Opal Mable Ereman Shelton, daughter of Gwena (Sober) and Steve Ereman was born December 28, 1914 in Harmon, Oklahoma. She passed away on September 3, 2004 at Bellevue Health and Rehabilitation Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 89 years 8 months.
Opal grew up in the Harmon community and was the oldest of five children. As a young girl she enjoyed embroidery and gardening and continue these activities throughout her life.
In 1939, she was united in marriage to Ray Shelton of Arnett. They had two daughters, Wanda Carbonell of Oklahoma City and Wilda Blythe of Dallas, Texas. Her devoted husband, Ray, passed away in 1984.
Opal was a loving daughter, mother, wife, sister and friend. During her later years she especially enjoyed the Arnett Senior Center an playing bingo and dominoes. She was a generous, thoughtful person who was always willing to help others. She will be greatly missed by all who loved and respected her.
Opal (Mrs. Shelton) was preceded in death by her husband Ray, her parents, a brother Eddie and a sister, Reva.
Survivors include her daughters, Wanda and husband Ross Carbonell and Wilda and husband, Charles Blythe, seven grandchildren, Brenda and David Carbonell, Barry Mark, Valerie and Carla Blythe an dAnita Walker; eleven great grandchildren, two brothers, Marvin Ereman of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Don Ereman of Tyler, Texas, and other relatives and friends.
Note: Buried in DeBolt Cemetery
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