Thomas “Tommy” James Shelton


    Thomas James Shelton of Bourbon, Missouri was born on May 6, 1988 to James E. and Susan Irene (Smith) Shelton Jr. and passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the age of 31 years.


    Thomas James, known as Tommy by his family and friends, attended and graduated from Bourbon High School class of 2006.
    He was employed as a grill cook for Cracker Barrel for several years and really enjoyed working there. Tommy loved Batman and playing X Box. He was very fond of his pets, Sadie, Rosie and Marley.
    He was preceded in death by his father, James E. Shelton.
    He is survived by his mother, Susan Shelton of Bourbon, Missouri; dad, John Suggs and wife Karen of McClure, Illinois; two sisters, Jamie Shelton of Bourbon, Missouri and Shawna Suggs of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; one niece and two nephews, Naomi and Josiah Shelton and Braydon Mayer, all of Bourbon, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Graveside funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan and Bourbon, Missouri.