LaDonna Jean Shelton, age 85, of Kuttawa, Kentucky, passed away at 12:46 A.M. Thursday, May 12, 2022 at her home.
LaDonna was born in Metropolis, Illinois on Monday, April 5, 1937 to John and Colleen Emery. She was a wonderful, kind hearted woman who was a loving wife, mom, grandmother and “g-nanny”.
Mrs. Shelton is survived by her husband of 65 years, Donald Edward Shelton; her daughters, Marla Higgins (Gale) and Patricia Henry (Mark), all of Paducah, Kentucky; her brother, whom she raised like a son, at the passing of their mother, Tom Emery (Linda) of Paducah; her grandsons, Dane Higgins (Casee), Logan Henry and Casey Higgins (Kelsey); her great granddaughters, Paisley Higgins, Addie Higgins and Brinley Higgins.
Mrs. Shelton was preceded in death by her parents, John Lewis Emery and Colleen Pansy Rushing Emery; an infant brother.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 P.M. Monday, May 16, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Larry Davidson and Dr. Bob Whittier officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Kenton Cemetery.
Visitation will be private.
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