ELIZABETHTON — Lena P. Shelburne, 70, passed away in her home the morning of Wednesday, July 10, 2013. She was born on April 12, 1943 in Stoney Creek, Tenn., to the late Samuel and Katherine Blevins Dinsmore. She was a native of Carter County and had lived in the area her entire life.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved son, Richard Shelburne, four sisters, three brothers and a granddaughter, Laken Shelburne.
Survivors include daughter, Anna and husband, Matney Dan Simerly; son, Jeff and wife, Angel Shelburne; sister, June Murray; brothers, Grayson and Howard Dinsmore; grandchildren, Dustin and Travis Shelburne and Jordan and Brooke Simerly; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will have a private Celebration of Life service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the local Humane Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family of Lena P. Dinsmore Shelburne by signing the online guest registry found on the funeral home’s website (www.snydersmemorialgardens.com), or by sending an e-condolence to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any other condolences may be mailed to Snyder’s Memorial Gardens, 5913 Kingsport Highway in Gray, (423) 477-7911.
Snyder’s Memorial Gardens is proudly serving the Shelburne family. We are located at 5913 Kingsport Highway, Gray.