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Ruby Kitrel

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

BLOOMFIELD - Ruby Kitrel, 92, formerly of St. Louis and Dexter, died Sept. 27, 2004, at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter.

Born April 9, 1912, in Malden, daughter of the late John E. and Minnie Ola Roots Shelton, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield.

On Oct. 13, 1929, at Malden, she married Ruben R. Kitrel who preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 1991.

Survivors include: three brothers, Russell Shelton of Cape Girardeau, David Shelton of Dexter and John Shelton of Poplar Bluff; two sisters, Rosie Allen of Aid and Agnes Blake of Malden; and five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were one son, Donald R. Kitrel on Feb. 26, 2004; and eight brothers and two sisters.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. Wednesday until service time at 1 p.m. at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Kevin Eskew of Bloomfield will officiate.

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.