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In Memory of

Lura S. Volner

June 12, 1927 - September 9, 2017

Obituary


Lura Shelby Volner, 90, passed away September 09, 2017. She was born June 12, 1927 in Hardin County, Tennessee to Clyde Walker Shelby and Mary Tucker Shelby. She had retired from St. Joseph Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, having worked there for 27 years, most of that time as an Employee Health Nurse. She was a member of Leawood East Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee and former member of Faith Baptist Church, Atoka, Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and five siblings: Leonard Shelby, Edith Shelby Franks, Milton Shelby, Clinton Shelby, and Tera Shelby...

Lura Shelby Volner, 90, passed away September 09, 2017. She was born June 12, 1927 in Hardin County, Tennessee to Clyde Walker Shelby and Mary Tucker Shelby. She had retired from St. Joseph Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, having worked there for 27 years, most of that time as an Employee Health Nurse. She was a member of Leawood East Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee and former member of Faith Baptist Church, Atoka, Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and five siblings: Leonard Shelby, Edith Shelby Franks, Milton Shelby, Clinton Shelby, and Tera Shelby Irvin.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Weldon Lee Volner, her only child, Wade (Lila) Volner, four grandchildren, Johnathan (Jheri) Volner, Joseph (Abby) Volner, Zachary Volner, and Graceanna Volner. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren: Parker Volner, Zeke Volner, Luke Volner, Kaylee Volner and Sadie (en utero) Volner.

The family will receive friends on Friday September 15, 2017 from 12 noon until service time. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M., all at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 North Germantown Road, Bartlett, Tennessee 38133. Interment will follow at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Mrs. Volner may be offered to Faith Baptist Church of Atoka, 900 Simmons Road, Drummonds, Tennessee (901-) 837-2683 to their Family Life Center Fund or to the American Heart Association.