Shelley Ann Hamm died unexpectedly on October 26, 2022, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Our hearts are breaking today as we realize the depth of our loss.
Shelley was born on March 17, 1970, in Norco, California to Jim and Cheryl Harris. She was a 1988 graduate of Riverside High School in Caraway where she played basketball & was a cheerleader. Shelley was a 3rd generation Registered Nurse & graduated in 1994 from MCCC in Blytheville. She worked several years as an OB nurse at Great River Medical Center and loved, loved, loved delivering babies. She also worked as a home health nurse for the Mississippi County Health Department. She loved to cook and was known for her pumpkin pie, hard candy, better than sex cake and her famous baked beans. Shelley was bigger than life, smart, bold, opinionated, controversial, outgoing, wild, and full of laughter. She was the life of the party and loved by many, especially her Country Manor family and former patients. Shelley enjoyed shopping, listening to music and watching reality TV.
"There are times when one person makes a special difference no one else can make. Thank You for all you've done for me, for the way in which you did it and for making me feel special."
She was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Cheryl (Hatfield) Harris, one brother David Harris, grandparents Orville & Ann Binkley and one grandson Julian Walter.
Shelley leaves behind daughter Megan Lambert and Brandon Raines of Armorel; son Corey & Brianna Hamm of Armorel; son Ryan Anderson and daughter Lilly Anderson of Jonesboro; longtime boyfriend Richard Anderson of Jonesboro; three granddaughters and one grandson along with a host of lifelong friends and coworkers.
There will be gathering of friends and family to celebrate Shelley’s life on Tuesday November 1st from 6 to 8 PM at Carney Funeral Home in Blytheville.