Elizabeth Shelton Thompson, 78, of Orange, went to be with her heavenly father on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. She has earned her wings and she’s now dancing with the angels in Heaven.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Keith Royal of Winfree Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

Born in Rosedale, MS., on Sept. 10, 1933, Elizabeth was the daughter of Henry Lee and Clara (Slaughter) Shelton. A member of Winfree Baptist Church, Elizabeth enjoyed Christmas and gathering together with her family. She loved John Wayne movies, music, and dancing.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Bobbie Gene Shelton.

Elizabeth is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Bobby Mulholland, Cher and Tommy Outhouse, and Shani McCabe, all of Bridge City; and their father, Gerald Thompson.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Brena Richard, Benji Mulholland and wife Rene, Keith Hocker, Cameron Hocker, Sarah Outhouse, and Erica Lawson; great-grandchildren, Keely Richard, Kerstin Richard, and Luke Mulholland; brothers, Johnny Lee Shelton and John Wayne Shelton and wife, Margie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 10900-B Stonelake Blvd. Suite 320, Austin, TX 78759.