Jerry L. Shelton, 49, of Benton, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital.
He was born on Nov. 2, 1964, to the late William Tommy and Mamie Ann Shelton. He was known for never meeting a stranger and always having a very happy spirit. He was a very hard worker, serving at Life Bridges in Cleveland for almost 20 years. In addition to these, he also loved going to church.
In addition to his mother and father, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Thomas Shelton.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory four sisters: Lizzie Rebecca Fountain, Wanda Darlene Lamove (Joe), Julie Gail Shelton and Anna Ruth Roberts; one brother, James E. Shelton (Leatrice); and several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. today, July 25, 2014, at Companion Funeral and Cremation Service, 2415 Georgetown Road N.W.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today before the service at the funeral home.
You are invited to share a personal memory or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.