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Michelle Shelton 480-577-8272


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Phillip Shelton was born on July 4, 1990 to Paul and Michelle Shelton at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix Arizona. In addition to Paul and Michelle, he is survived by his 14 month old daughter, Ava Rose, Ava’s mother, Ezgi Biray and his brother Samuel and sisters, Marie, Josephine, and Emma Shelton all of Gilbert. Phillip also had several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins from both Arizona, Colorado and Nebraska.

Phillip was a quiet, sensitive soul who loved time with his daughter, Ava Rose. He was an amazing father and beautiful son. He was always supportive of others and would give the shirt off his back to a stranger in need. He loved early morning from the time he was very young. He was a very hard worker and worked various jobs looking to find his way in life. Currently he was working as a landscaper and was also delivering pizza’s in the evenings when he wasn’t with Ava.
This amazing young man will be missed by so many and he truly had a ripple affect in this world.

A life celebration for Phillip will be held at the Phoenix Desert Botanical Gardens, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008.  His celebration will be air conditioned and inside and includes free access to the gardens for the entire day.  The celebration will begin at 3:00 PM on Sunday, September 9, 2012 and there is room for 500+ people so please come and give the family your love. The family will have space in the gardens until 7:00 PM so if you cannot make it to the ceremony, please stop by anytime before 7:00 PM. Light refreshments and pastries will be served. You and your family are invited to enjoy the garden and being in touch with nature anytime throughout the day in honor of Phillip.

Phillip will be cremated and his remains will be with his family.

He will dearly be missed by his family and friends.

Friends of the family have setup a Memorial Fund at Chase Bank to support the family with funeral costs, any amount over the initial costs will go toward an education fund for Phillip’s daughter, Ava Rose Shelton. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to this fund at any Chase Bank under Paul and Michelle Shelton, Account #117573930

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  1. Don & Regina Strother

    Michelle & The Shelton Family,
    Our deepest condolences to you all on the lost of Phillip, not ever meeting your fine son, nor even physically meeting you Michelle, (my wife has and was very impressed with you).
    Starting with us communicating over the internet,over a year and a half ago, you being chosen to represent us in re-locating from Ohio and finding us a home in Az. It seems that we've known you for years! 
    Sharing things in our personal lives only real friends share, thank you!
    Even the birth of Ava Rose, GOD BLESS and KEEP HER, we know Phillip will be watching over her!
    You were correct when you once said, "My clients become my friends,"  so TRUE!
    Michelle, Phillip may be gone physically, but he will ALWAYS be with You and Ava Rose!
    God Bless you and yours,
    Your Friends, Don & Regina Strother

    • PhillipShelton PhillipShelton

      I always say I have the best clients ever. So loyal and honest and kind. Thank you so much for your kindness. My time with Phillip was amazing. I will miss him so and I am so thankful for Ava.

      Love, M

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