Ray H. Shelton

Monday, May 11, 2015

RAY H. SHELTON, a resident of Green Forest, Arkansas, was born November 17, 1927 in Wild Cherry, Arkansas, and departed this life on May 10, 2015, in Huntsville, Arkansas, at the age of 87 years. He was the son of John H. Shelton and Edna (Harris) Shelton. He was united in marriage to Mae (Alsup) Shelton on May 16, 1948.

Ray was an ordained Assembly of God Minister for more than 50 years and enjoyed spending time with his loved ones.

Survivors include his wife, Mae Shelton of the home; two sons, Garry Shelton and wife Janet of Berryville, Arkansas and David Shelton of Green Forest, Arkansas; one daughter, Jaretta Grigg and husband Michael of Green Forest, Arkansas. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and many loved ones and friends.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and one granddaughter.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Nelson's Green Forest Chapel. Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 15, 2015 at the First Assembly of God Church in Green Forest with Brother Mark Bryant and Brother Steve Utsler officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Rule Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Rule Cemetery Fund, c/o Steve Newberry, 1060 CR 802, Green Forest, Arkansas 72638. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.