Shirley Ann Shelton

Shirley was born, July 24th 1947. She passed in the early hours of July 12, 2019. Shirley is preceded in death by her husband Charles M. Shelton, brother George Foutz and sister Barbara Beach. She is survived by her daughter Julie Ann Lilly and her husband, Rudy Lilly of Annandale, Va. Her brother Harry Foutz of Fredericksburg, Va., her niece Suzanne Walker of Cumberland, Md. and nephew Gary Smith of Stafford, Va. Shirley was born in Alexandria, Va. and lived in Northern Virginia her entire life. Shirley worked for the Department of the Navy for many years. Shirley has lived happily with her daughter, Julie and son in law, for the last five years. Shirley was a happy soul and loved by many. We will forever miss Shirley’s infectious smile, her humor and her impenetrable spirit.

Funeral / prayer service and gathering will be held on Tuesday, 16 July 2019, at 1230 – 1345 at Advent Funeral Home, 7211 Lee Hwy, Falls Church, VA 22046. 703-241-7402.

Following the service we will go to National Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Capital Caring, Hospice organization, in memory of Shirley A Shelton.
Address: 2900 Telestar Ct., Falls Church, VA 22042, 703-538-2065

18 Responses to Shirley Ann Shelton

  1. Sheryl Heishman Duvall says:

    So very sorry, to hear of Shirley’s passing. Thoughts and prayers

  2. Charlotte shelton-Hobbs says:

    So sorry, julie. Wish I could be there but dont get into Virginia until the 19th.

  3. Beverly Hill says:

    Oh Julie, we’re so so sorry. It’s so difficult to go through these trying times. Just know I Love You Dear Dear Friend.
    Bev & JC

  4. Valerie Liston says:

    Julie, you and Rudy have been taking care of your Mom for a while now. You made her comfortable and very happy especially in her last few days. I know she was very proud of that. She is now resting in peace. May the memories you hold of her give you the strength during this sad time.
    We love you – Family always. Auntie Valerie and Uncle Will

  5. Gary J Anderson says:

    So sorry to hear about your moms passing. Hang in there… are a tough lady!

  6. Carlton and Priscilla Shelton says:

    Julie, we are so sad for your loss. We love you and wish we could be there at this sad time, she is at peace now, her smile will live in forever.

  7. Miss S.L. Foutz says:

    I will miss my Aunt Shirley and sending you all my love and prayers, cuz Julie.

    S. (Lyn) Foutz

  8. Miss S.L. Foutz says:

    What a friend we have in Jesus I am praying for you and our whole extended family it’s often times like this that bring us together like branches of a tree .

    I will miss my Aunt Shirley and sending you all my love and prayers, cuz Julie & Rudy.

    S. (Lyn) Foutz

  9. Jesus (Jesse) Ledesma says:

    On behalf of your CECOM West Branch, myself and my wife. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. God bless you during this difficult time. Hopes and prayers are with you.
    God bless.
    Jesse Ledesma

  10. Linda & Ray Spradlin says:

    Julie, Keep the wonderful memories in you heart both the good and bad, Be proud that you took care of your Mom for many year keeping she happy and safe. Now she is watching over you and Rudy from her new home in haven.
    Love you both… Linda and Ray ( mom & dad)

  11. Peggy Smith says:

    Julie, I am so sorry about your mom’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. Ligia Bonilla says:

    Thinking of you even more today Julie! My thoughts are with you my friend ♥️RIP Mrs. Shirley

  13. 'gus' Ortiz says:

    Julie and family:
    On behalf of the NCRED family, we want to express our sincerest condolences to you. Please let us know how we can help you. We pray that God provides you comfort and allows you to celebrate her life with the memory of good times you shared.

    ‘gus’ Ortiz
    Pete Paprocki
    Joe Savoy
    Carole Meany
    Dianne McDaniel
    Jeannette Morehead
    Ron Michon

  14. Carole Meany says:

    Julie, I did not know your mother, but can say as a mother and grandmother, with no doubt, you are the daughter every mom wishes for! Remember, Julie, our mothers are always with us, first in their lifetime, then forever in our hearts and memories in our lifetime! May God give you strength in this difficult time! carole

  15. Lisa Shelton says:

    Dear Julie and Rudy:
    I am so sorry I couldn’t be there for you today, like you were for me!!
    So very sorry about the passing of your beautiful momma!!
    I hope she saw Robert when she got to heaven…..and gave him a big ol’ hug and kiss.
    I Love Ya’ll and I will be talking to you soon.
    God Bless you Both
    Much Love Lisa

  16. Lincolnia Adult Day Health Care Center says:

    Julie and Rudy,
    Our condolences to your family at this time of loss. Shirley was one of a kind. She will be truly missed. We have so many fond memories of Shirley. May you both find peace in your fond memories.
    Lincolnia Adult Day Health Care

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