Wilma Doris Shelley Horman, 99, died Sunday, March 24, 2024, at the New Homestead Care Facility in Guthrie Center.

She was born Feb. 6, 1925, at her parents’ farm home near Booneville in Madison County.

She was the fifth of 12 children born to Allison Glenwood and Mable Hessie Hadley Shelley. Her family moved to rural Menlo in Guthrie County when she was 3 years old, and she received her education at a rural country school until she finished eighth grade. Her religious education was in the Quaker Faith.

As a teenager, she went to Takoma Park, Maryland, to live with her sister, Neva, and family. While there, she met Harry F. Horman, who was working there after serving in the military. They moved to Iowa in 1946.

Preceding her in death were her children, Mable Alice (Richard) Clark, John Roger Hormann and Michael “Mickey” Gilbert Hormann; grandson, Allison “Willie” Wilhelm Hormann; sisters: Neva Stearns, Evelyn Landon, Erma Aswegan, Carol Tharp and Martha Shelley; brothers: Dale Shelley, Dean Shelley, Paul Shelley and Allan Claire Shelley.

Survivors include daughters, Carol Ann (Dennis) Davis and Judith Marie (Bob) Zimmerline; son, Allan Harry (Darleen) Hormann and daughter-in-law Corine Hormann; grandchildren, Shelley (Tim) Payne, John (Raquel) Downing; Jim (Tammy) Zimmerline, Shawn (Wayne) Peterson, Gordon (Carrie) Clark, Jami (Kevin) Rafter, Jacob (Stephanie) Hormann, Melissa Grycan, Korissa Hormann, Kayleigh Hormann, Elias (Kimberley) Hormann; sisters, Ruth Camerson and Esther Kelley; sister-in-law, Vera Shelley; several great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, numerous relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 12-4 p.m. at the 100F Lodge Hall, 121 North Gaines, Stuart.