Shirley Melvin

Shirley Melvin

May 8, 1926 - February 13, 2011

Shirley Melvin

May 8, 1926 - February 13, 2011

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Shirley Melvin, age 84, died Sunday at Hidden Acres Nursing Home in Mt. Pleasant, TN, and a native of Oakland, MI, and the last of six children of the late Elmer Charles Jencks and Sarah Melissa Lee Jencks. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Claude William Melvin, Jr.; and two children: Toni Melvin Tucker and Timothy Melvin. Shirley is survived by five children: Lyn Buddy Stickles of Payson, AZ, Terry Pam Melvin of Highland, MI, Larry Ann Melvin of Highland, MI, Tamara Eric Geiselhart of RI, and Lisa Earl Helton of Columbia, TN; 17 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Over the years, Shirley was a volunteer quilter for the Kids Fighting AIDS Foundation, having taken part in creating over 600 quilts. The family requests that memorial donations be made to Kids Fighting AIDS- 317 West 8th Street Columbia, TN 38401.

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18 responses to Shirley Melvin

  1. Grace Jones says:

    My thoughts and prayers go out the family. To Lisa and Earl, dear friends, your memories of Mama Shirley will help you make it thru this tough time. She was such a sweet lady and will be missed. Love you guys. Grace

  2. Joe Hinzman says:

    So sorry to hear about your mom, Lisa, but she is in a better place.

  3. Linda Blake says:

    I remember the “Great Since of Humor” that Shirley shared with all who knew her! I Love her very dearly and will miss the person that she was but will always remember the time we shared in life and know that she is sitting with God knowing she is in a much better place!…God Bless you Mom and we will see you again!…Linda Blake

  4. LOVE AND MISS YOU MOM VERY MUCH, YOU ARE WRAPPED IN GODS ARMS ANGEL TO HELP OUT

  5. Mary Hinzman says:

    Lisa and Earl you will be in our prayers and thoughts.

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