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Lemuel Shelton

May 16, 1949 — September 26, 2022

Borger

Lemuel Mathew Shelton, 73, passed away Monday, September 26, 2022.

Graveside services will be held at 2 pm on Friday, September 30, 2022, in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Lemuel was born May 16, 1949, in Borger to William Delmar Shelton and Opal Aileen Wilkinson Shelton.  He began working in the oilfield for Service Drilling at the age of 17, and he continued to pursue a career in the oil industry for the rest of his life.  Lemuel enjoyed working in the yard, his vegetable garden, building things and reading, especially Louis L’Amour books.  Nothing brought more joy to his life than his grandkids.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Opal Shelton; and sister, Peggy Burks.

Survivors include his wife, Gina of Borger; son, Lemuel David Shelton and Natalie Haynes of Borger; daughter, Marcy Jiles and husband Tony of Amarillo;  grandchildren, Chelsea Grizzle, Lauren Shelton, Stephen Shelton, Kyndall Fleetwood, Griffin Francis and wife Samantha, Jake Shelton;  numerous great grandchildren; brothers, Sam Shelton and wife Carolyn of Fritch, Bill Shelton and wife Linda of Fritch, Joe Shelton and wife Sue of Borger; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family.

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Friday, September 30, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Westlawn Memorial Park Borger, Minton Memorial Chapel, Texas

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