Iris Arroyo, age 86, passed away on Nov. 10, 2012 at Christian Care Rutherford in Smyrna.
She was a native of Barrio Islote, Puerto Rico. Iris was a dress maker and tailor for Rich's Federated Dept. Stores. Iris loved her family, sewing and cooking.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Gregorio and Magdalena Reyes Machado and her husband Raimundo Arroyo. She is survived by her daughter, Iris A. Grim of Lascassas, TN, son, Raymond Arroyo Jr., brothers; Luis G. Machado, Gregorio Machado, Angel G. Machado, Hector G. Machado and Ervin G. Machado, sisters; Olga M Pontes and Aida M Fierro, grandchildren; Priscilla C. Grim, Frederick E. Grim II, and Gregory A. Grim, great-grandchildren; Sophia A. Bocchieri and Abigail J. Grim.
Visitation with the family will be from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. on Thursday at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home. A graveside service will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Pegram, TN, with John Hinkle officiating.
Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences online at www.jenningsandayers.com