R.A. "Andy" Shultz - Blytheville

Wednesday, October 31, 2001

R.A. "Andy" Shultz, 77, of Blytheville died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Osceola. Born Dec. 12, 1923, in Mississippi County, the son of Edgar and Myrtle Knuckles Shultz, he was a lifelong area resident. He attended Bethany Baptist Church. He was a retired instructor at Blytheville High School and was a member of the Arkansas Association of Retired Teachers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Josie "Alaine" Shultz, and a brother, Rev. Eugene Shultz.

Survivors include a daughter, Shelby Izmerian of Blytheville; a brother, Kenneth Shultz of St. Louis, Mo.; five sisters, Louise Hall of Gosnell, Betty Winchester of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Geneva Duvall of Lakeland, Fla., Bobbie Beasley of Paragould and Mary Ellen Elsworth of St. Louis; a grandchild, Christy Woody of Manila, and three great-grandchildren.

Services were at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel in Blytheville, the Rev. Gary Hyde and the Rev. Mike Brewer officiating. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery.