James Edwin SHELTON
My Relationship : 1st Cousin 3 Times Removed
  • Father: Temple Crowe SHELTON
  • Mother: Bessie WHARTON
  • Birth: 4 Sep 1915
  • Death: 2012
  • Burial: Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama
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    James Edwin Shelton
    Jacksonville - Funeral services for James Edwin Shelton, 96, will
    be at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 2, 2012, at the K. L. Brown Funeral Home and
    Cremation Center Chapel in Jacksonville with the Revs. John Simmons and Ted
    Anderson officiating. Private burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home for one hour prior to the
    service. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Logene Brown Shelton; two
    sisters Daisy Lee Davidson, of Pinson and Maggie Virginia Timmons (Winfred),
    Panama City Florida; and several nieces, nephews, stepchildren, and
    step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years,
    Lowery Shelton, parents Temple Crowe Shelton and Bessie Wharton Shelton.
    Pallbearers are Robert Bishop, Steven Burgess, Keith Davidson, Steven
    Davan Evans, Gene Rhodes, Steve Rogers, Stanley Rogers. Honorary pallbearers
    will be Friendship Sunday School Class members. Mr. Shelton was born September
    4, 1915 in Lamar County, Alabama and at the age of two moved to Pickens
    were he grew up and attended school. At Camp Meeting in 1923 James and his
    father joined Andrews Chapel Methodist Church. Mr. Shelton was a member of
    Jacksonville First United Methodist Church since 1946. James was a graduate of
    Hinds Junior College, Auburn University and Jacksonville State University. He
    was a veteran of World War II serving at the Tank Gunnery School in Fort Knox
    Kentucky and at Leyta in the Philippine Islands. After the war he worked six
    years for the Veteran Farm Training Program as Instructor and Supervisor over
    counties in NE Alabama. Mr. Shelton retired as an Education Specialist at Fort
    McClellan in 1975. Mr. Shelton was a member of the Kiwanis Club for 26 years
    receiving Kiwanian of the Year in 1979. In 1992, Mr. Shelton was awarded the
    Book of Golden Deeds Award by the Jacksonville Exchange Club. In 1991, he
    working with Meals on Wheels where he delivered meals and served as Treasurer.
    He was the 1997 Meals on Wheels Volunteer of the Year. In lieu of flowers,
    donations may be made to Jacksonville Meals On Wheels, or Jacksonville
    Outreach Center (JCOC), 206 Francis St., W., Jacksonville Alabama 36265.
    Published in The Anniston Star on February 1, 2012

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    Ancestors of James Edwin SHELTON

                                                                        /-Ralph SHELTON
                                                              /-Crispen SHELTON
                                                              |         \-Mary CORSPEN
                                                    /-Spencer SHELTON
                                                    |         \-Letitia
                                          /-Temple SHELTON
                                          |         |                   /-Ralph SHELTON
                                          |         |         /-Daniel SHELTON
                                          |         |         |         \-Mary CORSPEN
                                          |         \-Clary SHELTON
                                          |                   \-Lettice YOUNG
                                /-Samuel Tunston SHELTON
                                |         \-Lucy ABERNATHY
                      /-Daniel Marion SHELTON
                      |         \-Margaret Peggy SHERRILL
            /-Temple Crowe SHELTON
            |         |                                                 /-Ralph SHELTON
            |         |                                       /-Crispen SHELTON
            |         |                                       |         \-Mary CORSPEN
            |         |                             /-Spencer SHELTON
            |         |                             |         \-Letitia
            |         |                   /-Nelson SHELTON
            |         |                   |         |                   /-Ralph SHELTON
            |         |                   |         |         /-Daniel SHELTON
            |         |                   |         |         |         \-Mary CORSPEN
            |         |                   |         \-Clary SHELTON
            |         |                   |                   \-Lettice YOUNG
            |         |         /-Young SHELTON
            |         |         |         \-Frances SADLER
            |         \-Harriett Luvina SHELTON
            |                   |                   /-Uriah SHERRILL
            |                   |         /-Benjamin SHERRILL
            |                   |         |         \-Judith LEWIS
            |                   \-Judith L. SHERRILL
            |                             \-Mary COLLIER
    James Edwin SHELTON
            \-Bessie WHARTON

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