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Ida Sue Huskins

ida-huskinsIda Sue Huskins, age 64, of Erwin, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at her home. She was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Isham and Rosa Starnes Wilson. Ida worked for the VA for 25 years as an Accounting Technician. She was a member of Canah Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Mrs. Huskins loved her grandchildren and working in her flowers. In addition to her parents, Ida Sue Huskins is preceded in death by her first husband, James P. Shelton and brothers, Ed Wilson and Sherman Wilson.


Ida Sue Huskins has left behind to cherish her memories:

Loving Husband of 24 years: Robert “Butch” Huskins of Erwin

Sons: James C. Shelton of Hornell, NY

Victor P. Shelton and wife, Jennifer of Clarksville, TN

Grandchildren: Zac Shelton

Zoe Shelton

Ethan McInturff

Sisters: Barbara Jean Huskins of Erwin

Nancy Wilson of Erwin

Father-in-law: Floyd Huskins of Erwin

Brothers-in-law: Joe Huskins and wife, Veronica of Erwin

Dwight Huskins and wife, Joyce of Erwin

Sisters-in-law: Sonya Wilson of Erwin

Luell Wilson of Erwin

Several Nieces and Nephews


A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family of Ide Sue Huskins will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday at Valley Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Simmons officiating. Vocal selections will be provided by Debbie Bailey. A committal service will follow at Bumpass Cove Cemetery on Saturday. Serving as pallbearers will be Joe Huskins, Dwight Huskins, Lee Huskins, Jeff Huskins, Richard Wilson, and Charles “Chuck” Wilson.


In lieu of flowers the family would like memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Road, Suite 102, Johnson City, TN 37601.


Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements were made especially for the family and friends of Ida Sue Huskins through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave, Erwin, 423-743-9187.