Shirley Irene Elton


(Feb. 2, 2007)

Graveside services for Shirley Irene Elton, 71, who died Friday, Feb 2 at the Powell Valley Hospital, will be Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 1 p.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery.

A Frannie resident, she had been living recently at the Powell Valley Care Center.

She was born Dec. 24, 1936, in Lovell, daughter of Samuel Fay Elton and Audrey Blossom (Johnson) Elton. She attended school until the eighth grade in Frannie and Warren, Mont.

A farmer, she enjoyed raising rabbits, chickens and sheep and doing yardwork. She was fond of painting, puzzles and drive truck during corn harvest.

Survivors include brothers Keith Elton (Vi) of Billings, Mont., and Virg Elton of Frannie; sister, Waneth Glasgow (Jim) of Barr Nunn; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Thelma Hazen; a brother, Eugene Elton; and an infant sister.

Visitation will be from noon until 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson Funeral Home.