Shelby Jean Massey

Shelby Jean Massey

Shelby Jean Price Massey
November 11, 1938 – August 1, 2020

Shelby Jean Price Massey, 81, made her ascension to Glory Saturday.  She was born November 11, 1938 in Wilson County to the late Oscar P. and Alice Watson Price.  In addition to her parents, Shelby is preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Vernon Massey and her son, Greg Massey.

She is survived by her daughters, Rhonda M. Thompson (Guy) of Zebulon and Anita Massey (Angie) of Benson, sister, Glennie Chappell of Durham, grandchildren, Amanda Sanders (Joey), Matthew Sanders (Brooke), Matt Thompson and Gary Thompson (Kendra).

Graveside Funeral Service will take place at the Massey Family Cemetery, 2 pm Sunday, August 2, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Middlesex Children’s Home/Free Will Baptist Children’s Home, P.O. Box 249, 7907 Buck Deans Rd., Middlesex, NC 27557.

The family will be gathering at Shelby Jean’s home for anyone who wishes to visit.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Renee Wood Posted August 2, 2020 11:01 am

    Thinking of you.

  • FELICIA JONES Posted August 10, 2020 11:30 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss girls. Your mom was one of a kind and she had a sweet spirit. I will miss her deeply


  • Judy Finch Hinnant Posted August 10, 2020 11:10 pm

    RIP Shelby long time friend. Praying for the family.

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