Mr. J.P. Shelton, 92, of Linden passed away Saturday February 23, 2019 at Perry Community Hospital. He was born in Linden to the late Ralph Shelton and Pauline Tucker Shelton. He was a United States Army WWII Veteran and owner/operator of Linden Pool Hall. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a grandson Doug Morrison. Survivors include his wife Mildred Baker Shelton, daughters Sharon (Hayes) Morrison of Murfreesboro and Tana Gregory of Linden, a son James Paul Shelton of Oxford, Mississippi, grandchildren Rachael Woodson and Phillip Morrison, great-grandchildren T.J., Alex and Benji Morrison and Tyler and Owen Woodson, a sister Edith Condit of Memphis, a brother Jimmy Whitwell of Lobelville and a host of other loving family members and many friends.