Rebecca Shelton

Mrs. Rebecca Murphey Shelton, age 100, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at Diversicare in Martin. Graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crow Cemetery in Stewart County with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of the arrangements. She was retired from the business office at the University of Tennessee at Martin and was a member of First Baptist Church in Martin. She is survived by her children by marriage, Doyle (Kelly) Shelton of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Glenda (William) Hilling of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky and Regina Humphries of Pensacola, Florida; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild by marriage; her niece, Marilyn Murphey (Bob) Beach of Little Rock, Arkansas; nephews, Bill Murphey of Oregon, Bob Murphey of Memphis and Max Speight of Martin; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. Mrs. Shelton was preceded in death by her husband, Hewell Guy Shelton; parents, Milburn Murphey and Audie Howard Murphey; brothers, Boyce, GB and Truman Murphey; and sister, Rupelle Speight. Online tributes may be left at

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