Obituary of Paul Borden Dwight Shelnutt
Funeral services for Paul Borden Dwight Shelnutt, age 75, of Woodland will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 2 PM Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jonathan Hannah and Rev. Wally Williamson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Church of Christ Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.
Mr. Shelnutt passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.
Survivors include: one daughter, Christina Williamson (Wally) of Roanoke; two sons, John Shelnutt (Kim) of Roanoke and Wesley Shelnutt of Woodland; ten grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Faye Leonard and Ann McCord, both of Woodland; and three brothers, Blake Shelnutt of LaGrange, GA, Brack Shelnutt of Woodland, and Brooks Shelnutt of Franklin, GA.
Pallbearers will be Stephen Newell, Dakota Newell, Thomas Newell, Devon Williamson, Cory Shelnutt, and Dean Shelnutt.
A Woodland native, Mr. Shelnutt was born on August 15, 1946, the son of John Dorsey and Grace Richardson Shelnutt. He was a member of Iduma Congregational Methodist Church and was a champion buck dancer. Mr. Shelnutt was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam conflict, worked as a self-employed master craftsman, and was retired from Southwire. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Virginia Shelnutt; three sisters and three brothers.