October 22, 2021

Mr. Terry Shelnutt

Mr. Terry Lamar Shelnutt, age 78, of Franklin passed away September 19, 2021.

His funeral will be held Monday September 20, 2021 at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home with Rev. Rodney Roquemore officiating.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home Monday afternoon from 2:00 – 3:00 PM prior to the service.

Mr. Shelnutt was born February 1, 1943 in Heard County to the late James Rufus Shelnutt and Julia Prince Shelnutt. He was a Baptist by faith.

He was known locally for owning his own furniture and appliance store. Many residents remember him for his generosity and kindness for helping them with their furniture.

In his free time he loved to be at home on the tractor working outside. He also enjoyed going fishing.

Most of all he dearly loved his wife, Janice, to whom he was married 61 years. He was a good man who provided for his family and was loved by his extended family of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Shelnutt of Franklin; two sons, Scott Shelnutt (Juanita) of Franklin and Corbey Shelnutt (Connie) of Franklin; daughter-in-law, Tammy Shelnutt of LaGrange; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sons, Barry Shelnutt and Donny Shelnutt; a grandson, Joshua Shelnutt; a great-granddaughter, Alyssa Grace Shelnutt; and 12 siblings.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.

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