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Dorothy Louise “Dot” Shelton died Friday, April 26, 2013. She was born Dec. 17, 1920, to Ulysses Grant Shelton Sr. and Annie Laura Crawford Shelton.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Ulysses Grant Shelton Jr. and a niece, Christine Royston Thompson.
Dot lived her entire life in Erwin. She was a 1940 graduate of Unicoi County High School and was an avid member of her high school reunion group. She was a Christian and lifelong member of Erwin Presbyterian Church. Dot spent her adult life as a caregiver of her parents and brother.
She is survived by one sister: Kathleen Shelton Royston, of Knoxville; brother-in-law: Charles Royston; one great-niece: Laura Thompson, of Calico Rock, Ark.; and known first cousins: Ruth Wiggs, Erwin, Shirley Thompson, Boiling Springs, S.C., Irma Porter, Rutherfordton, N.C., and Christine Winberry, Lumberton, N.C.