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Bonnie Metcalf Shelton


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Bonnie Metcalf Shelton Obituary
Bonnie Metcalf Shelton passed peacefully and gracefully on March 24 2018 with her family by her side. She was born on April 25 1922 to the late Hobert and Elizabeth Fox Metcalf. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years Orie Shelton; brother Jesse Metcalf; daughter Hazel McReynolds; grandson James O. McReynolds; and great-granddaughter Suzanne Shelton. Bonnie is survived by her son Charles and his wife Jean; her sister Joan Paramore; her son-in-law James F. McReynolds; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Bonnie was born in Flag Pond Tennessee and later moved to the Hampton Roads area. She initially worked as a hairdresser and later for the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society. She retired after 18 years of service at the age of 88. Bonnie had two great passions: her family and her church. She was a faithful member of Poquoson Baptist Church. She will always be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother who had an enthusiasm for serving others. A visitation will be held Tuesday March 27 7-8:30 PM at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home Poquoson and other times the family will be at her son's home 164 Villa Dr. Poquoson. A funeral service celebrating Bonnie’s life will be held Wednesday 1:00 PM at Poquoson Baptist Church led by Pastor Hopson Boutot. Entombment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park Hampton. The family greatly appreciated the wonderful care provided by the medical and support staff at Sentara CarePlex Hospital in Hampton including Dr. Gensler; Dr. Mohammed; the hospice staff Sherri and Kimberly; and nursing staff Amy Lauren and Sharon. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com . “We will miss Bonnie dearly but she leaves us rich with memories.”
Published in Daily Press on Mar. 26, 2018
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