Jan Middleton

Former teacher Janet Holley Middleton, 65, of Paris died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at her home. No cause of death was given.

Her funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Steve Gallimore and Mike Wimberley officiating.

Pallbearers will be Dejuan Vaughn, Derek and Dustin Clayton and Max, Ricky and Mike Middleton. Timmy Middleton is an honorary pallbearer.

Burial will be in Walker Cemetery.

Visitation is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Middleton was born Jan. 28, 1954, in Murray. She was the daughter of the late Alvie Wade and Kathryne Jones Wilkins Holley.

She was married on Oct. 14, 2001, to Tony Middleton of Paris, who survives.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Morgan (Dejuan) Vaughn of Paris and Marcia (Brett) Wimberley of St. Louis; six grandchildren: Kaden Hillard, Kyla Henshall, Wells and Maddy Wimberley, and Hendrix and Evelyn Vaughn; a sister, Betty Clayton of Paris; her mother-in-law, Margaret Middleton of Puryear; a niece, Lori (John) Cappa of Bedford, N.H.; and several cousins.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Tommye Clayton; a nephew, Greg Clayton; and a special aunt, Bernice Rainey.

Middleton retired after 30 years as a teacher in the Henry County School System, where she taught business and marketing at Grove School and Henry County High School, as well as the Tennessee Vocational-Technical School, now the Tennessee College of Applied Technology.

She was a member of the former Hico Church of Christ in Cottage Grove. She was also a member of the Beta Rho Sigma Phi sorority and the Paris Moose Lodge. A family member said she enjoyed golfing, gardening and spending time with her dog, Hank.

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