Gilliam Gerome Shelton, 97, of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Violet Shelton; parents, Virginius and Hazel Shelton; brothers, Ragland and Mason Shelton; and his sisters, Ruth Duncan and Evelyn Shiflett. He is survived by his daughters, Brenda Leonard (Gary) of Midlothian, VA, and Deborah Crews (Phillip Kennedy) of Tazewell, VA; grandchildren, Brenner Martin of Key Largo, FL, and Dennis Crews, Jr. (Amanda) of Johnson City, TN; great-granddaughter, Chloe Violet; sister-in-law, Nellie Wiltshire; nephew, Gary Wiltshire; and many other nieces and nephews. He was a WWII Army veteran who served in Company D, 28th Infantry Division in the European-African Middle Eastern Theater, earning two overseas service bars and two bronze battle stars. The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017 (Pearl Harbor Day) at Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10). His graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, 2901 West Hundred Rd., Chester, VA. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Amphill Presbyterian Church, 2800 Falling Creek Ave., N. Chesterfield, VA, 23234.