|Birth: ||Dec. 12, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 2012|
VonCeile (Vonnie) Bruce Shelley
1922 ~ 2012
Our loving mother, and grandmother, VonCeile Shelley, 89, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, March 29, 2012.
She was born December 12, 1922 in La Grande, Oregon to Saxon Berners Bruce and Pearl Rosenbaum Bruce.
She attended schools and graduated from high school in La Grande. She then moved to Provo, Utah to attend school at BYU where she met and married Donald "M" Shelley. They were married in the Manti Temple January 30, 1948.
Vonnie was a talented dancer and traveled much of Oregon performing in her youth. She was an active member of the LDS church where she served in many callings, including Primary President, Primary Secretary, and Ward Librarian.
She and her husband owned and operated Don Shelley Chevron on the corner of 500 N. and 500 W. for 9 years. They also owned and operated Don Shelley Towing from 1971-2002. She was a big BYU and Utah Jazz fan till the day she passed away.
Vonnie is survived by her five children, Gary M. (Marie) Shelley, Kenneth L. (Lucille) Shelley, Cheryl (Randy) Halliday, Don D. Shelley, Janeen (George) Randall, 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, Jim Bruce and Morris Bruce, and her sister Evelyn Bruce Blaser.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the Berg Drawing Room Chapel, 185 East Center Street, Provo, Utah.
Friends may call at the mortuary Monday evening from 6 until 8 and Tuesday morning from 10-10:50 a.m. prior to services.
Interment, East Lawn Memorial Hills, Provo.
Published in the Daily Herald on Sunday, April 1, 2012
Saxon Berners Bruce (1889 - 1970)
Pearl Rosenbaum Bruce (1896 - 1990)
Donald "M" Shelley (1925 - 2002)
Evelyn Bernice Bruce Blaser (1913 - 1996)*
Saxon James Bruce (1917 - 1973)*
Morris Van Noy Bruce (1921 - 1991)*
VonCeile Bruce Shelley (1922 - 2012)
East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery
Plot: Garden of Devotion 32A-4
GPS (lat/lon): 40.29731, -111.64616
Created by: Don Shelley
Record added: Mar 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87611118