Active-Duty Army Colonel Valerie Gail McDavid passed away at home with family at her side in Staunton, IL, on April 27, 2020. She was born August 11, 1957, in Chicago, IL, to the late Vernie E. and the late Barbara L. Winters McDavid.Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. Visitation will be Saturday, August 7, 2021, from 9:00 am – 10:30 am at Ridgeway Funeral Home. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held Saturday, August 7, 2021, at 11:00 am in Craig-Farmer/McDavid Grove Cemetery in Springville, TN. Burial will follow the service in the Craig-Farmer/McDavid Grove Cemetery.