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Elsie Phillips Shelton


Mrs. Elsie Phillips Shelton age 73, Jonesborough, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 at her residence.
Mrs. Shelton was born in Jefferson City, TN and daughter of the late James Edward & Bessie Tipton Phillips. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Michael John Patton and Charles Dale Shelton; and three brothers, Ralph Phillips, Neal Phillips and Kenneth Phillips.
She was a member of Leesburg Presbyterian Church and attended New Life Fellowship Community Church.
Mrs. Shelton was a homemaker, worked at Burlington Industries and was a caregiver.
Survivors include her husband, Roger Shelton, Jonesborough; two daughters, Teresa Ann Rankin (Tim) and Tammy Lynn Shelton; grandchildren, Adam Rankin, Katie Rankin, Clorissa Paige Sauls and Aireal Denise Shelton Pressley; great-grandchildren, Nolan, Ethan, Willow, Phoenixx and Kida; sisters, Delia Garst and Dorothy McKee; brothers, James Phillips and Jack Phillips; and several nephews and nieces.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to healthcare and hospice workers for their loving care.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Griffith and Pastor Mark Maxwell officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Tuesday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Fairview Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Memorial donation may be made to New Life Fellowship Community Church 1399 Martins Glen Lane Gray, TN 37615 or Limestone Church of the Brethren c/o Patty Broyles 319 Washington College Street Limestone, TN 37681.

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