Virginia Lee Shelton, age 87 of Baxter Springs, Kan. passed from this life Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at Quaker Hill Skilled Nursing Facility.

Virginia was born March 5, 1925 at Picher, Okla. to the union of Earnst Ray and Genevieve (Banes) Skiles. She was united in marriage to Dennis Shelton. Dennis served in the United States Air Force during WWII, and was former assistant Chief of police in Baxter Springs. Virginia spent her time loving and caring for her family and friends as a homemaker.

Virginia is preceded in death by her parents and husband.

She is survived by two sisters Donna Brock and Barbara Albert.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the Baxter Springs Cemetery. Father Chrysostom Ah Maung will officiate. Online condolences may be expressed at