Johnnie Shelton

Published 5:00 am Thursday, April 14, 2005

Services for Johnnie Shelton, of Bogue Chitto, are 2 p.m.Saturday, April 16 at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Bogue Chitto withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 6 p.m. at R.E. TylerFuneral Home.

Mr. Shelton, 83, died April 10, 2005, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. He was born in Arkansas on Feb.22, 1922, to Gladys Shelton and Mary Shelton.

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He was a former employee of Allis Chalmers in Milwaukee, Wisc.He served in the Army and in World War II. He was a member of Mt.Zion M.B. Church in Bogue Chitto.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Ida Shelton, of Bogue Chitto; hisdaughter, Judy Ross, of Las Vega, Nev.; and his brother, ErmanShelton, of Los Angeles, Calif.