Jean Mormon Shelton

Jean Mormon Shelton

Jean Mormon Shelton, 88, of Hamburg, died Friday, May 9, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Shelton was a native of Snyder and a resident of Hamburg since 1947.  She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Willie Van Shelton, Sr. in 2005; a son, Willie Van (Bilbo) Shelton, Jr., in 2006; her parents, J.W. (Wister) and Minnie Jones Mormon; three sisters, Grace Crosby Elton, Jessie Gober and Martha Wall and a brother, John Mormon.

She is survived by a son, John Richard Shelton and wife, Tammy; two daughters, Susan Diane Lawrence and Sarah Jean Shelton all of Hamburg; five grandchildren, Susanne Lawrence Keller and husband, Clint, Julie Lynn Lawrence, John Richard Shelton, Jr., William Van Shelton and Stephen Peyton Shelton and two great-grandchildren, James Alexander Rogers III and Sarah Elizabeth Brandon.

Graveside funeral services and burial will be May 12 at 2 p.m., at the Eden Cemetery with Dr. Bobby Pennington officiating.

Honorary pallbearers are John Richard Shelton, Jr., William Van Shelton, Stephen Peyton Shelton and James Alexander Rogers III.

Memorials may be made to:

Ashley County Library
211 E. Lincoln Street
Hamburg, AR 71646

Hamburg Food Bank
c/o Mary Williams
816 Pine Ridge Drive
Hamburg, AR 71646.