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Obituary | Ina Alice Greathouse Shelkey
« on: December 14, 2006, 09:04:30 AM »
Ina Alice Greathouse Shelkey      Ina Shelkey, 99, of Arlington, Virginia, formerly of Durbin, died September 19, 2004, in Arlington. Ina and her husband, Donald, continued to maintain their home in Durbin.
     Born January 13, 1905, she was a daughter of William Commodore and Maggie Hevener Greathouse. Ina was a graduate of Davis and Elkins College, Elkins.
     She is survived by her husband, Donald Eugene Shelkey, of Durbin and Arlington, sister Katherine Shiley of Roanoke, Virginia, two daughters, Joanne Nicely, of Alexandria, Virginia, and Jane Groat of La Plata, Maryland.
     Preceding her in death were one infant child, her sisters and brothers, Annie Cromer, Bertie Sheets, Nettie Cassell, and Herman, Herbert, and Ivan Greathouse, and three sons, William Lewis Rose, Robert Ottmer Rose and Benjamin Allen Rose. Ina was fortunate to enjoy 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
     Services will be held Thursday, September 23, 11 a.m., at Wallace and Wallace Chapel, Arbovale. Burial will be at the Arbovale Cemetery. Lunch will be served immediately following at the Durbin Methodist Church. Condolences may be forwarded to Donald Shelkey, 3127 S. 13th Street, Arlington, VA 22204.