- 56 years old
- Date of birth: Jan 17, 1955
- Place of birth:
Illinois, United States
- Date of passing: Nov 11, 2011
- Place of passing:
Beaumont, California, United States
|Let the memory of Barbara be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loving mother, Barbara Shelton, 56, born on January 17, 1955 and passed away on November 11, 2011. We will remember her forever.
"She will be eternally remembered for her strength, wisdom and undying love for her family and friends. Her memory will never be forgotten as the hole in our hearts which her passing left will never be filled."
-by Curtis Shelton
Please join friends and family to celebrate the life of Barbara Shelton on Saturday, November 26th, beginning at 10:00 AM.
Location: Calimesa Country Club, 1300 3rd Street, Calimesa, California
Tamara Meadows and family will be hosting an extended reception to follow.
Location: 1469 Cheshire Drive, Perris, California
For those who wish to send a floral tribute, you may contact Jean's Flower Basket 1-800-795-3267.
"Grandma it has been a rough five years without you. There is not a single day that I go without thinking of you. I miss you dearly and I wish that I could see your face and give you a hug just one last time. I wish you would be able to come back and see how everybody has changed and meet Rilynn. We all miss you so much and wish we could have you back. I love you with all my heart"
"Hey Grammy!!! Well today is 5 years since u have been gone. I think about u everyday! I love and miss u so much!! I still think of when we would watch Charmed in the morning and Titanic at night. Rest easy Grammy!!!❤️"
"Sweet Beautiful Barbie, I can't believe today marks 5 years since you left us. So much has happened in these 5 years and yet I can still hear your voice and see your beautiful smile. We miss you every day but hold tight to all our wonderful memories. I am given peace knowing you watch over us and our two beautiful boys. Love you Barbie rest easy"
"Happy Mother''s Day, we all miss you so much. I think of you daily and wish we were here."
I miss you every day I wish you were here with me every day to watch me grow and mature. I love you!!! Show me a sign soon that you're here. <3
I miss you like crazy!!!! So, today for the first time in a long time we had a great night. Uncle Curtis helped me with my singing and hugged me. He held me and told me that everything was going to be okay and that i need to be strong. I hope I can do just that and make him and you proud!!! I wish you were here to see me sing and become successful. I wish you were here to see me grow into a woman you would be very proud of. I hope i can make you proud. I just wanted to tell you that were are doing good we all miss you every second of every minute of every day. I love you just keep us all safe and together because i cant deal with anymore loss. Losing you was too much already, I already dont know what ti do without you if i lost anyone else i wouldnt survive. Thank You Grammy for everything!!!
I LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART!!!!!!
<3 your granddaughter,
"My beautiful Barbie!! Missing you as Christmas is approaching.. I miss doing the Christmas tree with you and enjoying hot choc on the porch listening to the rain. I will always remember the little things that have become such special Moments in my life. Rest in peace our angel above!!"
I was just thinking about you and thought I would leave you a note. I'm sorry I didn't do this sooner. I miss you so much, you have no idea. I always think about how my baby brother and sister will never know your love and support that I always had. I miss having you there when I need you. I miss being able to call you when I want to hear you voice. I know that you are with me in my heart and in spirit, I wish you were all the way here to help me get through high school and through life!! Ill see you up there someday, say hi to great grandma and great grandpa for me. <3"
today is 4 years since u have passed. I miss and love u with all my heart. These past 4 years have been really hard, but the knowledge of u being there in spirit and in my heart has helped me. U will forever be missed and remembered. <3"
"Happy Mother"s Day Sweetheart. We all miss you so much, Curtis is away at Marine Corps Boot Camp, he finally got what he wanted "RECON" hope you'll forgive me for that. I love and miss you."
"Happy 60th Birthday babe, miss and love you!!"
"Happy Birthday Momma! Love and miss you every day."
"Missing you every day. Wish you were here to meet nolan. But all the memories we shared with you will live on and we will tell our boys of your wonderful soul. Rest in peace! We love you!"
"Thinking of you today, not many days pass that I don't! The kids are doing well, and your grandkids are getting big. You are so missed by all."
"Just thinking about you Barbie! Me and Curtis were talking about you today and how we wish you could be here to meet Nolan. But we tell him about u all the time. He sleeps with your blanket and it warms my heart to have even the littlest things to remember you by. Always in our thoughts sweet angel!!"
"Going through old photo boxes, I inevitably run across more pics of Barbara who was my best friend from age 11 on. In January of 2014, I launched my music archive and wrote a memoir piece about Barbara Jean's influence in/on my life.
Here is the link to read. http://debyedelorean.com/mac-edit-barbara-jean/
Today I am posting the pics I found. A couple of really sweet ones with Johnny and Tammy. Enjoy."
"Happy Mother's Day Barb, thank you for our wonderful children! Wish you could be here to enjoy them and watch them mature, they miss you so much, I do too!"
I am always thinking about you and the long talks we used to have and how i wish so much to be able to just talk with you one more time and how I wish to just have u here to laugh with. Missing you everyday our sweet angel, if only we could have you one more second and see that beautiful smile. I would give anything!"
