Ross Shelton


Ross Ula Shelton

Ross Ula Shelton, 55, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at his home.

A native of Athens and longtime resident of Old Fort and Cleveland, he was the son of the late Franklin D. Shelton. He was also preceded in death by two brothers: Ricky Dee Shelton and Arnold Ray Shelton; sister, Kathy Self; and former wife, Zulika Jewell Gray Shelton.

He was a former employee of Con Agra, Shelton’s Poultry and most recently Jackson Manufacturing.

Survivors include his mother,  Sara Jane Grandell Shelton of Cleveland; one son, Triston David Ross Shelton of Cleveland; sisters:  Dorothy Shelton Lopez and Shannon Denise Shelton, both of Cleveland; brothers and sisters-in-law: Jack Lee and Tracy Shelton,  Lester Howard and Elaine Shelton, all of Cleveland; uncle, Garner Shelton of Athens; stepfather, James Sutton of Cleveland;  former mother-in-law, Brenda Shephard of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.

The graveside service will be held at 4:30 p.m. today, Feb. 6, 2018, in Buttram Cemetery with the Rev. David Thomas officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Ziegler Funeral Home. 

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