Bessie Shelton

Bessie Shelton

Bessie Shelton, 92, of Hamburg, died on May 6, 2016 at the Belle View Estates Rehabilitation and Care Center in Monticello.

She worked at the Catfish Inn, Ashley Chicot Electric Cooperative and Boyd Nichols Store in Fountain Hill. She was a member of the Eden Baptist Church and enjoyed working in her yard and in her flowers.

Mrs. Shelton was preceded in death by her husband, E. C. “Bunk” Shelton; a son-in-law, Jimmy McKinney; her parents, John and Willie Craig Reemes and a brother, Harvey Wilder.

She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn McKinney of Hamburg and Linda Huffman and husband, Bruce, of Monticello; four grandchildren, James S. McKinney of Hamburg, Chris Huffman of Benton, Chad Huffman of Fresco, Texas and Brad Huffman of Sumter, South Carolina and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on May 8 at 2 p.m. at the Eden Baptist Church with Revs. Ricky Watt and J. W. Dobbins officiating. Burial will be at the Eden Cemetery.

Pallbearers are James McKinney, Chris Huffman, Brad Huffman, Chad Huffman, Andy Riels and Dennis Ellis. Honorary pallbearers are the Deacons of Eden Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to:
Eden Cemetery Association
c/o Mr. Jerry Stanley
747 HWY 8 West
Hamburg, AR 71646