February 26, 2004

(9/4/2003 - 2/16/2004)

Cody William Shelley, five-month-old son of Chris and Christy Vaughn Shelley of Memphis, MO, died February 16, 2004 at the Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis, MO.

He was born on September 4, 2003, in Kirksville, MO.

Cody was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Larry Dale Vaughn; maternal great-grandparents, Joe and Pearl Hobbs; paternal great-grandparents, Green and Louella Kirkland, Mary Kirkland Shelley, and Charles and Ada Peck.

Surviving are his parents, Chris and Christy Shelley of Memphis, MO; paternal great-grandfather, W.J. Shelley of Memphis, MO; paternal grandparents, Billie and Joanna Shelley of Memphis, MO; maternal grandparents, Paul and Carolyn Smith of Kansas City, MO; and maternal great-grandparents, Bill and Della Vaughn of Columbia, MO; 14 aunts, uncles and 20 cousins, Mark and Diana Shelley of Canton, MO and children, Brian and Maranda, Dillan, Lucas, Naomi, Patience, Evan, and Jeff, Janie and Rick Parton of Memphis, MO and children, Heather and Dejan and Mindy and son, Makai, Greg and Bev Shelley of Memphis and sons, Josh, Jared and Kyle, Sherry and Dave Lantz of Columbia, MO and children, Hannah and Ian, Sindi and Jack Burke of St. Charles, MO and son, Colin, Lana and Dave McRobert of Memphis, MO, and sons, William and Grant, and Jessica and Wes Walsh of Kansas City, MO and son, Cade.

The family has suggested memorials to the Scotland County Memorial Hospital, and may be left at or mailed to the Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison, Memphis, MO 63555.

Services were held at the Memphis United Methodist Church, Memphis, MO February 19, 2004, with Rev. Carol Blackwell officiating. Music was by Joan Hinds. Pallbearers were Billie Shelley, Paul Smith, Greg Shelley and Wes Walsh. Interment was in the Dover Cemetery west of Memphis, in Scotland County, MO. Arrangements were handled by the Payne Funeral Chapel, Memphis, MO.

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