Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, August 2, 2002
Ruth D. Shelton
Ruth D. Shelton, 83, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, July 31, 2002.
Born March 10, 1919, in Shelby County, d/o  Bert  and  Jessie M. (Gray) Kaster.  Married  Robert M. Shelton  on Nov. 27, 1957; he preceded her in death on March 20, 1992.
Survivors:  2 brothers, Carl W. Kaster  of Fairland and  Paul Kaster  of Shelbyville.
Preceded in death by infant son & sister,  Hazel L. Kepley. Lifelong Shelby County resident; homemaker.
Member of First United Methodist Church.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Street Funeral Home.
Blue Ridge Cemetery in Shelby County.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, August 1, 2002
Richard Earl Shelton
Richard Earl Shelton, 78, of Morristown, died Wednesday, July 31, 2002.
Born Nov. 11, 1923, in Morristown, s/o  John Arthur  and  Mary Esther (Newhouse) Shelton.  Married  Catherine “Deanne” Phillips  on Nov. 11, 1923; she survives.
Other survivors:  3 sons,  Richard D. Shelton  of Arlington, Neb.,  John P. Shelton  of Santee, Calif., and  Gregory L. Shelton  of Culver City, Calif.; 1 daughter, Tina S. Shelton  of Frazier Park, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by two brothers, Lowell Keith Shelton  and  Robert H. Shelton.
Electronic engineer for Hughes Aircraft in Culver City.
Graduated Morristown High School 1941 and Purdue University.
U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945.
Member of Gwynneville Christian Church, board member and secretary of Asbury Cemetery Association in Morristown, life member of American Legion in California, American Legion Post No. 102 past commander, Morristown Masonic Lodge, Morristown Eastern Star No. 316, Murat Shrine, ARRL Radio Organization, National Baldwin Commandry and York Rite.
Funeral services Gwynneville Christian Church in Gwynneville.
Burial Asbury Cemetery in Morristown with military rites conducted by local veterans organizations.
Frazier Funeral Home, 124 E. North St. in Morristown.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, November 26, 1997
Russell A.  Shelton,  born on Jan.  6, 1930, in New Castle, s/o  Claude and Mammie (Hacker) Shelton.  On Dec.  24, 1948, married  Ethel Louise (Pugh) Shelton, who survives.
Automation electrician at Western Electric for 27 years before retiring in 1984.
Survivors include his wife, Fountaintown; two daughters, Beth Ann Johnson, Waverly, and  Claudia Wagner, Camby; two sons, Michael Allen Shelton, Clinton, and  Jeffery W. Shelton, Shelbyville; a half sister, Connie Petty; two half brothers, Tony Shelton  and  Marvin Shelton; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by a son, a daughter and a sister.
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service.  Burial Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
March 8, 1954
Former Local Resident Dies
John R. Shelton, 59, died Sunday at his home in Rushville.  Failing health for 10 years.
Former resident of Shelbyville.
WWI veteran.
Born in Shelby County May 7, 1894, s/o  William C.  and  Martha Weaver Shelton.
Married  Mary Steward  on May 7, 1915.
Survivors:  wife;  daughter, Mrs. Francis Holmes  of Middletown;  sons  Earl Shelton  of Connersville,  John H. Shelton  of Shelbyville,  Fred Shelton  of Waldron;  15 grandchildren;  sister,  Mrs. John Steward  of Connersville;  brother, Charles Shelton  of Columbus.
Member of Vine Street Methodist Church and American Legion post of Carthage.
Evangelical Methodist Church with Rev. A. M. Hamilton officiating.
Murphy Funeral Home.
Burial:  Miller Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday October 2, 1919
Page 1 column 7
Mrs. George E. Shelton Died at Cicero Wednesday
          Mrs. George E. [Clara M.] Shelton, sister of representative Alfred Lee, of second street, died at 6:15 o’clock Wednesday evening at her home in Cicero, of typhoid fever.  She was 43 years of age.
          The body will be brought to this city Friday morning.  Funeral services will be held at the Lewis Creek Baptist church at 10:30 o’clock Saturday morning.  The Rev. Lucky, of Macy, officiating, assisted by the Rev. H.N. Spear, of this city.  Burial will be made in the church cemetery.
          Mrs. Shelton is survived by the husband, three sons, Floyd Leroy;  Charles Alfred,  and  George E. Jr.; two brothers, Alfred Lee, of this city;  William Lee, Shelby Township; and one sister, Mrs. Mary A. Young, of Shelby township.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Tom Lowe

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