MAYSVILLE — Ora Elizabeth Shelton, 84, of Lexington and formerly of Maysville died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at Pine Meadows, Lexington.

She was the widow of Robert Lee Shelton who died in 2008.

Mrs. Shelton was employed with Traxel’s Jewelry Store for forty years and she was a member of the Central Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years.

She was born in Fleming County, Kentucky on Dec. 24, 1933 the daughter of the late Charles Franklin Jackson and Rebecca Jewell Jones Jackson.

Survivors include her daughter, Kristi Shelton and her husband, Kent, of Lexington; her grandchildren, Brandon Shelton and Hallie Shelton, both of Lexington; her brother, Forest Jackson (Brenda) and her sister, Ruth Tolle (Bill) both of Maysville, KY; her sister-in-law, Velma Jackson and her brother-in-law, Ray Doyle.

Besides her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Graham Jackson, Charles Franklin Jackson, Jr. and J. O. Jackson; and her sister, Louise Fox Doyle.

Funeral services for Ora Shelton will be held at the Central Baptist Church at noon, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 with Rev. Robert Donovan officiating.

Burial will be in the Maysville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Jackson, Joe Jackson, Mike Jackson, Rodney Tolle, Brent Tolle, Noble Tackett, Jr., Christopher Shelton, David Shelton, Sr. and David Shelton, Jr.

Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the hour of the service.

Memorials may be made to the Central Baptist Church Building Fund, 437 Central Avenue, Maysville, KY 41056.

The arrangements are entrusted with the Knox and Brothers Funeral Home.

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