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Sally Ann Cadenhead Hires

February 6, 1928 — December 3, 2023

Springville, TN

Sally Ann Cadenhead Hires, age 95 of Paris, TN, died Sunday, December 3, 2023, at Charter Senior Living in Paris.


Sally was born February 6, 1928, in Greenville, MS, to the late Charles Cadenhead and the late Mary Amanda Shoffner Cadenhead.  They moved to Memphis, TN in 1930, and then to Chicago, IL in 1938.


She married Corie Hires on February 21, 1948, in Oak Forest, IL, who preceded her in death.


She is survived by two children, Charles Orville (Mary) Hires of Dyer, IN, and Mary Esther Umgelder of Tinley Park, IL; one son-in-law, Jim (Sue) LaFreniere of Cottage Grove, TN; nine grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.


In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sally Ann (Missy) LaFreniere; and one son-in-law, Roger Umgelder.


She graduated from Roosevelt University in 1970.  She taught school in Oak Forest and Midlothian, IL, until her retirement in 1985, when she and Corie moved to Springville, TN.


Sally and Corie participated in the Paris Square Dance Club where she served as president and secretary.  In 2004, Corie and Sally were inducted into the Tennessee State Square Dance Hall of Fame.  She served as vice-president and secretary of the Tennessee State Square and Round Dance Association.  She was a member of the Henry County Medical Center Auxiliary, serving as both president and secretary.  She was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church in Springville, TN, where she served as board secretary and finance secretary.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  The body is to be cremated with a celebration of life to be held on January 6, 2024, at 12:00 pm at Antioch United Methodist Church.


Memorials may be made to the Antioch United Methodist Church Building Fund, 3116 West Antioch Road, Springville, TN 38256.





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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, January 6, 2024

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Antioch United Methodist Church

3116 W Antioch Rd, Springville, TN 38256

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