Joseph Grandy Shelton
was born circa 1883 at Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas
. He was the son of Richard Preston Shelton
and Margaret "Maggie" Grandy
. Joseph Grandy Shelton married Annie Knox Shell
, daughter of John English "Jack" Shell
and Harriet "Hattie" Jane Knox
, on 27 December 1916 at Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas
. Joseph Grandy Shelton died on 6 August 1970 at Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas
. He was buried on 8 August 1970 at Oakland Cemetery, Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas
. He was New Tag Obituary from the Saturday 8 August 1970 Arkansas Gazette:
"Joe G. Shelton, Sr. Of Monticello Dies
MONTICELLO - Joe G. Shelton, Sr., age 87, of Monticello, a retired merchant, died Thursday.
An elder of the First Presbyterian Church, he was a Mason, a former city alderman here and a director of the Commercial Loan and Trust Company. He was a lifelong resident of Monticello and was in the mercantile and grocery business 43 years before his retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Annie Shell Shelton; three sons, Jack Shelton of Little Rock; Dr. Joe Shelton of Ashdown and Richard Shelton of Stuttgart; a sister, Mrs. Anna Riddle of California; two brothers, Hulbert and Cordell Shelton, both of Monticello, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Stephenson Funeral Chapel here. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery."
On 8 August 1970 at Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas