12/15/12 — Jesse Paul Shelton

Funeral services for Mr. Jesse Paul  Shelton, age 96, of Jacksonville, NC, formerly of Manchester, will be conducted  at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel  with Bro. Ronald Longmire and Bro. Gary Bell officiating. 

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial  Gardens with military honors. 

Visitation with the Shelton family will be from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM on  Friday, December 14 at the funeral home. 

Mr. Shelton passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Premier Nursing  and Rehabilitation in Jacksonville, NC.


Mr. Shelton was born in Rutherford  County, TN, the son of the late Waistal Watson and Annie Dera Oren Shelton.  He was a veteran of WWII, having  honorably served in the U.S. Army.  He was a member of the Manchester Cumberland Presbyterian  Church.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Shelton  was also preceded in death by his wife, Freddie Mae Wilhelm Shelton; four  sisters, Katie Pearl Welch, Maggie Ruth Shelton, Lucille Novello, and Rena  Shores; two brothers, his twin, Tommy Hall Shelton and Wayne  Shelton.


Mr. Shelton is survived by his  daughter, Paula (Otto) Daly of Jacksonville, NC; one son, Fred Shelton of  Nashville, TN; four grandchildren, Otto (Casey) Daly, IV of Boise, ID, Dr.  William (Lani) Daly of Jacksonville, NC, Elizabeth (Christopher) Severt of  Wilmington, NC, and Dr. Karen (David) Seymore of Morehead City, NC; five great  grandchildren, Zoe Marie Daly, Oliver Michael Daly, Keani Anderson, Jordan  LaFountain, and Davin Joe Seymore; and three brothers, William “Billy” Shelton,  Kendall Shelton, and James O. Shelton.


Memorial donations may be made to the  Wounded Warriors Fund or to your local DAV in Mr. Shelton’s  name.