Valerie Shropshire

February 22, 1974July 7, 2018

Valerie Elizabeth Shropshire, 44, of McKinney, TX passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 in McKinney. She was born February 22, 1974 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Leland and Kathy Turnipseed.

Valerie loved her family and had a contagious smile and laugh. She was very creative, a talented artist, and loved to be involved with her children’s' sports and activities. She was a member of Prestonwood Baptist Church and dedicated many years to teaching Sunday school and the AWANA program both at Prestonwood and at Eastside Baptist Church in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in management through John Brown University and worked in the administrative and marketing fields for 23 years.

She is survived for her husband of 24 years, Brent William Shropshire, her daughter Katelyn, and two sons Ryan and Dillon, her mother Kathy Silva Turnipseed, her sisters Vickee Slider and Charlene Stone, and her brothers Leland Turnipseed and Quinnton Turnipseed. She was preceded in death by her father Leland Turnipseed.


  • Memorial Service Monday, July 16, 2018

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Michelle Rider

July 24, 2018

Still can’t belive you are gone. We supposed to have lunch soon. Will always remember your smile and cheerful attitude.

Randy Nivens

July 17, 2018

Valerie gave my son Kaleb and I several great years of memories at AWANA on Wednesday nights at Prestonwood-Plano. She will be greatly missed. All our love, thoughts, prayers and condolences are with the Shropshire family!
The Nivens

Shirley Salmon

July 16, 2018

Valerie was such a sweet girl to work with and to get to know. My deepest sympathy and prayers are with all of the family.

Diane Robinson

July 15, 2018

Valerie was a college student at Fort Howard many years ago. We worked together in the accounting group. I was so sad to hear this news. She was a sweetheart!! My condolences to your family. I know she will be greatly missed.

Diane Robinson

Linda Owen

July 14, 2018

Brent, Katelyn, Ryan & Dillon - Our hearts and prayers are with each of you. Val was such an incredible person who was always there for anyone who needed her. We will miss her smiling face and huge heart. You all have a special angel watching over you. Bill and Linda Owen

Kerri New

July 13, 2018

I grew up in Grandview with Valerie. She was everyone's friend. We shared a birthday and every year since I can remember I have thought of her (and Jody Standridge!) on our birthday. I was so pleased to re-connect with her on Facebook a few years ago and have the chance to see her all grown up with a beautiful family of her own. It is hard to imagine a world without Valerie in it. I am praying for peace and comfort for all those who loved her.

Kirk Hobbs

July 12, 2018

My friend, our friend and everyone's friend. I had the great fortune to work with Valerie for several years. So creative, so kind, so considerate of others. We will pray for her family.

Richard Winstead

July 12, 2018

Valerie was a great person with whom to work...dedicated with a terrific attitude. Most certainly she will be missed by all who knew her, especially her loving family.

Mindy Benefiel

July 12, 2018

I was honored to work with Valerie for several years. Her children and husband were her greatest joy. I pray for strength and peace as their journey in this life without her.