Beverly Ann Shockley, 71, of Plano, formerly of Big Spring, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, in a Carollton nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at the funeral home.
She was born March 10, 1940, in Big Spring, Texas.
Beverly was small in stature but she never let that hold her back. She was an honors graduate from Texas A&M University. Beverly was a school teacher in Ackerly and then a librarian in Plano. She then went to work for Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance in Plano, retiring as the secretary to the president. Her desire was to help anyone and make a difference.
She loved being outdoors, hunting and fishing and was an fanatical Dallas Cowboys fan.
Survivors include her mother, Hazel Shockley of Big Spring; one brother, Junior Casas and wife Sue of Knott; four nephews, John and Karissa Casas, Lee and Shelly Casas, Jesus and Carol Casas and Jerry and Denise Casas; and her very dear friends, Mary Smith, Nora Vincent, Carl Boyd and wife Martia.
She was preceded in death by her father, J.B. Shockley.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com