2010-10-07 / Obituaries

Nellie R. Shotts

McConnellsburg, 94

Nellie Rachel Shotts, 94, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at Fulton County Medical Center Extended Care Unit, McConnellsburg.

Born February 24, 1916, at her home by Scrub Ridge, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Arisha (Everets) DeShong. On October 24, 1945, she married her loving husband, Paul Shotts, in Mechanicsburg. He preceded her in death on July 9, 1986.

She is survived by two sons: Paul Shotts Jr. and wife Colleen of Everett; Mark Shotts and wife Victoria of Central City, Pa.; six grandchildren, six great grandchildren and a sister, Beulah Clever of Greencastle.

She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Sandra Shotts; sisters: Tina Weir, Olive Shives, Ruth Hess, Mary Johnson, Enza Tice, Minny Youse, Lena Mc- Clain, and brothers: George DeShong and Harry “Had” DeShong.

She was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church in Harrisonville. She was a devoted farm wife who loved cooking and her family. She will be sadly missed by all who loved and knew her. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 2, 2010, at 11 a.m.. at Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville. Pastor William Kuhn officiated. Interment was at Fairview United Methodist Cemetery, Harrisonville.

Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Harrisonville, was in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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