WASHINGTON — Lois G. (Allison) Shelton, 83, died at 12:25 p.m. Friday at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. Born May 5, 1929, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of George B. and Myra (Keith) Allison. She graduated from Pleasant Hill Elementary, Washington High School in 1947, and Asbury College, obtaining bachelor’s degrees in elementary and religious education, and Master of Education from Indiana State University and also attended Butler, IUPUI and USI. She was a retired teacher who taught at Whittier School near Cumback, weekday education at Martinsville, Longfellow, Lena Dunn Elementary and Veale Elementary. She was a lifelong member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church where she served on multiple committees, taught Sunday school for decades and held weekly Bible studies at her house. She was a member of the District United Methodist Women (UMW), Past Secretary of the Vincennes District UMW, Past President of UMW, past State Treasurer of the United Methodist Historical Society, Past President of the retired teachers association, a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society, the Helpful Homemakers Club, and several other organizations. She was always keeping busy, and enjoyed teaching, quilting, sewing, cooking, reading, family, church choir, and life in general.She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Shelton, whom she married April 14, 1960, died on Aug. 8, 1986; her parents; and siblings, Mary Ruth Allison, Keith Brinton Allison, Rev. Earl Allison, Burke N. Allison and Helen E. White; plus three grandchildren, Natasha Crouse, Heath Shelton, and Brinton Shelton. She is survived by two sons and one daughter; Joseph C. and wife Kathy Shelton, Victor R. and wife Cheryl Shelton, and Mike and Myra (Shelton) Meinhart, all of Washington; grandchildren, Kaylyne Shelton, Natalya and Zaneon Meinhart, Wesley and Emma Shelton, David and Jacob Williams; and sister-in-laws Ruth E. Allison of Veale Township, Phoebe Allison of Evansville, and Louise Hostetter of Jasper, and brother-in-law Veril McClure of Augusta. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Philip Richardson officiating. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Church. Preferred memorials are to the Pleasant Hill Church building fund or to the family who plan to continue to fund several missions that their Mother supported.
May 5, 1929 - Feb. 22, 2013
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Mary Lou Henson
Mary Lou Henson, 74, of Washington, passed away at 12:25 a.m. Saturday at Washington Nursing Center. She was born April 1, 1939, in Washington.
Daniel E. Foster
Daniel E. Foster, 65, died Thursday afternoon at his residence.
Born Dec. 3, 1947 in Montgomery, he was the son of Virgil and Mary (Yates) Foster. He graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1965.
Mary Fay Willis, 85, of Washington, died at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday at Eastgate Manor. Born July 24, 1927, in Vincennes, she was the daughter of Farris and Chrystal (Lamb) Wise.
Paisley Ann Morgan, two weeks old, of Washington, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 30, 2013, in Newburgh, she was the daughter of Ryan and Brittany (Babrick) Morgan.
Mildred ‘Millie’ Beck
Mildred “Millie” (Mahan) Beck, 87, of Washington, passed away peacefully at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday with her family by her side at Daviess Community Hospital.
Shirley J. Ausbrook passed away Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Shirley was born on Feb. 3, 1939, in Clay City, Ill., to Leo and Vida E. Murbarger.
Cathy Lynn Gould, 62 of Washington, died at 11:47 a.m. Friday at her residence. She was the daughter of Hugh O. and Phyllis (Madden) McLemore, and lived in Washington nearly all her life.
Frank Price, 77, of Washington, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hillside Manor. Born June 29, 1935, in Loogootee, he was the son of Agatha (Spaulding) and Francis Price Sr.
Eileen Cole, 86, died at 9:57 a.m. Monday at the Loogootee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Frank and Connie (Jackman) Swickard.
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