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Joyce Shelton

March 11, 1949 — September 26, 2021

Joyce Leatherwood Shelton 72, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones on Sunday, September 26, 2021

Joyce was born March 11, 1949. She was the daughter of Pauline Leatherwood McKay and Herman Coolidge Leatherwood. Joyce was raised in Prince Edward County, where she later raised her 3 children, Jody Hobgood (Gus) of Meherrin, Jay Shelton (Nancy) of Farmville, and John Shelton (Cathie) of Farmville. Joyce had much love for her 5 grandchildren Amanda (Kyle) Sealey, Justin Shelton, Quentin Hobgood, Rachel Hobgood and Sydney Shelton. Joyce also had a special place in her heart for her 2 great-granddaughters Adira and Celia Sealey.  Joyce worked for Hampden-Sydney Dining Services and for Brookview Lodge as a cook for 23 years. Joyce was very fond of all of her animals, especially her dog Sugar. She is preceded in death by both parents and her stepfather, Martin Lester  McKay. Special thanks to all the nurses at The Woodland Nursing and Rehab.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 2:00PM in Trinity Memorial Gardens. Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Trinity Memorial Gardens

, Rice, VA 23966

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