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Virginia Lee Shelton

Virginia Lee Shelton, age 92, of Erwin, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at her home. A native of Madison County, NC, Virginia is a daughter of the late Lance and Bethel (Chandley) Wallin.  She was a member of Sweetwater Church of God and loved to travel.  In addition to her parents, Virginia is preceded in death by her first husband, D.L. Shelton, Jr., sister, Glendora Cutshall and brother, Clarence Wallin.

Virginia Lee Shelton has left behind to cherish her memory:

Husband: Douglas Shelton;

Sons: Bobby Shelton and wife, Dorothy,

Lewis Shelton and wife, Faye,

Mike Shelton and wife, Flora Kay;

Daughter: Connie Shelton;

Grandchildren: Bobby Shelton and wife, Andrea,

Andy Shelton,

Susie Shelton,

Barbara Crawford and husband, Chad,

Tammy Bradley and husband, Lynn,

Melissa Shelton and fiancé, Mike Williams.

Several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren;

Numerous loving friends.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Virginia Lee Shelton in a visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family that will be held from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 in the chapel at Valley Funeral Home. A graveside committal service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, January 12, 2020 in Evergreen Cemetery. Reverend Craig Shelton will officiate. Those attending the committal service should meet at Valley Funeral Home by 1:30 pm on Sunday, January 12, 2020 to go in procession to the cemetery.  Serving as active pallbearers will be Chad Shelton, Justin Shelton, Cameron Shelton, Dylan Kesterson, A.J. Shelton and Matthew Shelton.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at  HYPERLINK “” or on Facebook at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Virginia Lee Shelton through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.