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Welcome to the memorial page for

Nancy (Jackson) Shelley

April 12, 1943 ~ June 11, 2017 (age 74)

Laurel Hill

Nancy Jackson Shelley, 74, went to her heavenly home after a brief stay at Scotland County Regional Hospice in Laurinburg.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at First United Methodist Church, officiated by the Rev. Jonathan Jeffries. Visitation will follow in the church fellowship hall.

Born April 12, 1943 in Scotland County, she was the youngest of three daughters to the late Samuel Dawson and Sallie Williams Jackson.

Miss Nancy or Mrs. Shelley taught high school mathematics for 48 years. Most of her teaching years were spent at Scotland High School, where she loved Fighting Scots football, basketball and baseball games. Mrs. Shelley loved all sports and marching band activities at the high school. Some people would say she might even bleed that Scottish plaid. She served as Scotland County Commissioner from 1992-2004, where she was also the chairwoman of the commissioner’s office during her tenure.

Mrs. Shelley loved two churches, Laurel Hill Methodist and First United Methodist Church, where she worshipped and served the Lord. She was active on countless committees, worship teams and with children and youth. She especially loved serving Emmaus and Epiphany ministries.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Marvin Shelley of the home; her son, Jeffery Dawson Shelley, also of the home; her daughter, Janna Shelley Williams and her husband Jerry of Laurel Hill; sisters, Sara Jackson Thomas of Richmond, VA and Ann Jackson Hagelberger of Fayetteville, NC:  and her grandchildren, Jessica Shelley of Wilmington, Erin Shelley, Dawson Shelley, Richard “RD” Wegner and Sallie Wegner, all of Laurel Hill.

For those desiring, memorials may be made to:  First United Methodist Church, 101 West Church Street, Laurinburg, NC 28352 or Scotland County Regional Hospice, PO Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28353.

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is serving the family.

 Service Information

Memorial Service
June 13, 2017

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
101 West Church Street
Laurinburg, NC 28352

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