Thelma Thomas Shelton

Published 11:58 pm Friday, July 8, 2011

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Thelma Thomas Shelton died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at The Medical Center in Niagara Falls. She was 64.

Mrs. Shelton was born in Vicksburg and attended public schools. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Washington; seven brothers; four sisters; and her parents, Collins and Willie Mae Thomas.

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She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Shelton of Niagara Falls; a son, Larry Washington of Niagara Falls; two brothers, Robert L. Kelly of Vicksburg and Horace Smith of Detroit; and three sisters, Martha Samerkand and Annie Bell, both of Niagara Falls, and Noveta Welch of Detroit.

Williamson Funeral Home of Niagara Falls has charge of the arrangements.

Services will be at Mount Zion MB Church at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. James Giles officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.