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Interment following funeral service

St. Mary's CME Church
Saturday November 9th, 2019

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Funeral Service

Oaklawn Memorial Gardens
Saturday November 9th, 2019

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Initia Ann Shelton

Initia Ann Shelton, was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend passed peacefully into eternal life, on Monday November 4, 2019.

“I have lived seemingly just a moment, and now my life is gone away, but o’ someday we’ll meet again, in a land that will lend a day.”


Initia who was affectional known as “Nish”, was born on May 24, 1949 to the late Cleo W. Reynolds. Nish graduated from the White County Training School. She was employed at White County Medical Hospital where she worked over 25 years as a Certified Dietary Manager.


She was proceeded in death by her mother, Cleo Reynolds, and brothers, Henry M. Clay Sr. and John R. Reynolds.


Nish leaves to cherish her memory, sons, Roland E. Reynolds Sr. and Jason C. Shelton; Sister-in-law, Ladonna M. Clay, Grandchildren: Rashad Brown, Kamaree Reynolds, Roland E. Reynolds Jr., Taryn Mead, Malaky Shelton, Caris Shelton; Great-grandchildren: Carter Mitchell, Londin Brown, Logan Brown and Chikere Brown, Nieces: Lana Williams, Paula Cleveland, Aubla Clay and Tynisha Reynolds. Nephews: Henry Clay Jr., Eric Clay, Quinton Dew, and Kewain Reyn-olds, Best Friend, Jeanette Williams and a host of great nieces, neph-ews, cousins and friends. She will be greatly missed by all.

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A candle was lit in memory of Initia Shelton

Addie Banks Nov 11 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Initia Shelton

Decembercapri@yahoo.com Nov 10 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry, Roland, to hear of your Mother's passing. Have very fond memories of her and her presence in the neighborhood.

Mary F. Dunn Nov 9 2019 12:00 AM

A sympathy gift was ordered on November 8, 2019

Aubla, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Praying for friends to comfort you, faith to uphold you, and loving memories to help you smile.May God Bless you always. Sincerely, Aramark at BUMC-Nutrition Svcs.

Expression of Sympathy Nov 8 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Initia Shelton

Glenda Green Nov 7 2019 12:00 AM

Rest in love and peace "Nishy-Poo"....thanks for all the meals...especially the seafood salad and the cornbread salad.
Praying for Roland, Jason and family.
Pastor William & Mrs. Debora Gant

Debora Gant Nov 7 2019 12:00 AM