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Louise Wilkins Monette Shelton

SoVaNow.com / April 12, 2010
Louise Wilkins Monette Shelton of 135 N Corners Parkway, Cumming, Ga. died Thursday, April 8, 2010 at her home. Born in Halifax County on July 22, 1924, she was 85 at the time of her death. She was a retired broker with the J. W. Shelton Auction & Realty Co. and a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Shelton is survived by two sons, Robert W. Monette of Atlanta, and Dan C. Monette of Chesterfield and a brother, Bailey Wilkins of Amherst, 29 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, L. C. Monette and her second husband, J. W. Shelton and her parents, W.W. Wilkins Sr. and Eva Byerley Wilkins.

A graveside service for Mrs. Shelton will be conducted on Monday, April 12 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church cemetery with Rev. R. A Henderson officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church.

The family requests that those wishing to give memorials please consider The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P. O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or online at http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org.

On-line condolences may be made at http://www.brooksfhinc.com.

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