Peggy B. Shackelford

Peggy B. Shackelford passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Edwin J. "Kid" Shackelford. Loving mother of Lanny J. Shackelford (wife Carrie), Shelley S. Roberts (husband Mark) and Steven E. Shackelford (wife Kellie). Grandmother of Spencer and Kaci, Quinn, Barrick, Trace and Caleb, Seth and Jenna. Great-grandmother of Chance Shackelford. Sister of Gail Ibieta (husband Frederick) and the late Carl "Buddy" Barrios (wife, the late Mary Lynn). Daughter of the late Estelle Buras and Salvador Barrios. A native and long-time resident of Buras, LA, and since 2005 of Abita Springs, LA. Mrs. Shackelford served as the curator of Fort Jackson Museum, Buras, LA for many years. She also was active in the American Legion Post 193 Auxiliary, Buras, LA for most of her life. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend the funeral services in the chapel of Mothe Funeral Home on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Interment was at Our Lady of Good Harbor Cemetery in Buras. To sign the online guest book, please visit

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