December 8, 2006
Mrs. Juanita Shaffer Carlton, age 68, of Eagleville, TN, died Friday, December 8, 2006 in Murfreesboro, TN. A native of Nashville, TN, Mrs. Carlton was the daughter of the late Herman Howard and Mary Louise Bibb Shaffer and was a member of the Rockvale Church of God. Mrs. Carlton was very active in her community having conceived and implemented the idea to have a Bicentennial Celebration in 1976 in Eagleville to begin fundraising for housing for the public library. Her other accomplishments include; Secretary for The National Association for Family and Community Education, 1991-1993; a member of FCE since 1970 she served as treasurer of Tennessee FCE, 1985-1986, President of Tennessee FCE, 1995-1996 and recipient of the Heart of FCE Award in 1999; represented the University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service at the Land Grant University National Leadership Conference; in 1998 was appointed to the University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service Advisory Council and the U.T. Volunteerism Priority Team; received Epsilon Sigma Phi recognition as a State Friend of Extension; recipient of the Rutherford Co. Community Service Award in 2002 and received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Preceded in death by 3 brothers, Herman Howard,Jr., William Harry and James Edward Shaffer.
Survived by her husband of 50 years, Joe Frank Carlton,Sr. of Eagleville, TN; sons, Joe Frank (Cindy) Carlton, Jr. and Richard Anthony (Barbara) Carlton, Sr of Eagleville, TN; brothers, John Paul Shaffer of Hermitage, TN and Leslie Harding Shaffer of Pegram, TN; grandchildren, Kristy(Stephen), Andy, Tiffany, Kyle, Tami(Donnie), Brittany, Emily and Lucas; great-grandchildren, Damian, Paxtin, Taylor, Hunter and Keith.
Visitation were held from 4 PM until 8 PM on Sunday., December 10, 2006 and on Monday, December 11, 2006 from 10 AM until 8 PM. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM, Tuesday, December 12, 2006 from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Donnie Clayton and Bro. Archie Luper officiating. Interment will follow at the Carlton Cemetery in Rutherford Co.
LAWRENCE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, Chapel Hill, TN in charge of arrangements. (931)364-2233.
Marshall County Tribune, Wednesday, December 13, 2006