From our February 1, 2001, edition.


Funeral services for Cecil Holt Shelton, age 83, of Vidor, were held Wednesday, January 24, 2001, at 11:30 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Vidor, Texas.  Additional services were held Saturday, January 27, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. at the North Amarillo Church of Christ with Glen Walton, minister, Dale Pearson, and Curtis Camp officiating.  Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc. of Clarendon.

Mr. Shelton died January 22, 2001 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor.  He was a native of Ladonia, Texas.  He was a preacher with Church of Christ in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee, and Colorado.  He was also a truck driver with Amarillo Hardware Co.,

He was preceded in death by his step father, Lon Tucker; father, George Shelton; and mother, Arkie Shelton.

Survivors include his wife, Polly Shelton of Vidor; one son, James Marshall Shelton of Amarillo; one daughter, Velma Anderson of Vidor; one brother, Derl Tucker of Sherman; one sister, Betty Sandridge of Tulsa, OK; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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