Recetta Ann Shelton, daughter of the late James Helton and Lillian Henson Helton, was born Sept. 1, 1943, in Kennett, and departed this life Friday, March 16, 2012, at the age of 68 years, 6 months and 15 days.
Recetta Ann married James R. Shelton on July 27, 1962.
Survivors include her husband, James Shelton, of Kennett; one daughter, Trishia Sitz and husband, Carlos, of Seymour, Mo.; two grandchildren, Matt Sitz, of Fort Blagg, N.C., and Casey Sitz, of Seymour; one brother, Judy Helton, of Senath, Mo.; four sisters, Reba Tate, of Tennessee, Louise Barton, of Kennett, Cathy Higgins, of Independence, Mo., and Arlice Storer, of Independence, and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Marion Lee Helton and M.F. Helton and one sister, Marcelline Laster.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 19, in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett with Rev. Jim Pemberton officiating.
Pallbearers were Jerry Wills, Ronnie Shelton, Ricky Shelton, Forrest Wilkison, Ken Pruett and Scotty Alsup.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett was in charge of the arrangements.