December 5, 2020

Mrs. Lera Walston

Mrs. Lera Louise Shelnutt Walston, age 91 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at the Hospice LaGrange on Tuesday, July 03, 2012.

Funeral services for Mrs. Walston will be conducted on Thursday, July 5, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. from the Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home with her grandson Joe Jones, and Reverend Milton Hall officiating.

The interment will follow in the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin, Georgia. The family will receive guests prior to the service at the funeral home from 9:30 A.M. till service time.

Mrs. Walston was born in Franklin, Georgia on September 17, 1920, the daughter of the late Troy Shelnutt and Ora Lee Prince Shelnutt. She worked for many years at the Baby Clothes Manufacturing Company.

She was a devoted member of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother, and dear friend to many. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by two daughters, Joy Hyatt, and Jennie Walston both of Franklin, Georgia; one sister, Jean Davis of San Diego, CA.; nine grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Other that her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Joe Walston, beloved daughter, Judy McCullough, and a number of brothers and sisters.

Tom Stutts & Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of the arrangements.

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