Shelby Whitaker Groce Obituary
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Shelby Whitaker Groce (Yadkinville, North Carolina), who passed away on July 16, 2022, at the age of 85, leaving to mourn family and friends. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.
She was predeceased by : her father Henry Franklin Whitaker; her brother Braxton "Sam" Whitaker; and her brother-in-law Bobby Gough. She is survived by : her husband Bobby Owen Groce; her children, Tim Groce (Priscilla) and Sherry Allen (Edward); her grandchildren, Dusty Allen, Ashley Garcia (Brendan) and Kala Longworth (Gregory); her great grandchildren, Brooklynn Allen, Nick Allen, Sophie Garcia, Xander Garcia, Wesley Longworth and Bobby Longworth; her sister Jackie Gough; and her caregivers, Nancy, Bailee, Caleb Crouse and Mtn. She is also survived by her family, especially her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fall Creek Baptist Church Mission Fund, 3345 Fall Creek Church Rd., Jonesville, NC 28642 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.