She was born Feb. 10, 1939 in Bartow County to the late Nettie Key Leatherwood and Samuel Albert Leatherwood, Sr.
Preceding her in death along with her parents is her husband of 57 years, Trammell W. Duvall; her brothers, Homer Leatherwood, Astor Leatherwood, Ralph Leatherwood and Sam Leatherwood, Jr.; and her sisters, Pearl Edmondson, Donnie Jackson and Doris Fowler.
Shelby was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church and loved to sing gospel music. She was one of the original members of the Temples Trio.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Joe Hazlewood; her son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Cheryl Duvall; her grandchildren, Jessica Wells and husband, Steven, Jason Hazlewood and wife Tiffany, Tyler Duvall and Ansley Duvall; her great-grandchildren, Brook, Courtney, Alexis, Kalyrie and Jordan; her sister, Jeanette Jackson; her brother D.B. Leatherwood and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 15, in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Rev. Donnie Summey, the Rev. Jimmy Temples and the Rev. Jack Edwards officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jerry Jackson, Bryan Leatherwood, Randy Jackson, Jeffrey Jackson, Scott Duvall and Doug White. Mike Kiser, Chuck Nichols, Jason Green, Daniel Hite, Jack Darnell and Gene Morrow will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Saturday at the funeral home. For those who choose to make contributions in lieu of flowers, please mail to Amedisys Hospice of Cartersville, 12 Felton Place, Suite B, Cartersville, GA 30120.
Please join Shelby's family in honoring her life by visiting www.jenningsfuneralhome.com to share memories and to post tributes. Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 430 Cassville Road, Cartersville, is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Shelby J. Leatherwood Duvall.