Graveside service for Mrs. Wynona Gatlin West Shannon, age 89, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted 10 AM Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Kirkland Cemetery with Bro. Tommy Graham officiating. Mrs. Shannon passed away July 27, 2022, at Lynchburg Nursing Home.
Wynona was born in Lincoln County, TN on March 1, 1933, to the late Clarence Early and Kate Ray Gatlin. She attended the Blanche School and was of the Baptist Faith. Mrs. Shannon worked as a seamstress with Serbin Clothing and retired from Castner-Knott. She was young at heart and loved dancing, fishing, spending time with her grandkids, and was a great cook. Wynona passed away on July 27, 2022, at Lynchburg Nursing Center.
Survivors include her daughter, Shannon West Blackwood and husband Tim of Fayetteville, TN; and granddaughters, Katie Blackwood, Carson Blackwood, and Emma Blackwood. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James David Shannon; son, Myron Dale West; sisters, Emogene McBay, Ruth Key, and Earlene Flynn; brother, Clarence Gatlin; and great-granddaughter, Amzy Evelyn Spray.
Memorials may be made to the Kirkland Baptist Church, 655 Ardmore Hwy, Taft, TN 38488.
There will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Wynona Gatlin West Shannon.