|Cordelia Shelton, 88, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 7:15 PM at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville, Illinois.
Cordelia was born on October 19, 1924 in Elkhart, Illinois the daughter of William and Chrystle (Shockey) Suttory. She married Orville Shelton on August 21, 1941 in St. Louis, Missouri.
She is survived by her 5 children: Gary (Jenean) Shelton of East Galesburg, Mike (Mildred West) Shelton of Galesburg, Bobby (Bonnie) Shelton of Farmersville, Texas, Judy (Carl) Carlson of Knoxville, and Margie (Wayne Duncan) Shelton of Cottonwood, Arizona. She is also survived by her 3 siblings; LeahDell Turner of Cisco, Illinois, Gwen Rosenfeld of Elkhart, Illinois, Louis (Rochelle) Suttory of Springfield, Illinois, 11 Grandchildren, 39 Great-Grandchildren, and 10 Great-Great-Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
Cordelia worked for Maytag for several years and also the former Hotel Custer in Galesburg. She was a member of the Church of God in Galesburg.
A graveside funeral service will be held on Friday, July 5, 2013 at East Linwood Cemetery in Galesburg, Illinois at 11:00 AM. Rev. Don Reynolds will be officiating. Memorial donations may be sent to OSF Hospice or to the Knox County Nursing Home. Online Condolences can be left at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com