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Remembering the Life of

January 31, 1961 - October 22, 2023

Mark Shelton

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Burial Location:

Lincoln Cemetery

552 Corders Crossroads Rd, Fayetteville, TN 37334

Jeffery Mark Shelton, age 62, of Fayetteville, TN passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2023 at Lincoln Medical Center. He was born on January 31, 1961, son of the late Oliver Lee Shelton and Sarah Juell Pitts Shelton.

Mark was a 1979 graduate of Flintville High School. He was a master welder for heavy artillery equipment, and he worked with the Federal Department of Defense Contractors in support of Army readiness for both US and Foreign Allies. Mark traveled and worked on armored vehicles at US military bases and overseas bases in Germany, Iraq, and Kuwait. He was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. In his spare time, Mark enjoyed gardening, fishing, and canoeing. He also volunteered as a baseball and assistant football coach at South Lincoln School.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Gerald Lee Shelton, Dennis Boyd Shelton and Jacky Shelton and great nephew, Zack Simmons.

Mr. Shelton is survived by his wife of 42 years: Vonnie Hightower Shelton; daughter: Jada Miranda Shelton (Marc Carr); sons: Daniel (Kecia) Shelton and Brandon Shelton; grandchildren: Sariah Shelton, Madison Shelton, M.J. Carr and Rivers Shelton; sisters: Bennie McGee and Becky (Ron) Shockley; brothers: Harold (Kathy) Shelton and Randall (Gayle) Shelton; as well as many nieces and nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, October 29, 2023, in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Eric Lones officiating. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Jeffery Mark Shelton.

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