Cover photo for Irene Hudson Deberry's Obituary
Irene Hudson Deberry Profile Photo
1928 Irene Hudson 2023

Irene Hudson Deberry

August 9, 1928 — August 29, 2023

McMinnville, TN resident and Warren County, TN native Irene Hudson Deberry, age 95, was born August 8, 1928 and died August 29, 2023 following a short illness.

A retired seamstress with Woodbury Shirt Factory and Formfit Rogers and a member of Unity Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Jess and Mai Ramsey Hudson. She was married to Nolan Rena Deberry on June 15, 1946, who preceded her in death on July 2, 2001. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sister, Jewell Taylor and four brothers, J.T. Hudson, Gene Hudson, H.C. Hudson and Edd Hudson. 

Mrs. Deberry is survived by daughter, Gewanda (Frank) Bond of McMinnville, TN; granddaughter, Devona (James) Clark of McMinnville, TN; grandson, Chad Bond of Chattanooga, TN; two great-grandsons, Benjamin Clark and Owen Clark; two sisters, Bobbie Powell of McMinnville, TN and Helen (Dick) Harrell of Manchester, TN and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside service and interment will be held at 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 1, 2023 at Unity Cemetery in Warren County, TN with Charles Williams officiating. There will be no service or visitation held at High’s.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels or Relay for Life.

Online condolences may be at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Irene Hudson Deberry, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, September 1, 2023

Starts at 5:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree