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Joseph Benjamin Shelton
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Birth: May 10, 1897
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1977
Alexandria
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA

WINNFIELD Funeral services for Joseph Benjamin Shelton, 79, of Winnfield were to be held at 3 p.m. today in the chapel of Southern Funeral Home here with the Rev. Charles Haley officiating.

Burial was in Sardis Cemetery near here for Mr. Shelton who died at 2:30 a.m. Monday in the VA Hospital at Alexandria after a long illness.

A native of Winnfield, Mr. Shelton was a veteran of World War I and a member of Laurel Heights Baptist Church of Winnfield.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ruth Shelton of Winnfield, three sons, C. P. Shelton of Blanchard, Roy Shelton of Lincoln, Neb. and Winston Shelton of Omaha, Neb.; one daughter, Mrs. Elaine Gresham of White Oak, Tex.; two brothers, J. M. Shelton and Tillman Shelton, both of Winnfield; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Philan and Mrs. Ruthie Hughes, both of Shreveport, 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Published in The Monroe News-Star (LA), Tuesday, March 8, 1977 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph L. Shelton (1869 - 1957)
  Mary Florence Evans Shelton (1873 - 1963)
 
 Spouses:
  Ida Estelle Rice Shelton (1898 - 1939)
  Wardna Elizabeth Boyett Shelton (1906 - 1952)
  Ruth M. Shelton (1907 - 1992)
 
 Children:
  Charles Pugh Shelton (1925 - 1987)*
  Marjorie Elaine Shelton Gresham (1927 - 1977)*
  Roy A. Shelton (1930 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  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
 
Inscription:
JOSEPH B. SHELTON
PVT US ARMY
WORLD WAR I
1897 - 1977
 
Burial:
Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery
Sardis
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Aug 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40213842
Joseph Benjamin Shelton
Added by: Wylie Blackwell
 
Joseph Benjamin Shelton
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- Wylie Blackwell
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014

- R. T. Brandon
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