Florence Clark (Tommy) Shelton, 97, of Patrick Springs, Va., died on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at her home. She was born on June 21, 1921 to the late Tony and Alice Reynolds in Critz, Va. She is also preceded in death by her husband, John Edgar Shelton; three brothers; five sisters; one grandchild; and one daughter-in-law, Patricia Shelton; and one granddaughter; Kristen Shelton.
Surviving are five children, Jimmy Shelton, Johnie Shelton (Brenda) both of Patrick Springs, Va., Gloria Hawks of Martinsville, Va., Garland Shelton (Karen) of Kernersville, N.C., Kathy Holt (Jack) of Collinsville, Va.; three grandchildren, Steve Shelton (Lori), Lisa Via (Tommy), Heather Helton (Brian); and two great-grandchildren, Adalee Fore and Danikah Via.
She graduated from Hardin Reynolds Memorial School in 1940. She spent most of her married life as a homemaker except working at Hardin Reynolds Memorial School cafeteria for many years and was a member of Stella Christian Church.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Stella Christian Church with Pastor Steve Hayes and Pastor Lee Ashley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stella Christian Church.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Stuart, VA is serving the Shelton family.