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Emma Orena Shelton

March 21, 1935 ~ March 11, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Emma Shelton Obituary

Emma Orena (Garner) Shelton, 88, of Centerville, Ohio, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2024, in her home.

Orena was born in Jellico TN. to James and Rebecca Garner on March 21, 1935.  She moved to Dayton Ohio with her family at the end of WWII and later graduated from Kiser High School in 1953.  She married Willie Hubert Shelton on September 17th, 1955.  She worked in public service for most of her professional life, first with the Montgomery County Ohio Planning Commission, then for Miami Township, Ohio. 

Orena is preceded in death by her husband and 8 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her daughter Shirley (Shelton) Keske and husband Arthur, and her son Will (Buddy) Shelton and wife Stacey; 7 grandchildren; Jason Keske, Kevin Keske, Brian Keske, Julie (Shelton) Ramos, Paige Shelton, Braden Shelton, Andrew Shelton; 2 great-grandchildren, Katherine Keske and Sophia Keske.

Casket bearers will be Jason Keske, Kevin Keske, Brian Keske, Braden Shelton, Andrew Shelton, and Will Shelton.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, March 15, 2024, at the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn, OH 45324. The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M., until the time of service, Pastor Derek Trenum of Victory Church, officiating. Burial to follow at Mount Zion Park Cemetery, Beavercreek, OH. Arrangements in care of Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, Fairborn, Ohio.

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Ohio Hospice of Dayton for their care and encouragement.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Ohio Hospice of Dayton at 

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March 15, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Belton-Stroup Funeral Home
422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Fairborn, OH 45324

Funeral Service
March 15, 2024

1:00 PM
Belton-Stroup Funeral Home
422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Fairborn, OH 45324

March 15, 2024

2:30 PM
Mount Zion Park Cemetery
27 S Fairfield Road
Beavercreek, OH 45440


Ohio's Hospice of Dayton "Hospice of Dayton"
324 Wilmington Ave, Dayton OH 45420
Tel: 1-937-256-4490


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