Born Feb. 28, 1948, in Stephens County, she was a daughter of the late John D. and Edith Rickman Hulsey. She was of the Baptist faith and had retired from Coats & Clark after 32 years.
She was preceded in death by a brother, William Winford Hulsey.
Family members include: daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila Craig Shedd and Brad of Lakemont and Kristy Craig Gordon and Arvid of Tiger; sons and daughter-in-law, William Kevin Craig and Holly, Dustin Arthur Shelton, and Patrick Cody Shelton, all of Toccoa; a daughter, Pam Shelton Beesaw of Toccoa; a son, Joe Shelton Jr. of Toccoa; sisters, Frances Bramlett, Martha Hill, both of Toccoa, and Mary Watkins of Martin; a brother, Carnegie Hulsey of Toccoa; 16 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Nov. 23 at Whitlock Mortuary in Toccoa with the Rev. Bruce Moore officiating. Burial followed at Roselane Cemetery.
Joey Bramlett, Chris Reid, Lance Gardner, Cale Watkins, Charles Gordon, Dalton Shedd and Jeremy Bramlett served as pallbearers.
Whitlock Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.whitlockmortuary.net.
The Clayton Tribune, Dec. 1, 2011