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Bennie Joyce (Wilder) Sheckell

June 11, 1956 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 63)


Bennie Joyce Sheckell, age 63, of Sneedville, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020.  She loved the Lord and her church and was a faithful member of Faith Freedom Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by an infant son, Travis ; parents, Mr. & Mrs. Wilder and her brothers and sisters.


Survivors include;

Husband; William Sheckell of Sneedville

Step-Daughters; Tammy (William) Watson of Rutledge and Elizabeth (Kevin) Winenger of French Lick, IN.

Step-Grandchildren; Dorothy (Chad) Atkins of Thorn Hill, Rebekah (Anthony) Moore of Claiborne Co., Deborah (Ishmael) Peleaz of San Antonio, TX. and Kiri Brown of Greenville, IN.

Step-Great-Grandchildren; Anna, Kyla, Emily & Ishmael


Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Faith Freedom Baptist Church

Rev. Alonzo Collins & Rev. Larry Wolfe officiating

Internment will follow in the Harrison Cemetery

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at the McNeil Funeral Home


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January 4, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
January 5, 2020

2:00 PM
Faith Freedom Baptist Church
Back Valley Road
Sneedville, TN 37869

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