VIRGINIA E. SHELTON
Virginia E. Shelton, 93, of Scott Depot went home to
be with the Lord on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the
Bellaire at Devonshire. Born May 4, 1927 in Ansted, WV
she was a daughter of the late James and Rose Harlow
McHenry. She was also preceded in death by her loving
husband of 66 years, William “Bill” Shelton in 2014; and
she was the last survivor of 11 siblings.
She was a graduate of Nicholas County High School
and after graduation went to Charleston to work for a
lawyer and tried to attend commercial school in the
evening, but went on to attended WV State College. She
was a choir member of Perrow Presbyterian Church, later
became a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
in Nitro. She was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter
153 and loved
to go square dancing in various local venues in our area,
also enjoyed Summersville Lake, camping, and going to
Those left to cherish her memory are three children,
Allen (Karen) Shelton, Edward (Cindy) Shelton, and
Deborah (Curt) Dean; six special grandchildren, Allen,
Nick, John, Whitney, Mark, Aaron; six special great
grandchildren, Ben, Brynlee, Ava, Allyson, William, and
Clara; and a host of other family and friends.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to
the entire staff at Bellaire at Devonshire for their
thoughtful and loving care.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at the Walker Memorial Park
in Summersville with Rev. Joan Stewart officiating.
Interment will follow under the direction of the White
Funeral Home at Summersville. Family may call at the
funeral home on Tuesday from 11:30 to 12:30.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.