Ellen Maxine Kelton

June 3, 1917 ~ June 4, 2019 (age 102)


Ellen Maxine Kelton, age 102 passed away in her home in Abilene, Texas on June 4, 2019. Born in Amarillo on 6/3/17, Maxine is preceded in death by her father, William Hamilton Wright, a Methodist minister and mother, Josie Slatton, as well as her beloved husband of 67 years, Willard Kelton, an Electrical Engineer. Maxine was a graduate of McMurray University, a member of Aldersgate Methodist Church, was a Teacher, published Songwriter and member of The Grammy & Country Music Association.

Maxine is survived by 2 sons and their spouses: Mr. & Mrs. William Roger Kelton and Mr. & Mrs. Willard Noel Kelton; 3 grandchildren: Heather Ray, Natalie Thelitz and Michael Kelton; and 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at Parker Funeral Home in Baird on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. followed by Graveside Services at Ross Cemetery.


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Parker Funeral Home
141 East 3rd Street
Baird, Texas 79504

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