Obituaries

Monica Sheffey -

Monica Orion Sheffey Alvarez, Jonesborough, was born on January 29, 1972. She passed from this earth at the early age of 40 on Friday morning, August 31, 2012, after a lengthy illness.

Monica was a graduate of Abingdon High School Class of 1990. She was loved by many including her husband, Julio Alvarez; parents, Robert “Bo” and Teresa Necessary Sheffey; children, Brekken (Christopher) Quintana, Dakota Sheffey, Leticia Sheffey, Julian Alvarez, Gabriel Alvarez and Aaron Alvarez; one sister, Shalamar Summers; three brothers, Robert Sheffey II, Tobias Sheffey and Joseph Sheffey; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services were held Sunday, September 2, with Pastor Lloyd Jones and Father Jose Manuel Perez officiating. Burial followed in the Sulphur Springs Cemetery. Family served as pallbearers.