Laura R. Chamberlain Shelton, 58, of Murphy passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 in a Murphy hospital from kidney failure. She was a native of Elmira, New York, but lived in Sarasota, Florida. Her and her husband owned Tree Trimming & Removal Service for more than 26 years. Laura enjoyed visiting flea markets, attending auctions, and riding her motorcycle down the strip at the beach. She enjoyed gambling and had a favorite seat at several casinos. Laura also enjoyed fishing with her husband. Following the death of her husband, she moved to Murphy in 2015 to be close to family.
She was the daughter of Betty Chamberlain Brown of Murphy and the late Wendell Chamberlain and the wife of the late Wayne Shelton, who died in 2015. She was also preceded in death by siblings, Butch Brown and Carolyn Jones.
Surviving, in addition to her mother, are a sister, Dee Kevas and husband, Ken of Murphy; a brother, Keith Chamberlain and wife, Cathy of Dunnellon, Florida; six nephews, Brian Kevas, Tracey Brown, Chris Baker, Cameron Killian, Kevin Kevas, and Tim Hedrick; and three nieces, Samantha Chamberlain, Heather Brown, and Skye Kevas.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Laura R. Chamberlain Shelton to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Dept., 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 or www.kidney.org.
Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of arrangements.
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