Shelby Taylor Pietz, 33, formerly of Cassville, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Spring-field. She was born on Aug. 1, 1978, in San Diego, Calif., daughter of Rex and Maureen (Burke) Pietz. She moved, along with her family, to Cassville and attended Cassville High School. After graduation, she worked as a professional freelance make-up artist all over the United States.
Survivors include: her parents, Rex and Maureen Pietz, of Hemet, Calif. She was preceded in death by her brother, Travis Pietz, on Dec. 19, 2011. A memorial gathering will be held on Thursday, Feb. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the White Funeral Home in Cassville.