Ora Elizabeth Shelton

December 24, 1933February 20, 2018

Ora Elizabeth Shelton, 84, of Lexington, KY and formerly of Maysville, KY died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Pine Meadows, Lexington, KY. She was the widow of Robert Lee Shelton who died in 2008. Mrs. Shelton was employed with Traxel’s Jewelry Store for forty years and she was a member of the Central Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was born in Fleming County, Kentucky on December 24, 1933 the daughter of the late Charles Franklin Jackson and Rebecca Jewell Jones Jackson. Survivors include her daughter, Kristi Shelton and her husband, Kent, of Lexington, KY; her grandchildren, Brandon Shelton and Hallie Shelton, both of Lexington, KY; her brother, Forest Jackson (Brenda) and her sister, Ruth Tolle (Bill) both of Maysville, KY; her sister-in-law, Velma Jackson and her brother-in-law, Ray Doyle. Besides her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Graham Jackson, Charles Franklin Jackson, Jr. and J. O. Jackson and her sister, Louise Fox Doyle. Funeral services for Ora Shelton will be held at the Central Baptist Church at noon, Saturday, February 24, 2018 with Rev. Robert Donovan officiating. Burial will be in the Maysville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Jackson, Joe Jackson, Mike Jackson, Rodney Tolle, Brent Tolle, Noble Tackett, Jr., Christopher Shelton, David Shelton, Sr. and David Shelton, Jr. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the hour of the service. Memorials may be made to the Central Baptist Church Building Fund, 437 Central Avenue, Maysville, KY 41056. The arrangements are entrusted with the Knox and Brothers Funeral Home.


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Ora Elizabeth Shelton

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February 25, 2018

Kristi, I'm so saddened to hear of Ora's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort in this trying time.
I remember Ora tried to teach Matt how to swim at the public pool, but Matt wasn't feeling it. ha
Until we meet again.
Kathy Hedrick Rueter

February 24, 2018

The Sheltons were our neighbors growing up in Simon Kenton Acres. I always enjoyed stopping at Traxel's with my mom to visit. She was a kind and giving woman. My condolences to Kristi and her family.
Joetta Welch Currie

February 24, 2018

Ora was a kind and loving person. She was a good neighbor.
Mary and Herb Richey

Sharon Back

February 23, 2018

Aunt Ora was a special person. Beautiful inside and out. Wish I could be there to celebrate her wonderful life with you. Loved her!