Melva R Shelton age, 71, of Dover, FL passed away August 30, 2014 at Florida Hospital at Connerton in Land O’ Lakes, FL after extended illness.
Born May 14, 1943 in Altha Florida to Jim and Mellie Shelton. Melva was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Mellie Shelton, 2 brothers Robert Flanders Jr of Altha Florida and Ferrel Shelton. 2 sisters Margie Shelton Engerer of Marianna Florida and Betty Shelton Curlee of Port St Jo, Florida. Melva enjoyed playing the piano and singing in church. She also enjoyed writing stories and researching her ancestry. She had a contagious laugh that everyone enjoyed.
3 sons Arthur M. Griffin, S. Andrew Griffin and D. Paul Griffin all of Plant City, FL
1 daughter Shellie Lisa Bowden of Newton, AL
1 sister Roberta F Slay of Mobile AL
1 Brother Dennis Shelton of Plant City FL
6 grandsons, 3 granddaughters and 5 great grandchildren.
Many loved nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dwayne Tolbert officiating. Interment will follow in New Shiloh Cemetery in Altha, FL. The family will receive friends Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 1:00 PM (CDT) until service time at 2:00 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.