The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

October 30, 2013

Shelia Shackelford, of Oakboro, passed away Oct. 25, 2013, at age 60


Tuesday, October 29, 2013 — OAKBORO – Mrs. Shelia Yow Shackelford, 60, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013, at home.

The family received friends on Sunday, October 27, 2013, from 5-6:30 p.m. at Wilkinson Funeral Home.

Shelia was born on December 19, 1952, in Union County, to the late Bill and Violet Little Yow. She is also preceded in death by her sister, Bobbie Burgess; brothers, Whitey Yow, Donald Yow and Wayne Yow.

Her main joy in life was her grandchildren, as she loved every minute spent with them. She also enjoyed helping with the elderly.

Shelia is survived by her daughters, Renay Pressley and husband Eric of Mt. Pleasant and Amanda Chancellor and husband Randal of Oakboro; son, Richard Shackelford of Oakboro; sisters, Sally Pinion of Locust, Brenda Reeder of Concord and Jolene Butler of Oakboro; grandchildren, Jacob Shackelford, Ryan and Dalton Pressley and Brianna Chancellor; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family would life to thank Dr. Kelling’s office for all of their help and support during this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

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Wilkinson Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the Shackelford family.