We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. – 2 Corinthians 5:8

Ruby Stockton Shelton, age 92, of Greeneville, passed away November 5, 2017.

Survivors include four children: Howard Shelton of Chuckey, Philip Marvin Shelton of Mosheim, Jim Shelton of Greeneville, Bobie Murrell of Bulls Gap; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister: Betty Treadway of Jonesborough; one brother: Jay Stockton of Greeneville; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Conley Shelton; parents: Carl and Nola Stockton; one sister: Adelle Pender.

Burial was November 7th in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Greeneville.   Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.doughty-stevens.com