HUGOTON – Connie Lea Shelite, 67, died Friday, June 7, 2013.
She was born March 24, 1946, to Murel and Kathryn (Jones) Curtis.
She married Marvin Shelite on Feb. 24, 1968. He survives.
She graduated from Hugoton High School in 1964, then attended Wichita State and Panhandle State University.
She worked for her mother for many years at the Flower Nook. She also worked on the farm helping her father, and later partnered with her husband.
She was a member of Episcopal Church.
She was an avid horsewoman and a member of the American Quarterhorse Association and the American Buckskin Association. She was also active in the Pollyannas.
She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
• Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Hugoton Assembly of God Church, with Pastor Richard Martin presiding.
Graveside service to follow at Hugoton Cemetery under the direction of Paul's Funeral Home.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial are suggested to nursing scholarships for Stevens County Hospital Auxiliary or donor’s choice. They may be mailed to Paul’s Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.