Shackleford, Shawntell

Longtime Supervisor For Knights Inn

  • Monday, November 28, 2022
Shawntell Shackleford
Shawntell Shackleford

Shawntell Shackleford, 55, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, in Chattanooga.

She was born on March 29, 1967, in Chattanooga to Robert Williams, Sr. and Lucy Smith-Witcher.

She was a member of River of Life Church. She was a graduate of Howard High School.

Shawntell was supervisor at Knights Inn for 20 plus years.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Williams, Sr., mother, Lucy Smith-Witcher; brother, Robert L Smith.

She leaves to cherish precious memories, husband, Loniel Shackleford; daughter, Shana Smith; stepdaughter, Deborah Shackleford; seven brothers, Bobby Harvey, Jr., Joe Louis Smith, Clarence Smith, Ernest Smith, Billy R. Smith (Dorothy), Cornell Watkins, and William Smith; five sisters, Patricia El-Amin, Deborah Dragg, Mary L. Smith, Syretta Norwood, and Juanita Tory; 10 grandchildren, three great grandchildren; special friends. Cheryl Walker, Barbara Shackleford, Samuel, Tahara, Percy, Jeanette, Fletcher, Terry Bonds, Samuel; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.

Public viewing will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 2-6 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the chapel of the Funeral Home. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

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