Thelma Maxine Shelton, 68, of North Liberty, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Mercy Iowa City. Services were held April 5 at Good News Baptist Church, Cedar Rapids, by the Rev. Thomas Osterkamp Jr. Burial was at Davis Cemetery, rural Walker.
Survivors include her spouse, Gail Gilchrist; her children, Bob Shelton of Bussey, Michael (Kathy) Shelton of Ottumwa and Anntoinette (Todd) Olmstead of Geneva; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; her siblings, Eva Kriegmeyer and Bill (Phyllis) Daugherty, both of Cedar Rapids, John (Wynona) Daugherty of Des Moines, Mary Mericle of Council Bluffs and Juanita Traxler of Ottumwa; numerous nieces and nephews; and her special kitty, “Precious.”
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Eva Marie (Rouse) Daugherty; and a brother, Guy Daugherty.
Thelma was born Aug. 21, 1943, in Moulton. She worked in various hospitals as a nursing assistant for 27 years. On Oct 11, 2009, Thelma married Gail Gilchrist in Cedar Rapids.
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