Ethelyn Shackleton, the only daughter of Frank and Sarah Shackleton, was born December 30, 1888 and departed this life January 16, 1919, aged 31 years, seventeen days. She graduated from the high school at Eagleville, MO., and later spent one year at the state normal at Kirksville, MO. Being the only girl she was idolized by her parents and brothers. She was united in marriage to Ralph Swigart on February 28, 1914. To this union one child was born. Their life together was a happy one even though short. Her place in their home and in the home of her father can never be filled. She leaves to mourn her loss a husband, little son three years old, a father and mother and five brothers. Her body was laid to rest in the Eagleville, MO. Cemetery.