Mary Catherine Shelton Obituary

Mrs. Shelton Dies at McPherson

Mary Catherine Shelton, 82, died Sept. 24, 1986 at McPherson Memorial Hospital.

Born Mary Catherine Tucker Jan. 16, 1904, at Greensburg, Kentucky, she married Clarence Shelton, June 7, 1924 at Minneola.  Mrs. Shelton was a former resident of the Hutchinson area and of Minneola, where she moved in 1976, and had lived previously.  She moved to McPherson this year.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Royal Neighbors Lodge, both of Minneola.

She is survived by her husband, Clarence, of the home; three sons, Howard F. of Yuba City, Calif., Randall C. of Denver, Colo., and Robert L. of Lawrence; a daughter, Mary Lou Grove of Salina; four sisters, Lucille Gish of Garden City, Beatrice Triboulet of Cimarron, Grace Unger of Satanta, and Rachel Toward of Tucson, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the church.  Rev. Roger Winn and Rev. Larry Grove and De. Robert Shelton officiated.  Burial was in the Minneola Cemetery.  Minnis Mortuary, Minneola, was in charge of arrangements.

The family suggests memorials to the church.


The Minneola Record, 1986

Submitted by David Gish in June 2005.



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