Betty J. Shanton

January 13, 1929 - April 21, 2019

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Betty J. Shanton, 90, of Kendallville died Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 4 a.m. in Parkview Noble Hospital, Kendallville.

She was born January 13, 1929 in Noble County to William and Hazel (Gillespie) Strouse.

Ms. Shanton retired from Kroger in 1991 after 38 years as a cashier, with many of those years being a head cashier.

She was a member of Trinity Church United Methodist in Kendallville.

Surviving are a daughter, Linda (Richard) Ledbetter of Millport, Alabama; a son, Stephen (René) Shanton of Kendallville; a special son, Terry (Becky) Shreve of Woodland Park, Colorado; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert Shanton; two brothers; and two sisters.
A private graveside services will be held at Sweet Cemetery in Albion.

Honorary pallbearer will be Nathan Shanton. Active pallbearers will be Terry Shreve, Richard Ledbetter, Seth Cox, Elijah Shanton,, Shane Shanton, and Anthony Shanton.

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Steve McCreery
April 25th, 2019 6:33pm
Rome City

Steve, Sorry to hear about Betty. Good memories of Betty at Krogers as she kept us all straight; hard to do with some of us. His peace to you. Steve

Alanna Coffelt
April 24th, 2019 2:21pm
Wolf Lake IN

Dear Steve and Rene, I am sorry you lost your mom. We always want longer with our loved ones, so I am glad she had such a wonderful long life with her family and friends. I remember her from when my grandma lived across the street on Oak St in Kendallville. I hope you are all doing well. Many blessings, Alanna

Zan & Larry
April 23rd, 2019 11:40pm
Ocala FL

Steve & Rene - we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your entire family has our deepest sympathy. You will all be in our prayers and thoughts.

April 23rd, 2019 5:26pm

Dear Shanton family. I am so sorry to have read of the death of Betty. Please accept my sincere condolences. I would like to share something that I have personally found to be comforting. It is found in the Bible at John 5:28, 29 and Revelation 21:4. May God give you and your family comfort in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our loved ones in death and we will be able to see them again once they are resurrected. With deepest sympathy and warmth of heart.

Elizabeth Crismore
April 23rd, 2019 3:19pm
Woodland Park

I love you

Dean and Laura Bearman
April 23rd, 2019 12:33am

Our sympathy to all the family. We know that she knew Jesus Christ as her Savior and is included in His Resurrection. Alleluhia!

Dave and Linda Davis
April 22nd, 2019 5:35pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Betty will be greatly missed by all who loved her.