Regina (Poteete) Shelton, age 56, of Del Rio, went home
to be with the Lord and Savior on September 29, 2012 at her home, surrounded by
her loved ones, following a lengthy illness.
She is survived by her husband of 38 years R. J. Shelton,
Jr. of the home; their two children and spouses Andrew Shelton (Jessica) of
Newport and Tina Self (Todd) of Hot Springs, North Carolina; three precious
grandchildren whom she dearly loved Hunter Shelton, Jennifer Self, and Jaylen
Self; very special niece and nephew Ruth Ann Poteete and Josh Messer; father
Frank Poteete; sister Kathy Jones; brother Mike Poteete (Donna); mother-in-law
Roella Mathis; brothers and sisters-in-law R. L. Shelton (Rodetta), Danny
Shelton (Dina), Darrell Shelton (Delores), Peggy Henderson (Randy), Margaret
McMahan, and Janet Hartsell Shelton, along with a host of nieces, nephews, and
She was preceded in death by her mother Ruth Poteete,
sister Joyce (Poteete) Ellison, maternal grandparents Bryan Rogers (Menella),
paternal grandparents Roy Lawson (Lillie), brother-in-law George W. Shelton and
father-in-law R. J. Shelton, Sr.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday,
October 2, 2012, at Piney Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Murr and Rev.
Dale Maloy officiating. Mrs. Shelton will lie in state from 1:00 p.m. at the
church. Interment will follow in the Shelton Cemetery (Stokely) in Del Rio.
The family received friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday,
October 1, 2012, at Brown Funeral Home.
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Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shelton