Hazel G. Shelby Obituary:
Funeral Date: 3/11/2005
Hazel G. Shelby, age 92, of Lafayette, Louisiana formerly of Warren died Sunday, March 6, at home. She was born March 25, 1912 at Rye, Arkansas a daughter of the late John Harvey Gavin and Emma Taylor Gavin. She was a homemaker, a resident of Lafayette for the last 15 years and a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church of Warren. She married Willie L. Shelby on September 29, 1928 in Bradley County, Arkansas and he died May 9, 1991. Surviving is a son John H. Shelby and spouse Rosanne, Shreveport, La; a daughter Louise Meaders and spouse Roy, Lafayette, La; 2 sisters Eva Yarbrough, Little Rock, Ark. and Opal Smith, Stuttgart, Ark; 9 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Graveside services were 2:00 pm Friday, March 11th in Union Cemetery at Rye with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery arraignments by Frazer Funeral Home. Pallbearers were David Meaders, John Russell Shelby, Gary Shelby, Jonathan DeBlanc, Lawrence DeBlanc III, Jermy Meaders, Christopher Meaders, Luke Langlinars.