Grace Jean’ne Shelley, 74, daughter of Ralph and Dorthy (Fallin) Sweeney, was born August 18, 1941 in Grinnell, Iowa. She passed away on December 24, 2015 in Cabool, Missouri.
Grace married Dennis Shelley on October 15, 1978.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Dennis; one son, David Tuter of Rogersville, Missouri; a stepson, Shannon Shelley of Winter Haven, Florida; two daughters, Deborah Barber and Jessica Shelley of Springfield, Missouri; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Dub Day of Dallas, Texas; and a sister, Lou Ann Horton of Fair Grove, Missouri.
She attended Fairview Pentecostal Church as long as her health permitted.
Grace loved being a housewife, taking care of her family and meeting their needs. She especially enjoyed sewing, making clothes and special gifts for family and friends. She also enjoyed being outdoors and going hunting.
Grace was a wonderful, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be missed by those who knew and loved her.
The family is hosting a memorial service Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Fairview Pentecostal Holiness Church with John Emery officiating. Mrs. Shelly was cremated under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.