April 19, 2013

Charity Shackleford, 85, of Middlesboro, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 19, 2013 at the Middlesboro ARH. She was born Nov. 9, 1927 at Harlan, KY., a daughter of the late Matt and China Gibson Mason. She was a member of the Ferndale Pentecostal Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Arnold Shackleford; son: Earl Dean Elliott; daughter: Zenoba Lamb; grandson: Joey Brown; great grandson: Logan Marcum and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include: children: Wallace (Carolyn) Elliott, Jr. of Ferndale, Leona (Joe) Brown of Maides, N.C., Patricia (Steven) Rootson of Pruden, TX., Helen (Bob) Marcum of Middlesboro, Robert (Wanda) Elliott of Middlesboro; 20 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren.

Special recognition to the Middlesboro Health Care Facility.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Creech Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Walter Brock presiding. Music by: Luther Adkins, Gary Kidwell, Eddie and Judy Adkins. Interment will follow in the Green Hills Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Grandsons. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the Creech Funeral Home Chapel.

Creech Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements

Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com