Mr. Arthur A. Shelton
THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Arthur A. Shelton, 80, Thomson,
entered into rest April 18, 2011 at Select Speciality in
Augusta. He was the beloved husband of Alma J. Shelton.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April
20, 2011 at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens with the
Rev. George Nichols officiating.
Mr. Shelton was a native of Hancock County and lived in
McDuffie County most of his life. He was the son of the late
Thomas E. and Susie Hammock Shelton. Mr. Shelton served
in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a
retired supervisor from Thomson Company after 42 years
of service. Mr. Shelton was a member of Thomson First
Baptist Church. He also attended Washington Heights
Survivors include his wife, Alma Johnson Shelton,
Thomson; son, Danny L. Shelton of Hanahan, SC; stepsons,
A. Mitch Jones of Evans, and W. Mark Jones of Prosperity,
SC; stepdaughters, C. Kay Jones of Atlanta and Gayle J.
Matoy of Warner Robins; grandchildren, Mallory Jones,
Samatha Jones, Jennie Matoy, and Aaron Dye, and four
He was preceded in death by his brother Joseph Shelton.
If so desired memorials may be made to Washington
Heights Baptist Church, 1495 Washington Rd NE,
Thomson, GA 30824
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, April 21, 2011