Obituary: Crate Shelton


Visitation for Crate Shelton, 82, of Cullman will be from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home; interment in BE Shelton Cemetery in Madison, NC.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Shelton passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 at Cullman Regional. He was born Dec. 15, 1938 in North Carolina to Joe and Nellie Shelton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers, and three sisters.

Survivors include his wife Rosella Shelton; daughter Wendy (Shelton) Mayfield; son Jeff Shelton; stepchildren Debbie (Glen) Nielsen, Brenda Lee (Larry) Snodgrass, Ricky Cantrell, Jackie (Randy) Hughes, Rodney Cantrell, and Mellissa (Csaba) Szucs; grandchildren Justin Shelton, Zared Mayfield, Kayla (Jake) Overton, Sumer Shelton, and Carly Shelton; great-grandchild Alianna Overton; brothers Odell (Vernalee) Shelton, Arlin (Margaret) Shelton, Clifford (Mary) Shelton, and Gerald (Nancy) Shelton; and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family.