Moss Service Funeral Home

1901 2nd Ave North West, Cullman, AL


Okley Verron Shelton

May 6, 1939June 23, 2020

Okley Verron Shelton, of Hanceville passed away at his residence on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at the age of 81. Mr. Shelton was a member and deacon at Shelton Grove Baptist Church. He worked at Winn Dixie until 1982 when he retired. He later worked for Cullman County Board of Education as a bus driver at Cold Springs and retired after 20 years of service. He was a farmer and spent his retirement working on his farm. He was preceded in death by his parents: Talvin and Nelladeen Pitts Shelton; son-in-law, Kenneth Heaton and brothers-in-law: Bobby Bolzle and Eddie Dodson. His survivors include his wife of 61 years, Merle Carlisle Shelton; daughters: Darlene (Lenn) Trimble, Ginger Shelton and Cheryl Heaton; son, Lawrence Shelton; sisters: Enell (Charles) Baker and Thersie Bolzle; grandchildren: Michael (Andrea) Trimble, Seth Trimble, Diana (Russell) Coleman and Daniel Shelton; 4 great grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Moss Service Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be in the chapel of Moss Service Funeral Home on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Shelton Grove Cemetery. Moss Service Funeral Home directing. Condolences and special memories may be shared with the family at mossservicefh.com


  • Merle Carlisle Shelton, Wife
  • Darlene Trimble (Lenn), Daughter
  • Ginger Shelton, Daughter
  • Cheryl Heaton, Daughter
  • Lawrence Shelton, Son
  • Enell Baker (Charles), Sister
  • Thersie Bolzle, Sister
  • Michael Trimble (Andrea), Grandson
  • Seth Trimble, Grandson
  • Diana Coleman (Russell), Granddaughter
  • Daniel Shelton, Grandson
  • 4 Great Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren
  • ___________, Preceded In Death ________
  • Talvin Shelton, Father (deceased)
  • Nelladeen Pitts Shelton, Mother (deceased)
  • Kenneth Heaton, Son-in-law (deceased)
  • Bobby Bolzle, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Eddie Dodson, Brother-in-law (deceased)


  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

  • Celebration of Life Funeral Service

    Friday, June 26, 2020

  • Burial

    Friday, June 26, 2020


Okley Verron Shelton

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kathy bingham

June 25, 2020

Wishing you peace to bring comfort,courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.