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Adele Shellito

ROCK HILL -- Adele Earls Shellito, 61, of 129 Wisteria Lane, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A native of Cliffside, N.C., Mrs. Shellito was born Sept. 23, 1946, a daughter of the late Odell and Mary Jane Watts Earls and was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Robert Wayne Shellito; a son, Albert Wayne Murray Jr. of Rock Hill; two daughters, Barbara Ann Funderburke and Teresa Williams, both of Rock Hill; two stepsons, Tony and Troy Shellito, both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Tommy Earls of Gaffney and Robert Earls of York; four sisters, Nellie Powell of Cliffside, Laura Jane Tessener of Shelby, Mary Lou Ramsey of York and Elizabeth Spears of York; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home.

A Service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Shellito will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

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Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home and Cremation Center is serving the family.