Shelton, Donald Jerome
Date: Sunday, December 30, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mahn Funeral Home, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri
Date: Monday, December 31, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Mahn Funeral Home, Festus, Missouri
Sandy Baptist Cemetery, Hillsboro, MO
American Heart Association
Donald Jerome Shelton, age 86, entered into eternal rest on December 28, 2018 at his Pevely residence. Born in Sulphur Springs, MO, on February 03, 1932, to his late parents Henry and Harriett (Shelton) Burgee. He was a retired electrician for the shipyards and a member of First Baptist Church of Herculaneum-Pevely. Don enjoyed mowing lawns for his church, friends & neighbors, was an avid hunter, trout fisherman, horseback rider in years past, playing cards & Farkle, enjoyed a good fire in the fireplace, spending time with his grandchildren and his little dog, Sam.
Survived by his loving family which includes his wife of 60 years, Thelma (Johnston) Shelton of Pevely, MO; son Mark (Christine) Shelton of Pevely, MO; daughters Beverly (Ronald) Miller of Festus, MO and Ada "Tootie" Ebert of Pevely, MO; brother Patrick (Judith) Reese of Afton, MO; daughter in law Donna Burgee of Barnhart, MO; grandchildren, Chad Cayou, Timmy Cayou, Angela Cayou, Tracy Page, Joshua Shelton, Jake Shelton, Crystal Shelton, Joey Shelton, Stephanie Wolcott, Benjamin Ebert, Amanda French, Natalie Lang, D.J. Miller, Laura Callahan, Mark "Ryan" Shelton & Courtney Shelton and 26 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, sons Dennis "Ralph" Shelton & Dennis Cayou, brother Charles Burgee and son in law Steven Ebert.
Officiating funeral service Rev. Jeff Purvis, Rev. Ron DeGonia, Rev. Kenny Simms & Rev. Ben Hess.