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Mary Gladys Munday Shelton PDF Print
Written by Noah Lockamy   
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 16:10

Mary Gladys Munday Shelton, age 96, of Shelton Hollow Road, Creston, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the home of her son.


Gladys was born May 19, 1916 in Washington County, Virginia, a daughter of the late Marion Wesley Munday and Fannie Hayworth Munday. She was a retired nurse assistant and a long time member of Elk Knob Baptist Church.


Gladys was a loving and kind person and enjoyed being with her family and friends.


Mrs. Shelton is survived by one son, Allen Shelton and wife Yvonne of Vilas; two daughters, Hearlie Osborne and husband Frank of Oxford, Pennsylvania, and Harlene Bennett and husband Darrell of Nottingham, Pennsylvania; three grandchildren, Glenda Wallace, Kathy Osborne, and Tommy Bennett, and seven great-grandchildren, Tommy Bennett, Michael Bennett, Emily Wallace, Adam Wallace, Taylor Bennett, Travis Bennett, and Breanne Bennett.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Fred Shelton; one son, Ronald Shelton; three grandsons, Michael Osborne, Douglas Bennett, and Timmy Shelton; three sisters, and seven brothers.


Funeral services for Mary Gladys Munday Shelton will be conducted Thursday evening, April 11, 2013, at 8:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 6:00 until 8:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend J.C. Greene and Reverend Herbert McCoy. Graveside services and burial will be conducted Friday morning, at 11:00 o'clock, at Sutherland Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service. At other times friends may call at the home of Allen and Yvonne Shelton, 173 Main Haven Drive, Vilas.


Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to United Hospice of Wilkes, 902 West D Street, Suite B North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, 28659.


Online condolences may be sent to the Shelton family at


Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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