Cecelia King Shelton

cecelia shelton
Cecelia King Hensley Shelton, 55, of 667 Starnes Cove Road, Asheville, died Friday, November 9, 2001, at the Hospice Solace Center.

Mrs. Shelton was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Cecil and Mary Geneva Wyatt King. She was a registered nurse and had worked both at private duty and in hospitals.

She was a loving wife and mother and is survived by her husband of 28 years, Mitchell Ben Shelton; her children, Tammy Stewart of Asheville; Furman “Pete” Hensley and his wife Wendy of Asheville, Kevin Hensley and his wife Gina of Leicester, Steve Hensley and his wife Marie of Fairview, Regina Hall and her husband John, and Wade, Richard, Cathy, Charlie, Mike, Carrie and Debbie; one sister, Jan Burleson of Brookley Center, MN; 23 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm Sunday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Craig Walker officiating.

Her family will receive friends immediately following the service and request that memorials be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in your time of grief.

    steve shelton & family

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