Margaret Lorene Shelton, 94, widow of Houston Dale Shelton, of
Casscoe passed away Monday, Febuary 6, 2017, at Russellville
Nursing and Rehab in Russellville.
Mrs. Shelton was born January 28, 1923, in Fairmount to Lee Orin
and Mary Margaret Murphy Shirkey. Following high school
graduation, she was employed by First National Bank (now
BancorpSouth) retiring in 1982 as an assistant vice president
and manager of the South Branch with over 40 years of service.
She was a member of Hunterís Chapel United Methodist Church.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by
brothers, Lester, Harold, Orin, Lee O. and Arlie ďPeteĒ Shirkey;
and sisters, Mable Feilke, June Walters and Gladys and Arlene
She is survived by 11 nieces and nephews,
Charles Lee Shirkey of Humphrey, JoAnn Minton of Little Rock,
Patricia Mahl ofWilmington, NC, Marilyn Cox of Almyra, Carolyn
Dodson of Springdale, Robert Shirkey of Casewell Beach, NC,
Michael Shirkey of Fayetteville, Tom Feilke of Brookhaven, GA,
David Feilke of Stuttgart, Kimberly Sims of Russellville and
Mark Walters of Clarksville
and their families.
Funeral services, officiated by Bro. Thomas Bormann, are 2:30
p.m. Thursday at Hunterís Chapel United Methodist Church with
visitation one hour before. Burial will follow in Hunterís
Chapel Cemetery by Turpin Funeral Home of Stuttgart.
Her family requests memorials be made to Hunterís Chapel United