James Leon Hefner, age 59 of Paris, passed away Monday, December 14, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. His funeral service will be graveside Monday, December 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM at VanDyke Grove Cemetery with Bro. Buddy Morris of Grace Baptist Church and Bro. Jack Thacker officiating. Burial will follow and there will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.