Mark Stephen Shelton

Published 10:45 am Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mark Stephen Shelton, born January 8, 1960, son of The Rev. Clyde Shelton of Burkeville, and his mother the late Irene Shelton, passed away on April 4, 2018. Surviving are his father and stepmother, Valerie Fitts Shelton; his brothers, Byron (Angela); and Adam and April Shelton, a nephew and niece; and foster sister Melissa Evans. Mark was baptized in Alton Baptist Church, Alton, Virginia and attended Burkeville and Bagby Memorial Baptist Churches in Burkeville. Mark was a carpenter until 1984, when he suffered a grade-3 head trauma on April 29th. Mark was the inspiration for the Adult DDM Home in Farmville. After 23 years of home care, Mark became a resident of the Amelia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. The family wishes to commend Amelia Nursing Center for their compassionate care of Mark in the period that he was there.

Funeral services were conducted 2 p.m., Saturday, April 7th from Bagby Memorial Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. The family received friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at Jennings-McMillian Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Crewe. Donations may be made to Bagby Memorial Baptist Church, Burkeville Baptist Church or the DDM Home in Farmville, C/O Jean Fowlkes 1215 Grape Lawn Rd., Burkeville, VA 23922

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