Mary Lee SheltonOctober 20, 1930 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 89)
Mary Lee Shelton, 89, of Madisonville, entered into her eternal rest at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Hillside Center in Madisonville. Born October 20, 1930, in Madisonville, she was the daughter of the late Chethel Lynch and Helen Slaton Lynch. She accepted Christ at an early age. She was a faithful member of Flower Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Madisonville where she was a member of the choir and an adult Sunday School teacher. She was a graduate of Rosenwald High School in Madisonville and did volunteer work at Baptist Health in Madisonville. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards, listening to music, and dancing. Most of all she loved spending time with her three sons, grandchildren, and her extended family. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Lee Shelton. She leaves behind to cherish her memories three sons, Anthony (Myra) Shelton of Indianapolis, Ind., Patrick (Beverly) Shelton, of South Bend, Ind., and Kenneth (Barbara) Shelton, of Earlington; one sister, Betty Lou Perry, of Cleveland, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Her life will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Flower Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. M.L. Quarles will officiate. Visitation will be from noon until service time Saturday at the church. Elliott Mortuary in Madisonville is in charge of the arrangements. Share condolences at www.elliottmortuarycares.com.