In Loving Memory of Minnie G. Bray Shelton, 1898 - 1992, Tuesday, October 20, 1992, 4:00 P.M., St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Rev. Terence R. Gray, Officiating, "Hutchings Services"

PALLBEARERS Stewards & Trustees FLOWER BEARERS Stewardess Boards & Chancel Choir
"But by the Grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me."
I Corinthians 15:10 "Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be ofgood comfort, be ofone mind, live in peace; and the God oflove and peace shall be with you.
2 Corinthians 13:11
ACKNOWLEDGMENT
The family ofthe late Minnie Bray Shelton acknowledges, with sincere appreciation the many comforting messages, floral tributes and other expressions ofkindness evidenced at this time in our bereavement

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Tuesday, October 20, 1992 4:00P.M.
St. Paul AM.E. Church
Rev. Terence R. Gray, Officiating

THE OBITUARY OF
MINNIE GERTRUDE BRAY SHELTON
. "S~ster Minnie" as Mrs. Shelton was affectionately called, was born in Warrencounty, Georgia; She was the eldest daughter of thirteen children hom to John Bob and Daisy Bray. Shejoined Sandy Grove A.M.E. Church in Warrenton, Georgia at an early age and gave her life to Christ.
Sister Minnie married John Waymon Shelton in 1920. She and Johnnie later moved to Macon, Georgia where they joined St. Paul A.M.E. Church. They shared fifty-one years together until his death in 1971.
Mrs. Shelton was an active member of the Senior Choir (later the Chancellor.Choir), the Friendship Club, and willingly gave of her time and talents. She was honored in February of 1987 for sixty-three years of faithful service to the Senior Choir. In October of 1990 the St. Paul A.M.E. Church honored her as "The Woman of St. Paul A.M.E. Church" in appreciation for years of dedicated service.
She is survived by: two brothers, Garner W. Bray(Minnie) of Philadelphia, PA, Willie R. Bray (Dorothy) of Tuskegee, AL; one sister, Lou Weeda Bray Thurston (Charles) of Brooklyn, NY; four sisters-in-law, Mary Ruth Carter, Macon, GA, Virginia Shelton Holiday, Brooklyn, NY, Mary Shelton Watson, Cleveland, OH, Laura Shelton, Macon, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews; two special lifelongfriends, Mary Morgan, Macon, GA and Mattie Robinson, Macon, GA

PROGRAM
THE PRELUDE ...................................... Bro. Robert Cummings THE PROCESSIONAL
THE IIYMN OF PRAISE ...................................................... #321 THE PRAYER ......................."Jesus Keeps Me Near The Cross"
The Rev. E.S. Mallory THE LITURGY OF THE WORD
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Old Testament ....................................... II Samuel12:15-23 The Rev. Marlette Gilbert
New Testament.............................. I Thessalonians 4:13-18 The Rev. Andre Jones
THE SELECTION .. The Combined Choirs of Saint Paul AMEC THE OBITUARY ...................................................... read silently THE PERIOD OF REFLECTION FROM: (3 minutes)
Chancel Choir ....................................... Bro. Charlie Powell Sunday School.............................................. Bro. P.R. Perry Close Friends ................................ Dr. Charles E. Wells, Sr. Clergy ...................................... The Rev. Gabriel Hardeman
THE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ................................. Pastor Gray THE SELECTION .. The Combined Choirs of Saint Paul AMEC THE EULOGY ............................ The Rev. Terence Renard Gray THE IIYMN OF ASSURANCE .... "My Faith Looks Up To Thee"
#415 THE RECESSIONAL ....... sing The Wonderous Love OfJesus"
#511
INTERMENT Woodlawn Memorial Park
Macon, Georgia

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