Sarah Burns Shackelford

December 6, 1940 ~ December 26, 2020

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Sarah Burns Shackelford

Saltillo- Sarah Burns Shackelford, age 80, passed away from natural causes, on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at her home. She was a homemaker and enjoyed yard work, flowers, cooking and she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a Baptist.

Graveside services will be held at Beech Springs Baptist Church Cemetery on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 1:00 p. m. with Bro. Wesley Stevens officiating. Waters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, George Shackelford of Saltillo; daughter, Dana Luther (Dennis) of Pontotoc;(3) sons, Ed Shackelford of Saltillo, Phillip Shackelford (Janna) of Tremont and Jeff Shackelford of Pontotoc; (3) grandchildren, Sandy Baxter (Aaron), Brandi Webb (Tyler) and Tim Ellis (Michelle); (6) great-grandchildren, Andrew, Alex, Aiden, Anna Brooke, Karley and Emma; lifelong friend, Ruby Christian; host of other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Willie Towrey Burns; (2) sisters and (2) brothers.

Pallbearers will be Tim Ellis, Andrew Shackelford, Alex Minchew, Aaron Baxter and Dennis Luther.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family

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