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Lois Shelton Metcalf

Lois Shelton Metcalf, age 86, Flag Pond, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. She was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Ursie and Sarah Duskey Shelton.

Lois retired from Morrill Motors in 2005 after twenty-eight years of service. She attended Sweetwater Church of God for many years and Temple Hill Church of God which her late son, Jimmy founded. Lois loved the Lord, attending church and her church family.

She enjoyed tending to her flowers and talking on the phone with her family and friends. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-eight years, Harvey Metcalf in 1997; her son, Jimmy Metcalf on July 24, 2018; grandson, Harvey Joshua Metcalf.

Survivors include two sons: Arthur Metcalf (Phyllis) and Robert Metcalf (Harriett), all of Flag Pond; daughter-in-law, Geraldine Metcalf, Erwin; two brothers: Ursie “Skeet” Shelton and Ferd Shelton, both of Florida; two sisters: Carolyn King and Eunice Tweed, both of Flag Pond; ten grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive. 

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, October 15, 2021, in the Ray Cemetery. Grandson-in-law, Clarence Blackwell and Reverend Craig Shelton will officiate. Pallbearers will be J.P. Metcalf, Scott Metcalf, Jason Metcalf, Gary Carter, Arthur Metcalf, Jr. and Jesse Metcalf. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery by 1:50 P.M. on Friday. 

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Metcalf family at  

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Metcalf family.  (423) 743-1380.