Karen Dodd Shelton, 58, of Hixson, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Karen was a graduate from Red Bank High School Class of 1979. After high school worked several years at Tennessee Oncology. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren playing baseball, soccer and flag football, she also enjoyed her time on the lake boating or on her jet ski, and hanging out with her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Burton and Doris Dodd; brother, Gary Dodd. Survivors include her husband, Michael Shelton; two children, Joshua (Amber) Shelton, Jessica (Jordon) Gault; six grandsons, Landon, Logan, Graham, Coby, Hudson and Jasper, and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Hamilton Funeral Home with Rev. Reece Faucett and Rev. Dwight Martin officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 5, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, July 6, from 11 a.m. till the time of the service at the funeral home. Many special thanks to the doctors, staff and co-workers of Tennessee Oncology for her care, support and love. In lieu of flowers please make donations in honor of Karen Shelton to the MaryEllen Locher Foundation 2444 Broad St., Chattanooga, TN 37408. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson (423) 531-3975.