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Hazel Butler Harber

August 19, 1930 ~ June 13, 2022 (age 91)


Hazel May Butler Harber, age 91 of Paris, TN, died Monday, June 13, 2022, in the loving arms of family at Eiffel Gardens Senior Living in Paris.


She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Paris, where she was a member of the Joy Sunday School class.  Hazel was the co-owner of Butler & Harber Shoes and The Shoe Harber in Paris from 1958 until her retirement in 1989.  She loved her church, her family, her children, and grandchildren very much.


Hazel was born August 19, 1930, in Humboldt, TN, to the late Tommy Richardson Butler and the late Gordie Lineberry Butler. 


She was married November 29, 1945, to Bill Harber, Sr., who preceded her in death on October 31, 2016.


She is survived by one son, Bill (Kay) Harber of Paris; one daughter-in-law, Melanie Harber of Paris; one sister, Sue (Earl) Dowdy of Somerville, TN; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter.


In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two sons, David Earl Harber and Dr. Ron Harber; one daughter-in-law, Jo Ann Dotson Harber; and two brothers, Floyd Butler and Clyde Butler.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Sunday, June 19, 2022, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the funeral service beginning at 4:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home with Dr. Trent Bullock officiating.


Loving family members will serve as pallbearers.


Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery in Paris, TN.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Youth Fund, 313 N. Poplar Street, Paris, TN 38242.




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June 19, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

Funeral Service
June 19, 2022

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


FBC Paris Youth Fund
313 N. Poplar Street, Paris TN 38242

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