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O Shipley Web PhotoFuneral services for Olive Shipley, 86, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains with Pastor Travis Collins officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late William Earnest Mayberry and Rose Viola Driskell Mayberry, on June 13, 1929 in Dora, Missouri and died December 14, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.

She was united in marriage January 31, 1947 in West Plains, Missouri to Delbert Shipley, who preceded her in death February 1, 2010.

She is survived by three children, Ron Shipley and wife Judy, West Plains; Randy Shipley and wife Linda, West Plains, and Angela Andrews Falwell, West Plains; two brothers, Dorman Mayberry and wife Shirley, Sedgewickville, Missouri and Oren Mayberry, Gaineville, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Andrea Scherff and husband Mike, West Plains, Missouri; Greg Shipley, West Plains, Missouri; Rusty Shipley and wife Karen, West Plains, Missouri; Jaime McGhee and husband Darrell, West Plains, Missouri; Amy Shipley, Cody Mitchell, and Logan Mitchell, all of West Plains, Missouri; seven great grandchildren, Cody Falwell and wife Chelsea, Lane Scherff, Bryce Falwell, Myles McGhee, Alexis McGhee, Adara Shipley, and Candace Shipley, all of West Plains, Missouri; two great great grandchildren, Addison Falwell and Ellie Falwell, both of West Plains; several nieces, great nieces, nephews, and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two daughters, Wanda Shipley and Pat Andrews Collins; four brothers, Olen, Cleon, Paul, and Haskell Mayberry, and one sister, Betty Shipley.

Olive’s pride and joy was spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother, sister and aunt, and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.

Burial will be in Ball Cemetery, Dora, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.



  1. Gertrude Jett
    December 14, 2015 @ 8:32 pm

    Randy and Ron and family. So sorry for your loss. Will be keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Kathy Bray Beaty
    December 15, 2015 @ 1:54 pm

    So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.