Shirley Pelham, 79, a longtime resident of Redmond left this world on November 17, 2014.
She attended Franklin High School and soon thereafter married her high school sweetheart, Jimmy. Her family was the center of her life. She and Jimmy retired to Eastern Washington in 1998 and tended a family farm until Jimmy’s death. Shirley moved to Bothell in 2009 where she lived out her life with purpose as a beloved resident of Riverside East.
Shirley was preceded in death by daughter Diane and husband Jimmy. She is survived by son Doug (Laurie) Pelham of Stevensville, MT; brothers Bruce (Linda) Smith of Duvall; Gary (Jay) Smith of Renton; grandchildren Stephanie Pelham; Josh (Juli) Pelham, Danielle Street and four great grandchildren. She leaves behind her companion Frank Roberto and a large extended family.
A celebration of life is scheduled for December 7th at 1:30 p.m. at Northshore Senior Center in Bothell.
To honor her life it is asked that you extend a helping hand or ‘pay it forward’ to someone who needs it.