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Theresa Dalton Shelton

June 23, 1928 — October 16, 2023



Theresa Dalton Shelton passed from this life on October 16, 2023 at The Neighborhood Assisted Living Facility in Somerset, Kentucky.

Theresa was the daughter of the late Eddie and Della Tarter Dalton of Somerset, Kentucky. She married her college sweetheart, Eugene Shelton, and he preceded her in death.

Theresa is survived by her sister, Priscilla Dalton Kinch and the following nephews: David Dalton, Wendell Neeley, Eddie Lewis (Susan Jones) Dalton, Andrew ( Brittany Woodall) Kinch and special great nephew and niece Andrew Dalton Kinch and Harper Meredith Kinch.

Theresa is also survived by the following in-laws: Tom (Sharon) Shelton and Allene Floyd Dalton.

In addition to the deaths of her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Odessa Dalton Neeley and husband Claude, Ervin (Pad) Dalton and wife, Thelma Pierce Dalton, Lervie Dalton, brother-in-law, Marvin Kinch and her nephew Gary Dalton and in-laws: Irene Cooper, Bill Shelton, Donald Shelton, Ruth Shelton Frey and Clairene Shelton Starnes.

Theresa was a graduate of Nancy High School and Eastern Kentucky University where she earned a Bachelor's Degree of Education, Master's and Rank 1 in Library Science. She retired as Librarian at Somerset High School and was an avid bridge player.

A graveside service next to her husband, Eugene, will be held on October 20, 2023 at 1:00 PM in the Highlands Cemetery at Williamsburg, Kentucky. 

The family would like to express their thanks to Sharon Reynolds and staff at The Neighborhood for their loving care of Theresa for the last 10 years. 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Pulaski County Public Library Children's Garden, 304 South Main Street, Somerset, KY, 42501 or the donor's charity of choice in memory of Theresa Daulton Shelton.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements. 

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