DREW — Graveside services for Willie Shelton, 82, of Drew, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Drew Cemetery, with the Rev. Jimmy Sanders officiating. He died Sept. 9, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville.
He is survived by his sons, Johnny Sanders, Johnny Lee Sanders, Eddie Lee Sanders, Melvin Sanders, Jimmy Sanders, Robert Lee Baymon, Robert Earl Sanders and J.C. Baymon, all of Houston, Texas, and Parris Sanders, of Tupelo; daughters, Bobbie Jean Shelton, Margaret Sanders and Johnnie Ruth Sanders, all of Drew; brothers, Billy Johnson and Drevis Brown, both of Detroit; sisters, Joe Ann Johnson and Bettie Sykes, both of Detroit; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.