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Official Obituary of

Effie Ellen Shelton

April 3, 1931 ~ April 3, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Effie Shelton Obituary

Effie A Shelton, 93, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, peacefully at home. She was a longtime member of Cherokee Hills Baptist Church in Morristown, TN. She enjoyed crocheting, baking, and spending time with her family.

She is preceded in death by her son, Eddie Shelton; husband, William Pat Shelton; father, Doc Akins; mother, Edith Akins; brother, George Akins; and sister-in-law, Shirley Akins.

Survivors include her son, Ronald S Shelton; grandchildren, Christy (Shawn) Asbury, Tasha (Logan) Dougherty, Christopher (Kate) Shelton, Deborah (Taylor) Johnson, Bradley (Taylor) Shelton, Ronnie E Shelton; daughter-in-law, Shirley Shelton; as well as 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 11 AM – 1 PM Friday, April 5, 2024, in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 1 PM, with Rev. T.H. Ferrell officiating. Interment will be held in Hamblen Memory Gardens after the funeral services.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nurses of Amedisys Home Health and Hospice of Morristown for the exceptional end of life care provided.

Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 5, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home
200 Jaybird Road
Morristown, TN 37814

Funeral Service
Friday
April 5, 2024

1:00 PM
East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home
200 Jaybird Road
Morristown, TN 37814

Interment following funeral service
Friday
April 5, 2024

Hamblen Memory Gardens & Mausoleum
5421 E Andrew Johnson Hwy
Morristown, TN 37814

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