Funeral services for Mrs. Bernice Mildred Shelton, age 80, of Murfreesboro, TN, will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Shelton passed away Monday morning in Murfreesboro.
Mrs. Shelton was born in Bedford County, TN, the daughter of the late Jeffery and Monnie Ozell Fears Sawyer. She was homemaker and enjoyed quilting and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Shelton was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Euless Edwin Shelton, who passed away in 2009; three brothers, Edmund, Lee, and Shirley Sawyer; and two sisters, Wilma Buchanan and Jean Sawyer.
She is survived by three sons, Larry (Connie) Shelton, Marty (Ginny) Shelton, and Michael Shelton, all of Murfreesboro; one daughter, Judy (Gary) Brown of Murfreesboro; two brothers, Ernest Sawyer of Shelbyville and Terrice (Juanita) Sawyer of Estill Springs; five grandchildren, Scott (Dere) Brown, Cody Shelton, Hunter Shelton, Alan Zachary, and Katrina Anderson; and five great grandchildren, Hailee and Amelia Brown, Macon Cash, Dylan Cash, and Jayden Anderson.
The family requests memorial donations be made to Avalon Hospice, 2525 Perimeter Place Drive, Suite 121, Nashville, TN 37214.
Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shelton family.