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Thomas W. Shelton

Piedmont, Missouri

Feb 27, 1962 – Dec 13, 2019 (Age 57)


February 27, 1962
December 13, 2019
Piedmont, Missouri


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Morrison-Worley Funeral Chapel, Inc. - Piedmont Obituary

Thomas W. Shelton, age 57 of Piedmont, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. He was born February 27, 1962 in Poplar Bluff, MO, the son of William Shelton and Avis (Eaton) Shelton.

A lifelong resident of Piedmont, Tommy was a graduate of Clearwater High School and was a self employed carpenter.

Preceding him in death are his parents, Bill and Avis Shelton.

Survivors include his companion, Leigh Ann Lovelace, of Piedmont, 2 sisters, Bobbi Jo McFadden, of Piedmont, Fran Mann and her husband Babe, of Piedmont, 2 brothers, William Shelton and his wife Donna, of Piedmont, Carl Shelton, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Also surviving are his nieces and nephews, Anita Patterson and her husband Kenny, of Des Arc, Chad Mann, of Piedmont, Lori Lloyd, of Piedmont, Chuck McFadden and his wife Danielle, of Poplar Bluff, Derek Shelton and his wife Coty, of Piedmont, Ryan Shelton and his wife Shelby, of Park Hills, Corey Shelton and his wife Allison, of Fenton, Alexis Shelton, of Fenton, along with many great nieces, great nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the Morrison Funeral Chapel in Piedmont with Rev. Gary Rhodes officiating. Special recorded songs were played for the service and Bobbi Jo McFadden read a poem and gave a eulogy. Derek Shelton, Ryan Shelton, Corey Shelton, Chuck McFadden, Eli Patterson, Corey Umfleet, Lane Lovelace and Jerrid Ross served as Pall Bearers. Garett Wilfong and Chad Mann were Honorary Pall Bearers.

Interment was in the Eaton Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Chapel.

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Great guy! Never met a stranger. Gone way too soon.

I am very sorry for this loss. I have fibd memories if Tommy growing up in church together. I know he will be missed greatly and his family are and will be in my prayers.

Im so deeply sorry for this loss in our Lives for I have so many memories of Tommy and his family. So many wonderful memories of the drive-in ... and high school days and his Family as they treated me like I was one of them❤So sorry to hear

please know my thoughts and prayers are with all who are grieving for tommy. I was so sad to hear this today. He was a special person to us.

Tommy was always a great guy, big smile and fun running around back in our younger days. So sorry to the family for your loss. Benn and Cindy Ruble

Forever Dear Arrangement- BASKET INCLUDED

Our deepest sympathy to all. Tommy was a very sweet and kind man. He always had a story to share with Donnie when we seen him out and about. Prayers for you all and may God bless.

Cherished Friend Bouquet- VASE INCLUDED

I'm am so sad for the loss of such a sweet and gentle soul. He will sorely missed by all that knew him.
Schoolmate and friend,
Rhonda Belmar