Ronald Eugene Shelton, 77, of Mount Vernon, passed away at 8:30 A.M., Saturday, February 7, at his home in Mount Vernon. In honor of his wishes, Mr. Shelton will be cremated there will be no Visitation. Graveside Burial of Ashes will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 12, at Hopewell Cemetery in Jefferson County, with Reverend Bob Southerd officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery in Jefferson County. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.