Alton Leon Sheffield, 79, of Tompkinsville, passed away Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green.He was born May 5, 1937 in Monroe County, KY to the late John Sheffield and Clarice Harper Sheffield. He was a farmer and a member of Oak Hill Church of Christ. He was united in marriage on October 24, 1959 to the former Eva High.He is survived by his wife: Eva High Sheffield, one son: Ricky Sheffield and wife Pam, two daughters: Vickie Harper and husband Donald all of Tompkinsville, Shelia Skipworth and husband Wayne of Burkesville, one sister: Regina Beckner of Flora, IN, six grandchildren: Matt, Caleb, Cody and Brandon Sheffield, Logan and Hannah Skipworth and one great grandchild: Avery Autumn Sheffield.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother: Marshall Sheffield and one sister: Ruth Hale.Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 PM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.Visitation will be after 4:00 PM on Saturday and after 8:00 AM on Sunday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Alton Leon Sheffield please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Monroe County Memorial Lawn Monroe County Memorial Lawn KY, Visitation NOV 12. 4:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, email@example.com Visitation NOV 13. 8:00 AM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, firstname.lastname@example.org Service NOV 13. 1:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, email@example.com
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