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Edith Jo Shelton

Graveside services for Edith Jo Shelton, age 94 of Sulphur Springs will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Restlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Charles Moore and Father Brent Shelton officiating.  Serving as pallbearers will be Don Sapaugh, Loyd Allen Lennon, Tommy K. Shelton, Father Brent Shelton, Kenneth Shelton and Christopher Clement.  Honorary pallbearers are Todd Fanning, Bruce Shelton, Colby Wilson, Brandon Day and Johnny Di Francesco.  Visitation will be prior to the service at 10:00 a.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Edith Jo passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Carriage House Manor.  She was born in Reilly Springs on October 23, 1920, the daughter of Thomas Roland and Mollie Mariah Williams Wells. She married George Porter Shelton on March 20, 1937 in Sulphur Springs.  He preceded her in death in 1981.

She retired from Bealls Department Store and the H.D. Lee Company.  She attended Reilly Springs and Pickton schools and graduated from the school of Life.  She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include: daughters, Helen Sapaugh, Carol Ann Clement and husband, Carlisle and Debbie Shelton; sons, Tommy Shelton and wife, Carolyn, Lynn Shelton and wife, Penny and Joe K. Shelton and wife, Shelia; grandchildren, Julie Sapaugh, Don Sapaugh and wife, Jill, Tommy Shelton and wife, Vickie, Robin Fanning and husband, Todd, Tonya Moody, Father Brent Shelton, Kenneth Shelton and wife, Lisa, Tara Day and husband, Brandon, Johnny Di Francesco, Natalie Ann Clement, Christopher Clement, Loyd Allen Lennon; great-grandchildren, Mariah Lennon, Anna Sapaugh, Dondra Bedwell and husband, Cody, Branda Jones and husband, Shelby, B.J. Hough and husband, Quincy, Bruce Shelton, Lacie Rainey and husband, Randy, Ashley Wilson, Crystal Wilson, Triston Shelton, Tanner Shelton, Jake Day, Wade Day, Hayden Di Francesco, John Di Francesco, Paisley Di Francesco; great-great-grandchildren, Kinley Bedwell, Karsyn Bedwell, Lexie Rainey, Randy Rainey, Jr., KyLee Fatland, Brentley Fatland, Colby Wilson, Brooklyn Reed and R.J. Reed.

Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Nell Ruth Ledbetter.

Family request memorials may be made to your favorite charity.


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