Class  of  1936
Thyra Delle Story Provine

Obituary

 

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A graveside service for former Paris resident Thyra Delle Story Provine of Dresden was set at 11 a.m. today in Puryear City Cemetery. Visitation was Monday at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden.

Provine, 93, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at Weakley County Nursing Home in Dresden.

Born Aug. 17, 1918, in Stella, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Siegel and Hontas Enoch Story. She was married in 1939 to Edgar Provine, who died in 1972.

She was a 1936 Grove High School graduate. She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she served as secretary.

She leaves a daughter: Paula (Tommy) Thomas of Dresden; a son: Marshal (Deborah) Provine of Olive Branch, Miss.; four grandchildren: Jinny (Scott) Killebrew of Dresden, Molly Martin and friend Ryan Morrow of Knoxville, Lindsey Provine of Greenville, Miss., and Matthew Thomas of Memphis; and five great-grandchildren: Callen and Caroline Killebrew, Lauren Martin and Ashlyn and Hayden Dale.

A brother, Glenn Story, and a sister, Sue Story Hart, also preceded her in death.

Memorials may be made to the Dresden First United Methodist Church building fund.

 

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Reprinted from  THE  PARIS  POST-INTELLIGENCER
Paris, Tennessee
February 28, 2011  Edition ~ Used by Permission

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