LIVERMORE - B.C. Shelton, 79, formerly of Henderson died at 2:05 a.m. Friday at the McLean County Hospital in Calhoun.
He operated Becks Sporting Goods and Becks Grocery on South Green Street.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie Elizabeth; one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Mary Louise) Dorland of Odeece, Texas; two step daughters, Mrs. Howard (Nell) Fullbright of Castilam Springs Tenn, and Mrs. Harry lee(Paricia) Williams Of Salem, Ind.; two sons, B. C. jr. of Palm City, Fla., and Don of Alexandra; one step-son Marlin Patterson of Livermore; one sister, Eunice McKnight of Nashville Tenn.; one brother, Wayne of Bridgeport, Pa.; 10 grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, and a number of great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Benton-Glunt funeral Home, where friends may call after 6 p.m. today.
Nov 1980 Henderson Gleaner


Clifton "Tippie" SHELTON, 45, of 437 S. Adams St. , died at his home at 3 p.m. Tuesday. He was a member of the
First Baptist Church and a retired soldier for 21 years.
He is survived by a son, Johnnie SHELTON of Louisville; three sisters, Alice CURTIS of Lexington. Dolly COSBY
of Henderson and Margie CHEEKS of Boston, Mass.; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements are pending at Gaines Funeral Home.
April 1980 Henderson Gleaner


Gracey Resident Is Buried Today
Mrs Daisy W. Shelton 69, Died At Hospital Tuesday Afternoon
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for Mrs
Daisy Wilson Shelton, beloved 63-year old resident of the Gracey community who died Tuesday at Jennie Stuart Hospital of uremic poison.
Mrs Shelton had been at the hospital only since Sunday, but had been seriously ill for about a week. She had been in bad health for some time.
Services were conducted during the early afternoon at the residence at Gracey, with burial following at Roach burying ground near Gracey.
Pall bearers were Thomas W. Wilson, George M. Wilson, Clifton Shelton, George Kelly Long, Jimmy Sholar and Thomas W. Wilson, Jr all of whom are nephews or other close relatives.
The deceased, a granddaughter of Captain Cuthbert Roach, famous in Christian county history, had spent her entire life in the Gracey section. She was a daughter of R.H. Wilson and Frances Roach Wilson and was born in the county on July 30, 1876.
She was married on December 8, 1904, to Rob Shelton who passed away November 30, 1911. In addition to serving as
both mother and father to her own family one daughter of which was born after her father's death, Mrs Shelton also reared her own sister, the late Mrs G.W. Long, and the latter's two daughters. Mrs Long was much younger than Mrs Shelton, who mothered her and Mrs Long's two daughter, Frances Wilson Long, now 17, and Lysbeth Ann Long 12. It was because of such deeds of unselfishness that Mrs Shelton came to hold such a high place in the hearts of other residents of the Gracey community.
She was a member of the West Union Baptist church at Gracey since early childhood. Mrs Shelton leaves three daughters, Mrs Dave Turner, Miss Mary Frances Shelton, and Mrs Robert Bridges, all of the county; three brothers, W.J. Wilson, of Gracey; Colonel W J Wilson, of Paducah, and J.R. Wilson, of Hopkinsville, and a number of other relatives.Cadiz
Record - Mar 1940 - Mar 1940


Well Known Citizen of Delmont Community Passes Away Flavus E. Shelton, born November 19, 1878, died November 11,
1944, of an illness of several months duration.
He was a son of the late A.H. and M.E. Shelton and was married in March, 1903, to Miss Minnie Wyatt. To this union were born 5 children, Mrs Roy Hicks and Mrs Charles Smith, Evansville, Ind, Mrs Jagoe Shelton, Julian, Ky; Guiley and Roy Shelton, of Trigg county, all of whom survive.
He is also survived by 8 grandchildren three sisters, Mrs Eliza Ricks, Mrs Ida Sumner and Mrs. Jennie Johnson, of Trigg County, and one brother, Sam Shelton, of Hopkinsville, Ky. Several nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends. he will be greatly missed by his family and community, having lived in that community for many years.
He was laid to rest at the Delmont Cemetery, his funeral being conducted by Rev. L.L. Spurlin. A large crowd attended the funeral, many from other parts of the county and
Pallbearers were: Jack Nealy, W.J. Burns, Breathitt Campbell, Raymond and Odell Johnson, and Shirley Braboy. Cadiz Record Dec 1944



