WASHINGTON — Patty Shelton, 80, of Washington, died at 10:27 p.m. Saturday at Daviess Community Hospital. Born Jan. 26, 1933, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Brayton Delos and Dorothy Louise (Padgett) Cissell. She was a homemaker and a member of Alfordsville Christian Church. She is survived by three sons, Mark (Joyce) Shelton of Bedford, Steve Shelton of Washington, and Brayton (Dalynn) Shelton of Sullivan; two daughters, Angela (Steven) Cuzart of Washington, and Marsha (Frank) Faith of Elnora; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; a sister, Beckie (Dennis) Jenne; and a brother, Walter Cissell. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Shelton; a daughter, Rhenoda Shelton; two sisters, Eva Chadd and Linda Murry; and three brothers, Don, John and Wilbur Cissell. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home, Washington Chapel, with Steve Remmel officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Reeve Township. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Jan. 26, 1933 - Feb. 16, 2013
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