Ernest  Shelton


Ernest Shelton, age 84, of Canton, Michigan and formerly of Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Beaumont Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan. He was born on Dec. 31, 1934, in Siler, Kentucky to the late Sie Shelton and Parisetta (Mahan) Shelton.
In addition to his parents, Ernie was also preceded in death by his wife, Addie Shelton; brothers Elzie Shelton and Ancil McKiddy; sister Zola Shelton. Ernie was a member of the Masonic Order for over 50 years and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his son Ernest Shelton Jr. (Terri) of Palm Coast, Florida; seven grand grandchildren, Eric Shelton, Alex Shelton, Sara Shelton, Shea Shelton, Lindsay McMurray, Caitlyn McMurray, and Elizabeth Lund; daughters Victoria (Jeff) Armstrong of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Robin Lee (George Mitchell) Perry of Dalton, Georgia, Marletta (Dennis) Lawson, Siler, Kentucky. Also, Ernie is survived by a loving niece, devoted cousins, and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation for the family will begin at 5 p.m. and for the public at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at the Croley Funeral Home. Ernie will be laid to rest at the A.C. Brown Cemetery, Williamsburg, Kentucky.
Condolences may be made to the family at
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on January 10, 2019
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