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Cordula Carlton, Jan. 25, 2024


Mrs. Cordula “Cordy” Sievert Carlton, age 94, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2024, under the loving care and comfort of her family, Aveanna Hospice, and the professional and caring staff at Carriage House.
Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Reverend Martin S. Nutter will officiate, with burial to follow at Cothran Cemetery in the Rover Community.
The family will receive visitors 12 noon until service Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born October 31, 1929, in River Forest, Illinois, to the late Carl August and Clara Marten Sievert. She was retired executive assistant for Covenant Healthcare. She was very proud of her affiliation with AA and was a faithful member of Faith Lutheran Church in Tullahoma.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 14 years, John Carlton, Sr.; three brothers, Paul Sievert, Carl Sievert, and Clarence Sievert.
Survivors include step-daughter, Cynthia Carlton, of Greenbrier; step-son, John Carlton, Jr., of Christiana; and a niece, Jenny Adams.
Cordy would be honored with memorials made to Alcoholics Anonymous, 1113 S. High St., Columbia, TN 38401