|Obituary form for Paris Post-Intelligencer
McEvoy Funeral Home, Inc.
Paris, TN 38242 Phone # (731)642-1441
|Name: City & State||Carolyn Brisendine, Paris, Tennessee|
|Place of Death:||Charter Senior Living (Morningside of Paris)|
|Date of Death:||Friday, September 17, 2021|
|Funeral Time/Day:||1:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 22, 2021|
|Place of Funeral:||Graveside at Memorial Cemetery with burial to follow|
|Date/Place of Birth:||June 13, 1935|
|Both Parents Names:||Pled Wade Brisendine, prec. April 28, 1958 and
Ruby Greer Brisendine, prec. Oct. 8, 1991
|Other Relatives:||Cousins: Joe Barham and his wife Gina, Goodletsville, Tennessee,
Beth Skelley, Jackson, Tennessee and Larry Jurney, Oklahoma.
Also preceded in death by her dear friend, Charles Orr.
|Personal Information:||Ms. Brisendine graduated from Atkins Porter School and was a 1953 graduate of Grove High School. She attended Christian College and graduated from the University of Tennessee where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She was a teacher of Spanish at both Lee and Atkins Porter Schools and became a longtime fourth grade teacher at A.P. Since she never married and had no children of her own, Carolyn considered her students “her children”.
Carolyn was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church in Paris, where she served as librarian, pianist for Sunday school classes and as a volunteer for Vacation Bible Schools. She also enjoyed the LOL group at the church.
Memorials may be made to: the Pled and Ruby Brisendine Scholarship at Union University or to First Baptist Church in Paris.