Mrs. Shirley High, age 97, of Carthage, died Thursday morning, March 16, 2017, at her home. She is survived by: husband, Elisha High; 4 children, Jane High of Nashville, Jean Gregory and husband Ray Dean of Mt. Juliet, John High of Monoville, Jill Wilmore and husband Marty of Pleasant Shade; 7 grandchildren, Jamie High Graham and Dick Gardner of Brooklyn, New York, Mike Gregory of Cato, Connie Gregory of Cato, Kim High Frank and husband Darren of Hendersonville, Mandy Mellons and husband Josh of Little Rock, Arkansas, Nathan Wilmore of Cookeville, Monica Hill and husband Cody of Horton, Alabama; 7 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. High is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where her service will be conducted on Friday afternoon, March 17, at 1:00 PM. Eld. Charles Jones will officiate. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Tim Frank officiating. Serving as active pallbearers are: Jeff Kemp, Joe Kemp, Ted Kemp, Mike Gregory, Nathan Wilmore, Cody Hill, Hunter Gregory and Josh Mellons.
Visitation will be on Friday only from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.
The family has requested memorials to the Pleasant Shade Cemetery Mowing Fund or Carthage First Baptist Church.