Mary Shelton -

Mary Marie Valentine Shelton, 79, of Valentine Circle, Telford, went to meet the Lord Wednesday, September 5, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center after a lengthy illness.

She owned a mobile home park.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law: Betty Jo and Jerry Legg; son and daughter-in-law: Jackie and Melanie Valentine; six grandchildren: Angela Legg Callahan, Michael Legg, Tony Morelock, Debbie Hylmon Richter, Jeremy Valentine and Justin Valentine; seven great grandchildren: Emily Legg, Brandon Legg, Joshua Weatherly, Christian Callahan, Madison Morelock, Aiden Morelock, Kennedy Morelock; sister: Maggie Shelton; several nieces and nephews; special friend: Nelda Valentine; and a special adopted granddaughter: Tina Hensley.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands: Carl Valentine and Junior Shelton; a daughter: Carlis Southerland; parents: Jack and Leona Duncan; a sister: Georgia Holt; and a brother: Willy Duncan.

Services were held Sept. 8 at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Marty Shelton officiating. Interment followed on Sept. 9 at Liberty Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Michael Legg, Tony Morelock, Jeremy Valentine, Justin Valentine, Brandon Legg and Joshua Weatherly.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home, 125 Idletime Drive, Greeneville, TN 37743. (423) 638-3121.