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Ella Melinda (Stephens) Shetters

November 25, 1938 ~ February 12, 2018 (age 79)
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Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Ella Stephens Shetters, age 79 of Decherd.  Mrs. Shetters passed from this life February 12, 2018 at Southern Tennessee Regional Hospital in Winchester.   She was very devoted to her family and treasured every minute she had with them.  Everyone who knew her called her “Memaw”, whether they were family or not.  She was a lifelong resident of Franklin County.  Mrs. Shetters is preceded in death by her mother, Mary Nancy Johnson and her father, Dillard Stephens; husband, Johnny Shetters; sisters, Joyce Hughes and Donna Stephens; brothers,  Delmus Stephens and Truman Stephens.  She leaves to cherish her memory, daughter, Connie (Jeff Swann) Shetters; sons, Carl (Stephanie) Shetters, Clint (Tammy) Shetters; granddaughters, Elisha  (Jeff) Berry, Tiffany (Heath) Puryear, all of Decherd; grandsons, Michael Putman II of Winchester and Jarad (Jennifer) Shetters and Ryan Kahn both of Decherd; great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Kaden, Julianna, Jocelyn, Jaxon, Natalee, Trip, Barrett and Bridges; sister, Shelia Miller; brother Larry Stephens, both of Decherd and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.  Visitation will be at Watson-North Funeral Home Wednesday February 14, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the Roy B. Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Thursday February 15, 2017 with Pastor Spencer G. Van Order and Pastor Brett Hill officiating.  Interment will follow at Watson-North Memorial Park with friends and family serving as pallbearers.  Online condolences may be sent to

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