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Betty Ruth ‘Cricket’ Shelton

(WOODLAND) Betty Ruth “Cricket” Shelton, 85, of Woodland passed away Oct. 12, 2022, at home surrounded by family.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. at Freedom Harbor Church in Woodland.

She is survived by her two daughters, Laurie Ivey Wilkie (Tommy) of Woodland and Kathy Shelton (Greg) of Heflin; son, Jimmy Dean Shelton of Woodland; three sisters, Opal Gibbs (Kenneth), Elaine Thompson and Ellen Gay; brother, Lindsey Ivey (Vannessa); eight grandchildren, David (Stephanie), Steven (Christy), Jonathon (Ra’Veen), Christina, Chris, Cameron, Alex and Kayla; as well as 15 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy “Deago” Shelton; parents, Marvin and Hattie Ivey; five sisters and a brother; as well as several great-grandchildren.

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