Billy Joe Shelton
Billy Joe Shelton, 90, of Wilburton, died on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at his residence.
The family will greet friends from 5 to 6 p.m. on Monday, November 26, 2018 at Jones-Harkins Funeral Home in Wilburton.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Jones-Harkins Funeral Home with Mike Pittman officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Wilburton.
Pallbearers will be Jody Green, John Fazekas, Kenny Fazekas, Don McClain, Jim Grego and Andrew Morris.
Billy was born on December 17, 1927 in Quinton, Oklahoma to Franklin Zebedee and Winfred Rosetta (Carroll) Shelton.
Billy married Oleta Joy (Brown) Shelton August 20, 1949 in Wilburton. He worked as a lineman for the local electric company.
Billy was a member of the Cedar Heights Church of Christ in Wilburton. He delighted in cattle ranching, wood working and he also served on the Latimer County West End Volunteer Fire Department Board.
Billy is survived by his wife, Oleta Shelton of the home; son, Joe Keith Shelton and wife Judy Ann Shelton of Wilburton; daughters, Joye Ann (Shelton) Hawkins of Calhoun, Georgia and Lesa Kay (Shelton) Reynolds and husband Daniel Keith Reynolds of Wilburton; a sister, Mary Zink of Wilburton; grandchildren, Brian Shelton, Michelle Gomez, Angie (Hawkins) Mauldin, Justin Hawkins, Daniel Joe Reynolds and Zach Reynolds; 7 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two sisters.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jones-Harkins Funeral Home in Wilburton, OK.
Published on November 26, 2018


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