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Patricia Ann Shelton, 80
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Murfreesboro resident and Kalamazoo, Mich., native Patricia Ann Shelton, 80, was born Sept. 21, 1941 and died Jan. 10 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro following a brief illness.

A retired apartment manager, she was the daughter of the late Arlington and Mary Louise Hearld Guernsey. She was married on May 25, 1961 to Robert Lee Shelton, who preceded her in death. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by children, Tony Toombs, Robbin Mackney, and Jason Shelton and sisters, Velma, Arlene, and Dawn.

Mrs. Shelton is survived by five children and spouses, Dexter and Kathy Toombs of Manchester, Bobby and Donna Shelton of Florida, Mark Shelton of McMinnville, LaTricia Shelton of Oak Ridge, and Tiffany and Richard Romans of Lascassas, 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, brother Mike Guernsey of Michigan, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at High’s Chapel with Paul Roberts officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of service at High’s. Per Mrs. Shelton’s wishes, she will be cremated after the service. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 14, 2022