Mary Elizabeth Shelton Hybarger, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, in a Chattanooga hospital.
She was born on Feb. 4, 1927, in the Spring Creek community of Calhoun. She was the daughter of the late Walter Shelton and Lula Bacon Shelton.
She loved Atlanta Braves baseball, redbirds, crossword puzzles and bingo. She was a faithful employee of Bowater paper mill for 35 years.
She was a lifelong member of Calhoun Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Clark; brother, Henry Shelton; and half brothe,r Gene Sharp.
She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, C.L. Hybarger; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Kim Hybarger; grandson, Casey Hybarger; sisters: Dorothy Eaves, of Florence, Ala., and Grace Ann Thompson, of Yellow Springs, Ohio; nieces: Ann Leamon, Janice Clark, Johnny Ruth Michaels, Tammy Killian, Connie Childers and Erica Bothwell; nephews: Benny Eaves and Billy Shelton; several great nieces and nephews, whom she dearly loved; and special friends: Martha Evans, Gertie Sherlin, Jackie Sharp and Nancy Lewis.
The funeral was held Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Stuart Park Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Caywood officiating.
Interment will be today at 2:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Jamie Franks, John Franks, Seth Bothwell and D.J. Bales. Music will be by Leonard Sampson and D.J. Bales.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Mary and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Hybarger family with these arrangements.