She was the daughter of the late Vernon and Dollie Umphlett.
She had been a resident of Cleveland for more than 50 years. She retired from her occupation at BellSouth after 29 years of service. She was also a very active member of First Lutheran Church.
In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by one brother, Dr. Wiley Lee Umphlett.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughters: Deanie Shelton and Lisa Ray (Robby); her son, Dr. Whitney Shelton (Carolyn); brother, Wesley Umphlett; and three grandchildren: Jamie Ray, Lauren Faustman (Andrew) and Courtney Belcher (Wesley).
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at First Lutheran Church, 195 McIntire Ave N.W., Cleveland TN 37312.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. at the church.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Luthern Church of Cleveland.
You are invited to share a personal memory or condolences with her family at her memorial Web page at www.companionfunerals.com.
The Cody Family and Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to assist the Shelton family with these arrangements.