Obituary for Audrey J. Shelton | Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory



Audrey J. Shelton

July 21, 1941 ~ September 15, 2018 (age 77)

WASHINGTON - Audrey J. Shelton, 77, of Washington, IL died at 6:17 am Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria, IL. Born on July 21, 1941 in Aden, IL to Willard and Floyie Mae Schell Hutchcraft, she married J.C. Shelton on October 31, 1958 in Pekin, IL. He preceded her in death on January 12, 2000 in Pekin, IL. Surviving are 1 son, Rocky C. Shelton of Washington, IL, 1 daughter Sheila D. White of Pekin, IL, 1 sister, Alma (Ward) Lisenby of Peoria IL, 3 grandchildren; Jessica Evans( Corey Hockman), Kevin Shelton, and Heather White (Steven Renfroe), her granddaughter-in-law, Beth Graham Shelton, and 5 great-grandchildren; Raquel, Jasper, Gabriel, Tanner, and Traxton. She was preceded in death by her parents. Audrey loved children and enjoyed working at the Latchkey Program at John L. Hensey School in Washington and had previously worked as a server at the Holiday Inn in both East Peoria and Peoria. She was a member of Northwest Baptist Church in Peoria, but had attended Glad Tidings Church in East Peoria. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. Services for Audrey will be at 12 noon on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Pastor Dan Berkel will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:30 until the time of service on Friday. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Memorials may be made to the Latchkey Program at John L. Hensey School. Audrey’s memorial website is available at where condolences may also be sent to the family.

Donations may be made to:

John L. Hensey Latchkey Program
Washington IL 61571

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