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Ralph E. Shelton

Published: 09/06/2013

Ralph E. Shelton, age 72, of Newport, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jerlo and Iva Shelton, brother I. J. Shelton, sister-in-law Elizabeth Shelton, brother and sister-in-law Robert and Ida Shelton, brothers-in-law Oscar Waddell and Ray Bowers, niece Karen Parks, father-in-law Monroe Holt, mother-in-law Leona Worley, and sister-in-law Imogene Worley.

He is survived by his wife Glenna Ruth Shelton of Newport, sons and daughters-in-law Craig and Donna Shelton of Parrottsville and Michael and Tammy Shelton of Talbot; brother and sister-in-law Otis and Patsy Shelton of Greeneville; sisters and brothers-in-law Zollie and Ray Mills of Knoxville; Nora and J. H. Gregg of Parrottsville; sister Ida Ruth Bowers of Greeneville; grandchildren Devin Shelton of Newport; Alan Shelton of Kentucky; step-granddaughters Krystalyn Shelton of North Carolina and Rebekah Cody of Talbott; step-grandson Brayden Cuadras of Talbot; also several nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2013, in Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Jennings officiating. Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 7, 2013, in Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:008:00 p.m. Friday at Manes Funeral Home prior to the funeral services.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge

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