Ella Shelton

March 7, 1934January 5, 2019

Ella Shelton, 84, went to her heavenly home on Jan.5, 2019. She was a feisty woman who loved her family deeply. She retired from Jewish Hospital where she was a nurse’s aid. Those who precede her in death are, her parents, Virgil and Ellen Lanham, her husband, Larry Shelton, and four brothers, Kenny, Harvey, Virgil Jr., and William. Left to cherish her memory are her children Doug Shelton and Deborah Lewis (Todd), Three grandchildren, LarryTodd (Loretta), Connie and Tammy, seven great grandchildren, Hunter, Deborah, Cooper, Brian, Jessika, Deziraye, Danyelle, and Anthony, two great-great grandchildren, Madison and AJ, sisters, Betty and Ida, brothers, Henry, David, Roy and Paul, along with many nieces and nephews. All services will be held at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Funeral Home, 4400 Bardstown Rd. Louisville, KY 40218. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Jan. 8th from 3-8. Funeral Service on Wed. Jan 9th at 12pm with a burial to follow.


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Ella Shelton

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Georgia Bolus

January 17, 2019

Douglas and Debbie: I’m so sorry to hear about your mom. Her friendship will always be treasured by me. I enjoyed being her neighbor for many years. I’ll keep you in my prayers. May God give you comfort during this difficult time.

Edward & Debbie Lucas

January 9, 2019

We're sorry for the lost of your mother. She was a nice lady and always treated me good when I was a young boy. We'll keep you in our prays! May God bless you!

Brenda Jones

January 6, 2019

Remember going taking care of Ella who was a very loving and caring lady we set around and watch price right then news then was time to take care of Ella loved her like mom RIP ELLA