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Grace Cutshaw Shelton

Death 20 Sep 2005 (aged 92)
Burial Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Garden of the Apostles
Memorial ID 103786865 · View Source
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Grace Shelton, 92, of Greeneville, died early Tuesday morning at Life Care Center of Greeneville.

She was born Oct. 18, 1912, in Madison County, N.C.

Her family moved to the Caney Branch area of Greene County when she was young.

She graduated from Greeneville High School in 1931. Soon after graduation, she married Roderick D. "Dewey" Shelton.

In 1936, she and Dewey started in the grocery business at Shelton's Grocery on Depot Street and continued in the grocery business for a number of years, including West Main Food Market and Ashway Food Market.

Mrs. Shelton's family noted, "She enjoyed serving people and was always kind and helpful to everyone.

"She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother known, as 'Nanny.' She especially enjoyed cooking for and waiting on her family, as well as others. She was known for her good cooking."

The family further stated, "She loved her church, being a member of First Baptist Church, and her Sunday school class, the Carrianna Class, and attended as long as her health permitted."

She is survived by her son: Roderick D. "Roddy" Shelton Jr.; a daughter and son-in-law: Joyce and C.F. "Peck" Howell Jr.; a granddaughter: Stephanie Frommelt of Gainesville, Fla.; three grandsons and their wives: Eric and Laura Howell of Franklin, and Robert R. "Bob" and Kristi Howell and Jeff Howell, all of Greeneville; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; a brother: Perman Cutshaw; two sisters: Christine Brooks and Inez Reo; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents: the Rev. G.E. and Minnie Cutshaw; two brothers: Robert Plato Cutshaw and Woodrow Cutshaw; and two sisters: Pansy Bird and Rena Mae Morrow.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held Thursday morning at 11 o'clock in the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Dr. David Green will officiate.

Interment will follow in GreeneLawn Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Eric Howell, Bob Howell, Jeff Howell, Dr. Christopher Brooks, David Wells, and Clyde Meade.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Cutshaw, Don Cutshaw, John Morrow, Dr. Joe Austin, Dr. Luke Ellenburg Jr., the nurses and staff of Birch Wing at Life Care Center of Greeneville, and the members of the Carrianna Sunday School Class

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