Mary "Babe" Adair
Mary “Babe” Dias Adair, 81 of Paris, TN, formerly of Florida, died September 10, 2018 at her residence in Paris. Mary was a member of Christ Church of Nashville. She retired after several years in the Banking Industry and working as a bookkeeper for the Church of All Nations in Florida. She enjoyed quilting, cooking for her family, antiques, decorating, gardening and singing. She was born June 2, 1937 in Sumter County, Florida to the late Lafaette Eaddy and the late Sarah Elizabeth Story McDonald.
Mary is survived by two daughters, Rhonda Dias of Paris, TN and Marla (John Roach) Dias of Boca Raton, FL; four sisters, Betty (Leon) Milton of Dade City, FL, Eleanor Phillips of Orlando, FL, Rose Hansen of Linden, FL, and Judy (Chris) Henry of Linden, FL; two brothers, Buddy (Mary) Eaddy of Alabama, and Phil Eaddy of Murphy, NC; four grandchildren, Alissa (Corey) Bryan of Paris, TN, Jeremy Williams of Tampa, FL, Nicole (Marq) O’Donnell of San Diego, CA, and Evan Williams of Buchanan, TN; and eight great grandchildren.
Besides her parents, Mary was also preceded in death by one brother, David Eaddy.
Visitation and ServiceA time of visitation will be held on Monday, September 17, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Purcell Funeral Home Chapel.
Services will be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. (with visitation from 12:00 to 1:00 prior to service) at Linden Church of God. Interment will follow at Linden Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.