A graduate of Boley High School in 1964,   Dr. Francis Shelton has been the Mayor of Boley since 2015.  After graduation, she attended Langston University, an HBCU, majoring in Biology with a minor in Sociology.  While attending Langston she was selected as a member of "Who's Who Among Colleges and Universities."  Dr. Shelton went on to become a Biochemist at the Oklahoma University VA Hospital and Chief of Lab. Because of her love for her hometown, in 1985, Dr. Shelton moved back to Boley and purchased the hardware store and worked for the Department of Human Services as a social worker for Okfuskee County DHS.  In 2000, Dr. Shelton received her Masters Degree in Adult Education and a Doctorate in 2003 from Oklahoma State University.    After receiving her Masters, she worked for Langston/Future America as an Adjunct Faculty and Education Director and consultant for New Knowledge Education Forum(NKEF). From 2007 - 2009, she was President for the Royal Residential Land of Hope.  She served as the Executive Director of the Wells Springs Community Services, Inc/Pennington Lighthouse from 2010-2017.  As Mayor of Boley she wears many hats and received a Citation of Recognition by the State of Oklahoma, presented by Senator Anastia Pittman, as Mayor of a National Historic Township in 2016.  She currently serves as the secretary for the Okfuskee County All Hazard Whole Community and Local Emergency Planning Committee and was recently appointed to the Okfuskee County Board of Health as a Member by the Board of County Commissioners through the Oklahoma State Department of Health. 

Mr. Johnny Magness- Trustee

Mrs. Wendy Gunns- Trustee

Rev. Elmer LuGrand- Trustee

Ms. Amanda Bradford - Clerk


309 Pecan Street

Boley, Oklahoma 74829


Chamber Members

Beatrice Alexander

Atlas Service Station

Ronald Banks

Schnelle Broome

Bryan Caesar

Central Oklahoma Telephone CO

Rita Cooksey

Karen Ekuban

Charlotte Farley

Marcus Fleming

Jackie Floyd

Makenzie Gains

Michelle Gilbert

Robin Green

Fletta James

Oscar James

Andre and Jessilyn Hall Head

Henrietta Hicks

Charles Hopgood

Rene Houston

Maurice Lee, III

Cheryl Leeper

Altheda Littlejohn

Ernest Littlejohn, Jr

Joseph Littlejohn

Patrick Littlejohn 

Phillip Littlejohn

Jayne King Lowe

Joan Matthews

Cornell Nash

Francis Parks

Patricia Randall

Edward Rutherford, III

Laura Sessions

Ronald and Mayor Francis Shelton

Charley Slaughter

Ebony L Stevens

Betty Tryon

Monique Varner

Evelyn Walker

Andre Washington

Sly L White

Lennie Wilcots

Von and Tasha Wilcots

Dorothy Williams

George and Elizabeth Williamson

Charles Coleman

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