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Mary Lou Peacock Shelton, 78, of Salisbury, NC, peacefully passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Magnolia Gardens Extended Care Community.
Mary was born December 8, 1939 in Salisbury, NC to late Phillip Peacock and Barbara Norman Peacock. She attended Boyden High and later worked in customer service for many years. Mary enjoyed shopping, was a member of the Welcome Wagon in Statesville, and also a member of numerous bowling leagues.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Thomas Shelton Sr.
Mary is survived by her daughters, Melissa Green of Ossian, IN and Laura Shelton of Rocky Mount, NC; son, Thomas Shelton, Jr. of Burgaw, NC; grandchildren, Scott Green, Zach Greyson, Emily Green, Allison Hooker, and Phillip Weaver; 6 siblings, Barbara Korteling, Phyllis Miller, Katherine Loan, Norma Peacock, Nancy Bluett, and William Peacock.
There will be a memorial service held at the Salisbury National Cemetery on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 2 PM, where Mary will be laid to rest with her husband.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Carolina Cremation is assisting the Shelton family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.