Catawba, SC – Judy Charles Shelley, 76, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Carolina Medical Center, Pineville NC surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Shelley was a native of Woodruff SC, born March 5, 1942 to John Henry Charles, Sr. and Cora Lee Bryson Charles, who have both preceded her in death.  Judy worked for CTR and Neely’s Creek Presbyterian Church as Secretary for many years and was a very active member of Catawba Baptist Church for over 50 years.

Mrs. Shelley is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Bill W. Shelley; her beloved children, Dena Shelley Fitch and her husband Mark Fitch of Lake Wylie, and Wayne “Bubba” Shelley and his wife Angie Cannon Shelley of Catawba; her seven grandchildren whom she adored, Meagan Shelley, Rebecca Shelley, Shelley Ferrell (Trevor), Nicholas Moore (Elisha), CJ Moore, Charlie Shelley, Haylie Wilson (Cole); her three great-grandchildren, Cayden Johnson, Reagan Ferrell, Gabriel Phillips; her brothers John Charles of Rock Hill and Gene Charles of Chester, SC. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia McKeown and Jeri Porter.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill.  Funeral services for Mrs. Shelley will be 3:00 pm Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Catawba Baptist Church, 1450 South Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC with burial following in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Shelley’s name to Catawba Baptist Church Benevolence Fund, 1450 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

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