Guy Shelton, 82, of 216 Powell St., died at 11:58 a.m. Thursday at Community Methodist Hospital. He was dispatcher for the L. & N. Railroad for 47 years before he retired in 1064.
He is survived by his wife, Anna; three daughters, Mrs. Ted Yeiser of Evansville, Mrs. James Clayman of Alanta and Mrs. Harold Price of Terra Haute, Ind.; two sons, John of Orlando, Fla., and Sam of Tulsa, Okla.; one sister, Eunice mcKnight of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothers, Wayne of Pittsburg, Pa., and Beckham of Livermore; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Tapp Funeral Home with Dr. Fred Pfisterer officiating. Entombment will be in Farirmont Mausoleum.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be present from 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today.
June 1980 Henderson Gleaner


Well-Known Citizen of Cadiz Answers The Final Summons Was near sixty-Six and Resided in Cadiz More Than Thirty
Mr. J. BUNYAN SHELTON, a well known and popular citizen of Cadiz died at his home in this city at 7:30 o'clock
last Thursday morning following an illness of some time from a complication of troubles.
While Mr. Shelton had not enjoyed perfect health for some time, he had kept up and was in his shop every day until friday before the end, when he took to his bed. His condition continued to grow worse until the end. Had he lived until the 10th of next March, he would have been
sixty-six years of age.
He was a son of Jasper and Lizzie ROGERS SHELTON, and was born in the extreme southern section of Trigg County. When he was a lad the father moved to Graves county, and the son went with him. Upon reaching manhood he returned to Trigg county and for a number of years was in business in Cadiz. For some time he was associated with Joe A. Sholar, now a resident of the southern section of the county. Later he was in the grocery business by himself, and later was in
the livery business with the late C.H. Hawkins. He suffered a broken limb during a disastrous fire that destroyed a portion of the block west of the court house, and as a result, the limb had to be taken off. the left him almost a helpless cripple, and for some time after he recovered he was in charge of the telephone exchange here. He later moved to Bardwell and four eight years resided there, and during a portion of that time served as City Judge of the town.
Returning to Cadiz some years ago, he engaged in the business of a shoemaker and was quite successful.
On the 29th day of February 1924, he was united in
marriage to Mrs. Cordie HANBERRY, of this city, she being formerly Miss Cordie FRANCES, and they had since resided
happily together in Cadiz.
A number of years ago Mr. Shelton united with the Christian church, and had since taken a special interest in the church and Sunday School, and was a man well versed in the bible.
The father died in East St. Louis near a year ago at the age of ninety-five, and he is survived by three sisters, and a brother as follows: Mrs. Bettie Lovelace, Mrs. Ollie
Watts, and Gus Shelton, all of Graves county, and Mrs. H.Raymond of Mitchell, Ill. He e was a man of good mind, read a great deal, and few men in all the section were more interesting in conversation. he had many friends and enjoyed them, and they all prized his friendship very highly. Hundreds regret his taking away and it will be a long time b efore they cease to remember him and his many good qualities. All will share the sorrows of the wife in her hours of loneliness and sadness.
In the absence of his pastor, the funeral service was conducted by Dr. W.E. Mitchell, of the Baptist church, Friday afternoon and burial followed at East End Cemetery. (very dim) The pallbearers were of his own choosing and they were: John C. Thompson, Judge W.H. Hook, Henry B. McKinney, Julian Atwood, R.A. Blant and Julian Roberts.
January 1933 - Cadiz Record


POOLE - Jack SHELTON, 87, of Poole died at 10:45 p.m. Thursday
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia; three sons, Cosby of Poole, James and Robert both of Corydon; six daughters, Mandy STONE, Sara E STONE and Bessie SIMPSON, all from Henderson, Brenda OWENS and Freuda Lou
OWENS, both of Dixon and Joyce Ann GISHof Sebree; one brother, Ronald D. SHELTON of Dixon; and 44 grand- children.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Townsend Funeral home in Dixon with burial Shelton Cemetery.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today.
April 1980 Henderson Gleaner


Kentucky New Era
Friday June 5, 1998
Kathryn Forguson Shelton, 68, Cadiz, died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at her home of natural causes. A native of Golden Pond, she was born Oct 28, 1929, the daughter of the late Loy T. and Stella Palmer Forguson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Liberty Point Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, William "Doc" Shelton, a son, Larry William Shelton, Goodlettsville, Tenn.; a brother, William "Billy" Forguson, Hopkinsville, three sisters, Jean Lively and Kathleen Franklin, both of Evansville, Ind., Marie Wyatt, Hopkinsville, and two step grandchildren.


Services for Mary Frances Shelton, 88, formerly of Hopkinsville, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 1999, at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with the Rev. Richard Bridges officiating.

Burial will be in Roach Cemetery, Trigg County. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. Saturday until time for the service.

She died at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, February 2, 1999, at Hearthstone Place, Elkton, of natural causes.

A native of Gracey, she was born March 17, 1910, the daughter of the late Rob and Daisy Roach Shelton. She had retired as secretary and treasurer of the Christian County Board of Education after serving for 25 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.

A sister, Mrs. Rob S. Bridges, Bowling Green, survives.

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