Grace was a loving mother, a proud grandmother (Granny), and a dutiful servant of the Lord. She was a homemaker, quilter, and enjoyed cooking. Grace worked at the GC Murphy Company for 14 years. She was a member of the Linton Church of Christ.
Grace is survived by her son, Jack (Sonna) Shelton of Linton; grandchildren, Kelly (David) Gordon, Todd (Debbie) Shelton, Lori (Mike) Misner and Dane Shelton; sisters, Jean (Don) Lazzell of Terre Haute, IN, and Elaine (Paul) Reeves of Indianapolis, IN.
Grace was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John E. Shelton, who passed away on July 28, 1986; four brothers: William (Bill), Bruce, Floyd, and Vannie Tincher; four sisters: June Willis, Margaret Cravens, Mavis Dove, and Dean Alsop.
The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Linton Church of Christ.
The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7 at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel, in Linton, with Brother Richard Lewis and Brother Jerry Carmichael officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, and from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday, July 7, 2010.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com