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Violet Mauldin Shelton Adams

July 27, 1939 — January 12, 2024

Pickens, SC


Violet Adams 
Pickens, SC

Mrs. Violet Mauldin Shelton Adams, 84, wife of the late Fred C. Shelton and the late Earl "Jack" Adams, Jr., went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, January 12, 2024.

Born in Pickens County, a daughter of the late Louie DeWitt Mauldin and the late Margaret Kelly Mauldin, Mrs. Adams was a graduate of Pickens High School and a homemaker. She was a member of Gap Hill Baptist Church.

Violet loved traveling and reading. She was always helping others and adored taking care of her family. Her door was always open to anyone and she was a mother to many. Violet made a great impact on many lives and will be missed deeply.

Surviving are her two daughters, Vickie Shelton Towe (Lynn) of Salem and Tammy Shelton Bagwell of Pickens; a brother, Tim Mauldin of Six Mile; a sister, Bonnie Holder (Sonny) of Pickens; three grandchildren, Chad Galloway (Holly Whiteclay), Travis Towe (Ashley) and Christopher Towe (Laura); and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her husbands and parents, Mrs. Adams was predeceased by four brothers, L.D.Mauldin, Wallace Mauldin, Nathan Mauldin and Joe Mauldin; and one sister, Eunice Saylors.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 16, 2024 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until 1:45 PM Tuesday at the funeral home, prior the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 390 Keowee School Road, Seneca, SC 29672.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 16, 2024

12:30 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Robinson Funeral Home Downtown

305 West Main Street, Easley, SC 29641

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown

305 W Main St, Easley, SC 29640

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