SHELBY-Donald Early Shelton Sr., 78, of 117 Carl Lane, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, surrounded by his family at Wendover Hospice. A native of Pulaski County, Va., he was born June 25, 1934, son of the late Early Hobson and Nettie Mabel Hollingsworth Shelton. He was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather.
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In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by one sister, Iva S. Vaughn.
He is survived by one son, Donnie Shelton and special friend January; one daughter, Dreama Piercy, all of Shelby; one sister, Glenna Peterson of Snowville, Va.; six grandchildren, Lyndsie Jarvis, Josh, Jordan, Devin, Donald, and Christopher Shelton; and two great grandchildren, Makayla and Jayden Jarvis.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby and other times at the home.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home Chapel of Shelby
Officiated By: Howard Stroup
Burial: Sunset Cemetery, immediately following the service
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 6, 2012