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Robbie “JoAnn” Shelton (1-20-20) service 2-1-20

Robbie JoAnn Sibley Shelton, 90, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Crump, passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was the first born of seven children to the late Doris and Clell Sibley of Crump.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Frank Shelton of Adamsville; and also her brothers, Wallace and Jerry; and her only sister, Bobbie Tyler.
Those surviving to cherish her memory are her daughters, Kathy Mealer (Rick) and Donna McCoy (Glenn); her grandsons, Jonathan (Jennifer) Mealer and Elliot McCoy; her brothers, Jack (Stephanie), Ted (Margie), Tom (Marlene); her sisters-in-law, Livy Sibley and Becky Sibley; many beloved nieces and nephews; along with her dear great-grandchildren, Makayla and Hutton Mealer.
JoAnn’s greatest passion was love for her immediate family and her large extended family. She had a tender heart for them and great compassion and tears also for her friends and even strangers in their suffering and difficulties. Except when her daughters were young, she worked in the offices of Brown Shoe Company in Selmer and Lexington. JoAnn, who was often the prettiest lady in any room, loved beautiful fashion and expertly sewed much of her own clothing and lovely dresses for her daughters and others. A natural homemaker, she was an excellent cook and always seemed to know the best way to do everything from washing, ironing, and folding and making minor home repairs to wrapping the prettiest package. JoAnn was born a perfectionist!
Along with working and caring for her home, JoAnn served as a Jaycette, was a member of United Methodist Women in her church and was always active in politics serving as an officer for the Lexington Henderson County Democratic party. She spent countless hours as a mom assisting with her daughters’ school, Girl Scouts and church activities.
JoAnn will be dearly remembered by all who loved her.
Please donate any memorial gifts to First United Methodist Church in Lexington, Tenn. 38351 at 27 E. Church St. or to the charity of your choice.
Visitation will be held at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Savannah on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The funeral will follow at 1 p.m. Interment will take place afterward at Crump Cemetery.