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Sherwood Chapel & Memorial Gardens

3176 Airport Highway, Alcoa, TN

OBITUARY

Shelverton "Booger" L. Willis

August 15, 1943May 21, 2020

Willis, Shelverton L. (Booger), age 76, passed away May 21, 2020 at his residence. He was born to the parentage of Johnny Henry and Hattie Mae Willis. He attended the Knoxville City School system and graduated Austin High School, "Class of 62". He was a veteran and served in the United States Army with two tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a member of the United Steel Workers Union. He was preceded in death by parents, Johnny and Hattie Willis, Brother John Thomas Willis, and late wife Faye Winston Willis. Shelverton was a member of Jehovah’s Witness faith since 1976. He leaves to mourn his passing former-wife Althea Willis, sisters, Carolyn (Richard) Wright, Joyce (Alvincent) Felder, Ida (Carl) McCanelley, Linda (Omega) Robinson, Elizabeth Willis, brother Robert Willis, and a host of nieces, great nieces, nephews, great nephews, cousins, step-daughters and sons (the Winston family) devoted friends (the Rhonda Stephens Family), Roy Johnson and care takers Thomasena (Nalitha) Drew. Memorial will be held on June 6, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. Link notification to follow. Services entrusted to Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens.

Time: Jun 6, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Zoom meeting will start around 1pm, with the discourse at 2pm

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Ronnie Dave

June 4, 2020

We used to be neighbors
and was always friends will miss you

Joyce Felder

June 3, 2020

My dear brother RIP. You are deeply missed by your brother and other sisters. We thank God for the time we spent growing up together. We shall forever hold memories of you deep in our hearts. We will miss your telephone calls . We love you, but God loved you more. The Holy Scripture said blessed are thoes who die in the Lord. RIP Big Brother.

Eric Winston

June 1, 2020

Shelverton we love you and you will be greatly missed. We are all looking forward to the time when no one will say I am sick .(Isaiah 33:24) God also promises to end all of our pain, suffering and death.(Revelation 21:4) Can't wait to see you again!

Love,
Eric Winston and family

Matt and Amber Heid

May 30, 2020

We are so very sorry for your loss. We look forward to the time when this Bible verse is fulfilled. Revelation 21:4 says “he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” It is nice to think of the time when we will not have to deal with loosing love ones anymore and are able to welcome back those we have lost in death.

Dwight and Linda Newton

May 28, 2020

The thought of losing a love one to death can be overwhelming. But, the hope of knowing that the Bible says, " those powerless in death will live again." ( Isaiah 26:19) This is a hope found in God's word. Shelverton knew of this hope and welcomed it. He imagined the relief that all mankind will experience.......When death is gone! (Revelation 21: 3 &4)

Maggie Fritz

May 28, 2020

God Bless your family!

Beth & Larry REYNOLDS

May 27, 2020

Larry & I really enjoyed meeting
Shelverton some months back.
We wish we could have known him
Longer but as one of Jehovah's Witnesses we know he longed
For the time when his health would
Be restored as Isaiah 33:24 promises, " and no one will say, I am sick". We look forward to getting to know him better
When he is resurrected to life in Paradise on earth. We send our condolences to the family he has left behind, especially our dear sister, Cassandra Winston .

Vic & Roberta Haga

May 27, 2020

We are saddened by the loss of our brother in the faith, Brother Willis but also wanted to share words of comfort to his family. What a loving God we have in Jehovah knowing of the hope he gives with his promise of the resurrection. As he promises at Acts 24:15 a resurrection of both the righteous and unrighteous. And since he is a loving God also gives promise to those who are grieving at Isaiah 41:10 where he promises to fortify and hold on to us with his right hand of righteousness telling us not to be afraid. We know that Sister Winston takes comfort in this also. We attend the same Kingdom Hall as she. Again please take comfort from Jehovah's promises.

Cassandra Winston

May 27, 2020

It is so sad when someone we know passes away. Shelverton will be greatly missed by his family and friends. 2 Cor. 1:3,4 shows that Jehovah God is aware of our loss and is described as “the God of all comfort.” The bible at 1 Cor. 15:26 also describes death as an enemy that will be “brought to nothing.” We look forward to the future when we will be able to live the life that Jehovah intended for us.



Jackie Stone

May 26, 2020

Much love Booger, may you rest in peace...

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