Phillip Shelton

Phillip Eugene Shelton, 74, of Union City passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, at his home in Maryville.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. Eddie Mallonee and the Rev. Richard Dickerson will officiate. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Richard Hargrove, Steve Hopkins, Mark Ward, David Holland, Sisca Yates and Hank Keeling.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Monday.
Phillip was born March 27, 1943, in Mayfield, Kentucky, son of the latte Hattie Shelton Boyd and Arnold Eugene Shelton. He married Claudette (Owen) Shelton March 15, 1963. Phillip served his country in the United States Air Force from 1962-1970. He retired after 32 years of service with the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Union City.
Survivors include his wife, Claudette; his son, Owen (Elizabeth) Shelton, all of Maryville; and their two children, Veronica and Sabrina; his daughter, Tara (David) Keeling of Union City and their three children Aleigha Beth, Aubree Anne and Andrew; and his sisters, Zadonna (Doug) Rial and Jane (Donald) Charlton.
Phillip was also preceded in death by his half brother, Scott Boyd.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial be made to Obion County Hometown Walk of Hope, P.O. Box 482, Union City, Tennessee 38281 or the charity of the donor’s choice.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at
Published 6.16.17

1 Comment

  1. Anna on June 17, 2017 at 6:36 am

    The wise man Job once asked “if a man dies can he live again? (Job 14:14). The Holy Scriptures answers that question at both John 5:28,29 and Acts 24:15. These promises will be a reality by means of Gods Kingdom, the one that Jesus Christ taught us to pray for in the Lords Prayer.

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