Matthew Shelton

Updated March 1, 2015 0:27 AM

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at 12:05 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 1999

• MADILL -- Services for Matthew Shelton, 90, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Watts Memorial Chapel with Frank Pennington officiating.

Interment will be at Lebanon Cemetery. Mrs. Shelton was born May 4, 1909, at Lebanon.

She died Aug. 31, 1999, in an Ardmore health care facility. She had lived all her life in Lebanon before moving to Ardmore 11 years ago.

She and Rube Monroe Shelton were married Jan. 13, 1925. He died in 1988. She was a member of Lebanon Church of Christ. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lucille Stewart in 1985; and a granddaughter.

She is survived by two daughters, Lila Carter, Russett, and Ruby Cobb, Mannsville; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Bearers will be Billy J. Hewitt, Clinton Eppler, J.E. Avery, Joe Orr, Paul and Alex Sandefur.