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James Monroe Shelton
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1889
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1979
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services for James Monroe Shelton, 89, were held at 2 o'clock Saturday at the Southern Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Calvin Phelps officiating. Burial was in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Mr. Shelton died Thursday, January 4, at his residence after a sudden illness.

A life-long resident of Winn Parish, he was a retired school bus driver and a member of Sardis Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, James Leo Shelton; two daughters, Mrs. Marlin Collins and Mrs. Bluch Haddox, all of Winnfield; two sisters, Mrs. Ruthie Hughes and Mrs. Minnie Philan, both of Shreveport; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were James Lloyd Collins, Shelton Collins, Steve Shelton, Mark Shelton, Houston Etheridge, Jr., and Frank Mobley.

Attending the funeral Sunday, January 7, 1979, of James Monroe Shelton from out of town were: Mrs. Ernest Hughes and her family, Mrs. W. Philan and her family, Mrs. V. L. Shelton and Pugh Shelton, all of Shreveport; Mr. and Mrs. Shelton Collins and Stan, Edgar Jackson, Alan Mobley of NSU, all of Monroe, and Miss Mary L. Alpin of Harrisonburg; Dr. and Mrs. Frank Mobley, Jeanine and Diane of Bogalusa.

Also Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Collins of Hodge; Dr. John Mitchell and Mr. Guy Mitchell both of Lafayette; Mr. and Mrs. Aswell Shelton of Laurel, Mississippi; Mrs. Haydee Luther of Montgomery; Mr. and Mrs. Gastron [sic Gaston] England and Mr. Roy Dickerson, both of Baton Rouge; Mr. and Mrs. Orin Dickerson of Alexandria and Messrs. Burnell and Ezra Luther of Nederland, Texas.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise-News-American, January 10, 1979 
Family links: 
  Joseph L. Shelton (1869 - 1957)
  Mary Florence Evans Shelton (1873 - 1963)
  Tamer Luther Shelton (1886 - 1972)
  Joseph R Shelton (____ - 1945)*
  Maybelle Shelton Haddox (1916 - 2008)*
  Florence Shelton Collins (1918 - 2010)*
  James Leo Shelton (1920 - 2014)*
  James Monroe Shelton (1889 - 1979)
  Minnie L. Shelton Philan (1892 - 1989)*
  John Tillman Shelton (1894 - 1978)*
  Joseph Benjamin Shelton (1897 - 1977)*
  Ruthie Shelton Hughes (1899 - 2002)*
  Jesse W. Shelton (1902 - 1974)*
  Velmar Lee Shelton (1905 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship
Garden of Memories
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Sep 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11711950
James Monroe Shelton
Added by: Donna Corbett
James Monroe Shelton
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 Added: Dec. 18, 2012

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