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Shelly Lee McCasland WillefordMay 27, 1973 ~ September 16, 2017 (age 44)
Shelly Lee McCasland Willeford, 44, of Canyon died Saturday, September 16, 2017.
Services will be at 2:30 P.M. Thursday, September 21 at Hillside Christian Church West Campus with Blake Moore, officiating. Burial will follow at Dreamland Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Hillside Christian Church West Chapel. Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Directors.
Shelly was born on May 27, 1973 in Pampa to Terry and Sherry McCasland. She was a graduate of Wheeler High School. She married Nathan Willeford on January 1, 1994 in Wheeler, Texas.
She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from West Texas A&M University, and was certified to teach ESL. She also received her Masters Degree in Administration. Shelly taught 2nd and 3rd grades, served as an Interventionist, Campus Instructional Support Specialist, and Assistant Principal. She was very blessed to serve as the Principal of Crestview Elementary in Canyon.
She loved her career, her teachers, and her students. She made every student feel loved and welcomed.
She was a member of Hillside Christian Church.
Shelly loved and was so proud of her two kids. She made sure their dreams came true. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, and daughter-in-law.
Survivors include her husband, Nathan; son, Hayden; daughter, Whitney; parents, Terry and Sherry McCasland, of Wheeler; sister, Kasey Jaco and husband, Jyarid of Bushland; parents-in-law, Walter and Nina Willeford, of Amarillo; brother-in-law, Monty Scott and wife, Staci, of Amarillo; four nephews, Skyler, Dawson, and Teagan Jaco and Conner Scott; niece, Shaylee Scott; numerous aunts and uncles; and many cousins.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Hayden and Whitney Willeford Education Fund in care of Amarillo National Bank.