Clifford Shelton, son of Edgar Shelton and Zora Bruce Shelton, was born Jan. 13, 1920, at Eddyville, Ky., and died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Dexter.
On Jan. 29, 1946, he was united in marriage to Ruth Boyle, and she preceded him in death on April 30, 1988.
He had been a retired truck driver and served in World War II. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his sister, Geneva Smith of Bernie; one sister-in-law, Patsy Shelton of Malden; three nephews, Mike Shelton and wife Diane and Tim and Kelli Shelton, all of Malden, and Jerry Smith of Dexter; also other nephews, nieces, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one son; and one brother.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, at Landess Funeral Chapel in Malden.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at Landess Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jim Hoyt officiating.
Interment followed in Bernie Cemetery.