Helen E. Kuykendall Freeman

July 28, 1934 ~ May 18, 2022 (age 87)

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Helen E. Kuykendall Freeman, age 87 of Paris, TN, died Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at her residence.


She retired after many years from Holley Carburetor in Paris.  Helen enjoyed camping, fishing, and traveling.  She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Paris.


Helen was born July 28, 1934, in Henry County, TN, to the late Ted Atwood and the late Rosie Evans Atwood.


She was first married to Orie Wilson Kuykendall, who preceded her in death.  She later married James Morris Freeman, who also preceded her in death.


She is survived by her three sons, Randy (Karen) Kuykendall of Murray, KY, Steve (Betty) Kuykendall of Paris, and Keith (Sandi York) Kuykendall of Paris; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and one niece, Kim Atwood Realy of Paris.


In addition to her parents, first husband, and second husband, she was also preceded in death by one sister, Betty Howard; and two brothers, Leon Atwood and John Atwood.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Randy Kuykendall officiating. 


Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.


Burial will be in Paschall Cemetery in Puryear, TN.




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May 19, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

Funeral Service
May 19, 2022

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

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