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Sara Jeanette (Kitchens) Shelton

July 13, 1931 ~ August 20, 2021 (age 90)

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Taylor Funeral Home of Gibson announces the death and funeral services of Mrs. Sara Jeanette Shelton, age 90 of Gibson who died Friday afternoon August 20, 2021, in the Gibson Health and Rehab Center.
Funeral services will be held 2:00PM Tuesday, August 24, 2021, in Bethel United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Sutphin officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers will be Josh Davis, John Zimmerman, Jeff Davis, Charles Reese, Alston Brassell, and David Usry.

A native of Stapleton Mrs. Shelton was a daughter of the late Frank Kitchens & Eula Newman Kitchens. She retired after many years of service as a Seamstress from Stapleton Garment.

Because of the family’s respect and concern for public health and safety during this COVID-19 pandemic, the family requests that social distancing and other safety precautions be followed.  The wearing of face masks is strongly encouraged during any gathering.  

Sara was preceded in death by her parents, husband Daniel Shelton, son, Donald Shelton, daughter, Joanne Palmer, grandchildren, Dana Palmer, and Brandon Palmer. She is survived by, her daughter, Dianne (Jeff) Davis, of Gibson, grandchildren, Brandi, Amy (Clinton), Danny, Serena(John), Ashley(Jason), Josh(Stacy), Hollie, Heather(Brandi), Raven(Pablo), Paisley, Presley Anne, Fynnley, 18 great grandchildren, sister Rubye Reese, brother Lamar Kitchens, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The Shelton family will receive friends on Monday, August 23, 2021, from 6:00PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. 

The family respectfully asks that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made directly to Taylor Funeral Home, 57 College Place, Gibson, GA 30810 to help with expenses.

You may sign the family’s personal guestbook online at www.taylorfhlouisville.com

Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Gibson is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Sara Jeanette (Kitchens) Shelton, please visit our floral store.


August 23, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Taylor Funeral Home-Gibson
57 College Place
Gibson, Georgia 30810

Funeral Service
August 24, 2021

2:00 PM
Bethel United Methodist Church
4277 Bethel Church Road
Gibson, Georgia 30810

Video is available for this event

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