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Theresa Lynn Shockley

May 30, 1968 - October 15, 2012

Theresa Lynn Shockley, age 44, of Jefferson City, passed away Monday October 15, 2012, at Autumn Meadows Skilled Nursing Facility in Linn after a long battle with C JD, an inherited neurological disease. Theresa was born May 30, 1968, in West Plains, Mo., a daughter of Michael P. and Carrollyn Sherman of Pineville, Ariz. and the late Rosette (Tamas) Sherman. Theresa was a 1987 graduate of Houston High School. She graduated from Linn Technical College in 1989 with a degree in Office Technology. On January 2, 1988, Theresa was united in marriage to Joseph Shockley in Hermann, Mo. He survives at the home with their two children, Christopher and Elizabeth. She was a long time employee of the Missouri Department of Revenue. Theresa worshipped at and was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Jefferson City. She was an active volunteer for the Girl Scouts Heart of Missouri Council and a Girl Scout Leader. Theresa loved to travel, had an eclectic love for music, was an avid reader and loved spending time with family. In addition to her husband and children, Theresa is survived by: three sisters, RayAnne Strubberg of Linn, Lucinda Campbell of Oklahoma and Charnelle Carrigg of Linn; four brothers, Randy Churchill of Arkansas, Jim Ostrander of Linn, Michael Sherman of Cabool, and Joseph Sherman of Arkansas; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Linn. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Morton Chapel with Rev. Mark Towns officiating. Interment will follow in the St. George Parish Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Shockley family. Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, MO (897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com

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