MOUNTAIN CITY — Louise M. Shull, age 92, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
She was a tall woman among women. Louise will long be remembered for her gentle ways and strength of character. She had a gracious manner and she always knew the correct things to do and say at all times.
She was the daughter of the late Thomas S. McQueen and Ruth Wills McQueen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Earl Shull; and two brothers: Barton and Norman McQueen; and a son-in-law, Junior Brown.
She loved quilting, reading, canning, gardening, flowers, cooking and had cooked for everybody in the community. Louise was a former teacher at Oak Grove Elementary, a member of Neva Ruritan and Neva PTA. She gave land to Neva Volunteer Fire Department, Pleasant View Christian Church and to Mountain City Dog Pound.
She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, where she was a GA leader, youth teacher, VBS teacher and on the historical committee.
Survivors include: three daughters: Patsy Eller and husband, Edgar, Barbara S. Simcox and Linda Brown; two sons: Tom Shull and wife, Judith, and Terry Shull and wife, Betty; grandchildren: Scotty Eller, Jim Shull, Michael Simcox, Celeste Dunn, Steve Brown, Mechelle Arney and Jonathan Shull; great grandchildren: Eli, Isaiah and Emma Eller, Sam and Izzy Dunn, Megan and Caleb Brown, Will, Myles and Brady Arney and Noah Shull. Special friends, Kay Atwood, Jennie Laws, June Brady; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Louise M. Shull will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012, from Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Norman and Mr. Scotty Eller officiating.
Graveside service and interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2012, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Active pallbearers will be Scotty Eller, Michael Simcox, Steve Brown, Jim Shull, Jonathan Shull, Dwayne Arney and Roby Dunn. Honorary pallbearers will be Chuck Walker, Dean Stout, Dan Williams, Bill Wilson, Ralph Stout, Jackie Ward, Terry Matheson, Jerry Grindstaff, Coleman Brown, Jake Ward and rhe King’s Workers (Sunday School Class).
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 3385 Roan Creek Road, Mountain City, TN 37683.
Friends may call at the residence, 126 Slimp Branch Road, Mountain City, TN, at any time.
Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.huxlipfordfh.com.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home is serving the Louise M. Shull family.