Anita H. Shelton

September 30, 2018

ASHEVILLE – Anita H. Shelton, of Asheville, passed away at The Laurels of Green Tree Ridge on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Anita was a native of Oklahoma, the daughter of the late Howard H. and Stella Mae Harlson. She moved to Miami, Florida as a new bride and resided there until she and husband Richard Shelton, retired to Asheville in 1988. She was a registered nurse, a graduate of Miami Dade Community College’s Associate in Science in Nursing. Anita was a devoted member of the First Presbyterian Church of Weaverville, where she loved teaching a women’s Sunday School Class, as well as other Bible studies, after becoming a member there in 1989. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Richard. She is survived by her daughter, Janet Diecidue and husband Lou; son, Richard H. Shelton and wife Sue; grandson, Christopher Shelton and wife Olivia; granddaughter Jennifer Satterwhite; great-granchildren, Emma Marie and Ella Sue Satterwhite; brother, Howard Harlson and wife Barbara; three nieces and one nephew. A service of celebration of Anita’s life will be held Saturday October 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, Weaverville. Reverend Skip Gillikin will officiate. Burial will follow in West Memorial Park. Flowers are acceptable and appreciated. Those desiring to make a memorial contribution are encouraged to consider First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 247, Weaverville, NC 28787. For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Shelton’s obituary at
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