Mrs. Ruth Darden Smith Shelton, age 92, of LaGrange, passed away on January 11, 2018 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. Funeral services for Mrs. Shelton will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Teaver Road Baptist Church. Family will receive friends on Saturday at the church from 1:00 pm until service hour. Interment will follow at Hillview Annex.
Mrs. Shelton was born on March 18, 1925 in LaGrange to the late James A. Smith and Nannie Elizabeth Hanson Smith. She was the oldest Charter Member of Teaver Road Baptist and retired from Duracell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James M. Shelton; son and daughter in law, Robert Hanson ‘Bobby” Moore and Patricia Moore; son in law, Larry P. Webb.
Survivors include her daughter, Libby Webb of LaGrange; brother, Charles Smith and his wife Becky of LaGrange; sister, Mary Jim Carter and her husband Warner of LaGrange; 4 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and extended family.