John Leland "Johnny" SheltonJuly 24th, 2020
John Leland "Johnny" Shelton, age 69, of Jefferson City, died Thursday, July 16, 2020, at his home. He was born on April 6, 1951 in Quitman County, Miss. Survivors include his daughters, Latasha Miller (Shelby), Jonalyn Shelton and Christie Shelton (Tim); sisters, Linda Thompson and Rhonda Thompson; brothers, Leon Thompson (Diane), Kenneth Thompson (Marie); 10 grandchildren; a loving friend, Tracee Hayden and her son Tremarius Rayford; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony Shelton; his mother, Virginia Thompson; his father, George Shelton; and his sisters, Leathoial Benson and Alice Wade. Family and friends will be received from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Home Going Celebration will be held at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Ernett Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy be made to the Boy Scouts of America. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.