2 Timothy 4:7
Mr. Jerry Shelton, 74, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Life Care Center of Elizabethton. A native of Erwin he was the son of the late Anson Shelton and Albania Buck Shelton Hampton. Mr. Shelton was a United States Army Veteran. He attended Powder Branch Baptist Church and loved to listen to gospel music. Jerry was an avid UT Volunteer and Atlanta Braves fan. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step-father, Wade L. Hampton.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years, Virginia Ann Harlan Shelton; sons, Ricky Lynn Shelton and his wife Yvonne, Michael Keith Shelton and his girlfriend, Debra Winters; granddaughters, Tiffany Ann Shelton and Kimberly Sams; sister, Janice McCurry; and his three playful dogs, Duke, BB and Tee.
A Celebration of Life service for Mr. Jerry Shelton will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 14, 2012 in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services with Reverend Gene Cornett and Reverend Terry Howell officiating. Music will be under the direction of Jim Hill. A Military committal service will follow at Washington County Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers are Allen Stevens, Jack Hyder, Roy Hodges, Rick Arnett, Justin Bailey, Coty Sparks, Ora Hyder, Doran Sherfey, Jerry Hilbert, Josh Hubbert and Lee Hubbert. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel on Monday from 12:00 PM till the service hour.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
. Arrangements for the Shelton family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604. (423) 610-7171