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March 29, 1999 Monday

COLLETT, Sylvania d. 28 Mar 1999

CRAB ORCHARD - Sylvania Collett, 84, of Seymour, Ind., formerly of Lincoln County, died Sunday at Seymour Memorial Hospital.

Born Oct. 30, 1914, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Alkie Saylor Shelton. She was the widow of Samuel Collett.

Survivors include a daughter, Rachel Roberts of Stanford; three sisters, Wathena Fins, Dollie Halcomb and Henrietta Smith, all of Crab Orchard; three brothers, Homer Shelton of Crab Orchard, Johnny Shelton of Lancaster and Charles Shelton of Rising Sun, Ind.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers are Kenneth Roberts, Henry Delaney, Joshua Caldwell, Jimmy Harrison, Charles Gray and Woodrow Saylor.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Wilmont Chapel Cemetery on Copper Creek Road.