Ruby M. Shlton, 96, of Wayne City, died 11 p.m. May 14, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Health Care.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Shelton was born May 5, 1917, in Wayne City, the daughrter of Joe and “Lula” Dove Lathrop. She married Howard Shelton; he preceded her in death.
She is survived by a son, Ron (Carol) Shelton of Wayne City; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, an infant son, a grandson and 10 brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at First Methodist Church in Wayne City with the Rev. Karen Blank Ewell officiating. Burial will be at Farnsworth Cemetery in Wayne City.
Visitation will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.