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Funeral Service

East Side Missionary Baptist Church
Saturday June 25th, 2022
2:00pm

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Visitation

East Side Missionary Baptist Church
Saturday June 25th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Ralph Edward Shelton

Ralph Edward Shelton, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at UNC Rockingham.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at East Side Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Davis officiating. The family will see friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 until 2:00 at the church. Interment will follow in Reidlawn Cemetery.

Ralph was the son of the late Lemmie and Agnes Clark Shelton and a native of Rockingham County. He served his country in the United States Army and was a retiree of the American General Life Insurance Company. He was a faithful member of East Side Missionary Baptist Church for many years where he served as a deacon  and a  Sunday school teacher. He also was a member of the North Carolina Baptist Men where he helped with disaster relief and enjoyed going on mission trips. Ralph was a loving and devoted husband, father and poppy. He was also preceded in death by his sister Ruby Shelton Griffin and brothers Ernest and Lewis Shelton and an infant brother, Roy Lester Shelton.

He leaves behind his wife of 63 years, Shirley Durham Shelton; daughter Shelia Shelton and Veronica Blanco; son Tracey Shelton and wife Vicky; grandchildren Scotty Slayton, Ashley Shelton and Madeline Whisenant; great grandchildren Natalie Livesay and Kacy Livesay and sisters Ila McKee and Alice Goins

Memorial contributions may be made to East Side Missionary Baptist Church, PO Box 362 Reidsville, North Carolina 27323.


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Guestbook

A candle was lit in memory of Ralph Shelton

Linda Cain Jul 31 2022 10:05 PM

Praying for you Betty. Loved you guys.

Courtney Keatts, NP Jul 1 2022 4:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ralph Shelton

Lou Ann Barker Dixon Jun 30 2022 12:51 PM

Shirley and Family,
Mom and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you in our prayers.

Peggy and Pam Hamilton Jun 26 2022 7:01 PM

Shirley I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace, comfort and love for you and all of your family.
Pat Clayton Hyler

Pat Clayton Hyler Jun 25 2022 3:49 PM

Ralph has been a constant in my life since my earliest memories. He and Shirley have always been there for me and I have so many fond memories of Ralph. He was a great cook and I can still smell the bacon frying on our family camping trips and taste the homemade pizza that he and my dad made so many times. He taught me how to laugh and I learned much from the way he treated others. He was a great man and I feel so blessed that he was in my life. God Bless Shirley, Sheila, Tracey and the entire family at this sad time.

Jeff French Jun 25 2022 12:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ralph Shelton

Vivian & Charles Smith Jun 25 2022 12:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ralph Shelton

Linda and Bruce O'Daniel Jun 25 2022 10:38 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ralph Shelton

Henry and Nancy Link Jun 25 2022 12:11 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ralph Shelton

Cindy Whitley Jun 24 2022 10:26 PM

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