Services for Delores Ellen Shelley, 79, Lawrence, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sutton Cemetery.
Mrs. Shelley died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Medicalodges Eudora.
She was born January 16, 1936, in Sugar Creek, Colorado, the daughter of Esther Adams Kirk and step father, Albert Pippert.
Mrs. Shelley was a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, crocheting, knitting, and researching genealogy. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lawrence and volunteered at Meals on Wheels.
She married Robert C.A. Shelley, October 6, 1954 in Lawrence on the Shelley family farm. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Ed Shelley and wife Dee Dee of Topeka; daughter, Jessica E. Hibbs-Shelley of Pleasant Hill, MO; brother, Carl Kirk of Lee’s Summit, MO; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Deborah D. Shelley-Hibbs and a son Rob E. Shelley, preceded her in death.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The family suggests memorials to Grace Hospice and Medicaloges Activity Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.