2012-02-25 / Obituaries

Elizabeth “Betty” (Wyckoff) Shell

Elizabeth “Betty” (Wyckoff) Shell, 88, of Poplarville, Mississippi, formerly of Thornville, passed away on February 14, 2012, at Pearl River County Hospital, Mississippi. She was born on January 26, 1924, in Millersport, to the late Ralph and Jenny (Chalfant) Wyckoff. Mrs. Shell was a homemaker, a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Thornville, and active in the Perry County Senior Citizens and County Extension.

She is survived by her loving family: daughter, Rebecca (Don) Mayeux, of Picayune, Mississippi; daughter- in- law, Mary Ann Hale Shell; grandchildren, Deborah(Matthew) Hamel, Michael (Jamie) Mayeux, Michael James, Jr. (Brandi) Shell; greatgranchildren, Justin and Emily Hamel, Eli and Cali Shell, and Dale, Gabrielle, and Christopher Mayeux.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Abner Shell; son, Michael Shell, Sr.; great-grandson, Nathan Mayeux; brothers, Charles and Luke Wyckoff; and sisters, Mary Ellen Amore, Etta Miller, Ida Crane, Dorothy Folts, and Peggy Garrison.

A funeral service, celebrating Betty’s life, was held February 22, 2012, at the Thornville home of Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service with the Rev. Patricia Battle officiating. Burial followed in Union Baptist Cemetery, Thornville.

Condolences may be sent to www.hoskinsonfuneral.com

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