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Ruth Ellen Shelton

Ruth Ellen Shelton, 90, of Mt. Vernon died 8:06 a.m. 
June 2, 1998, at Mt. Vernon Care Center. 

She was associated with her husband in ministry of 
the Christ Gospel Chapel for many years. 

Mrs. Shelton was born Nov 29, 1907, in Jefferson County, 
a daughter of Jesse and Laura (Holloway) Bond. 
June 21, 1924, in Mt. Vernon, she married the 
Rev. George Henry Shelton, who died July 19, 1982.  

Services will be 1 PM Thursday at the Hughey Funeral 
Home with the Rev. Paul Copeland officiating. Burial 
will be in Kirk Cemetery, Ina. Friends may call from 
5 - 8 PM today at the Hughey Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Shelton is survived by one daughter, Marjorie 
Schuchardt and husband Glen of Mt Vernon; four grandchildren, 
Randy Depoister of Springfield, Mo., Cindy McBryar and 
husband Frank of Bryan, Ala., Daonna Depoister Start and 
husband Andrew of Minneapolis and Janice Shelton of Mt. 
Vernon; great-grandchildren, Christy McBryar and Tracy 
McBryar; daughter-in-law, Pat Shelton of Mt. Vernon; and 
several nieces and nephews. 

Mrs. Shelton was preceded in death by her parents; husband; 
one son, David L. Shelton; one sister; and four brothers. 

She was a member of Christ Gospel Chapel. 

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Submitted by; Theresa Kingsley * GKings1981@aol.com
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