Nellie Shelton

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Nellie “Mae” Shelton, a resident of Green Forest, Arkansas, was born March 20, 1927, in South Fork, Missouri, and departed this life on November 15, 2021, in Berryville, Arkansas, at the age of 94 years. She was the daughter of Barton and Nettie Dover Alsup. She was united in marriage to Ray Shelton on May 16, 1948.

Mae was a minister’s wife for more than 50 years. She enjoyed attending her church and spending time with her loved ones.

Survivors include two sons Garry Shelton and wife Janet of Berryville, Arkansas and David Shelton and Amy Standlee of Green Forest, Arkansas; daughter Jaretta Grigg and husband Michael of Green Forest, Arkansas. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and many special nieces, nephews, and friends.

Mae was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, five sisters, one granddaughter and one great grandson.

Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Rule Cemetery with Pastor Kris Villines officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Rule Cemetery, 1060 CR 802, Green Forest, AR 72638. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at