Ruby Maxine Shell, 92, of Roan Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2012, at White Oak Manor in Burlington, N.C.
She was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Ed and Belvie Miller Shell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon “Red” Shell, in 1994; six brothers, Walter, Millard, Astor, Lacey, Mack and Paul; one half brother, Creed Shell; three sisters, Mary Lou Hoss, Elaine Shell and Melissa Hopson; and one half sister, Missy Sharp.
Ms. Shell had worked at North American Rayon and was a member of Upper Shell Creek Christian Church in Roan Mountain, Tenn.
Survivors include two daughters, Roma Jean Holt and husband Larry, Burlington, N.C., and Alta Ann Woods and husband Charles, Roan Mountain, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Travis Clark, Shannon Clark, Kevin Holt and Todd Holt; a great-grandson, Travis Clark Jr.; a great-granddaughter, Ava Nevaeh Clark; and a brother, Odell Shell, Roan Mountain.
Private services for Ms. Shell were held in the Caraway Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Shell family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.