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OBIT: Mrs. Shelbie Jones, Age 80, Of Carthage

Mrs. Shelbie Jones died at the age of 80 at 5:07 a.m. Wednesday morning, August 9, 2017 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center E.R. following an extended illness.

Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday morning, August 11th, from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Bro. W.R. “Buck” Hazelwood officiating. The graveside service and interment followed at 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon at the Tomlinson-Hazelwood Cemetery on Eaton’s Creek Road in Nashville.

Born Shelbie Jean Sharp in Pulaski on March 19, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Charlie M. Sharp and Leslie Hopkins Sharp.

On February 4, 1966 at the Nashville Courthouse, she was united in marriage to John Turner (J.T.) Jones who survives.

Mrs. Jones had worked at the W.E. Stephens Manufacturing and later at Texas Boot. For a period of time she was a cook at the now-closed South Carthage Elementary School.

Surviving in addition to her husband of over 51 years are two sons, John Jones, Jason Jones and wife Angela all of Carthage; a brother, Charlie Wayne Sharp of Hendersonville.