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Willie Frances Shelton

Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Frances Shelton, age 87 of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00PM on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at Manchester Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Welker Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Mrs. Shelton passed from this life on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at Manchester Healthcare in Manchester, TN.

Willie was born in Coffee County, TN, on December 31, 1933, the daughter of the late Robert and Bertha Carr. She worked at PCA before her retirement and was a member of New Union Church of Christ. Willie was a hard worker, and she was always fun to be around. She loved to tend to her gardens and watch her cattle. She was a friend to everyone.

In addition to her parents, Willie is also preceded in death by her husbands, J.C. Shores and Kendall Shelton; three brothers; three sisters. She is survived by her son, Jerry (Melinda) Shores; one brother, Millard Carr; two grandsons, Christopher (Meagan) Shores and Matthew (Nicole) Shores; two step-great-grandchildren, Macy and Kylie Brown; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shelton family.

Charles Ernest “Ernie” Parsons

Charles Ernest “Ernie” Parsons of Tullahoma passed this life on Sunday,
February 21, 2021 at his residence at the age of 60. Funeral service will
be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral
Home.  The family will receive friends from 12 – 1 p.m.

He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi to the late John and Jo Ann Parsons.  He
is remembered by his family as a loving dad, wonderful husband,
grandfather, and great grandfather.  Ernie loved his family and never met a

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by sister, Patricia McArthur;
grandson, Austin Ferrell.

He is survived by wife, Nancy Parsons; daughters, Shannon Pilkington
(Matthew), Jessica Parsons (Nich Babb), Alexis Ferrell (Bobby); brother,
Richard Parsons (Ida); sister, Rebecca Leslie (Doug); grandchildren,
Brenton Carroll (Ashley), Mary-Lynn Carroll (Kenzie), Jordyn Pilkington,
Scott Pilkington (Joshlynne), Paige Campbell (Bobby), Bayleigh Hargrove,
Airra Parsons, Colton Parsons, Tyler Ferrell (Tayler), Brooklynn Ferrell,
Alyssia Ferrell, Ashton Ferrell; great grandchildren, Austin, Sawyer,
Harper, Baby Hank, Ash, Willow, Charlotte. Host of extra special family and

Online condolences may be made at
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Wayne Boyd

Thomas Wayne Boyd of Tullahoma passed this life on Wednesday, February 17,
2021 at his residence at the age of 79. Funeral services are scheduled on
Friday, February 26 at 1 PM at Daves-Culbertson with burial to follow at
Bomar Cemetery. The family will receive friends beginning at 11 AM.

A native of Tullahoma, he was the son of the late Olive Evans.  He was a
truck driver and enjoyed traveling and seeing the country.  He also enjoyed
working on trucks.  Mr. Boyd had a big heart and would help anyone in need.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded by son, Johnny Wayne Boyd;
daughter, Carolyn Faye Boyd; brother, Ray Evans; sisters, Brenda Evans and
Linda Crowell and granddaughter, Amanda Boyd.

He is survived by son, Thomas W. Boyd Jr; grandchildren, Tabitha Vines
(Timmy), Kristina Boyd Reno (TJ) and Jessica Boyd and good friend, Candie

Online condolences may be made at
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sarah Hilda Eslick

Sarah Hilda Eslick 

Born February 6, 1929

A native of Moore County, daughter of the late Horace and Lavonia Sullenger Eslick. She was a member of County Line Church of Christ for eighty-one years.

She is preceded in death by her  sisters, Pauline Sanders, Sue Bain, Ann Pierce; Freda Dye; brothers, Jack Eslick, Milton Eslick.

She is survived by sisters Hazel Brazzell of Proctorville Ohio; brother, Harlan Eslick of Lynchburg; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Graveside Service will be held at Lois Cemetery on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 2 PM. The family will welcome friends for a visitation at Lynchburg Funeral Home from 12:30 PM until the time of service.

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Delma Louise Gaither

Mrs. Delma Louise Gaither, age 85, of Manchester, TN passed from this life
on Friday, February 19, 2021, at NHC in Tullahoma, TN.

She was born November 13, 1935 in Muncie, Indiana.  Delma graduated from
Royerton High School, Royerton, Indiana, Class of ’53.  Mrs. Gaither began
working in the offices of Beckett Bronze Company.  She married Doyle “Buck”
Gaither, in the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Norris, July
15, 1961.  The young couple made their home in Muncie, Indiana until
returning to Tennessee in their retirement years.

Mrs. Gaither was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle “Buck” Gaither;
parents, Herbert Dillion and Cleo Norris Wagner; a brother and sister.  She
is survived by special friends, Dianne Swinford of New Market, AL, Carolyn
Swinford of Hazel Green, AL, Buster and Martha Dicus, Chuck and Martha
Taylor, her Church family at the Red Hill Church of Christ and many other

Delma was a quiet lady that was always anxious to help others.  She was a
daily Bible reader and had read through the Bible many times.  She was very
talented with crochet and other crafts.  She took art classes and painted
many landscape scenes.  She was a big fan of Indiana sports, both
basketball and football.

She inspired many by her life of patience and endurance.

Funeral services for Mrs. Gaither will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Tuesday,
February 23, 2021, at Manchester Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in
Hopewell Cemetery.  Gathering of friends will be held from 9:00 AM until
the time of services at the funeral home.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gaither family.

Birthdays- February 19


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Wesley Leon Munsey

Wesley Leon Munsey of Tullahoma passed this life on Thursday, February 11,
2021 at his residence at the age of 66. Memorial Services will be scheduled
at a later time.

A native of Coffee County, he was the son of the late Robert Lawrence
Munsey and the late Jimmie Lee Dupis. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars
and kidding with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Wilma Darlene
Munsey and sister, Patricia Saine.

Mr. Munsey is survived by daughters, Kayla Keele of Murfreesboro, Michelle
Tucker of Manchester and Juanita Brankin (Joel) of IL; brothers, Jeff
Robinson (Patricia), Bobby McBee (Darlene), Christopher Munsey and Johnny
Munsey (Sharon), all of Tullahoma; sisters, Deborah Steele (Sherman) of
Winchester and Flora May Rollins of Normandy and seven grandchildren.

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