Lavada Shelton, 85, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, formerly of
Celeste, Texas, died Friday, June 30, 2017 in Sulphur Springs. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM, Monday,
July 3, 2017 at Celeste Cemetery under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral
Home. Rev. Duncan Graham will
officiate. There will be no formal
visitation scheduled, however, friends may come by the funeral home to sign the
register book and pay their respects.
Mrs. Shelton was born in Jewett, Texas on May 26, 1932. She was the daughter of Roy Vaughn and Gladys
Black Vaughn. She married Loyd Shelton
in 1950 and was a homemaker.
Survivors include her sons, Loyd Shelton and wife, Delores
of Greenville and Randall Shelton and wife, Sally of Buffalo; daughter, Renee
Armstrong and husband, Steve of Sulphur Springs; sisters, Louise Black and
husband, Purvis of Fairfield and Odell Allbritton of Buffalo; ten
grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and her loving care provider and best
friend, Anita Clayton. She was preceded
in death by her husband, Loyd Shelton, son, Troy Shelton, grandson, Brady
Shelton, daughter-in-law, Dawn Shelton, brothers, Bill Vaughn and Roy Vaughn and sister, Dorothy Hartley.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons, Brad
Armstrong, Wes Armstrong, Toby Armstrong, Travis Shelton, Layne Shelton, Tyler
Armstrong, Colten Armstrong and Jake Armstrong.