Cover photo for Shelby Jean Bailey's Obituary
Shelby Jean Bailey Profile Photo

Shelby Jean Bailey

January 6, 1938 — November 6, 2023


Shelby Jean Bailey

Shelby Jean Bailey, 85 of Bailey passed away Monday, November 6, 2023.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Glenn Bass, her nephew, will officiate.  Interment will be private.


The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson and other times at the home.


Shelby is survived by her son, Marty Murray and wife, Dale; daughters, Susie Austin and husband, Ricky, and Christy Murray; grandchildren, Luke Murray and wife, Lindsey, Josh Murray and wife, Valoree, Lindsey Talton and husband, Josh, Jake Austin and wife, Allison, and Kevin Austin and fiancé, Madison Boone; great-grandchildren, Layla, Brayden, Greyson, Carter, Malachi, Noah, Nathan, Elouise, Lila, Leland, and Stellan, and her sisters, Ruth Bass and Joan Richardson and husband, Steve.


She was preceded in death by her son, Scotty Murray; great-grandson, Michael Austin; parents, Willard and Sudie Williams; sister, Betty Lou Waddell, and Melvin Murray, the father of her children and first husband.


The family would like to express their thanks for the love, care, and support to 3HC Hospice and to the special angel, Mary Edge, who was always there for Shelby for over ten years.


Flowers are welcome or please consider memorials in Shelby’s memory to the Parkinson Association of the Carolinas, 2101 Sardis Road N, Suite 102, Charlotte, North Carolina 28227.Top of Form

Bottom of Form


Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Shelby Jean Bailey, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Tuesday, November 7, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1976

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree