Shelly Elizabeth Gray Fidler

Shelly Elizabeth Gray Fidler

August 8, 1982 — December 20, 2018

Shelly Elizabeth Gray Fidler, age 36, of Temple, formerly of Burnet and Copperas Cove, was tragically taken on Dec. 20, 2018 in Temple, Texas.

Shelly was born Aug. 8, 1982, in Killeen, Texas to Robert Larry (Bob) Gray and Sherry Elizabeth Smith Gray.

Shelly graduated from Lampasas High School with the Class of 2001. After high school, Shelly attended and received her Bachelor of Science from Tarleton State University with honors.

She was a Physical Education Coach for Belton Independent School District at the time of her death.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Sherry Elizabeth Smith Gray and both her paternal and maternal grandparents.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory a son, Cord Fidler of Temple; her father, Robert Larry (Bob) Gray, of Troy; two aunts, Tina Warlock and Lanell Gray Jackson; and numerous cousins.

The Gray family received guests for a time of visitation Friday, Dec. 28, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove. A memorial service celebrating Shelly’s life was held Saturday, Dec. 29, in the Lea Ledger Auditorium at Copperas Cove High School.

In place of usual remembrances the family suggests that memorial contributions be given to the Go Fund Me account set up to help Cord Fidler at

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove.

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