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Kenneth D. Shelton

November 18, 1946 — December 23, 2022

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Kenneth D. Shelton, 76, of Batesville, passed away Friday December 23, 2022 at his home. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 27, 2022, in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral home with the interment to follow at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville, MS. The family will be receiving friends Monday evening from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M.

Kenneth was born November 18, 1946 in Lambert, MS to the late Benjamin Pola and Letha Mae Woods Shelton. He work for Bunge Oil Mill in Marks, MS as a Weigh Master for eighteen years. Kenneth could often be seen riding his motorcycle when he was not working.

Kenneth leaves behind his wife of forty-six years, Sherry Colyer Shelton of Batesville, MS; daughter, Amy Shelton Kannada (Brian) of Oxford, MS; son, Benjamin Thomas Shelton (Jamie) of Effington, IL; two sisters, Vonnie Cox of Hernando, MS, Lucille Sims of Mount Dora, FL; brother, William "Bill" Shelton of Memphis, TN and two grandchildren, Ashton Winn and Elliott Shelton.

Along with his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by two sisters, Billie Dove Ray, Bennie Pearl Bertrand and his brother, Bobby Shelton.

 

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Visitation

Monday, December 26, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Tuesday, December 27, 2022

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Interment

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

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