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Theresa Lynn Shockley

Theresa Lynn Shockley, age 44 of Jefferson City, passed away Monday October 15, 2012, at Autumn Meadows Skilled Nursing Facility in Linn after a long battle with C JD, an inherited neurological disease.

Theresa was born May 30, 1968, in West Plains, MO, a daughter of Michael P. Sherman of Pineville, AR and the late Rosette (Tamas) Sherman.

Theresa was a 1987 graduate of Houston High School. She graduated from Linn Technical College in 1989 with a degree in Office Technology.

On January 2, 1988, Theresa was united in marriage to Joseph Shockley in Hermann, Mo. He survives at the home with their two children, Christopher and Elizabeth.

She was a long time employee of the Missouri Department of Revenue.

Theresa worshipped at and was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Jefferson City. She was an active volunteer for the Girl Scouts Heart of Missouri Council and a Girl Scout Leader.

Theresa loved to travel, had an eclectic love for music, was an avid reader and loved spending time with family.

In addition to her husband and children, Theresa is survived by: three sisters, RayAnne Strubberg of Linn, Lucinda Campbell of Oklahoma and Charnelle Carrigg of Linn; four brothers, Randy Churchill of Arkansas, Jim Ostrander of Linn, Michael Sherman of Cabool, and Joseph Sherman of Arkansas; as well as many nieces nephews, and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Morton Chapel with Rev. Mark Towns officiating. Interment will follow in the St. George Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Shockley family.

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Rayann and Jim I sorry to here about you sister. my prayer are with you and your family .

wanda troesser Oct 17 2012 12:00 AM

Debbie, You and your entire family are in my prayers & thoughts at this difficult time. Please do not hesitate to ask for anything. God bless you & your family.

Renee Mazurek Oct 17 2012 12:00 AM

Joe and family, Thinking of you durning this time. Theresa was such a brave person and fun loving. I will always rememeber all the fun times we had together. From being together with girl scouts, to girls night out! She will always have a special place in my heart!! It was an honor to say I knew her!

Lisa Coffman Oct 17 2012 12:00 AM

Joe, So sorry for your loss. To know that Theresa is finally at peace must give you some comfort. Please know that we ae thinking of you and Aunt Debbie & Uncle Jerry. Knnow that we love you..

Brenda Shockley Crabtree Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM

Joe and family: So sorry to read about Theresa's passing. I hadn't heard or seen anything from her in a while and was in hopes she was much better. My deepest sympathy to you and your children.

June Wolfe Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM

I had not seen my cousin in many years, but never once did I ever stop thinking of my family or her after I moved. Im sorry she is gone and wish her family the best.

Brandy Prior Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM

Joe,May God bless your family with peace and comfort during this time of sorrow. I am unable to attend the service. My thoughts and prayers are with you but Thressa is at peace now.

Charlotte Belser Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM

May God bless your family with peace and comfort during this time of sorrow. I am unable to attend the service. Larry's brother passed away and we are leaving in the morning for Memphis. Thoughts and prayers. Cindy

Cindy Wininger Watson Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to you all in this time of sorrow. While it is a blessing that she is no longer suffering, I'm sure it is still very hard to let go. You will all be remembered in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless and Keep each of you. (worked with Debbie for many years)

Cindy Evers Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

Sarah Sergent Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM

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