Donald Shelton Sr.

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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.
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
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1401 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, NC 28152
(704) 482-2424
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Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 6, 2012