Mrs. Eva Joyce Shedd Skelton was born March 11, 1951 in Lawrence County, TN, the daughter of Margie Ivadell Mattox and the late Rufus Royal Shedd. She was united in marriage to Hooper Skelton, Jr. on May 10, 1969. She worked as a home health aide. She will be lovingly remembered as a “granny” to anyone and everyone. She always made people feel like they were right at home. She truly was the light of a dark world and made everyone more happy just by being around. Mrs. Skelton departed this life on January 19, 2022 in Columbia, Tennessee at the age of 70 Years, 10 Months, 8 Days.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 52 years, Hooper Skelton, Jr.; her children, Chuck Skelton (Jennifer), Tabitha Casteel, and Scott Skelton (Anita) all of Waynesboro; 7 grandchildren, Nicole Crews, Madison Skelton, Colby Littrell, Brandon Frazier, Bailey Casteel, Corey Cruce and Chris Cruce.
She is also survived by 9 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her father, Mrs Skelton was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary Shedd, Mark Shedd. A graveside service was held on Friday, January 21, 2022, 11:00 am Memorial Gardens in Waynesboro, Tennessee with Cary Crews officiating. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County assisting.