Funeral services for Mrs. Thelma M. Shelley, 54, who died at a Pueblo, Colo., hospital Friday after a long illness due to a chronic heart condition, were held on Monday, December 9, 1963, at 3:30 p.m. from the Davis Mortuary with Rev. Eugene Worth officiating followed by Eastern Star rites. Burial was in Roselawn cemetery.
Mrs. Shelley was born February 28, 1909 in Nickerson, Kans., and had been a resident of Pueblo since 1936. She graduated from the Coldwater high school with the class of 1929. She was active in the Parent-Teacher Association and as a DeMolay mother. She was a member of Bethel Methodist church, Pueblo Chapter 7, O.E.S., Rainbow Sunday School class Miriam Circle of W. S. C. S.
Survivors include her husband, Paul E. Shelley of the family home, three sons, Rex Shelley, Denver; Don, Lamar and Rudolph, Zephyer Cove, Nev.; and her father, John C. Shultz, Coldwater, Kans. She was the grandmother of eight.
She is survived by a brother, Raymond Shultz, Coldwater, Kans.; three sisters, Mrs. Goldia McAllister, Wichita, Kans.; Mrs. Dorothy Channey, Kansas City, Kans.; and Mrs. Alice Tatum, Junction City, Kans.
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