Shirley Shelton Plunkett, 70, of Pittsburg, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, May 13, in Lindale, TX surrounded by her family and loved ones. Shirley was born October 24, 1946, in Pittsburg, Texas the daughter of R.O. Shelton and Gwendolyn Shelton. She married Don L. Plunkett of Louisiana in 1962 and they had two children, Raymond and Donna Plunkett. Shirley became a Licensed Vocational Nurse in 1979 and worked for Dr. G.A. Fuller in Pittsburg. She was a member of Pine Baptist Church and Fellowship Baptist Church. Shirley was a mother and nurse at heart, for she loved to help and take care of family and friends. She will be greatly missed by anyone who knew her.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, R.L. Shelton, and husband, Don L. Plunkett. She is remembered and loved by her son Raymond Plunkett and his wife, Jennifer Plunkett; by her daughter Donna Plunkett; four grandchildren, Alex Alonso, Madison Plunkett, Mason Plunkett and Carson Plunkett; three sisters, Betty London, Sondra Mears, Sharon Matthews; two brothers, Neal Shelton and David Shelton and a blessing of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, May 15, from 6-8 pm, at Erman Smith Funeral Home, Pittsburg. Graveside Services will held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11am at Crossroads Cemetery in Pittsburg, TX with Bro. Kyle Smith officiating. Fellowship Baptist Church and Pine Baptist Church will host a luncheon for the family afterwards.
Pallbearers are Robert Shelton, Raymond Shelton, Jacob Shelton, Jason Beckham, Shane Mears, Steven Davis, Mark Davis and Robert Plunkett.