Katie Shelton

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    - Ken & Diana Meadows
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Katie Shelton, 85, of Buford passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Tara Plantation, following a period of declining health. Born March 12, 1926, in Lumpkin County to the late John W. Sr. and Ella Perry Ralston, she resided in Chamblee more than 50 years prior to moving to Buford in 1999.
A homemaker at her death, she retired from Frito-Lay after more than 20 years of service. Mrs. Shelton was a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church and was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard Shelton; dear friend, Hal "PawPaw" Compton; sisters, Clara Barker, Laura Ralston, Ollie Ralston; and brothers, W.I. Ralston, J.D. Ralston and John W. "June Bug" Ralston Jr.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Don and Jo Ann Shelton of Cumming; sisters and brother-in-law, Jimmie Nell Hamby of Cumming, Geneva and Jerry Smith of Chickamauga, Martha Taylor of Dawsonville; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Brenda Ralston of Bonair; sisters-in-law, Lethia Ralston of Conyers, Donnis Faye Bragg of Mableton, Willa Dean Smith of Douglasville, Annie Ruth Corder of South Carolina, Doris Baxter of Douglasville; brother-in-law, Jimmy Shelton of Mableton; grandchildren, Donny and Tammy Shelton of Dawsonville, Jill and Jeff Harwood of Cumming; great-grandchildren, Andrew Shelton, Ansley Stevens, Chase Samples; and a number of other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m. at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Wehunt and Mr. Jimmy Meadows officiating. Interment will follow in the Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, Feb. 3, from 6-9 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the , Georgia Chapter, 922 East Morris Street, Dalton, GA 30721.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home in Dawsonville is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Forsyth County News from Feb. 1 to Feb. 4, 2012
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