Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Joe L. Shelton of Murfreesboro, children: Penny Forstel of Murfreesboro and Paul Hollandsworth of Artesia, NM, Grandchildren: Tracee Lowe, Jason LaFever, Jeremy Parker, Chris Forstel, Chelsea Forstel, Miranda Rains, Clay Hollandsworth, Austin, Dakota, and Brittni Hollandsworth, Sisters: Ann Hilliard of Kinston, Alabama; Juanita Precott of Maynardville, TN; Wanda Taylor, Linda Bailey, and Iris Darby all of Florida
Also surviving are 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Shelton was preceded in death by her parents Gaston Suggs and Gladys Culpepper Suggs;and two children, Rhonda Rains Wright and Randy Rains.
She was a member of the Pentecostal Church in Smyrna. Mrs. Shelton was also the owner and operator of Jo Ann’s Village Greenhouse. Jo Ann was dearly loved and will be sorely missed. She loved Jesus, all the kids, and was a mom to everyone she met. She enjoyed painting, a good nice firm bed, good shoes, and good food.
Funeral Services for Jo Ann Shelton will be Monday at 10:00am in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Ministers: Bro. Paul Hollandsworth & Bro. Carlos Sadler. Interment: Cherry Cemetery Visitation: 4 to 8 PM Sunday, August 11, 2019.
Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.