The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

May 1, 2013

Joan Rockey

— Joan Lorraine Rockey, 80, of Rockwall, passed away Monday morning, April 29, 2013, at the Rockwall Nursing Home in Rockwall. 

She was born on March 22, 1933, in Calera, Okla., to Floyd Shackelford and Allie Brown, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her older sister, Irene Kelly Anthony.

Joan is survived by her five children, Bobby Allen, Tony Allen, Ricky Allen and wife Debbie, Donny Allen, and Diane Parrish and husband Alan, all of Caddo Mills; three sisters, Flora Mae Scott of Kemp, Dee Hosier and Louise Taylor, all of Oklahoma; one brother, Eugene Shackelford of Oklahoma; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She enjoyed time with her family, looked forward to traveling with her sisters and the annual Shackelford family reunion each year in Oklahoma.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church, 4183 Farm Road 36S in Caddo Mills (75135). The burial will be a private service for the immediate family.


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