Shelly was born Sept. 26, 1968, in Fort Scott, Kan., and grew up in the Fort Scott area. She moved to southwest Missouri in 1991 from Fort Scott and currently worked at Jay Hatfield Mobility in Joplin. Her children were her priority, and she was a very giving person, always having a smile and positive attitude.
She is survived by her son Blake Ramsey and daughter Mikayla Ramsey, both of Neosho; her father, Jerry Gray and wife Kathy, Fort Scott; her mother Shorty Cooper and husband Dan, Richards, Mo.; maternal grandmother Marilyn Fowler, Fort Scott; two brothers, Scott Brillhart and Eric Gray, both of Fort Scott; two nephews, Johnathon and Austin; two nieces, Aura Lee and Morgan and the father of her children, Thad Ramsey and wife Michele, Neosho.
Services were held Tuesday, May 31, at 10 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Neosho; Rev. John St. Clair officiated.
Graveside services were Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Centerville Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan., and serving as pallbearers were Scott Brillhart, Eric Gray, Norman Brillhart, Rusty Fowler, Mike Fowler, Dustin Fowler, Trent Fowler, Josh Fowler, Dalton Davis, Jacob May, Tommy Metcalf, Travis Flenniken, Ronnie II Flenniken and Michael Buswell.
Friends called at the Clark Funeral Home on Monday. Contributions in memory of Shelly may be made to the Blake and Mikayla Ramsey Educational Fund, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, Mo., 64850.
A favorite scripture of Shelly's was Philippians 3:14, "I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus."
Arrangements were by Clark Funeral Home, Neosho. Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.