Mrs. Elynor Shaw Bellenfant
College Grove, TN
Mrs. Elynor Shaw Bellenfant, age 86, of College Grove, TN, passed away June 20, 2014. A graduate of Forrest High School and Nashville Business College. Member of Beta Sigma Phi, College Grove United Methodist Church, local Community Service Volunteer, avid Bridge player, co-founder of the College Grove Dairy Show, and world traveler and founder of the Tennessee Globe Trotters Travel Group.
Preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Joe C. Bellenfant; and parents, James and Lucy Shaw.
Survived by daughters, Sherry Bellenfant of Franklin, TN, Emy Joe (Keith) Bellenfant-Bilbrey, DeLacy Bellenfant both of College Grove, TN; sisters, Jimmye Lou Smith of Tullahoma, TN, Nell Wilson of College Grove, TN; grandchildren, Phoebe Fly (Donald) Smith, Stephanie Bellis (Charlie) Warner, Richard Layhew III; great grandchildren, Erich & Drew Smith, McKinley, Meredith & Madden Warner.
Visitation 4-8 p.m., Sunday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m., Monday, June 23, 2014 at College Grove United Methodist Church with visitation 2 hours prior at the church. Todd Kelly officiating. Burial in Bellenfant Family Cemetery. Pallbearers: Richard Layhew III, Keith Bilbrey, Donald Smith, Charlie Warner, Jerry & Jim Wilson, Frank Smith Jr., Doug McPherson, Jack Tolbert and Jerre Fly III. Honorary Pallbearers: Erich & Drew Smith, Madden Warner, Jim Walton, Lynn Wadlington, Charles Osborne, Jr., Dustin Miller, Urban Scales, Judy Basse, Betty Jean Brady, Joe Hipo, Lea Morris, Beta Sigma Phi sisters & spouses, and all her loving caregivers.
Memorials may be made to College Grove United Methodist Church.
Williamson Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services, (615) 794-2289
Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens
3009 Columbia Avenue Franklin, TN 37064
Published in The Tennessean on June 22, 2014