Shelley Janette Herron Stallman of Garwood, passed away July 11 at the age of 91. She was born May 8, 1929 in San Juan to Hiram and Lillie Herron. Janette was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence Larry Stallman; her only sibling, Doris Mae Schroeder, and brother-in-law, Robert Schroeder.
Janette grew up in San Juan, and graduated from PSJA - Pharr, San Juan, and Alamo High School. While working at the Valley Fruit Company, she met her loving husband, Lawrence, while he was working for Schumacher in the valley. After their marriage, they moved to Garwood, where Lawrence grew up and began rice farming.
Janette was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Surviving children include Marsha and husband, David Young; Dianne and husband, B.J. Chambers and Peggy Bridges; grandchildren Amy and husband, Colby Nordstrom; Shelley and Joseph Jonietz; Genie and husband, Adam Hopkins; Abbey and her husband, Chandler Martin and 10 great-grandchildren.
Janette was very active in the Garwood community and the First Presbyterian Church in Eagle Lake. Her hobbies included cooking, taking good care of her family, shopping and traveling. Janette, could light up any room with her beautiful smile!
Family graveside service were Thursday, July 16, at the Lehrer Cemetery in Garwood.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Eagle Lake Funeral Home.