Sisters reportedly shot to death by mother laid to rest in Alabama

DECATUR, Ala. — Two sisters police say were shot to death by their mother in Texas are now laid to rest. The Sheats sisters were Alabama natives.

Seventeen-year-old Madison Sheats and 22-year-old Taylor Sheats died June 24th after police say their mother Christy opened fire on them at their home in Texas. Police later shot and killed Christy.

Their father Jason was home at the time but he was not hurt. He says Christy had been depressed and had tried to commit suicide.

Taylor and Madison were remembered at a visitation in Decatur at Shelton Funeral Home, followed by a celebration of life service. According to their obituaries, they will be interred at Limestone Memorial Gardens in Athens.

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