Betty Shelton

PRINCETON — Betty Shelton, 83, passed away at her daughter’s home surrounded by family, on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.

She was born Nov. 30, 1937 in Birmingham, Alabama to Fred J. Turman and Martha (Waldroup) Medford.

She was a member of Bethel Memorial Church where she loved and enjoyed her brothers and sisters in Christ. She also enjoyed her Red Hat Society in the years she could attend. She is at her forever home now with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Everyone that knew her, loved her and her beautiful smile. She was greatly loved and will be missed by many special friends and family.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Teresa Dersch (Hank) of Princeton and Cindy Miller (Mitch) of Patoka; grandson, Ryan Joseph Dersch (Ashley); great-grandchildren, Grayson Dersch and Addison Joy Dersch; and brother, Fred Randall Turman.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband of almost 60 years, William “Bill” Shelton in 2016.

Funeral service is at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 at Bethel Memorial Church in Princeton, officiated by Pastor Kevin Wilson. Interment follows at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until the hour of service Monday at Bethel Memorial Church.

The family thanks to Intrepid Hospice for their loving care and support during this time, and thanks mom’s special friends, who loved her dearly.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Memorial Church, 1520 South Main St., Princeton, IN 47670. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shelton family.


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