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 James Rufus Shelton, Sr

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James Rufus Shelton, Sr

  • Birth 24 Oct 1899
  • Death 2 Jan 1968 Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Montgomery, Grant Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 82355816

MONTGOMERY (Special) — Funeral services for James Rufus Shelton, 56, of Montgomery, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Grove Baptist Church near Montgomery.

Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Edmond's Funeral Home of Winnsboro.

Mr. Shelton died Tuesday in St. Francis Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria after a brief illness. He was a sawmill employe.

Survivors include seven sons, James and Carol Shelton, both of Montgomery, George and Harold Shelton, both of Venice, Gerald Shelton of Empire, Richard Shelton of Elm City, N.C., and Gordon Shelton of Vidor, Tex.; two daughters, Mrs. Lorene Morrow, Buras, and Mrs. Dorothy Hensley, Wilcox, Ariz.; five sisters, Mrs. Pearl Chelette, Colfax, Mrs. Alvie Jowers, and Mrs. Clo Davis, both of Montgomery, Mrs. C. B. Davis, Alexandria, and Mrs. Jewell Treadway, Buras.

Published in The Monroe News-Star (LA), Wednesday, January 3, 1968.

Obit Provided By Ron Manley


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  • Created by: Wylie Blackwell
  • Added: 25 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82355816
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Rufus Shelton, Sr (24 Oct 1899–2 Jan 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82355816, citing Union Grove Cemetery, Montgomery, Grant Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Wylie Blackwell (contributor 47493745) .