Marie Stroud

GASTONIA - Rose Marie ""Toots"" Shelton Stroud, 83, formerly of 8532 NC 700, Ruffin, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2013, at Gaston Memo-rial Hospital.

She was a native of Danville, Va., born Nov. 4, 1929, to the late Daniel and Ollie Shelton.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Donald. Wilson Stroud.

Survivors include her daughter, Susan Stroud Current of Gastonia, and her granddaughter Shelton Marie Current of Chapel Hill, NC.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Episcopal Church, 1201 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054 with Rev. Gary Butterworth officiating.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service

A visitation held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Townes Funeral Home, Danville, Va.

Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Happy Home Church Cemetery, Ruffin.

Memorials may be made to the Gaston Humane Society, 114 Sherrill Road, Gastonia, NC 28052.

Condolences may be made to the family at

The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144.

Funeral Home

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home
2916 Union Road Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 864-5144

Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 22, 2013