OBITUARY

Naomi Shibley

June 11, 1927July 18, 2019
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Naomi Shibley, lovingly known as “Mamaw” by her family, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 18, 2019 after a short illness. Naomi was born near Coronado’s Camp, Taylor County, Texas on June 11, 1927. She was born to James David Atkins and Myrtle Mae Hill Atkins.

Naomi met the love of her life, Fay Shibley, in Abilene while he was stationed at Camp Barkeley during World War II. The two married on October 3, 1943 and enjoyed 73 blessed years together. She operated a laundry service out of their home while raising their three daughters in Abilene. Naomi and Fay owned and operated Shibley’s Day Care Center and Private School for 18 years before their retirement. During her years of retirement, she enjoyed quilting and working at Sam’s Club for nearly 10 years serving samples.

Naomi is preceded in death by her husband, Fay Shibley; daughter, Pat Moffett; her parents; and three brothers. Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Vaughn (Larry) of Abilene and Betty Augeri (Joe) of Arlington, TX; eight grandchildren, Stacey Martin (Cody); Christie Koch (Jason); John Augeri (Sarah); Allen Moffett (Judith); Monty Moffett (Tonya); Shannon Moffett; Janet Moffett; and Latrice Baucom (Shea); 12 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, July 21 from 4:00pm-6:00pm at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 US Hwy 277 S, Abilene. The funeral service will be held on Monday, July 22 at 10:00 also at the funeral home with interment to follow at Buffalo Gap Cemetery.

The family would like to say thank you to the Hendrick Hospital 5th floor nursing staff and Hendrick Hospice Care Unit and staff. Donations can be made to Hendrick Hospice Care.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • John Augeri
  • Cody Martin
  • Caden Martin
  • Creed Martin
  • Allen Moffett
  • Jackie Moffett
  • Shea Baucom
  • Nick Morgan
  • Monty Moffett, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jason Koch, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Max Koch, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, July 21, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 22, 2019
  • Burial Monday, July 22, 2019

Memories

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EA and Donna Click

July 21, 2019

Hello Shibley family, we have such special and fond memories of all of you and we enjoyed Naomi so much. She was a joy to all who knew her and was the mother and grandmother of such a bunch of wonderful people. We are so happy we had the privilege to know and love her and love all of you!

Mary Atkins-Scoggins

July 19, 2019

Remember when running the day car they painted one of their cars with house paint and it was brown.

Her Brother LeeRoy loved her so and I'm sure he greeted her at the gates.

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