Edward Clayton "Ed" Shipley

Edward Clayton “Ed” Shipley, 78, of Mascot, passed away Sunday, September 13. Ed was a prominent business man and friend to many. He operated Ed Shipley Guttering for more than 40 years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eston and Mildred Shipley; and siblings, Myra Ann Shipley, Jackie Ray Shipley, Barbara Ruth Cartwright and Melba Jean Ferguson. He is survived by the mother of his children, Edna Ann Varner; children, Denna (Robbi) Kelly, Buzz (Lori) Shipley, Amanda (Bobby Newman) Shipley and Todd Shipley; children from his first marriage, Tina Clarkson, Wesley Shipley and Shelley Shipley; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who he loved dearly; siblings, Jerry (Diane) Shipley and Susie Shipley; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Friday, September 18 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel with the funeral service following with Rev. Joe Bailey officiating. Family and friends will meet Saturday, September 19 at 10 a.m. at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel for a procession to Walton-Shipley Cemetery in Maynardville for an 11 a.m. graveside service. Serving as pallbearers are his beloved grandsons, Michael Kelly, Ethan Shipley, Nicholas Shipley, Joseph Shipley, Jacob Shipley, Hayden Shipley and Haysten Shipley and special nephew, Jammie Shipley. Condolences for the Shipley family can be shared at www.mynattfh.com.