Shelvy Shannon


Shelvy Louise Young Shannon, 75, passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. A native of Millstone, Ky., she has lived in the North Georgia area for the past 56 years. She was a former employee of Catoosa County Board of Education where she worked for 23 years at Cloud Springs Elementary in the cafeteria and was a member of Chickamauga Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Shannon; parents, Russ and Bessie Powell Young; and two brothers, Hermen and Harry Young. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Phil and Amanda Shannon, of Rossville.; sister-in-law, Jane Young, of Rossville; niece, Becky Young and nephew, Alan Young. Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Monday Dec. 30, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Minister Shane Robinson officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday until funeral time at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family has setup a fund in her name. The Shelvy Shannon Benevolent fund will be used to provide food and clothing to those in need. Send your donations to P.O. Box 555, Chickamauga, GA 30707 c/o Shelvy Shannon Benevolent fund. An online register book may be signed at Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe.

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