberts, Miles Roberts, Benson Berry, Everleigh Papaleo, and Jace Ferrill; and her special friend, Dallas Reynolds of McKenzie, TN.

Along with her parents, Judy was also preceded in death by two sisters, Norma Toombs, and Elizabeth Wofford; a brother, H.D. Johnson, a granddaughter, Ariana Scott, and her former husband, and the father of her children, James “J.C.” Wade.

 Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. visitation will be Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at Ridgeway Funeral Home from 4 until 7 pm and continue Wednesday, May 15, 2024, after 10 am until the time of the service. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at 11:00 am at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Kevin Gallimore officiating. 

Judy’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Named as honorary pallbearers are Jaytland Papaleo and Jordan Berry. 

Burial will follow the service in Bevil Cemetery.

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Visitation

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Visitation

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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