Beulah R. Shelton

Beulah Edna Rowland Shelton, 86, of 4352 Old Richmond Road, Danville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at her residence after a decline in her health for the past six years. Born in Pittsylvania County, on Dec. 30, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Eddisson S. Rowland and Alice P. Saunders Rowland. She lived most of her life in the Kentuck community of Pittsylvania Co. and was a member of Kentuck Baptist Church. She was a loving and supportive wife and partner in ministry for many years to the late Rev. Charlie M. Shelton. She was a member of the WMU at Kentuck Baptist Church and she was the strongest woman that her family has ever known. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Rachel S. Wilkerson; a great-grandson, Michael Terry; and four brothers, Russell Rowland, Guy Rowland, Ray Rowland and Luther Rowland. Survivors include two grandsons, Owen Doss, and wife Patty, of Danville, and Steven Doss, and wife Leigh, of Sutherlin; two granddaughters, Teresa Tate, and husband John, of Danville, and Deborah Doss, of the residence; two sisters, Nan Jacobs and Naomi Fletcher; three brothers, George Rowland, Raymond Rowland and Kenneth Rowland; 14 great grandchildren, 11 great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 at 2 p.m. from Kentuck Baptist Church with the Reverend Alan Mahan officiating. Interment followed in Danville Memorial Gardens. The family suggest that memorials may be made to Kentuck Baptist Church, 1845 Kentuck Church Road, Ringgold, VA 24586. Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel is serving the Shelton family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrenn-yeatts.com.

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Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Homes & Cremation Services
703 North Main Street Danville, VA 24540
(434) 793-5511
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2013