In Memory of



Obituary for Shelby Kerley

Shelby Marie Roper Kerley, 54 of Lenoir passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Atrium Health - Cleveland.

Born in Cleveland County, NC on February 19, 1968, she was the daughter of the late Donald Clyde Roper and Sheila Jo Bivens.

Survivors include two sons, Gentrey Vaughn Kerley of Taylorsville and Howard Ford Neill, III of Asheville; a daughter, Amanda Kerely of Taylorsville and six grandchildren, Abigail Neill, Alexis Neill, Anna Marie, Anna Renee, Bryson Jace and Khloe Yvonne.

A Private Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.