Annabelle Moore Willis Shelnutt, 86, of Travelers Rest, passed away, Fri., May 7, 2021, at St. Francis Downtown.
Born in Transylvania County, NC, she was a daughter of the late James Emmett and Alma Broome Moore. Mrs. Shelnutt retired from the Slater Plant, and was a member of Slater Church of God. She taught Sunday School and Children’s Church for many years. Mrs. Shelnutt was an artist, a song writer, and loved to play the piano and sing. She loved playing games and spending time with her family.
Surviving are her husband: Joseph Marshall Shelnutt, two daughters: Kathy Barrett and Sharon Smith; one son: Rev. David Tony Willis (Kathy); six grandchildren: Krystal Barrett (Jacob), Bobby Justin Smith, Stephanie Berry (Glen), Kyndal Smith, Jonathan Willis (Sarah), and Austin Barrett (Taylor); nine great-grandchildren: Malaki Barrett, Jayden Berry, Aria Fletcher, Ashlynn Berry, Eliana Willis, Miriam Willis, Clayton Barrett, Analynn Berry, and Gunner Bailey; and four sisters: Betty Bowers (Jack), Doris Taliento, Linda Kilpatrick (Kelvin), and Rita Scruggs. Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband: Jack Willis; one brother: David Moore; and one sister: Marilyn Dunnigan.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon at Slater Church of God. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon at Slater Church of God. Burial will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park. The family will be at their respective homes.
Online condolences may be expressed here.
The Howze Mortuary in Travelers Rest is in charge of arrangements.