Shelly Lyn Mulkey, 19 years old of Tickfaw, Louisiana, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 along with her 7 month old son and another child on the way. Shelly was born on February 13, 1998 in Hammond Louisiana, and was the loving and devoted mother to Ryan Joseph McCollum, Jr. who was born on May 9, 2017.

Shelly is survived by her fiance and father of her children, Ryan Joseph McCollum, Sr.; father and mother, Billy Carmon Mulkey, Sr. and Rochelle Lynette Reine Mulkey; brothers, Skyler Mulkey (Megan), Justin Mulkey (Hannah), Ferlin Mulkey, Jr., Christopher Mulkey, Billy Carmon Mulkey, Jr., and Adam Mulkey; uncle, Roland James "Jamie" Reine; aunt, Amy Reine;  as well as 8 nieces, 2 nephews, and many other family and friends. Also surviving are Ryan Jr.'s grandma, Debbie McCollum; great grandma, Mattie Ann McCollum; uncle, Dylan McCollum; and aunt, Kristi Ougel.

Shelly was preceded in death by her grandparents, Linda and Floyd Wainwright, Sharon Barnes, and  Joseph Reine; uncle, Ferlin Mulkey, Sr.; and great aunts, Debra Hayes, Yvonne Bordelon, and Tressie Costanza.

Ryan Jr. was also preceded in death by great grandfather, Jospeh Carter McCollum Sr.

Friends will be received Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 10:00 am until the Funeral Service at 2:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 North Morrison Blvd. in Hammond, Louisiana.

Interment will follow in Lanier Cemetery in Loranger, Louisiana.

Contributions to help Shelly and Jr.'s family may be made to Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home.

An on-line guest book is available at