JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
William Shelton
Of Bonnie Died
At Age 58

William Shelton, 58, Bonnie, a retired coal miner, died at 5:15 p.m. 
Wednesday at his home.

Mr. Shelton was born in Sumner Nov. 14, 1923, the son of Gale and Mary (Claspell) Shelton.  
On Aug. 22, 1953, in Mt. Vernon, he married Sylvia Bean, and she survives.

Mr. Shelton was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the Full Gospel Faith 
and the United Mine Workers of America.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fry-Frick Funeral Chapel in 
Waltonville with the Rev. David Mays officiating.  Burial will follow in Rightnowar Cemetery 
north of Waltonville.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, Michael Shelton of Ina and Steven Shelton 
of Bonnie; one daughter, Kristina Diane Shelton at home; two brothers David Shelton of Virden and 
Francis Murray of Cedar Lake, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Shelton was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.








Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: 
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans


 

 

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