HAROLD LUTHER "JACK" SHELTON, 85, of Ranger, TX passed
away March 24, 2012 in Ranger, with burial at Lawnhaven
Memorial Gardens in San Angelo, TX.
Mr. Shelton was born Oct. 22, 1926 in Ranger to Luther
Shelton & Mabel Calvert. He attended Ranger High School
in the Class of 1944 and served in the U.S. Army during
WWII. He married Mildred “Jean” Cole in Strawn in 1945.
He was a mechanic, a Baptist and a member of the Strawn
He was preceded in death by a son, Jake Cole Shelton in
1994 as well as two sisters; Virginia Dameon Shelton and
Deola Shelton (both of RHS-1930).
Survivors include his wife; Marj Lamb, Kay Scibek, Sue
Curtis and George Anna Smith.
WIFE: MILDRED JEAN COLE SHELTON, 90, went home to Heaven
and the arms of her husband and son.
Mildred was born Feb. 9, 1928 in Strawn, TX to Edward
Leonard & Lula Pearl Sandlin Cole and grew up in the
Strawn area. In May of 1945, she married Harold Luther
“Jack” Shelton (RHS-1944) and spent the next 66 years
by his side until his death in 2012. Mildred was a
bookkeeper and loved working with people. She was a
member of the Eastern Star and a Baptist. She was a
very well put together lady, always looking her best.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Jack,
her only child, a son, Jack Cole Shelton who passed
away 1994. Mildred was the youngest of 13 children
who have all preceded her in death. She was also
preceded in death by a beloved niece Kay Scibek.
She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and a
host of loving friends.