Services for John H. Shults, 81, of Post were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the First Baptist Church with Reverend Keith Garner officiating. Burial in Terrace Cemetery was under the direction of Hudman Funeral Home. Visitation was from 6 until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
John died on Feb. 16 in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 1, 1938 in Encino, New Mexico to Ted and Lumega (Tipton) Shults. He married Dretha Franklin on December 13, 1969 in House, New Mexico. She preceded him in death on May 23, 2005. He married Joyce Snow Siewert on Dec. 8, 2008 in Post. He farmed and ranched in Garza County for many years.
Survivors include his wife: Joyce Shults of Post, one daughter: Miranda (Robert) McDonald of Argyle, one son: Frank Shults of Post, two stepdaughters: Valarie (Terry Don) Watson of Portales, New Mexico and Sharon (Robert) Redden of Lubbock, three stepsons: Mark (Carmen) Forrer of Lawton, OK, Jerry Siewert of Lubbock and Kerry (Elaine) Siewert of San Angelo, one sister: Patsy (Robert) Craig of Post, 15 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.