Vir­ginia Lee Bick­ford Shel­ton

McDonald County Press - - COUNTY -

May 19, 1946 March 26, 2018

Vir­ginia Lee Bick­ford Shel­ton, 71, of Good­man,

Mo., died March 26, 2018, at Free­man Hos­pi­tal West in Jo­plin, Mo., after suf­fer­ing an ap­par­ent heart at­tack.

She was born May 19, 1946, in Rocky Com­fort, Mo., to Ge­orge Wes­ley and Ruth El­iz­a­beth (Jones) My­ers. She was a life­long res­i­dent of McDon­ald County Mis­souri. On Feb. 14, 1964, she mar­ried James H. Bick­ford Sr. She worked for Big Smith, Tyson Foods and La-ZBoy. She en­joyed quilt­ing, cro­chet­ing and wood­work­ing projects.

She was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, James; and four sib­lings, Ju­nior My­ers, Ray­mond My­ers, Alta Rose Robert­son and Bar­bara Bick­ford.

Sur­vivors in­clude her sec­ond hus­band, Ron Shel­ton of Di­a­mond, Mo.; four sons, Tony Bick­ford (Mar­i­lyn) of Di­a­mond, Gre­gory Bick­ford of Good­man, Melvin Bick­ford (Ronda) of Good­man and James H. Bick­ford Jr. (Pa­tri­cia) of Neosho, Mo.; four grand­chil­dren; two sis­ters, Rhonda Bick­ford (Pete) of Good­man and Ge­or­gia McCum­ber of Jo­plin; and a brother, Pete My­ers (Tina) of Marsh­field, Mo.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held grave­side on Fri­day, March 30, 2018, at the Howard Ceme­tery in Good­man with Pas­tor Mark Bick­ford of­fi­ci­at­ing.

On­line con­do­lences may be sent to www.ozark fu­ner­al­

Ozark Fu­neral Home in An­der­son, Mo., was in charge of ar­range­ments.


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