Barbara A. Sheldon

Barbara SheldonAge 64, of Mason, passed away April 9, 2011. She was born on November 24, 1946, in Lansing.

Barbara worked as a legal secretary for Judge Harvey Hoffman and was a collector and dealer of vintage clothing. She just adored her great-granddaughter, Lilly.

Barbara was preceded in death by her father, Rev. Bill Graham and her mother, Roberta “Pud” Edgar. She is survived by her longtime friend, Wayne Stowell; son, Andrew Sheldon; daughter, Melissa Milewski; grandchildren, Robert Sheldon, Carson Sheldon, Michael Bobick; great-granddaughter, Lilly MacCann; brothers, James (Mary) Graham, Bill (Darlene) Graham, Scott (Gerri) Guild; sister, Judy (Gary) McNatt; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation or to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor.

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Gwen Kamm
April 16, 2011 at 10:52 pm

Drew, I am truly sorry for your loss.


April 17, 2011 at 9:57 pm

I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness – Emily Dickinson

Victoria Easterday
April 18, 2011 at 4:00 pm

Barb will be greatly missed. Her smile always warmed Judge Hoffman’s courtroom.

Kim Vermillion
April 19, 2011 at 10:07 am

You will be missed…Now I know Lilly has a Guardian Angel…she loved her Grandma Barb!

April 19, 2011 at 4:50 pm

Barb – I knew you through my boss, and then I knew you through Andrew. You are, and will be, greatly missed.


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