Shelton, James Orren -
Manchester - Funeral services for Mr. James O. Shelton, age 87 of Manchester, will be conducted on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Marvin Davenport and Brother John Daniel officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Mr. Shelton passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Tennova-Harton hospital.
Mr. Shelton was born on October 31, 1930 to the late Waitstal Watson and Annie Dera Shelton and was the baby of their ten children. He was of the Baptist faith and a lifelong member of Forest Mill Baptist Church. Farming was his job, but also his passion. You could also find him almost every morning socializing with the morning crew at Hardee’s. Mr. Shelton was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Sue Shelton; brothers, Wayne Shelton, Tommie Hall Shelton; sisters, Katie Pearl Welch, Maggie Ruth Shelton, Rena Shores, Lucille Novella; brothers, Jesse Paul Shelton, Raymond Kendall Shelton of Manchester, William “Billy” Shelton. Survived by his sons, Michael Todd Shelton (Jenny) of Tullahoma, James Scott Shelton of Manchester; daughter, Debra Sue Puryear of Tullahoma; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Shelton family .
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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355