The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


June 9, 2014

Elizabeth Shelton, 78, of Winston-Salem, died June 8, 2014

Monday, June 9, 2014 — Elizabeth Eddins Shelton, 76, of Winston-Salem, passed away Sunday afternoon, June 8, 2014, at her home.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Norwood. Interment will follow in Norwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Edwards Funeral Home in Norwood.

Mrs. Shelton was born October 20, 1937, in Stanly County, to the late John Samuel Eddins and Effie Hutchinson Eddins.  

She was a member of Norwood First Baptist Church and was last employed at N.C. Baptist Hospital. She retired after 32 years at N.C. Baptist Hospital.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mabel Pugh; brothers, Walter Lee Eddins, J.T. Eddins, Franklin  “Bud” Eddins, Jerry Eddins and Vernon Eddins.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Billy Randall Shelton of the home; sisters, Ann Eddins Shankle of Albemarle and Beth Eddins Johnson of Columbia, S.C.; nieces and nephews; and her Beloved pets, Satchel and Chessie.

The family requests memorials be made to: Hospice and Pallative Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

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