Ruby Jean Shelton, 72, Brookings, died Feb. 3, 2000, in Oklahoma.

She was born Sept. 9, 1927.

She lived in Brookings and built a home on Henderson Hill. She sold Avon in Brookings in the early 1970s for several years.

She and her husband, Landis Shelton, moved to Oklahoma in the 1980s.

Survivors are husband Landis Shelton, Oklahoma; daughters Kay Thomas and Betty Kamski, both of Oklahoma.

Also surviving are one grandson and a great-granddaughter, both of Arizona.