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Sally Frances Jackson Shelton, 88
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Sally Frances Jackson Shelton, 88, a McMinnville resident and Eagleville native, was born May 14, 1932 and died Jan. 17 at Erlanger Medical Center following a brief illness.

She was a retired car dealer and homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church, and the daughter of the late Horace and Elizabeth Rosson Jackson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Joe Powell Shelton, sisters Betty Jackson, and Marie Summers Kerr, and nephew and wife Jon and Janet Summers.

Mrs. Shelton is survived by two daughters and son-in-law Libby Shelton and Lynn and Stan “Butch” Bullen, all of McMinnville, son and daughter-in-law Joe and Donna Shelton, Jr. of McMinnville, six grandchildren, Lindsey (Jon) Kidd, Lauren (Mark) Hitchcock, Grant Bullen, LaraLynn (Nick) Goodman, Thomas Jackson “T.J.” Shelton, and Emma Grace Shelton, five great-grandchildren, Caroline Kidd, Hudson and Hunter Hitchcock, Scarlett and Walker Goodman, guardian of, Jim (Deborah) Summers, David (Becky) Summers, and Lisa (David) Pirie, two sisters-in-law Mary Shelton of Knoxville and Jane Shelton of Nashville. Several special nieces and nephews also survive.

Pall bearers will be Grant Bullen, T.J. Shelton, Butch Bullen, Nick Goodman, Mark Hitchcock, and Jon Kidd. Honorary pall bearers will be Jimmy Summers, Dr. Spencer Summers, Branson Summers, Jared Summers, and Wesley Summers.

Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at First Baptist Church with pastor Jeff Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville. Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church. No visitation will be held at High’s. The family request everyone wear a mask and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 20, 2021