Peggy Joyce Shelley
June 16, 1931 - April 6, 2010
Peggy Joyce Shelley, 78-year-old homemaker, passed away Tuesday,
April 6, 2010 at her home in Whitewright.
Mrs. Shelley was born on June 16, 1931 in Randolph, the daughter
of R.E. and Diola Davis Blackerby and attended Randolph schools. She married
James Robert Shelley on Sept. 27, 1947 in Bonham, TX. Mrs. Shelley was
a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Bells.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert Shelley;
son, Billy Joe Shelley; and sister, Vonnie Nell Langley. Surviving are
her son, James Donald Shelley and wife Donna of Whitewright; son, Ricky
Wayne Shelley and wife Debbie of Chickasha, Okla.; daughter, Retha Diane
Thompson of Whitewright; brothers, Eugene Blackerby and Bobby Blackerby,
both of Randolph; sisters, Cleva Jo Ferguson of Denison, and Sandra Lee
Bailey of Alvarado; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two
Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10 in the Mullican-Little
Chapel in Bells/ Savoy with Rev. Houston Garner officiating. Burial will
follow at Whitewright City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Brandon Latimer, Douglas Thompson, David Thompson,
Stephen Montgomery, Jimmy Price, Cody Shelley, Brian Kelsoe and Michael
Family visitation was held at the funeral home, Friday, April 9.