Walter Eugene “Tuppie” Shelton
Walter Eugene “Tuppie” Shelton, age 88 of Penhook died Wednesday, March 4, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Shelton; brothers, Orelle “Popeye” Shelton, Ruben Shelton; and sisters, Marion Hutson and Helen Hedrick. Surviving are his wife, Nancy Saunders Shelton; daughters, Carolyn Poindexter, Ann Brodie, Eugenia Morrison and husband, Kenny; six grandchildren, Amanda Quarles (Rob Dickinson), Brian Quarles (Shay Waddle), Jason Palmer (wife, Kristina), Kristie Palmer (Carl Austin), Megan Morrison, Bryce Morrison; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Johnny Shelton; sisters, Dorothy Hedrick; Madeline Hubbard (Wendell); and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Shelton was a United States Navy Veteran and member of Museville Christian Church. Funeral services will be conducted from Museville Christian Church on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mike Finley and Rev. Thomas Kilian officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery (Golfers Crossing Drive, Penhook, Va.). His family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 at Museville Christian Church. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.