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George Boone Rye
Date of Death or Service Feb 6, 2019
George Boone Rye

 A graveside service is scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Hudson Cemetery in Houston County with Pastor Chanc Strickland and James Phares officiating. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Harpeth Baptist Church in Kingston Springs, TN.

Pastor George Boone Rye, age 87 of Dickson, TN died on February 6, 2019. 

Pastor Rye was born July 9, 1931 in Houston County.  He was a son of the late Irvin R. Rye and Margaret Hudson Rye.  He was the last surviving child of Irvin and Mary’s nine children.  He served his Country in the United States Navy during the Korean War.  On Oct. 22, 1955 he joined in marriage to Carolyn Ann Hannah.  He served as a minister for 50 years having association with the United Methodist Church and the Harpeth Baptist Church. 

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Carolyn Ann Hannah Rye of Dickson, TN; his children, Steve Rye of Dickson, TN, Rhonda Rye of Erin, TN, Joel Rye (Maria) of Fleming Island, FL, Carol Brogan (Wayne) of Ringgold, GA, and Lisa Phares (James) of Ooltewah, TN; his 7 grandchildren, Javier McCollum, Michelle McCollum, Hannah Rye, Holly Phares, Lindsey Phares, Rachel Brogan, and Kenneth Brogan.


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