Jan. 20, 1923—Feb. 7, 2016 Bro. George Lee Shelton, was born in Wayne County, January 20,1923 the son of the late George Lee and Ila Maupin Shelton Sr. He departed this life, Sunday evening, February 7, 2016 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. On June 1, 1946 he united in marriage with Rena Pearl Jordan Shelton who passed away November 15, 2015. To this 69-year union one daughter survives—Eleanor and her husband Barry Reynolds of Campbellsville, Ky. Also surviving is one sister—Aileen Dabney with several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his siblings—Elizabeth Caylor, Lafayette Shelton and an infant brother—James Shelton. Bro. Shelton had accepted Christ as his Savior as a young man. His walk with the Lord led him into a special call of God and he surrendered into the Ministry, a call he remained faithful in throughout his life. He and Rena were beloved members of the Monticello First Baptist Church. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, February 11, 2016 in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Church with Bro. Dennis Wheeler officiating. Burial was in the Elk Spring Cemetery. Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on  February 23, 2016