(ROANOKE) The funeral for Bethany Shelnutt, 73, of Roanoke will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at Forest Home Christian Church with Bro. Anthony Caldwell officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Ms. Shelnutt will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services beginning on Thursday.

Ms. Shelnutt died Feb. 15 at Tanner-East Alabama Medical Center, Wedowee.

A Roanoke native, Ms. Shelnutt was born Nov. 20, 1947, the daughter of James Nathan and Atha Joyce Barrett Sikes. She was a spinner at Mohawk.

Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Shelnutt of Roanoke; two grandchildren, Makayla Manning of Auburn and Tyler Perry (Kayla) of Wedowee; great-granddaughter, Lily Perry of Wedowee; sister, Rachel Sikes of Roanoke; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Janet Sikes; and brothers, Buddy Sikes and David Sikes.

Pallbearers will be Reggie Sikes, John Burson, Josh Burson, Steve Owens, Mark Muldrew and Michael Manning.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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