Margaret Shelby Parsons

Ms. Margaret Shelby Parsons, 94, died Aug. 8, 2019.


Ms. Parsons was born Dec. 19, 1924, in Bunker Hill. She was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church and of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is preceded in death by parents, Benjamin Kirk and Mary Lou Sanders Carden.


Visitation will be Monday, Aug. 12, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.


Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105-9959; or Shriners, 1354 Brick Church Pike, Nashville, TN, 37207.


Survivors include son Don Shelby and wife Debbie of Fredericksburg, Va.; daughter Shirley Tankersley and husband J. W. of Pulaski; stepsons, Rann Parsons of Gallatin, Tony Parsons of Murfreesboro; sisters, Ruth Dunavant of Campbellsville, Nell Odom of Mt. Juliet; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.