Memorial services for Earnest William Shelton will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023, 1:00 PM at Christian Outreach Ministry with Pastor Carolyn Hicks officiating. Earnest went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 24, 2022 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 72.
Earnest was born January 22, 1950, to L. T. and Ela Mae (Johnson) Shelton in OKC, Oklahoma. He met and married the love of his life Ruthie Lois. They made their home in Hugo, Oklahoma. Earnest loved to play dominoes and attend family reunions. He loved to party.
He is preceded in death by his parents, L.T. and Ela Shelton; his wife, Ruthie; one sister, Hannah Lee Dangerfield; stepsisters, Angela Pyles and Arnetta McGee; stepbrother, Clyde Bean.
Earnest is survived by sisters, Sherrie Carlisle, Michelle Shelton, Barbara Bean, Gracie Carter; Louetta Parker, Lillian Shelton, Christine Bean; stepsons, John McGee and Malcom McGee; two aunts, JoAnn Show of Tulsa, OK and Hattie Knox of Sapulpa, OK; nieces and nephews, Donald Dangerfield of Hugo, OK, Sharon Martin of Oklahoma City, OK, George Webb of Grant, OK, Corey Webb of El Paso, TX, Tikia Webb of Houston, TX, D'andre and Olivia Dangerfield of Ada, OK, Kenneth Shelton of Hugo, OK, Valerie Shelton of Hugo, OK, Michael Johnson of Paris, TX, Rodisha Johnson of Paris, TX, Daunte and Aishia Dangerfield of Oklahoma City, OK, Dwight Dangerfield of Paris, TX.
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