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Shelby Jean Creel

June 18, 1941 ~ June 20, 2021 (age 80)


Shelby Jean Creel, 80, passed away at her home in Hernando Beach, FL, June 20, 2021. Born on June 18, 1941 in China Grove North Carolina.  She is survived by her husband of 58 years, George Edison Creel. They were married Dec 22, 1962, in Ft. Pierce, FL

She was preceded in death by her Father, Charlie Robert Steverson and Mother Lula Mae Yates Steverson. Both of them died in Bradenton, FL. She had one brother who predeceased her, Larry Dean Steverson, plus she had two brothers who died in childhood in the 1930's.  She is survived by 3 sisters:  Marie Smith of Jacksonville, Kay Fiorentino of Merritt Island, and Judy Ackerman of Bradenton. She is survived by 4 brothers: John Robert Steverson of Sarasota, James Earl Steverson of Lakeland, Delmer Yates Steverson of Lakeland, and Melvin Dennis Steverson of Bradenton.

She traveled in the Far East and in Europe with her husband's military stations. She retired as a bookkeeper in 1999 and travelled extensively in the U.S. and Canada in an RV for 16 years before becoming ill. 

Burial will be a private ceremony at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell

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