Shelby Dean Owens Schuler, 77, died May 31, 2015 at her home with family following an extended illness. She was a native of Cannon Co., TN.
Ms. Schuler was preceded in death by her parents, Willie & Emma Pearl Parton, and stepfather, Clifton Smithson. Her first husband, Ralph Owens, her second husband Charlie Schuler, and brother-in-law, Luther Blair.
She is survived by her daughter, Regina Owens (Chuck) Reed of Woodbury; Son, Jeff (Kathy) Owens of Murfreesboro; Grandchildren, Brandi Prater Higgins of Woodbury, Travis (Meredith) Prater and Emma Grace Owens all of Murfreesboro, Wesley (Olivia) Owens of Maryville, and Matthew Owens of Stuttgart, Arkansas; Great-Grandchildren, Brady Kole Higgins and Kennedi Grace Higgins. She is also survived by her sister, Naomi Blair, and brothers, David (Linda) Parton, and Austin (Linda) Parton.
She was a retired employee of John Oster Corporation, McMinnville, TN with 25 years of service. Shelby also owned Schuler's Antiques Manchester, TN for 15 years, which was her love and passion.
Shelby was a member of Woods Church of Christ in the Short Mtn. Community.
Funeral services will be 2 PM Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Woods Church of Christ with Bro. Justin Reed and Bro. Travis Prater officiating. Interment will follow in the Woods Cemetery. Ms. Schuler will lie in state at Woods Church of Christ from 1 PM until time of service. Family and friends are to serve as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be 4 PM to 8 PM Monday, June 1st at Woodbury Funeral Home.