Shelly D. Watson, many interests, hobbies

November 10, 2022

Shelly D. Watson, 61, of Rehoboth Beach, passed away at home Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. She was born Feb. 9, 1961, in Wilmington, daughter of the late Nathaniel and Barbara (Draine) Watson.

Shelly grew up in Elkton, Md., where she owned and operated a home cleaning company. She had varied interests and hobbies, including going to yard sales, tending her garden, and relaxing on the beach. She could often be found doing crossword puzzles or playing games with friends. Shelly loved animals, especially her beloved pets. Above all, she enjoyed time spent with those she held most dear. Shelly was a loving and devoted wife, sister, and friend. Loved by many, she will be deeply missed by all who had the good fortune to know her.

Shelly is survived by her husband, Curtis Meluney; her sisters: Patricia Brown (Ted) of Killbuck, Ohio, Michelle Megginson (John) of Harbeson, and Lisa Watson of Elkton; numerous nieces and nephews, whom she loved very much; and her loving dog, Peanut.

Final care for Ms. Watson has been entrusted to Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes.

Visit Ms. Watson's Life Memorial webpage and sign her virtual guestbook at

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