Cheryl Annette Shelton

Published 11:38 pm Thursday, April 21, 2011

April 18, 2011

Cheryl Annette Shelton, 52, of Franklin, died Monday, April 18, 2011, at her residence.

Cheryl Annette Shelton

She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of the late John H. Shelton and Lucille Shelton. She was preceded in death by her sister, Audrey M. Jordan, and a brother, Charles Shelton.

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She attended Norfolk State University and received two certificates from Paul D. Camp Community College. She was employed at Paul D. Camp Community College as a computer specialist and had worked there more than 20 years.

She was a member of New Life Church in Franklin, where she was a part-time secretary, a member of the hospitality ministry, praise dance ministry, flag ministry, armor bearers ministry and Angel Food ministry.

She leaves to cherish her memory: two brothers, Spencer Mayfield Jr. (Dr. Carolyn), of Suffolk, and Christopher Shelton; three nieces, Kerrita Mayfield, Karrin M. Jones (Crigh) and Kellie Mayfield; a godsister, Renee Dickson; other relatives and a host of friends.

A funeral will be held at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 23, 2011, at New Life Church, 1101 Johnson Circle, Franklin, officiated by the Rev. Sherry Saunders. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.

A wake will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. The family will be at the home of Spencer Mayfield, 1342 Cherokee Court, Suffolk.

Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at