Daisy Marie Shelby was born October 4, 1924, near Webbers Falls, OK and passed from this life February 15, 2020 in Gore, OK. Daisy was the daughter of Joseph Ward and Alta Chapman Ward. Daisy married Luther (Mutt) Shelby on November 6, 1946, in Webbers Falls, OK where they made their home.
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Daisy was preceded in death by her parents, bothers Leo and Kenneth Ward, and sisters Margaret Ward, Violet Sheffield and Jean Vann Coburn. Daisy is survived by her son Kenneth, her sister Billie Edwards and her brothers, Eddie, Wayne and Joe Ward, several cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Services will be held at the 1st Baptist Church in Webbers Falls on Thursday February 20, 2020 at 11:00 am with Rick Shelby and Wayne Ward officiating. Interment will Friday February 21, 2020 at 11:00 am at Fort Gibson National Cemetery in Ft. Gibson, OK. In lieu of flowers Daisy would prefer a donation to the 1st Baptist Church of Webbers Falls.
Pallbearers will be nephews James, Tommie, Jerry, Darrell, and Larry Ward, Steven and Gary Edwards, Ronald Hendrickson, Nick and Greg Vann and Johnny Sheffield and cousins Donald Hamilton and Rick Shelby.
Our family would like to offer our sincere thanks to the staff of Gore Nursing Center for their care of Daisy for the last five years. We would also like to thank Daisy’s special friends Johnny and Carl for their support the last few years.