Mardell Shofner Worthey

Mardell Shofner Worthey, 80, of Houston, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018, in Houston.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Sister Melba Rodgers officiating.  Interment will follow at Holly Springs Cemetery in Shelby County.
Mrs. Worthey was born March 17, 1938, in Shelby County, to Oscar B. Shofner and Ella Ervin Shofner.  Her hobbies included reading and listening to music. 
She is survived by
Husband: Virgil “Red” Worthey of Houston, Texas
Daughter: Christy Barker and Gregory Steel of New Port, Gwent, Wales
Bronagh Cleary of Rathcormack, County Cork, Ireland
Sharon Grantham of Florida
Dennis McDonald of Huffman, Texas
Dwayne Worthey of Florida
Special Niece: Denise Shofner Chamberlain
Great Nieces:
Amberlyn Shofner Fronheiser
Destiny Michelle Chamberlain
Great Great Nieces:
Kayleigh Elizabeth Fronheiser
Alexis Grace Fronheiser
Numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Preceded in death by:
Parents: Oscar B. Shofner and Ella Ervin Shofner
Sister: Mary Elizabeth Shofner, Margie Payne
Brother: Oscar “Shorty” Shofner, Edward “Sonny” Shofner, J.B. Shofner, Oliver Shofner
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Chamberlain, Marlon Shofner, Robert Berry, Bobby Payne, Shannon Shofner and Hunter Shofner.
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