August 30, 1959 - September 20, 2019
Shelly Gray-Fongemie, 60, of New Hartford passed away September 20, 2019 while visiting family in Minnesota. Funeral services will be held at 5:30 p.m. on October 2, 2019 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Miller officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 5:30 at the funeral home. Mrs. Fongemie was born August 30, 1959 to William and Dorothy Shepard Gray. She was united in marriage to Richard Fongemie on March 7, 1994 in Fulton, Missouri. He survives. Mrs. Fongemie grew up in the New Hartford area and graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1977. She earned her nursing degree from Pike-Lincoln Technical Center in Eolia, Missouri. She worked for the Missouri Department of Corrections for 25 years, and prior to that at the Audrain County Hospital. She loved baking, crocheting and collecting pink depression glass, as well as listening to gospel music, reading, and using her phone and tablet. She was an avid Jeopardy watcher and a devoted St. Louis Cardinals fan. She and her husband enjoyed portraying Santa and Mrs. Clause around the Bowling Green area every Christmas. Shelly attended Indian Creek and New Hartford Baptist churches. Surviving are children Jared (Katie) Gray, Sarah Gray, Rebecca (Tim Martin) Fongemie, Richard (Amanda) Fongemie II, and Tanya (Perry) Griffith. Also, grandchildren Alana Williams, Jacob Gray, Anthony McGlasson, Joseph Gray, Devin McGlasson, Luna Gray, Willie Mel Martin, Skylar Fongemie, Sidney Fongemie, Sara Fongemie, Dallon Fongemie and Brooke Fisher. A great-grandchild is coming soon. She is also survived by brother Clarence Gray, and sisters Pat McCorkle, Gina Epperson and Linda Leopold, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a brother, Orvil Dale “Joe” Gray. Memorials may be made to the Bowling Green Music Boosters.
Shelly Gray-Fongemie, 60, of New Hartford passed away September 20, 2019 while visiting family in Minnesota. Funeral services will be held at 5:30 p.m. on October 2, 2019 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Miller officiating. Visitation... View Obituary & Service Information
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