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Bobbie Jo Davis

April 13, 1937 ~ February 19, 2021 (age 83)

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Bobbie Jo Davis, age 83 of Paris, TN, died Friday, February 19, 2021, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris.


She retired after 24 years working for both Holley Carburetor and Dana Corporation.  Bobbie enjoyed cooking, gardening, puzzles, and spending time with family.  She was a member of the Church of Christ and attended Oak Hill Union Church in Paris.


Bobbie was born April 13, 1937, in Cottage Grove, TN, to the late Everett Earl Ridgeway and the late Eddie Estelle Kimbel Ridgeway.


She was married August 26, 1956, to Billy Tom Davis, who preceded her in death on May 20, 2014.


She is survived by one daughter, Jennifer Ann Davis of Camden, TN; one son, Danny (Tammy) Davis of Vero Beach, FL; two sisters, Betty Sue Grooms of Paris, and Beulah (Ralph) Butler of Nashville, TN; two grandchildren, Miranda McNutt of Martin, TN, and Adrianne (Dustan) Foust of Puryear, TN; and seven great grandchildren, Blake Barrett, Bradley Barrett, Taylor Warden, Briley Barrett, Kierra Foust, Rebecca McNutt, and Kylee Foust.


In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sheilah McNutt; one son, Jeff Davis; one sister, Martha Wimberley; and one brother, Henry Earl Ridgeway.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Monday, February 22, 2021, from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, and continue Tuesday, February 23, 2021, from 10:00 am-1:00 pm.  The funeral service will be Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 1:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Brian Wimberley, Blake Barrett, and Mike Schroeder officiating.


At the family’s request masks must be worn and all social distancing guidelines must be observed during both visitation and the service.


Serving as pallbearers will be Dustan Foust, Taylor Warden, Johnny Paschall, Blake Barrett, Bradley Barrett, and Tommy Wimberley.


Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Paris.


Memorials may be made to:  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105   or   Easter Seals.

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February 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

February 23, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

Funeral Service
February 23, 2021

1:00 PM
LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St
Paris, TN 38242


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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