"Happy Birthday Momma! We will celebrate your life today and the many memories we have. I know that you are looking down on us smiling. You will always hold a special place in our hearts and in our lives. Thank you for raising the sweet, kind, and gentle man that I will spend forever with. I love u Barbie!"
"Happy Birthday, we all miss you so much!!"
"Two years ago today we lost a dear woman who will be missed deeply! You were an amazing mom, frien and person. I see more and more of you in me every day! Thank you for teaching me to have the dtrength and dedication t be who I am today! I love you with all my heart!"
"Happy Mother's Day, I so wish you were here to see how our children are maturing, I'm so proud of them. You are missed so much. I know you are in a better place and free from pain and that comforts me. A big hug for a great Mom."
"Thought about you a lot today and all the birthdays you made so special for us kids. As soon as i get a chance I will get a Boston Cream Pie and have a piece for us both. Happy Birthday and thanks for watching over us."
"Wanted so badly to wish you a Happy Birthday. Give Mom and Gino a big hug for me. Miss you so much."
"Happy Birthday Barb, I miss you more as time passes I never imagined getting older without you. The years had a way of bringing us back together. I think of you daily!"
"Happy birthday mom! Not a day goes bye that I don't think about you and miss you dearly! The kids made you cards to celebrate...you are missed a great deal in our home! I hope you are happy and healthy up there! I LOVE YOU!"
It is hard to believe it has been a year. We all miss you and talk about you often. You are remembered and loved...
"This past year has been tough without you Barbie. I wish you were here to see Liam. He is definitely a handful like u told me he would be :). I wish you could be here to meet Nolan but we will share all our memories with both our sons. I wish you were here to see Curtis follow his dreams you would be so proud of the man you raised! We love you and miss you."
"Well mom, it's been a long hard year without you, miss you so much and still wish I could have done more to help. Keep watching over us and give us the strength. I will keep our memories close to heart. I know you always wanted to do what you loved but many times felt it was out of your reach and I am sad for that. I will be running the western in your honor. Be with me."
"Mom, it has been quite a year without you! feels like just yesterday we were saying goodbye. We miss you every day. Not a day goes by that one of the doesnt say how much they miss you. Rilynn is crawling and Faith is her 6th grade class Vice President! We know you are proud. I love you dearly!"
"Happy mother's day! I love and miss you so much! Wish you could be here to meet Rilynn!"
"Happy Mother's Day Sweetheart. We all love and miss you. Your new granddaughter is precious."
I am so blessed to have known you. You were such a great friend and your words of wisdom will always be with me. Not a day goes by that I'm not reminded of you. Thank you for being a Mom and a friend to me. I love u Barb!"
"Made mash potatoes and ground beef gravey for the family last nite. Presley says, "Dad this is so good, were did you learn to make this?" I HAD THE BLESSING OF SAYING, " from my mom sweetheart.""
"Barb, it's our first sister's vacation without you. I had so hoped there would have been more. We miss you very much.
Ellen and Leigh Ann"
"LOVE YOU MOM!"
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM! I miss you so much! Things just aren't the same without our daily phone calls! The kids want to have a party for you! =) They miss you dearly! LOVE YOU SO WITH ALL OUR HEARTS!"
"I miss you Grandma Barbara. I wish I could see you in person one more time. Love, Presley"
I wish we could have spent more time together over the past few years. The long conversations that created our friendship years ago are still a part of who I am today. I feel blessed to call you a friend, Mother-in-law, and Grandma to my kids. You have always had a deep and loving heart and soul-I miss you and love you.-Love, Trin"
"You are a big part of my life.You are the best grandma in the history of grandmas.You always made me laugh.We were couch potatoes when I came over and we watched charmed.You were like my best friend.You always entertained me.You were very funny.I will truly miss you.I love you with all my heart.Your loving grandaughter Faith Meadows''."
You were my rock! The power behind everything I have acomplished! You gave me the strength to be the mother I am today to my SIX beautiful children! May the angels be your guide now. You will be missed so greatly. Thank you for your patience while I learned the secret to cooking without measuring! I LOVE YOU!"
"Barbie, you practiced being a mommy with me and went on to have three beautiful babies with babies of their own. We are all your legacy. I miss you, big sister, but you are forever in my heart. Thank you for watching over me, singing in our kitchen w/Leigh Ann while doing dishes, being my maid of honor, Hurts Donuts and BRIGHT BLUE butter frosting. Luv your little sis, Ah-nots."
I will never forget the time we spent cooking together. I still enjoy cooking to this day and will think of you each and everytime I make Sunday breakfast and other meals that we shared for so many years. I know now that the pain is over and you can move on and sing with the Angels. You had the most beautiful Singing voice and always dreamed of being a Musician. Now is your time."
"I missed so much for so many years but the years I do have I will always cherish.
Always in my heart,
Your niece Melissa"
I will forever feel a deep connection with you. From the first moment we met I felt you were an important part of my life. You will truly be missed! Thank you for wanting to be a part of my life. You helped make it whole again. Your loving niece Joye Smith"
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