Barbara Pearle Sheldon


Barbara Pearle Sheldon, 77, retired deacon in full connect and diaconal minister and spouse of a retired elder. Born June 13, 1945; died October 7, 2022.

She served churches in Valley Center, Wichita, and Syracuse as well as on the annual conference staff, and as staff director. In addition, she was the interim director of Grace Med Clinic. With her husband of 55 years, the Rev. Tom Shelton, she participated in churches at Oxford, Kechi, Newton, South Hutchinson, Mulvane and Great Bend. They both retired in 2012.

Besides her husband, survivors include daughters Lori and Robin (Joe), two grandsons, a brother and sister.

Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 12 at Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson..

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2022, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1602 N. Main, Hutchinson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Trinity's Tiny Treasures Preschool, in care of Elliott Mortuary.

A full obituary is here.