Funeral services for Mildred Shelton Gault, age 87 of Fayetteville, will be conducted at2 p.m Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens beside her husband Ira Goodrich Gault who passed away in 1976. Mrs. Gault passed away Friday afternoon at her daughter-in-laws home in Estill Springs.
She was a native of Lincoln County and the daughter of the late Clarence Wilson and Maude Osborne Shelton, a retired nurse and a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her grandson and special caregiver for more than three years Jason Gault of Greenville, SC, sisters Louise Raby of Fayetteville, Velma Marty of Meridianville, AL, and brother Eurcil Shelton of Fayetteville. She was preceded in death by her son Ronald Gault, sister Odell Patrick and brother J. D. Shelton.
Visitation with the family will be from 1 p.m. -2 p.m. Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home.