Obituary of H. Perry Shelnutt
Funeral services for H. Perry Shelnutt, age 88, of Roanoke, will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at Springfield Baptist Church with Bro. S. T. Janney and Bro. Clayton Scott officiating. Mr. Shelnutt will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services on Tuesday. Burial will follow at the adjoining cemetery with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Monday, February 7th.
Mr. Shelnutt passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022, at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Annia Hester Shelnutt of Roanoke; one son, Chris Shelnutt of Roanoke; three grandchildren, Jessica Lynn Shelnutt, Elizabeth Ann Pike (Billy), and Logun Shelnutt, all of Roanoke; five great-grandchildren, Kaiden Pike, Destiny Mitchum, C. J. Pike, Katelyn Pike and Madilyn Medeiros; and a brother, Grover Shelnutt of Valley.
Members of the Roanoke Masonic Lodge will serve as pallbearers.
A lifelong Randolph County resident, Mr. Shelnutt was born February 28, 1933, the son of William Howard and Amy Bell Townley Shelnutt. He was a Korean War veteran and had retired from Amoco Fabrics and Fibers in 1992. He was a member of Springfield Baptist Church and the Roanoke Masonic Lodge #132. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Harold Shelnutt; and a sister, Ruth Snyder.