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Bertha Jane Banks Shelton

Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Jane Banks Shelton, age 83 of Manchester,
will be conducted at 2 PM on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Manchester
Funeral Home, with pastors, Mike Anderson and Danny Anderson, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hurricane Grove cemetery. Visitation with the
family will be held on Tues, March 2, from 5 – 9 PM at the funeral home.
Mrs. Shelton passed from this life on Sunday, February 28, at her
daughter’s home in Hillsboro after an extended illness.

Mrs. Shelton was born on May 9, 1937, to the late Jimmie Lee and Claty Lee
Arnold Anderson in Manchester. She was a beautician for many years, and she
attended the Hurricane Grove Baptist church. She loved gardening, sewing,
and cross stitching, making many quilts for her family. She was a member of
the women’s club in the Noah community where they made their “potato
necklaces”. Mrs. Shelton was a natural caretaker, caring for her three
husbands before their passing.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Shelton is preceded in death by her first
husband, Joe R. Banks; second husband, General Lee Yates; third husband,
Aaron Shelton; brothers, Grady Elroy Anderson, Dillard (Jean) Anderson,
Jerry (Shirley) Anderson; sister, Reba McGriff; brother-in-law, Randall
Gilley. She is survived by her children, Dennis E. Banks and his wife,
Gail, Donna J Brown and her husband, Charlie, and George E. Banks and his
wife, Tracey; brothers, Don Anderson and his wife, Linda, and Jimmy Lynn
Anderson and his wife, Dianne; sisters, Anna Jean Freeze and her husband,
Doug, and Annell Gilley; 13 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren, and 6
great-great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Jodie McGriff sister-in-law,
Virginia Anderson; several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

Due to the circumstances regarding Covid 19, the Shelton family is
requiring the wearing of masks and social distancing during your time of
visitation with them.

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Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shelton family.

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