Obituary: Zelmar Shelton


Graveside services for Zelmar Shelton of Hanceville, Alabama will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 at Shelton Grove Cemetery in Hanceville. Reverends Ray Ponder and Paul Campbell will be officiating. Masks will be required at the cemetery and please follow social distancing guidelines.

Mr. Shelton died at the age of 83 at Cullman Regional Medical Center Oct. 15, 2020. He is the son of the late Leander and Virginia (Abbott) Shelton.

Mr. Shelton is survived by his wife Carolyn Shelton; children Joey Shelton (Carl McClain) of Pinson, David Shelton (Becky) of Warrior, Jimmy Shelton (Julia) of Hanceville, and Danny Shelton (Tammy) of Hayden; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister Martha Foster of Douglasville, GA; and brother Delane Shelton of Shelton Grove.

In addition to his parents, Zelmar is preceded in death by his sister JoNell Davis and brother Eugene Shelton.