obit: Melissa Ann Shelton - mom Stary
Melissa Ann Shelton, the seven-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Shelton of Victoria, died Monday morning in a Corpus Christi hospital after a long illness.
The child was born Jan. 1 and was a member of the Baptist church.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Colonial Gardens Chapel, the Rev. J. V. Helms officiating.
Burial will follow in the Colonial Gardens Cemetery.
The body will lie in state at the funeral home from 9 a.m. Tuesday until the time of the services.
Surviving the child are her parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Stary and Mrs. Agnes Shelton, all of Victoria.
Pallbearers will be Preston Goodner, Roland Delahey, Reggie Stary and David Shelton.
Victoria Advocate, August 1, 1978
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis