Varnel Shelton


Mr. Varnel Shelton, age 79, Jonesborough, passed away at his residence Saturday March 11, 2017.
Mr Shelton was a native of Madison County NC, and the son of the late Gertrude Shelton.
Mr Shelton was a retired famer. He enjoyed people, gardening, and playing ROOK.
Mr. Shelton was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
Survivors include two daughters Diane Stevens (Terry), Denise Darnell (Brian), three sons, Rodney Shelton (Rita), Tommy Shelton (Paula), and Jon Shelton (Lettie); nine grandchildren, seven greatgrandchildren; one brother Clarence Shelton, one sister Mary Beech and several nieces and nephews.
We extend a special thank you to the Hospice staff of Mountain State Hospice, especially Lynn for his special caring, dad thoroughly enjoyed his visits.
Funeral services for Mr. Shelton will be Saturday March 18, 2017 2:00PM at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Darin Harrison. The family will receive family and friends from 12:00 to 2:00PM prior to the service and other times at the home of Mr. Shelton’s Son Jon. Interment will follow at Urbana Cemetery in Limestone, TN.

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03-16-2017 Delmer Owens
Dear Family, Your Dad was a joy to be around. I worked with him in the mid 1970's at Paty Lumber. One of the most cheerful men I ever met. We had some great times working together. May the Lord comfort you during this difficult time.
03-15-2017 Linda Speers
It was pleasure to have met you I enjoyed the time I spent sitting and talking with you fly high you have earned your wings rest in pease
03-15-2017 Sandy Christian
So sorry to have learned of Varnel's passing. Prayers to all his family. I'll miss seeing him sittin on the porch when I mow the lawn. He was a sweet neighbor.
03-14-2017 Amy LOVE
RIP Papaw Shelton. I love u n I miss u but I know I will see u again.
03-14-2017 Brenda Bledsoe
Denise and Brian, I am so sorry in the passing of your dad! I pray the Lord will bring comfort to your hurting hearts! May the Lord bring you a great peace that passes all understanding! Brenda Bledsoe


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