Amy grew up in Hazel Green, Alabama and graduated from Hazel Green High in 1996. She immediately began Calhoun Community College where she met her future husband, Wesley. She then transferred to Athens State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Sciences. Wesley and Amy were married in 2002. The same year that Amy began graduate school at the University of North Alabama. In 2004, Amy graduated with a Master of Arts in Community Counseling. Her previous work history includes geriatric case management and program supervisor, counselor intern and Associate Licensed Counselor. In 2012, The Shelton family made First Baptist Church Tanner their church home.
Amy and Wesley have two amazing children, Connor and Marley. For the past few years, Amy has stayed home to focus on her children and family, as well as contributed her time helping with the family car business. Amy enjoys volunteering in the church and school. She also loves spending time with her family, beach and mountain vacations, Auburn football and worshipping with her wonderful church family.