Dorothy Dowdy Shelton age 86 of Norfolk, Virginia formerly of Cedar Bluff, Virginia passed away Friday, April 29, 2016. Born May 22, 1929 in Tazewell County she was the daughter of the late Robert Dowdy, Sr. and Susan Allene Johnson. She was a member of the Hill Creek Holiness Church.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley Shelton, three sons, William Daniel Shelton, Jack Charles Shelton, James Arvil Shelton; one grandson, James Arvil Shelton, Jr.; six brothers, Elroy Dowdy, Albert Dowdy, Robert Dowdy, Jr., Melvin Dowdy, Ermil Dowdy, Ed Dowdy; ten sisters, Ruth Murray, Marie Harper, Nanny Perkins, Blanche Holloway, Maggie Rogers, Edna Dowdy, Roberta Dowdy, Alberta Dowdy, Alice Richmond, Mary Bailey.
She is survived by two daughters, Esther Faye Shelton of Norfork, Virginia; Vonnie Patton and husband David of Norfork, Virginia; sister, Beular Addison of Woodbridge, Virginia; brother Victor Dowdy and wife Sue of Raven, Virginia; eight grandchildren also survive.
The family will receive friends after 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff, Virginia.
Funeral services for Dorothy Dowdy Shelton will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel at Cedar Bluff, Virginia with Rev. Tim Lester and Rev. Larry Ball officiating. Burial will be 2:00 P.M Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in the Shelton Family Cemetery at Raven, VA.
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Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Shelton family.