She was born July 12, 1972 at Bartlesville, OK to Vernon and Connie (Juaire) Hughes. Shelley grew up and attended school Coffeyville, graduating from Field Kindley High School, and Coffeyville Community College. She also attended Pittsburg State University and Beauty School in Emporia.
Shelley was a nanny for 12 years taking care of Chase White, Connor White, Ireland White, and Gracen White.
On March 25, 2001 she married Matt Hayden at Eureka Springs, AR. Following their marriage they made their home in Coffeyville.
Shelly was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church. She loved children and enjoyed cooking.
Survivors include her husband, Matt Hayden of the home; her father and step-mother, Vernon and Laura Jane Hughes of Coffeyville; her mother and step-father, Connie and Howie Hafner of Independence; two sisters, Vonda Donaldson and husband Jason of Coffeyville, her twin sister, Cher’ Brown of Bucyrus; step-sister, Lisa Leedom and husband Chris of Sarasota, FL; brother-in-law, Chad Hayden and wife Stacy of Coffeyville; uncle, Rick Dilli of Independence; nieces and nephew, Veronica Chaffin, Chelsea Hughes, Cass Brown, Carmen Brown, Lindsey Hayden, and Drake Hayden; and great niece Emma Clark.
A Rosary Vigil Service will be at 6:00 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2013 at Holy Name Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Holy Name Catholic Church with Father Ben Nguyen officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Friends may sign the register book on Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Whisper Walk for Ovarian Cancer, or Coffeyville Relay for Life; contributions may be left with the funeral home or mailed c/o David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 North Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.