OBITUARY

Nancy Estelle Shanklin

November 9, 1928June 2, 2018
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Nancy Estelle Shobe Shanklin, 89, passed away on June 2, 2018. She was a member of the Church of Christ at White Station for 60 years. After retiring from the University of Memphis as Director of Chemical Laboratories at age 70, Nancy enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, caring for babies in the church nursery and being involved in many activities at her church. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Bera Shobe, brother Jere (Minta) Shobe, husband Dr. J.C. Shanklin, and son Gregory Shanklin. Nancy is survived by her brother Calvin (Methel) Shobe, her daughter Laura (Mark) Kleiman, daughter Carole Shanklin, son David Shanklin, and son Paul (Angie) Shanklin. Nancy leaves behind nine grandchildren: Chris (Rebecca Wilson) Shanklin, Shawn (Kristy) Shanklin, Elizabeth (Dane) Mull, Merri (Stephen) Hackett, Witt Allen, Neil (Sarah) Allen, Molli Kleiman, Matthew and John Shanklin, and great-grandchildren Izzy and Nate Forrest, Maddie Shanklin, Josiah, Allison and Jude Hackett, Barrett Kleiman-Peterson, Waylon Kleiman-Meeks and expected great-grandchild “Baby”Allen in October 2018, as well as countless nieces, nephews and other extended family members. The family would like to thank the staff and residents at Ave Maria Assisted Living for being Nancy’s family these last two years. Appreciation is also expressed to Dr. Terri Alford and the staff at Methodist Medical Group, Dr. Dragutsky and staff at Gastro One, Dr. Robert Johnson and staff at The West Clinic, and the caring staff at Methodist Health Hospice Residence. Funeral services will be 1 pm (visitation 11 am) Tuesday June 5 at the Church of Christ at White Station, 1106 Colonial Road Memphis TN 38117, with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family requests that memorial gifts be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

  • FAMILY

  • Calvin Shobe (Methel), Brother
  • Laura Kleiman (Mark), Daughter
  • Carole Shanklin, Daughter
  • David Shanklin, Son
  • Paul Shanklin (Angie), Son
  • Chris Shanklin (Rebecca Wilson), Grandchild
  • Shawn Shanklin (Kristy), Grandchild
  • Elizabeth Mull (Dane), Grandchild
  • Merri Hackett (Stephen), Grandchild
  • Witt Allen, Grandchild
  • Neil Allen (Sarah), Grandchild
  • Molli Kleiman, Grandchild
  • Matthew Shanklin, Grandchild
  • John Shanklin, Grandchild
  • Izzy Forrest, Great Grandchild
  • Nate Forrest, Great Grandchild
  • Maddie Shanklin, Great Grandchild
  • Josiah Hackett, Great Grandchild
  • Allison Hackett, Great Grandchild
  • Jude Hackett, Great Grandchild
  • Barrett Kleiman-Peterson, Great Grandchild
  • Waylon Kleiman-Meeks, Great Grandchild
  • "Baby" Allen, Expected Great Grandchild
  • She was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Bera Shobe, brother Jere (Minta) Shobe, husband Dr. J.C. Shanklin, and son Gregory Shanklin. She also leaves countless nieces, nephews and other extended family members.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Matthew Shanklin
  • John Shanklin
  • Witt Allen
  • Neil Allen
  • Frank Shanklin
  • Nate Forrest
  • DONATIONS

  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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Biography

Nancy Estelle Shobe Shanklin, 89, passed away on June 2, 2018. She was a member of the Church of Christ at White Station for 60 years. After retiring from the University of Memphis as Director of Chemical Laboratories at age 70, Nancy enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, caring for babies in the church nursery and being involved in many activities at her church. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Bera Shobe, brother Jere (Minta) Shobe, husband Dr. J.C. Shanklin, and son Gregory Shanklin. Nancy is survived by her brother Calvin (Methel) Shobe, her daughter Laura (Mark) Kleiman, daughter Carole Shanklin, son David Shanklin, and son Paul (Angie) Shanklin. Nancy leaves behind nine grandchildren: Chris (Rebecca Wilson) Shanklin, Shawn (Kristy) Shanklin, Elizabeth (Dane) Mull, Merri (Stephen) Hackett, Witt Allen, Neil (Sarah) Allen, Molli Kleiman, Matthew and John Shanklin, and great-grandchildren Izzy and Nate Forrest, Maddie Shanklin, Josiah, Allison and Jude Hackett, Barrett Kleiman-Peterson, Waylon Kleiman-Meeks and expected great-grandchild “Baby”Allen in October 2018, as well as countless nieces, nephews and other extended family members. The family would like to thank the staff and residents at Ave Maria Assisted Living for being Nancy’s family these last two years. Appreciation is also expressed to Dr. Terri Alford and the staff at Methodist Medical Group, Dr. Dragutsky and staff at Gastro One, Dr. Robert Johnson and staff at The West Clinic, and the caring staff at Methodist Health Hospice Residence. Funeral services will be 1 pm (visitation 11 am) Tuesday June 5 at the Church of Christ at White Station, 1106 Colonial Road Memphis TN 38117, with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family requests that memorial gifts be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.