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Nancy Astin Shelton

December 9, 1943 ~ March 31, 2021 (age 77)


Nancy Astin Shelton, 77, of 625 Westview Drive, Danville VA died Wednesday 3/31/21 at Sovah Health in Danville VA.  She is predeceased by her parents Louise Drake Smith and Charles W. Astin, Danville VA, and her late husband E. Dwayne Shelton of Danville VA.

Nancy lived her entire life in Danville VA.  She worked for Tultex Corporation for over 20 years as the store manager in Danville VA and then retired while managing the Roxboro NC store.  She also served many years on the Board of Elections.

Nancy enjoyed reading murder mysteries, playing the piano, painting and watching jeopardy every night and she always knew the answers.  Nancy had a strong faith and enjoyed donating her time and serving the church.  She was a long-time member of Burton Memorial Presbyterian Church and Unity Presbyterian Church.  Nancy had a quick wit and a very compassionate spirit.  She had the kind of heart who always saw the best in everyone she met.  She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed.

 Survivors include a daughter, Holly Shelton Riddle (Stephen) of Clayton NC; a son, Mark R Shelton (Kelsey) of Danville; 2 grandchildren, Luke Shelton, Hutson Shelton, a brother-in-law, Vincent Shelton (Bobbi), two nephews; and numerous friends and acquaintances.

A graveside service will be conducted on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Danville Memorial Gardens 510 Church Ave, Danville, VA 24541, with Reverend Robert Hicks officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Unity Presbyterian Church 835 Franklin Tpke Danville VA 24540 or Danville Life Saving Crew, 202 Christopher Lane, Danville, VA, 24541.

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Graveside Service
April 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Danville Memorial Gardens 510 Church Ave, Danville, VA

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