Patricia Ann Shelton

December 12, 1937 - August 20, 2010
Patricia Ann Shelton

Patricia Ann Shelton of Carolina Beach died Friday, August 20, 2010, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Born in Sanford, NC, she was a daughter of the late George Howard Laposay. She was also predeceased by her first husband Clifton Leo Jenkins.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Shelton of Carolina Beach; her mother, Etta Douglas Laposay, of Sanford, NC; one son, Clifton Leo Jenkins, Jr. of Wilmington, NC; four daughters, Connie Coley of Goldsboro, NC, Kathy Marie Hollingsworth, of Manchester, NH, Pamela Baker and husband, Richard of Clearwater,FL, Lena Jane Maggard and husband, William of Wilmington,NC; one brother, George Howard Laposay, Jr. and wife, Diane of Warrington, VA; 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; and her loving pets Cocoa, Buddy, and Doe Doe.

Graveside services will be held 11 AM Tuesday, August 24, 2010, at Wilmington National Cemetery with Rev. Jean Hall officiating.

Pallbearers will be Clifton Leo Jenkins Jr., Clifton Nichlos Jenkins, William Howard Maggard, and Victor Dale Sullivan.

Visitation will be Monday, August 23, 2010, from 6-8 PM at Wilmington Burial and Cremation.

Please share memories and condolences to the family at

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • December 12, 2022
    Kathy M Jenkins says:
    Happy birthday mom, you'd be shocked by the way your children act! I love and miss you.

  • August 14, 2022
    Lena anderson says:
    Mom it's been the hardest 12 yrs I've ever had 8-20-2010 I miss you every day there's a hole in my heart God gained an angel

  • December 07, 2018
    Kathy jenkins says:
    Almost birthday time, mama I love you happy birthday Merry Christmas and much love , your daughter Kathy marie

  • March 08, 2022
    Kathy M Jenkins says:
    Mom, iv been home 14 months now, id give most anything for you to be here! I'm sure things would be different...I love you so much, miss you and daddy...I know your here in spirit..

  • August 21, 2021
    Lena Anderson says:
    Mom today is 11 yrs an it gets no easier for me I miss you so much I know you dancing in the heavenly choir, I love you always your appy