Patricia Ann Shell


Patricia Ann Shell, 76, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at a local health care facility.

She was born on May 23, 1941, in McCaysville, Ga., a daughter of the late Harvey and Mattie Chastain.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Shell; and siblings: Harvey C. Chastain, Parks Chastain, Geraldine Grubbs, Betty Johnson, Hildred Darnell and Charlotte Freeman.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, brothers: Thomas E. Chastain (Margaret) of Lauerns, S.C., Emmett Chastain (Wilma) of Knoxville, and Douglas Chastain (Cathy) of Cleveland; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family members and close friends.

The family expressed appreciation to the entire staff of Life Care Center of Cleveland for the excellent care provided to her over the past several years.

A graveside celebration of her life is planned for Friday, July 14, 2017, at 2 p.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery, with the Rev. Johnny Hood officiating.

The family will receive friends on Friday, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., in the parlor of Companion Funeral Home, 2419 Georgetown Road N.W., Cleveland.

The family requests memorial donations be made in her memory to Life Care Center of Cleveland’s Activities Fund.

Share a memory of her and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guestbook at


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