Nov. 23, 1910 Butler Johnson County Tennessee, USA
Sep. 22, 2010 Butler Johnson County Tennessee, USA
Alice Shupe - BUTLER
BUTLER — Alice Garland Shupe, age 99, of 124 Frank Shupe Lane, Butler, TN, passed away peacefully at her home on Sept. 22, 2010, with her family at her bedside.
She will celebrate her 100th birthday with the Lord on Nov. 23, 2010.
Mrs. Shupe was a lifelong resident of Butler, TN, a daughter of the late William G. and Cordelia Arney Garland. In addition to her parents, her husband of 67 years, Frank Shupe, an infant son, 2 other sons, a daughter-in-law, 2 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, 4 sisters, and a brother, Rev. Burl Garland, preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Little Doe Baptist Church; she loved to hear her grandchildren, Emily Shupe and Channie Cretsinger, sing hymns. Mrs. Shupe enjoyed gardening, flowers and canning.
A special thank you from the family to Miranda Snyder. The family also wishes to thank Dr. Floyd Barker, the in-home medical staff and the McFarland medical staff, W.J. Campbell, Lynn Snyder, Billy Jack Stalcup for his many hours playing the banjo and guitar; she enjoyed his beautiful music and loved playing the guitar.
Survivors are, Daughter, Barbara Shupe, of the home; Daughter, Emaline Nichols and husband, Edward, Longview, Wash.; Daughter, Janet Rupard and husband, Dean, Laurel Bloomery, TN; Son, Frankey Shupe, Butler, TN; Son, Glen Shupe and wife, Wanda, Butler, TN; Son, Benny Shupe and wife, Mary, Mountain City, TN; Son, Mitchell Shupe and wife, Elwanda, Johnson City, TN; 22 Grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 14 great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Garland Shupe will be conducted at 8:00 PM Friday, September 24, 2010, from Our Hero's Chapel of the Johnson County Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Woods and Rev. Leonard Fletcher officiating. Music will be by the Fletcher family. Pallbearers will be Ronald Shupe, Brian Shupe, Stephen Shupe, Brad Shupe, Jeff Rupard, John Rupard, Caleb Cretsinger and Austin Click. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Floyd Barker, W.J. Campbell, Ross Arnold, Truett Pleasant, Rubin Stout and her many friends.
Graveside service and interment will be Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at 11 AM at the Phillippi Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 PM Friday prior to the service. Friends may call at the Family residence, 124 Frank Shupe Lane, at anytime.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnsoncountyfuneralhome.com.
Johnson County Funeral Home is in charge of the Arrangement.