Bertha Sluder Shelton

bertha shelton
Bertha Sluder Shelton, 87, formerly of Leicester, died Friday, March 14, 2003, at Flesher’s Fairview Healthcare Facility. A native of Madison County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Mitchell and Minnie Rogers Sluder and was also preceded in death by her husband, Wade Shelton; a daughter, Betty Lee Shelton; sisters, Zelma Parris, Jessie Radcliff, Edna Ballard, Willa Mae Silvers, Annie Fender and Zinnie Bridges; brothers Edwin, Charlie, Floyd and Kenneth Sluder. She was retired from Bon Ton Cleaners where she worked as a seamstress and was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church. Mrs. Shelton is survived by a daughter, Ginger Gregg and her husband Charles of Leicester; three sons, Conley Shelton of Fletcher, Mitch Shelton of Candler and Paul Shelton of Skyland; a brother, William Sluder of Leicester; 19 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Jennis Sluder and Gary Fender officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brian Gregg, Kevin Gregg, Tracy Gregg, J.R. Shelton, Steve Shelton and Steve Hensley. The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 pm Sunday at the funeral home and would like to express special thanks to Flesher’s Fairview Health Care Facility and Mountain Area Hospice. The family will be at the home of Charles and Ginger Gregg.

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  1. We are remembering you in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry I was not feeling strong enough to come be with the family.

  2. To the Family: Our deepest symypathy in the loss of your loved one. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Svea, Helena, Haley, we are so very sorry for your loss. It is always so hard to loose someone that you love. You are in our prayers. We love you.

    Joyce, Kim, Mary Beth

  4. To the best friend i had i’ll miss so you so much,i love you and i’ll always think of you and the good times we shared.

  5. To Mitch, Mike and Allie: Our deepest sympathy in the loss of mother and grandmother respectively.I know it seems like winter in your heart right now, but spring will come again.
    With all our love…..Chris and Elmer

  6. To Bub, Paul and Conley… deepest sympathy in the loss of your beloved mother. God Bless you.

    A friend

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