JOPPA, Ill. — Mary Shelton, 81, of Joppa, Ill., died Saturday, September 14, 2013, at her home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis. Burial will follow at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
She is survived by one son, Mike Shelton of Joppa; two sisters, Cora Lee Peck and Sue Sandusky, both of Joppa; one brother, Charles Griffey and wife Judi of Joppa; one sister-in-law, Clara Griffey of Joppa; one brother-in-law, Thomas Shelton and his wife Francis of Metropolis; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Emma (Stewart) Griffey; her husband of over forty years, Charles Shelton; and two brothers, George Griffey Jr. and Robert “Corky” Griffey.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, September 16, 2013, Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral home of Metropolis is in charge of arrangements.