Betty Joann Shelton

  • Born: June 21, 1946
  • Died: January 24, 2018
  • Location: Central City, Kentucky

Tucker Funeral Home

113 North Third Street
Central City, KY 42330
Tel. 270.754.1551

Tribute & Message From The Family

CENTRAL CITY - Betty Joann Shelton, 71, of Central City, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 6:01AM at her home. Mrs. Shelton was born June 21, 1946, in Wheeling, WV to the late Harvey and Jeanette Paige of Wheeling, WV. She was united in marriage to Gaylord P. Shelton on January 21, 1990. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, loving mom, grandmother, and a wonderful aunt to a host of nieces and nephews. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Central City. She was preceded in death by three brothers, James "Pete" Paige, Robert Paige, and Kenneth Paige Sr.; and two sisters Missie Cornemma Turpin and Otine Paige.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 28 years, Gaylord Shelton; one daughter, Christine Wallace of West Virginia; three sons, Jimmy Paige, Clark Scott, and Carl Scott, all of West Virginia; sister-in-law Virginia Paige of Drakesboro; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 2:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Otis Cunningham officiating. Burial in West End Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 11:00AM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at