Shackelford, George

Friday, February 1, 2013

George Shackelford died on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at his home.

A private service will be held.      

Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, Tn., 423 531-3975.


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