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Shirley Fay Blaski

November 7, 1937 ~ July 26, 2022 (age 84)

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Shirley Fay Blaski, age 84 of Buchanan, TN, died Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at her residence.


She retired from Dana Corporation after many years as an auditor.  Shirley was a U.S. Army veteran where she served as a nurse.  She loved her cats and sitting on the porch watching her hummingbirds.  She was a member of Buchanan Community Church.


Shirley was born November 7, 1937, to the late James Howard Hinson and the late Lucille A. DePriest Hinson. 


She is survived by one daughter, Yvonne Powers of Buchanan, TN; one son, Jody (Jolie) Blaski of Resaca, GA; one sister, Betty (Autry) Robinson of Paris; one brother, Garry (Bettye) Hinson of Dover, TN; nine grandchildren, Shane Blaski, Amanda (Tre) Chapman, Glenn McAvoy, Christopher Young, Haley Blaski, Hannah Blaski, Maurice Powers, Marcie Burkhart, and Marquita Roberson; 16 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. 


In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one daughter, Michelle Blaski Young; and her former husband, Jerry Blaski.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Monday, August 1, 2022, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the funeral service beginning at 3:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home.


Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Schaefer, Tre Chapman, Autry Robinson, John McNutt, Jason Petko, and Wesley Chapman.  Named as honorary pallbearers are Jaxon Blaski and Jacob Schaefer.


Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Buchanan, TN.




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August 1, 2022

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

Funeral Service
August 1, 2022

3:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

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