Ms. Shelley Elizabeth Saylor, age 40, Jonesborough, went to be with the Lord, Friday, April 22, 2016 at Johnson City Medical Center.
Ms. Saylor was born in Washington County and daughter of Lawton & Jane Bowman Saylor, Jonesborough.
She was a member of Eden United Methodist Church.
She was a 1994 graduate of David Crockett High School and attended Northeast State. She retired from AT&T and love the outdoors especially camping, Bass fishing, all animals and the beach. Shelley was an avid traveler from east coast to west coast.
Shelley was preceded in death by her grandparents, Loyd & Alma Lee Saylor and Hunter & Edna Bowman.
In addition to her parents, survivors include one sister, Wendy Saylor McCurry and husband Steve; nephews, Jacob Ensor and wife, Brooklyn, Joshua Ensor; great niece, Emberlyn Ensor; beloved Cocker Spaniel, Macy; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the Johnson City Medical Center doctors, nurses and staff of 4200 and 4300, Dr. Katherine Peters and staff at Brain Tumor Center at Duke, for all the care, love and support during Shelley’s illness. ``
Although she suffered with cancer, she was an inspiration to others and lived her life to the fullest.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Jake Herron officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Sunday prior to the service.
Graveside services will be conducted 11:00 am Monday, April 25, 2016 at Greenwood Eden Cemetery. Friends are requested to gather at the cemetery at 10:45 am prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Jacob Ensor, Joshua Ensor, Travis Leonard, Brent Moseley, Greg Bowman and Wayne Dulaney.
|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
||Martha Elliott Jones
|I'm so very sorry to read about Shelly!! You all are in
my thoughts and prayers. I pray God will give each
of you comfort and peace!!!|
||Midge & Kent Merrill
|Lawton, we extended our sincere condolences on your loss.|
||Teresa Bailey Parker (Priscilla Sister )
|So sorry for your loss,
beautiful girl, I heard
Priscilla speak of her often,
and she love Jane and Lawton.
My prayers will be with you
during this time, Priscilla
will look after her till you
get to heaven. |
||Carroll Huffine, Jr.
|Lawton - I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter.
You have my deepest sympathy. My wife and I will keep you
and your family in our prayers.
Your old friend |
|She was a very sweet person an friend. She was so amazing in
many ways. She will be miss|
||matthan and crystal archer
|You fought the good fight we love you and will miss you and your beautiful smile . We lost a friend but heaven gained a angel .rest in peace sweet shelly rest in peace.|
|Shelley has always been an Angel from heaven. I have
never met anyone as sweet and beautiful inside and
out like Shelley. She never had a bad word to say
about anyone. She only seen the good. She was a
great friend to everyone. She was a warrior through
her whole life dealing with her cancer. She was an
amazing person that will truly be missed. She was
loved by all. She is with are God now and no longer
in pain. I love you Shelley. |
||Jennifer Harvey Story
|Such a sweet person. Always smiling. My deepest sympathies
to the family. |
||Joan & Joe Papp
|Praying our Lord & Saviour will give you His peace and comfort as you go through this time of sorrow.. He is your refuge and strength..|
||Melissa Proffitt France
|I have never known someone that has fought like you.
Even though it is selfish of us to want you here you
are better now. Just know that I treasure our
friendship. Love you sweet lady.|
|Shelley held a special place in my heart. We shared the bond
of cancer, but even more than that we could always find
something to laugh about. Lawton and Jane you raised a
wonderful daughter. And Wendy you had a special sister. She
loved her family so much ! She left the world a much better
place because of her love and her smile. She makes heaven
look even better for me . I love you Shelley! |
||John & Jamie Whaley Madison & Coy Vaughn
|My Dear Friend whom I have always cherish and
adored, I will forever miss that beautiful smile of
yours that would light up a room. You are such a
beautiful person on the inside and on the outside.
Shelley, you have lived your life to the fullest and
you have set an example for all of us. When you was
at your lowest you made sure to to check on all of
us spreading love and kindness to everyone. You
never complained not one time about what you was
having to face, you remained positive everyday. God
has chosen a beautiful angel, the most beautiful
flower for his garden. I will miss you my dear
friend tremendously. My heart breaks here but I know
that you are rejoicing there. Until we see each
other again my friend....|
||Ken & Jeanie DeVore
|Very sorry for the loss of Shelley, she was very kind, sweet person. Always smiling in high school and every time you saw her after. RIP sweet lady, you will be missed.|
|May you rest in peace! Praying for peace and strength for the
family and friends.|
||Bill and Gail Rambo
|Shelley was a very special girl. We extend to all her family our sincere sympathy.|
|Our memories will live on, I love you!|
|R.I.P Shelley. you were truly an angel on this earth and now you have your wings and you are one beautiful angel in heaven. Fly high|
|Shelley and I have been friends since 1st
grade. She had such a good heart and was
such a sweet girl. She will be missed so
||Tara Chandler Shell
|My thoughts and prayers are with all of her family
and friends. Shelley will always be remembered as
one of the most kind, sincere, beautiful souls I
have ever known. I can honestly say that I never
heard a bad word from her or about her from
others. She will be sorely missed by all. Love you
|So sorry for the family's loss..she was a sweet
aand special person. Thoughts and prayers for the
whole family! |
|God need a special angle so he took here home so she
could rest. God will take care of you at this time
of your lost. From the Timbs family and Paul Saylor|
|Shelley you will be grately missed. You were a true
inspiration and you will never be forgotten. May you
be at peace and fly with the angels. My most sincere
condolences go out to Shelley's family.|
|Jane, Lawton and Wendy, I was so sorry to learn of Shelley's
death. She had been fighting this for a long time. I want you to
know that you are in my thoughts and prayers and pray God's
peace will be with you all. Love you, Cathy|
|Shelley was just a great person. I will miss our
talks we had. I will never forget her.|
|Always remember that God's grace is sufficient and he will never leave you. I pray he will bless each of you with comfort and peace. |
||John & Linda Edwards
|Our Hearts & Prayers go out to the Saylor Family at this difficult time
may God be with you.|
||Richard and Louise Thompson
|We will be out of town and unable to attend the
memorial service, but our thoughts and prayers are
with you all during this time of sorrow.|
||Tranver and Rose Graham
|Our Dear Jane and Lawton
Words cannot express our deepest sympathy for your loss of your beautiful Shelley.
We know God has welcomed her home. You are in our prayers, we love you.
Cousin Tranver and Rose|
||Dorothy, Eric, and Kathy Klingensmith
|God saw you getting tired and a cure was not meant to be. So He put his arms around you and whispered, "Come go with me."
Our dear sweet great niece and little cousin. We love you with all our hearts. |
|Such a sweet young woman with a smile that would
light up the world! I truly adored her and the
wonderful family that supported her. What an honor
to have known her! My thoughts are prayers are with
|My deepest sympathies for your loss. |
|THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH THE FAMILY|
||June and Pat Taylor
|Our deepest condolences on your loss. We loved