Shannon Flenniken, 33, of May died suddenly Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, at her home. The family will receive friends 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009 at Heartland Funeral. Cremation will follow under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.

    She was born on Nov. 11, 1976, in San Diego, Calif. to Bob Nelson and Rose Fulbright. On Oct. 9, 1999, she was married to Brian Flenniken in Shepherd, Texas. They have resided in May since June 2008 and had formerly lived in Fort Morgan, Colo. She was employed at McDonald’s.

    Survivors include her husband, Brian Flenniken of May; three children, Cora, Conner and Chris Flenniken, all of May; father, Bob Nelson and wife Gloria of Cheyenne, Wyo.; mother, Rose Silcox and husband Paul of Conroe, Texas; brothers, Tommy Nelson of Conroe, Bobby Nelson of Willis, Texas, and Josh Silcox of Conroe; sisters, April Nelson of North Carolina, Sheryl Conrad of Conroe and D.J. Silcox of Conroe; paternal grandparents, Robert and Donna Jean Nelson of Greeley, Colo.

    She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Billy and Claudine Fulbright.

    Memorials may be made to an account set up in her name at the American State Bank in Early. Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.