Shelia Francine Runion


Shelia Francine Runion, 73, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021, in her home.

She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Paul Runion; daughter, Kimberly Dawn Runion; parents, Jake and Frances Marie Godfrey; and brother, Bobby Godfrey.

She is survived by her two children: Tonya Evans and husband, Shane Evans, of Cleveland and Brian Runion and wife, Joann Runion, of Murfreesboro; two grandchildren: Grayson Evans and Parker Evans; three brothers: Jerry Godfrey of Texas, Larry Godfrey of Charleston and Paul Godfrey of Georgetown; four sisters: Christine Godfrey of Cleveland, Marsha Everett and husband, Ted, of Alabama, Carolyn Godfrey of Cleveland and Mary Payne of Charleston; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Her Life will be conducted at Companion Funeral Home today, April 14, 2021, at 7 p.m. The family will receive friends prior to the Celebration of Life between 5 and 7 p.m.

Interment will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens, with Joshua Everett, Justin Everett, Ben Kazy, Cody Godfrey, Tucker Godfrey, Zachary Payne and Jeremiah Payne serving as pallbearers, and Grayson Evans and Parker Evans serving as honorary pallbearers.

You are welcomed to share a memory of Francine and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at

Companion Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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