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Macy Demaris Driggers Shelby
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1875
Farmersville
Collin County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1965
Comanche
Stephens County
Oklahoma, USA

Demaris was first married to B. F. Keel, she told the Judge whe wanted a divorce from him and the judge wouldn't grant it, so she just left him , and married Moses Edward Shelby...Roberta Jennings

Four of their children are buried in the Snow Hill Cemetary...there are two monuments, one facing East and one facing West.... the side of the monuments states: Children of M.E. and Macy Shelby



Sunday, March 7, 1965

Duncan, Oklahoma

Mrs. Shelby, Comanche, Dies

Special to The Duncan Banner

COMANCHE Mrs. Macy D. Shelby, an area resident since 1903, died in Comanche Saturday afternoon after a short illness. She was 91.

Born Dec. 13, 1873, at Farmersville, Tex., she married Moses Edward Shelby on June 22, 1892. He died in 1945. She was a member of the Comanche Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, N. W. and Ernie, both of Comanche, six daughters, Mrs. Tempie Funkhouser, Comanche, Mrs. Georgia Elms, Littlefield, Tex., Mrs. Juanita Jolly, and Mrs. Opal Tidwell, both of Portland, Ore., Mrs., Alberta Nixon, Velma, and Mrs. Mamie Shortes, Fort Worth; a sister, Mrs. Lizzie Brookins of Duncan; 23 grandchildren, 74 great grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Church of Christ here, J. U. Bristo will officiate, assisted by Byron Fullerton, minister.

Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery under direction of Morehead-Elsey Funeral Home.

Bearers will be Frank Powers, Bud Brown, Jimmy Benson, Herb Percival, Robert Hanna, and G. C. Pickle. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Franklin Driggers (1842 - 1885)
  Julia Ann Boren Driggers (1850 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Moses Edward Shelby (1860 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Noah William Shelby (1902 - 1980)*
  Mamie Lee Shelby Shortes (1904 - 1997)*
  Georgia Desmond Shelby Robinson Simmons Elms (1906 - 1995)*
  Opal Faith Shelby Tidwell (1917 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Jane Driggers Smith (1870 - 1950)*
  Mary Alice Driggers Woody (1873 - 1921)*
  Macy Demaris Driggers Shelby (1875 - 1965)
  William Thomas Driggers (1877 - 1962)*
  Clarinda Driggers Smith (1879 - 1930)*
  Mandy Elizabeth Driggers Brookins (1881 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairlawn Cemetery
Comanche
Stephens County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Angelfinder
Record added: Jan 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47224733
Macy Demaris <i>Driggers</i> Shelby
Added by: Audrey (McConnell) Calger
 
Macy Demaris <i>Driggers</i> Shelby
Cemetery Photo
Added by: blakelylaw
 
 
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Someone created another memorial for Macy Demaris on FAG in 2013. The FAG #: 113980060 has a photo of her and Noah double monument.
- The Driggers
 Added: Nov. 9, 2015

- "The Driggers"
 Added: Feb. 6, 2010
 
 
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