Thursday, December 9, 2010

Dolores Shackelford, 78, of Reeds Spring, daughter of John and Rosie (Yocum) Dotson was born Dec. 1, 1932, in Reeds Spring, and departed this life Dec. 1, 2010, in Ozark Mountain Regional, Crane.

She was a homemaker and attended the Allen Church.

She was preceded by: her parents; husband, Kenneth; one brother, Eugene Dotson; and one grandson.

Survivors include: two sons, Calvin Shackelford and wife, Sondra, of Reeds Spring, and Kenny Shackelford and wife, Janine, of Cape Fair; two daughters, Arenda Kief and husband, Ken, of Cassville, and Joy Rittenhouse, of Reeds Spring; three sisters, Betty Cole, of Reeds Spring, Wanda Staggs, of Atkins, Ark., and Joyce Patrick, of Reeds Spring; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Allen Church, Galena, with Leroy Hubbard and Denny McCrorey officiating. Burial was at Philibert Cemetery, Kimberling City, under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Oxford Hospice.