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Leigh Taylor Nanney

January 9, 1970 ~ June 15, 2022 (age 52)

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Leigh Taylor Nanney, age 52 of Paris, TN, died Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris.


She was a member of First United Methodist Church where she was a former Bible School and Sunday School teacher.  Leigh worked as a speech pathologist at Paris Speech & Language Clinic where she dearly loved all of her students.  She was an avid lover of animals and dearly loved spending time with her family and friends.


Leigh was born January 9, 1970, in Martin, TN, to Larry and Patricia Taylor, who both survive, of Martin, TN.


She was married June 17, 1995, to Dr. Philip W. “Phil” Nanney, who survives, of Paris.


Along with her parents and husband, she is also survived by her two daughters, Taylor Beth Nanney and Emily Nanney, both of Paris; one sister, Lynn (Matt) Vincent of Martin, TN; one niece, Katie Vincent; one nephew, Drake Vincent; father-in-law, Warren Nanney of Hopkinsville, KY; and one brother-in-law, Chris Nanney of McKenzie, TN. 


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Friday, June 17, 2022, from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home.  A private funeral service and burial for family and friends will be held.


Serving as pallbearers will be Pete Piskos, Matt Michael, Quinn Santini, Ethan Thompson, Andy Ford, and Eli Ridgeway.  Named as honorary pallbearers are Drake Vincent, Matt Vincent, Chris Nanney, and Jason Raines.


Memorials may be made to the Henry County’s Sheriff’s Office Animal Shelter, PO Box 639, Paris, TN 38242 or the Paris-Henry County Animal Shelter, PO Box 970, Paris, TN 38242.






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June 17, 2022

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


Henry County Sheriff's Office Animal Shelter
P.O. Box 639, Paris TN 38242

Paris-Henry County Animal Shelter
PO Box 970, Paris TN 38242

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