Hazel Joan (Hess) Shelton,

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Hazel Joan (Hess) Shelton, born April 26, 1935, at Hume, to Norman Ray Hess and Vena Viola (Davidson) Hess passed quietly surrounded by her husband, James Kenneth Shelton, and her family on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Hazel was married to Kenny Shelton, who survives the home, on July 4, 1954, at Independence Church, Hume. Together they celebrated 62 years of marriage and raised six children: Blaine Shelton, and his wife, Susan, Madison, Ohio, Vena (Shelton) Cisco and Larry Gene Wilson, Nevada, Lisa (Shelton) Miller, and her husband, Joe Miller, Nevada, Roger Shelton, Carl Junction, Rita Reed, and her husband, Rusty Reed, Nevada, and Dana (Shelton) Goodwin, and her husband, Chris Goodwin, Overland Park, Kan.

Hazel has 10 grandsons, five granddaughters, and six great grandchildren. Her grandchildren are Erin Shelton, Chicago, Ill., Jacob Shelton, his wife, Amy, Madison Ohio, Brett Shelton, his partner, Paige Henry, Bashor, Kan., Craig Shelton and his wife, Michelle, Grain Valley, Mo., Kendra Cisco, Nevada, Geoffrey Cisco and his wife, Stephanie, Wentzville, Mo., Jennifer Greenlee, Oronogo, Mo., Zachary Greenlee and his wife, Cristin, St. Louis, Mo., Nathan Shelton, Madison, Ohio, Jillian Shelton, Akron, Ohio, Jamie Shelton, Carl Junction, Joseph Shelton, Carl Junction, Cody Reed, Nevada, Dillon Reed, Nevada, and Penelope Goodwin, Overland Park, Kan.

The great-grandchildren are Harper Greenlee, St. Louis, Mo., Carson Uptegrove, Nevada, Stella Shelton, Bashor, Kan., Peyton Shelton, Madison, Ohio, Mason Cisco, Wentzville, Mo., Mareus Mask, Oronogo, Mo., and Hazel Mae Greenlee, St. Louis, Mo., born the day after Mrs. Shelton's death and named after her great-grandmother.

Mrs. Shelton is also survived by a brother, J.D. Hess, Hume; and a sister, Helen Meek and her husband, Charles Meek, Richards; sister-in-law, Mildred Shelton, Fort Scott; and two aunts, Margaret Hess, Hume, and Oleta Davidson, Hume.

Family visitation will be held Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at Ferry Funeral Home between 6 and 8 p.m. The funeral services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1101 N. Olive, Nevada, on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at 10 a.m. with interment to follow at Click Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the general fund for the LDS Church in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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