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Crate Shelton

Visitation for Crate Shelton, age 82, of Cullman, will be from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home; interment in BE Shelton Cemetery in Madison, NC.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Shelton passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at Cullman Regional. He was born December 15, 1938, in North Carolina to Joe and Nellie Shelton.

He was preceded in death by his first wife: Mary Lou Shelton, his parents, six brothers, and three sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Rosella Shelton; daughter, Wendy (Shelton) Mayfield; son, Jeff Shelton; stepchildren, Debbie (Glen) Nielsen, Brenda Lee (Larry) Snodgrass, Ricky Cantrell, Jackie (Randy) Hughes, Rodney Cantrell, and Mellissa (Csaba) Szucs; grandchildren, Justin Shelton, Zared Mayfield, Kayla (Jake) Overton, Sumer Shelton, and Carly Shelton; great-grandchild, Alianna Overton; brothers, Odell (Vernalee) Shelton, Arlin (Margaret) Shelton, Clifford (Mary) Shelton, and Gerald (Nancy) Shelton; and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family.

The family will receive friends on Saturday January 16, 2021 from 4-6 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral home.

A graveside service will be conducted on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 2 pm at the B.E. Shelton Cemetery in Madison, NC.

Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the Shelton family at