Obituary: Debra Ann 'Debbie' Shockley, 59, of Hannibal

Debra "Debbie" Shockley
Posted: Sep. 7, 2019 4:54 pm

Debra Ann "Debbie" Shockley, 59, of Hannibal, passed away at 8:24 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Pastor Jack Emmite  will officiate. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hannibal.

Friends and family are invited to Debbie's Life Celebration at a visitation to be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Debbie was born May 16, 1960, in Hannibal to Lewis and Barbara  Lawson Brinkley.

She was married to Jesse Shockley Jr. on April 30, 2011, at Antioch Baptist Church in Hannibal. They have been together for over 37 years. He survives.

Other survivors include her father, Lewis Brinkley; one son, Jason Elliott (Lynn Heeter); and three grandchildren, Alissa, Seth and Breanna Elliott.

She is also survived by six brothers and sisters, Lewis Brinkley (Patty), Brenda Edstrohm, Cyndia Keesey (Dennis), Pamela Wilson (Eric), David Brinkley and Melissa Haney (Scott); one stepson. Andy Conover (Amy); three stepgrandchildren, Abby Conover, Andrew Conover and Aiden Conover; and numerous nieces and nephews. Other survivors include her father-in-law, Jesse Shockley Sr. (Rosemary); and sister-in-law, Nancy Chase (Nathan).

Debbie was preceded in death by her mother; three brothers, Larry Brinkley, James Brinkley and Daniel Brinkley; and her mother-in-law, Kay Shockley.

Debbie worked at Hannibal Carbide for over 12 years and later worked at Enduro as a scheduler for many years.

Always very active, Debbie loved to play volleyball. She played in numerous volleyball tournaments and leagues over the years. Debbie also enjoyed playing softball and throwing darts with her husband, Jesse. Spending time with her dogs, deer hunting and watching NCIS on TV were also a few of Debbie''s favorites. Most of all she always looked forward to the times she shared with family and friends.

Debbie was a Christian by faith.

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