MINER - Barbara Ann Shelton, 78, formerly of Sanibel, Fla., died at 9:35 a.m. June 12, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.
Born July 22, 1928, in Elgin, Ill., to the late Chester Otto and Lillian Dieke Henriksen Sr., she had worked in nursing homes as a dietitian and was an active member of Delta Area Blind.
In September 1956, at LaGrange, Ill., she married Marvin W. Shelton who preceded her in death on June 5, 2007.
Also preceding her in death were: two sons, David Shelton and Daniel Shelton; one daughter, Peggy Burns; two brothers, Edward E. Henriksen and Chester Henriksen Jr.; and two sisters, Marilyn Skinner and Sonja Seger.
Survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Mel and Elaine Brown of Val Rico, Fla., and Darryl Shelton of Sikeston; two sisters, Marcia Stice-Lawler of Tampa, Fla., and Nancy Nelson of Ft. Madison, Iowa; and five grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Blanchard Funeral Chapel of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.