Theresa Diane Shelton

Theresa Diane Shelton

Theresa Diane Shelton, 64, of Pollock, passed from this life on Monday, January 6, 2020, at Hardtner Medical Center in Urania.

She was born January 20, 1955 in Harrisonburg to the union of her parents, Alton and Helen Johnson.

Theresa loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as playing on her phone, fishing and most importantly, taking care of others.

Services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8 from the sanctuary of Restoration Church (formerly Tullos United Pentecostal Church) in Tullos with the Revs. Elzie Johnson and Jerry Johnson officiating.

Interment followed in the Chickasaw Cemetery, east of Olla, under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia/Olla.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Johnson; her husband, Ronnie Shelton; brother, Lamar Johnson; and daughter-in-law, Christy Shelton.

Those left to cherish her memory are her two sons, Gleen Shelton (Ramona) and Allan Shelton; her daughter, Melissa Carter; her father, Alton Johnson; four sisters, Pamela Johnson, Robbin Johnson, Kathy Johnson and Debbie Johnson; grandchildren, Allyson Gable (Will), Joshua Shelton, Austin Shelton, Chelsey League (Chris), Rebecca Shelton, Kaitlin Shelton, Taylor Carter, Alexis Carter, Kristina Carter, Samantha Eastep, Tyler Short and Lauren Short; great-grandchildren, Dunkan Gable, Lily Gable, Christopher “Turtle” League, Domnik League, and Gwendalynn League.

Pallbearers were Fruit Taylor, Paul Shelton, Alan Carter, Shane Blake, Aaron Johnson and J. W. Summerall.

Honorary pallbearers included Rodger Franklin, Donnie Taylor and Justin Strong.

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