The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 11, 2014

Patricia Ann Shelby

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Patricia Ann Shelby, age 70, of Carl Junction, passed away at 3:18 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at her home following a short illness.

Patricia was born April 9, 1943, in Joplin, Mo. and had lived in the Joplin area most of her life. She worked for the Community Blood Center for 12 years and formerly worked 10 years for the American Red Cross.

She married Larry Shelby June 16, 1961, in Joplin. He preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 2012.

She is survived by three sons, Keith Shelby and wife,  Crystal, Carl Junction, Scott Shelby, Joplin and David Shelby and wife, Kristi, Fruita, Colo.; and one daughter, Cheryl Shelby, Carl Junction; her mother, Helen Moorehead, Joplin; two brothers, Corky Moorehead and wife, Diana, Joplin and Billy Moorehead, Carl Junction; three sisters, Sally Loyd and Norma English and husband, Tony, all of Joplin and Elaine Harding and husband, Tom, Carl Junction; and nine grandchildren, Christian Shelby, Kaitlyn Shelby, Jordan Shelby, Gabrielle Shelby, Lucah Shelby, Lyndsie Lorton-Shelby, Zach Shelby, Cameron Burrows, and Alex Burrows.

Patricia will be cremated.  A memorial visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Mason-Woodard Chapel.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason-Woodard Mortuary of Joplin, Mo.

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