Shelbia Jean Helton Lethco

May. 31, 2014 @ 02:14 PM

In Memoriam
Shelbia Jean Helton Lethco
Shelbia Jean Helton Lethco, age 76 of Sevierville, entered Heaven’s gates Friday, May 30, 2014.  Shelbia was born May 29, 1938 to the late Clyde Helton and the late Tisha Chance. She married the love of her life, Howard Lethco on January 25, 1958. Shelbia was a devoted member of Big Springs Baptist Church for over 40 years. She enjoyed life to the fullest and lived it with such abundant joy for those around her.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers, Ralph and Clyde Helton Jr., and nephew, Dale Williams.
Survivors include loving husband Howard Lethco; daughter and son-in-law  Karen and James Reading; sons Ray Lethco and Gerald Huskey; Special grandchildren Nathan (Sara), Justin; great-granddaughter Elena; special sister and best friends Thelma and Floyd Williams; special niece Tammy (Merle) Henley; sisters and brothers Brenda (Bobby) Loveday, Harrison (Jean) Helton, Billy (Shirley) Helton and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fox Cemetery Fund in memory of Shelbia.
Funeral service is 7 p.m. Monday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Brother Jerry Colbert officiating.  Interment is 10 a.m/ Tuesday in Fox Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Monday at Atchley Funeral home, Sevierville.