Luther R. Shelton
January 20, 1923 -
November 12, 2012

Visitation

November 14, 2012
11:30 a. m. - 12:30 p. m.

Service 

November 14, 2012
1 p. m.

Interment

Obituary

Graveside service for Mr. Luther R. Shelton, age 89 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Lincoln Cemetery with Rev. Kirk Smith officiating. Mr. Shelton passed away Monday afternoon at his residence.

A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Shelton was the son of the late John Robert and Allie Hobbs Shelton. Mr. Shelton was a veteran of the Army having served in WWII, worked for the Lincoln County Highway Department and was a member of the Lincoln Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mrs. Ernestine Trentham Shelton of Fayetteville, son Larry R. Shelton of Fayetteville, daughters Joy Branch and husband Reagor of Fayetteville, Patsy Shelton of Fayetteville, grandsons Mickey Branch and wife Sarah of Fayetteville, Ryan Shelton of Nashville, two step-grandsons Steve Branch and wife Yvonne, and Braden Simms, step- granddaughters Lyndsey Bertram and Angela Branch, sister Jeralene Gilley of Fayetteville, several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog Bea. He was preceded in death by brothers Oliver Shelton, Floyd Shelton, James Shelton and T.A. Shelton and step grandson Reagor Lee Branch.

Visitation with the family will be Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. Until 12:30 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations may be made to the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Animal Shelter.

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7 Comments

  1. Amy Rebecca Parkinson

    Dear Shelton Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Luther passing away. May God bring you peace through this difficult time.

    Our thoughts and prayer are with you.

    Much Love,
    Douglas, Amy, Oliver and Eli

    Reply
  2. Diana McBay

    Joy and family,
    so sorry to hear of the passing of your father, my prayer for you is that beautiful memories of a life lived to its fullest linger with you each passing day…may God bring you peace to know that your father is in Heaven and lovingly watching down upon you all…God Bless…

    Reply
  3. Donna Lewter

    Joy,

    I was so sorry to see that your Daddy had passed away. I wish you peace and lots of good memories.

    Donna

    Reply
  4. Maple Ferguson

    Wanda & Family,
    So sorry for your loss! Know will miss him. I liked the mention of Bea, his dog. Too think your parents had so many years together. Such wonderful qualities they possessed to have such staying power. What memories. In our prayers
    God Bless

    Reply
  5. Peggy G. Bevels

    To the Family,

    I am deeply sorry for your loss but I know that you all must have a wealth of wonderful memories to help sustain you during this difficult time.

    May God Bless and Comfort You.

    Reply
  6. Floyd and Imogene Cartwright

    Joy and family we are saddened to learn of the death of your dear dad. We will be thinking about you as you go through this difficult time. Our prayers are with you!!

    God Bless,
    Floyd and Imogene

    Reply
  7. Steve, Yvonne and Angela Branch

    Luther you will be missed, I always loved having Christmas with you! You were very dear to all of us.

    Reply

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7 Comments

  1. Amy Rebecca Parkinson

    Dear Shelton Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Luther passing away. May God bring you peace through this difficult time.

    Our thoughts and prayer are with you.

    Much Love,
    Douglas, Amy, Oliver and Eli

    Reply
  2. Diana McBay

    Joy and family,
    so sorry to hear of the passing of your father, my prayer for you is that beautiful memories of a life lived to its fullest linger with you each passing day…may God bring you peace to know that your father is in Heaven and lovingly watching down upon you all…God Bless…

    Reply
  3. Donna Lewter

    Joy,

    I was so sorry to see that your Daddy had passed away. I wish you peace and lots of good memories.

    Donna

    Reply
  4. Maple Ferguson

    Wanda & Family,
    So sorry for your loss! Know will miss him. I liked the mention of Bea, his dog. Too think your parents had so many years together. Such wonderful qualities they possessed to have such staying power. What memories. In our prayers
    God Bless

    Reply
  5. Peggy G. Bevels

    To the Family,

    I am deeply sorry for your loss but I know that you all must have a wealth of wonderful memories to help sustain you during this difficult time.

    May God Bless and Comfort You.

    Reply
  6. Floyd and Imogene Cartwright

    Joy and family we are saddened to learn of the death of your dear dad. We will be thinking about you as you go through this difficult time. Our prayers are with you!!

    God Bless,
    Floyd and Imogene

    Reply
  7. Steve, Yvonne and Angela Branch

    Luther you will be missed, I always loved having Christmas with you! You were very dear to all of us.

    Reply

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